Speaking Schedule

If you would like to book me to speak or run a workshop, please get in touch at JFLCROFT AT GMAIL DOT COM. I’ll update the list below so you’ll know where to find me.

2012

December 16 - The Ethical Culture Society of Westchester, NY: “Ideas that Sing: Awe, Wonder, and the Future of Humanism”


2013

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Past Gigs

November 11 – Springfield, MO for Skepticon V: “God is Dead. So What?”

November 9 – Springfield, MO for Skepticon V: “The Ethical Uses of Irrationality”, workshop with Stephanie Zvan

October 2012 -Panelist at the 29th annual Forum on Tolerance at North Shore Community College, representing Humanism on a “Panel of Spiritual Leaders”

October 2012 - Invited Presentation on “God is Dead. So What?” at the Humanist Community at Harvard (link)

October 2012 - Recorded video presentation for the Humanist Community of Cork, “Why Humanist Community?” (link)

October 2012 - Appearance on Unbelievable?, UK Christian radio show, to debate David Glass, author of ‘Atheism’s New Clothes’ (link)

Sept 2012 - Invited Presentation on “God is Dead. So What?” at the University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

June 2012 - Workshop on “These Aren’t the Droids You’re Looking For: Jedi Mind Tricks for Secular Activists” at the Center for Inquiry Leadership Conference, Amherst, NY

June 2012 - Conference Presentation on “Ingersoll’s Voice, Adler’s Vision” at Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism Symposium, American Humanist Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

2012 - Invited Presentation on “Ingersoll’s Voice, Adler’s Vision” at Freethought Festival, Madison, WI (link)

2012 - Invited Presentation on “Lust for Truth: Reason as a Moral Value” at the Skeptics of Oz conference, Wichita, KS

2012 - Invited Presentation on “Building the Temple of the Future: Fulfilling the Promise of Humanism” for the Ethical Culture Society of Boston

2012 - Appearance on Unbelievable?, UK Christian radio show, to debate the question ‘Was Jesus Liar, Lunatic or Lord?’ with Ken Samples of UK apologetics organization Reasons to Believe (link)

2012 - Debate on the Morality of Abortion with Scott Klusendorf of the Life Training Institute at Bowling Green State University, OH (link)

2012 - Invited Presentation on “Defeating the Deity Deficit” for the Tufts Freethought Society, Medford, MA (link)

2012 - Appearance on Unbelievable?, UK Christian radio show, to debate the question ‘Is Apologetics a Waste of Time’ with theologian Chris Sinkinson (link)

2012 - AZ-TV appearance to explain Humanism (link)

2012 - Speaking Tour of Arizona – I spoke on the topic of “Building the Temple of the Future: Fulfilling the Promise of Humanism” in Flagstaff, Prescott, and Phoenix AZ (link)

2012 - Invited Presentation on “Building the Temple of the Future: Fulfilling the Promise of Humanism” for the Greater Boston Humanists (link)

2011 - Speaker for Harvard’s Morning Prayers, Memorial Church, Cambridge, MA

2011 - Panelist at Skepticon IV, discussing how atheists can think about the topic of death (link)

2011 - Invited Presentation on “An Introduction to Humanism” for the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (Massachusetts branch)

2011 - Invited Presentation on “Rigor and Wonder: An Educational Ideal” at Goddard College, VT

2011 - Humanist representative at the Boston Pride Interfaith Service, Old South Church, Boston, MA (link)

2011 - Conference presentation on “Defeating the Religious Right” at the 2nd Annual Northeast LGBTQ Conference, Boston, MA

2011 - Invited Presentation on “Good (Without God) – The Humanist Responsibility to Serve” at the Center for Inquiry Leadership Conference, Amherst, NY (link)

2011 - Conference Presentation on “The Symbolic Poverty and Potential of Humanism” at Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism Symposium, American Humanist Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA

2011 - Panelist at the Congress on the Future of Faith at Harvard, representing Humanism (link)

2010 - Conference Presentation on “Artistic Justifications – The Role of the Arts in Education” at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Student Research Conference

2010 - Invited Presentation on “Neuroaesthetics” at the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Learning, Arts and the Brain Workshop

2010 - Conference Presentation on “Goodman’s Aesthetics and American Sign Language Poetry” at The International Congress on the Education of the Deaf

2009 - Conference Presentation on “Shakespeare as a Tool for Empowerment in Correctional Facilities” at Grand Valley State University, Shakespeare Connects

2009 - Conference Presentation on “The Implications of Neuroaesthetics: Epistemological Considerations” at The University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Neuroaesthetics Conference

2009 - Conference Presentation on ”What is Acting and why should we care? – Philosophy to Inform Pedagogy” at New York University: Steinhardt, Theatre Pedagogy: Teaching the Art Form

2008 - Conference Presentation on ”Shakespeare Behind Bars: Lessons from the London Shakespeare Workout Prison Project” at New York University: Steinhardt, Shakespeare Forum: Page, Stage, Engage


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