Humanist Union of Madison May 1, 2011 short list of
Speaker Links
from 70th Anniversary Conference
American Humanist Association
April 7-10, 2011, Cambridge MA

General Background
American Humanist Association
Full Conference Program

Thursday 4/7
The Symbolic Poverty and Potential of Humanism
James Croft

Friday 4/8
International Humanism: IHEU
Matt Cherry
Roar Johnsen

Religon in the Brain: Privileged Player or Fellow-traveler? Lessons for non-believers
Neuropsychologist Jane Holmes Bernstein

Film Screening: The Lord Was Not On Trial on PBS in May
Dannel McCollum

Afternoon Plenary
R. Elisabeth Cornwell (The OUT Campaign)
Richard Dawkins

Humanist of the Year: Rebecca Goldstein Thirty-six Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction
Religious Liberty Award: Bart Ehrman

Saturday 4/9
Humanist Chaplaincies and Leadership on Campus and in the Military
Greg Epstein
Barry Klassel
Anne Klaeysen
Jason Torpy Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers Facebook

No more War: the Human potential for Peace
Judith Hand A Future Without War

Humanist Awards Luncheon
Humanist Heroine: Judy Norsigian Our Bodies Ourselves blog
LGBT Humanist Pride Award: Candace Gingrich-Jones

My Church/State Road Trip (or what I learned from my visit to the Creation Museum)
Jay Wexler Holy Hullabaloos

Humanist Awards Banquet
Entertainment: Roy Zimmerman
Isaac Asimov Science Award: Steve Wozniak

Sunday 4/10
Church-State Plenary
Andrew Copson
Sean Faircloth
Cecil Bothwell

For HUM June 5, 2011 program:
Closing Plenary
Jeff Sharlet The Family : The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power