Kicking off Semester 2!

Hi friends!

We have a big line-up of events and activities planned for Semester 2 which we hope to see you at.

For starters we have our first meeting of the semester, a film screening of Life of Brian, this Monday July 28th, in DB23-004 at 7PM. Entry is free and food will be provided. Bring a friend and join us for a great night!

This Wednesday July 30th we will have a stall at the JCU Clubs and Societies market day from 10AM-2PM so come on down for a chat and some free stuff!

On Friday August 1st at 1PM our inaugural Skeptics at the Pub meeting will be held at the JCU Uni Club. We will be starting our “Coexist” discussion series on comparative religions over lunch and drinks – don’t miss it!

Our regular monthly meetings will continue at 7PM, DB23-004, on the first Monday of the month, and Skeptics at the Pub will continue to meet weekly at 1PM each Friday afternoon at the Uni Club.





Reason Week wrap up and September meeting.

Hi all! 

First of all, a huge thank you to all those who helped with organising last week’s Reason Week events.

Thank you also to our great speakers – Michael and Joel for your lecture on Wednesday, Tim Earnshaw and Tim Saunders for the debate on Thursday night, and our panelists and moderator at Friday night’s discussion: Sam, Liam, Duncan and Rishabh. 

Finally, thank you to all of you who came along to the events, whether you came to just one night or made it to all three your interest and enthusiasm for talking about big philosophical, political and spiritual questions was great to see!

If you’re keen to discuss any of the issues raised over the course of the week further, don’t forget to come to our monthly discussion meeting, which will be held later this month on Monday the 16th at 7PM in DB23-004. Good discussions will be had and free pizza will be available!

If you missed any of the Reason Week events, all three nights were fully recorded. Check them out at the links below:

Wednesday – “Introduction to Secular Humanism” lecture presented by Michael Crozier and Joel Tann

Thursday – “Has Religion Become Redundant?” debate – Tim Saunders vs. Tim Earnshaw

Friday – “Secularism and the Future of Religion” panel discussion with Sam Wong, Liam McGuire and Duncan Porter, facilitated by Rishabh Verma

JCU Reason Week 2013

The JCU Humanists are pleased to announce JCU Reason Week 2013! We are excited to bring you three nights of free events during the first week of September to promote reason, free inquiry and inter-faith dialogue on campus.

The events are as follows:

Wednesday 4th September
Public Lecture
“An Introduction to Secular Humanism”
with Michael Crozier (Townsville Humanists) and Joel Tann (JCU Humanists)

Thursday 5th September
“Has Religion Become Redundant?
Tim Saunders
(JCU Humanists) v. Tim Earnshaw (JCU Christian Union)

Friday 6th September
Inter-faith Panel Discussion
“Secularism and the Future of Religion
with representatives from local religious and cultural groups

All events commence at

7:00 PM

and will be held in the

Sir George Kneipp Auditorium (Building 26), James Cook University

A link to the JCU interactive campus map showing the location of the auditorium is provided below:

We look forward to seeing you at these events!