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ACA Lecture Series

Free and Open to the Public
The Atheist Community of Austin hosts a monthly lecture series as a community service and a means of promoting and disseminating ideas of interest to atheists and the greater Austin community. Lecture topics usually focus on core areas of atheist interest such as science, skepticism, the impact of religion, philosophy, church/state separation, and community activism. While many of our lecturers are PhDs, lectures are targeted to a lay audience of people who want to enrich their understanding.

We usually hold our lectures at the Austin History Center, located downtown at 9th and Guadalupe (Yahoo map). Lectures are scheduled usually on the 2nd Sunday of every month starting at 12:15pm. We meet in the "Reception Room". The building opens at noon.




Our next lecture will be presented on September 14, 2014 at 12:15 p.m..

Chase Hunter
Inside Scientology

"Chase Hunter was raised a Scientologist and now considers himself an Atheist. With so much conflicting information on Scientology he is presenting an informational lecture on the true beliefs and writings of the controversial religion, and will give you an inside view of how Scientologists really view world."



Upcoming speakers

October 12, 2014
TBA

November 9, 2014
TBA

December 7, 2014
TBA
Note that this lecture is on the first Sunday this month instead of the usual second Sunday.

 

    Recent speakers

August 10, 2014
Atif Shahnawaz
Testing Tests

July 13, 2014
Wonders of the Living World
A multimedia presentation of some of the amazing organisms sharing our planet.

June 8, 2014
Clifton Stuckey
"Sex Education in Texas: Just the Facts, Ma'am"

May 11, 2014
Robert Jensen
White Privilege

Click here for a full list of our past speakers  

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Join us for the Bat Cruise Lecture, 1:15pm September 27th at Trinity United Methodist Church, at 40th and Speedway. Lecturers will be Richard Carrier and Chris Johnson.

The ACA Bat Cruise is set for Saturday, September 27th, 6-8pm. Purchase tickets in advance here.

The audio and video from Dr. Shahnawaz August lecture is now available.