I had a great time in Vegas at The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM2012) this past July and there are still a few events planned for the rest of the year. My old suitcases were on there last leg, so I splurged on some brand new Victoria’s Secret PINK luggage. I love ‘em!
My talks will be on how art can be used to promote science and skepticism. Be sure to check out my books and merchandise that you can bring along for autographs!
OCTOBER 25-27th: CSICon, Nashville, TN
NOVEMBER 30 – DEC 2nd: Eschanton, Ottawa, ON
Eschaton 2012, November 30 – December 2nd, 2012, Ottawa, ON
Sara will be a guest speaker at CFI Ottawa’s new conference, Eschaton 2012, “celebrating reason at the end of the world”, this winter in Ottawa, ON.
CSICon, October 25-27, 2012, in Nashville, TN.
Sara will be speaking at CSICon in Nashville this October and presenting a 45 min talk on Friday, Oct. 26th, at 4:30pm on promoting science and skepticism through art.
The Amaz!ng Meeting, July 12-15th, 2012 – Las Vegas, NV
“A Life of Art and Skepticism” by Sara E. Mayhew – Saturday, July 14th, 8:30-9:00 am
The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has awarded Sara E. Mayhew a $10,000 grant for her series, Legend of the Ztarr, through their Northern Arts program. The Northern Arts program provides funding to emerging, mid-career and established individual artists and arts organizations in the northern Ontario region. Sara received the Northern Arts grant in 2007 for work on her graphic novel, Secrets of Sorcerers.
Mayhew is a resident of Kirkland Lake, ON, where she works as a mangaka, writer and freelance illustrator. Her work focuses on promoting skepticism and science through arts and entertainment. A 2009 TED Fellowship member, Sara is featured in a Nokia campaign video about her work, spoke at TEDActive’10 in Palm Springs, CA, is a contributor to Skeptic North, and was a main program speaker at The Amaz!ng Meeting 9 (TAM9) in Las Vegas, this past July.
Check out Legend of the Ztarr online and in all major ebook retailers.
Legend of the Ztarr creator, Sara E. Mayhew, will be a guest speaker at the Amaz!ng Meeting in Las Vegas, this week, July 14-17th. She’ll be presenting her talk, “Secular Storyteling”, on Sunday, July 17th, at 10:30am, which will touch on Legend of the Ztarr.
Interested TAM attendees can get their copy of Legend of the Ztarr right herethrough the website. Chapter 1 is available through iBooks, Amazon, Sony, Kobo, andNook. Chapter 2 is available through Amazon and both chapters can be purchased through Smashwords. You can also read both chapters for free right here on Legend of the Ztarr‘s official site! Just remember that donations are appreciated.
Special Legend of the Ztarr promotional postcards will be available at the event for signing!
Another heads-up for TAM attendees; Sara has organized a facebook event for TAM attendees interested in the midnight showing of Harry Potter 7 at the hotel’s theater. Join Sara and your fellow Muggles Thursday night/Friday morning!
The Amaz!ng Meeting (TAM) is an annual celebration of science, skepticism and critical thinking. People from all over the world come to Amaz!ng Meetings each year to share learning, laughs and the skeptical perspective with their fellow skeptics and a host of distinguished guest speakers and panelists.
Sara is scheduled to appear at TAM9, July 14-17, 2011, in Las Vegas, as one of many amazing guest speakers.
The first chapter of Legend of the Ztarr is now available on the iPad through the Apple iBookstore. Check it out!
Sara will be speaking at the Center for Inquiry‘s science cafe, Cafe Inquiry, on March 31st at 8pm in Hollywood. For more information about the CFI, visit their Cafe Inquiry page. You can also read more about this event on her blog, There Are Four Lights.
Sara will be opening the discussion with her presentation on Skepticism Through Manga. This is a free event and all are welcome. Tell your friends!
Recently, Sara spoke about manga and skepticism during TEDActive‘s TEDYou show lounge session. TEDActive is the simulcast, in Palm Springs, of the TED conference which takes place in Long Beach, CA. You can read more about TEDActive and Sara’s TEDYou talk over at her blog, There Are Four Lights.
If we want to distinguish what is true from what we simply want to be true, we will learn to be good skeptics.