The Secular Student Alliance, the Center for Inquiry and Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science are proud to announce Richard Dawkins 2009 Tour! The celebrated biologist and atheist will be speaking at four universities in the midwest during the first half of March.
Update: The Oklahoma University event has been moved to a larger venue!
Update: Tickets are now on sale for the University of Minnesota event!
Dr. Richard Dawkins first came to prominence with his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which popularized the gene-centered view of evolution. Since then, he has written eight books touching on such topics as religion, terrorism, evolution, creationism, and the relationship between science and art. His 2006 New York Times best seller, The God Delusion, sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 31 languages. During the four-stop tour, Dr. Dawkins will discuss "The Purpose of Purpose":