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Nov 25 2010

Vancouver or bust!

I’m leaving for my Canadian speaking tour this morning! Here’s my schedule, as a reminder:

Simon Fraser University Skeptics
Thurs. Nov. 25 3:30-5:30 pm in AQ 5037
Atheism and Feminism
Hour talk followed by Q&A
Free & open to the public
Likely impromptu pub night to follow

University of British Columbia Freethinkers
Fri. Nov. 26 7-9 pm in Buchanan A203
My Trip to the Creation Museum
Hour talk followed by Q&A
Free for members, $2 for general public
Post talk drinks and fun somewhere

CFI Vancouver
Cafe Inquiry with Jennifer McCreight
Sat. Nov. 27 11 am-1 pm at SFU Harbour Centre
Tentative topic: Closing the gender gap in skepticism
20 min talk followed by discussion
Free & open to public (donations welcome)

British Columbia Humanists
Sun. Nov. 28 9:30-11:30 am at Oakridge Seniors Centre
Boobquake & Its Aftershocks
Hour talk followed by Q&A
Open to public & donations welcome ($2 suggested)
The pub nights are up in the air (apparently one of the planned places closed, whoops), but I’ll announce where we’re going via Twitter as soon as I know.

Well, that’s assuming I get there at all. Apparently it’s snowing all between Seattle and Vancouver. Gulp. Leaving early and driving slowly…

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  1. 1
    Michael Hoffman

    Since you’re talking about Boobquake while you’re there, I think “Vancouver and bust” would be more accurate.

  2. 2
    Egoistpaul

    Is it possible for you to get a business to sponsor one of your talks in the future?If so, how much does it cost?

  3. 3
    Nominatissima

    Pity. My boyfriend lives in Victoria, I’m sure we’d both love to see you, if either of us were in mainland BC for the occasion.

  4. 4
    Jeremy Yoder

    If you get a chance, check out the new Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC. They have a complete blue whale skeleton hanging in the main display area.

  5. 5
    Alea

    I’m stoked to see you this afternoon, Jen!

  6. 6
    Jeremy Yoder

    If you get a chance, check out the blue whale skeleton in UBC’s new Beaty Biodiversity Museum. It’s pretty amazing.

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    April

    Drive carefully, Jen!

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    Alea

    Agh, I tried so hard to make it but I couldn’t get there!I was on a SFU-bound bus but it stopped half-way there! They said it would take me another hour to get there… blahhh…. I was in transit for 3 hours for nothing… :(

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    Eric O

    Damn! I couldn’t make it to the SFU talk either.Oh well, it’s probably for the better; I have a twenty page essay due tomorrow and I should really focus on that. If I were religious, I’d consider this awful weather to be some sort of divine intervention for my benefit.

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    Christopher Petroni

    I am very curious to find out how the SFU talk went, if it went at all. All roads and transit to the campus was shut down and all classes were cancelled, and everybody who was already there by about 3:30 today will be spending the night there. Are you OK, Jen? Let us know!

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    Christopher Petroni

    All roads and transit WERE shut down. Where’s the edit button?

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    Azkyroth

    I wish you well for Vancouver (retroactively, anyway) but I have to say I’m more interested in the bust. ;)…why didn’t I think of that earlier? D:

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