Houston Chapter to Host Dr. Barbara Forrest

Dr. Forrest is the co-author with Paul R. Gross of Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design (Oxford University Press, 2004), which details the political and religious aims of the intelligent design creationist movement. She served as an expert witness for the plaintiffs in the first legal case involving intelligent design, Kitzmiller et al. v. Dover Area School District, which was decided in favor of the plaintiffs in December 2005. She is a member of the board of directors of the National Center for Science Education and she is a National Trustee of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

She has appeared on Larry King Live, ABC's Nightline, and a documentary on intelligent design for the BBC Horizon series. Her radio interviews include NPR's Science Friday with Ira Flatow and Americans United's Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn. She is a Professor of Philosophy in the Department of History and Political Science at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Dr. Forrest will speak about the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008. 

The event will take place at: Stages Repertory Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas.  Stages is located in the Houston Center for the Arts Building, one block west of Waugh Drive. The theatre entrance is on Rosine Street.

Registration and refreshments at 9:00 a.m.  Program begins at 10:00 a.m.

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