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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 12:30pm. We meet in the "Reception Room". The building opens at noon.

Many lectures are available on YouTube via the ACA Lecture Series playlist.

Our next lecture will be presented on May 8, 2016 at 12:30 p.m..

Steve Bratteng
The Good, the Bad, and the Genetically Modified

Steve Bratteng is an ACA Board member and an adjunct professor at Austin Community College in the Biology Dept.

Upcoming speakers

May 22, 2016
Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker
Freedom From Religion Foundation (a BONUS lecture at the Little Walnut Creek branch library)

June 12, 2016
Anthony Magnabosco
Advantages and Limitations of Street Epistemology

July 10, 2016

August 14, 2016

Click here for a full list of our upcoming speakers  

    Recent speakers

April 10, 2016
Sarah Morehead and Neil Carter
Removing the Fig Leaf - sex and religion

March 13, 2016
Chase Hunter
Why Humans Created God

February 14, 2016
Chris Robison
The Chemistry of Love

January 17, 2016
Neil Carter
Bonus lecture: Godless in Dixie. This talk will be given at the Little Walnut Creek branch library (835 W. Rundberg)

Click here for a full list of our past speakers  

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