Atheists in Pop Culture

A session at FtBConscience

Sunday 21st July, 2013

2:00pm to 4:00pm

TV, Movies, Comic books... our popular culture is soaked in depictions of religious people, but what about atheists? How are atheists portrayed in the public sphere? How can we do better? A panel of atheists gets at the real issues.

About the speakers

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JT Eberhard

Atheist activist, opera singer, blogger, and magician. Loves sushi. World champion at cuddling. Humanity's best chance in a zombie apocalypse. bio from Twitter

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Rebecca Watson

Fearless leader of Skepchick.org, podcaster for SGU & IPN, writer, ice cream enthusiast bio from Twitter

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Heina Dadabhoy

All the sincerity & ambition of Leslie Knope powered by the self-absorption & cheese addiction of Liz Lemon. Intersectional queer feminist + ex-Muslim atheist. bio from Twitter

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Ashley F. Miller

Atheism, feminism, gay rights, minority rights, young adult literature, mass media, culture, the oxford comma, the ukulele, and surviving getting a doctorate.

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Hemant Mehta

Math teacher by day, Friendly Atheist by night; send emails to Mpromptu@gmail.com bio from Twitter

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Xavier Trapp

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When

Time 2:00pm4:00pm CST

Date Sun 21st July 2013

Short URL

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Books by speaker

  • The Friendly Atheist
  • The Young Atheist's Survival Guide
  • Skepchick blog

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