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Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below)

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1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

FREE Parking is available in the Wealthy Theatre lot behind the main building follow the driveway immediately to the East of the Annex Building and around to the left. Handicap parking is available immediately behind the Annex Building. Street parking and the lot behind the Annex is also free after 5pm.

August 2019

Aug
14

Climate Change: What Can We Do to Make an Impact Now? (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Join us for our next educational lecture:  Climate Change: What Can We Do to Make an Impact Now? Do you wish you knew how to better understand the science & data behind Climate Change and how it is affecting Michigan and the Great Lakes? Do you wish you knew how you could help? Mr. B.J. Baule will provide an overview of how Michigan’s climate has changed in recent decades and how it is projected to change in the future. He will…

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July 2019

Jul
10

NO Lecture (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

We will not be holding a lecture in Grand Rapids in July due to the Secular Summer Retreat. We hope you'll join us at the retreat, but if you can't, join us at the special Screwed Film Screening & Panel Discussion, on July 18th. CFI MI values the full participation for all attendees at our events, including individuals with disabilities, in accordance with our Event Culture and Expectations Policy. Requests for reasonable accommodation may be made by contacting the event…

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June 2019

Jun
12

Being Transgender in a World of Misconceptions (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Watch the Video from this Lecture »   In celebration of Pride Month, CFI Member Erica Mack joins us to share her journey from conservative Christian youth minister to an openly secular, and openly transgender woman and activist. Erica hopes to provide a window into what it means to live a transgender life in a world of misconceptions. Additional Information Wealthy Theatre Annex Building - 1110 Wealthy St. SE The Wealthy Theatre Annex is two buildings down from the main…

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May 2019

May
8

No Principles: Particularism in Virtue & Care Ethics (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Moral particularism is the view that the ethical choices we face in real life are too complicated to be resolved by applying universal moral principles or rigid decision making procedures. This lecture will explore moral particularism in virtue ethics and feminist care ethics, asking if they provide satisfying alternatives to more traditional principle based approaches. Additional Information Wealthy Theatre Annex Building - 1110 Wealthy St. SE The Wealthy Theatre Annex is two buildings down from the main Theatre Building -…

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April 2019

Apr
10

Are we aware of our belief changes, and does it matter? (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

In this talk, Dr. Wolfe will describe recent research on belief change and the extent to which we are aware of changes to our beliefs. A belief is defined as a statement about the truth value of something. Participants rate their beliefs on a subject. Later they read a one-sided text that is either consistent with or inconsistent with those beliefs, then are asked to try and remember how they rated those beliefs earlier. Awareness of belief change is found…

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March 2019

Mar
13

It’s About the Conversation: Advance Care Planning (Grand Rapids)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Front Studio – Wealthy Theatre Annex (see map below), 1110 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Note New Venue - See additional info below No one can predict when a sudden illness or accident may leave you unable to make personal healthcare decisions.  Who would speak for you if you could not speak for yourself? Would they know what to say about what medical treatment you would, or would not, want? Would they follow your preferences regarding other aspects of your care? Regardless of where you are in your life – whether you’re healthy and young,…

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