February 21, 2019Williams College, Williamstown MA

March 7, 2019SLO Classical Academy, San Luis Obispo CA


October 12, 2018Challenge Success, Stanford CA

October 5, 2018Mississippi State University, Starkville MS (Shackouls Honors College)

October 3, 2018Master School, Dobbs Ferry NY

October 1, 2018Grand Valley State University, Allendale MI (Fall Arts Celebration)

September 26, 2018University of San Diego, San Diego CA

September 18, 2018Duke University, Durham NC (Kenen Institute for Ethics)

August 1, 2018New York Life, Tarrytown NY

June 27, 2018Deep Springs College, Deep Springs CA

April 17, 2018Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, Plano TX (Leadership Conference)

April 9, 2018Berwick Academy, South Berwick ME

April 6, 2018Franciscan University, Steubenville OH (Conference on The State of the American University)

April 4, 2018Furman University, Greenville SC (Tocqueville Program Lecture Series)

April 2, 2018Clemson University, Clemson SC

March 23, 2018Westmont College, Santa Barbara CA (Conversation on the Liberal Arts)

February 9, 2018Emory University, Emory Scholars Program

February 7, 2018The Westminster Schools, Atlanta GA

February 6, 2018Emerson Public School District, Hillsdale NJ (Distinguished Speaker Series)

January 27, 2018Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington DC (Annual Conference)

January 25, 2018George Washington University

December 5, 2017Reimagine Education Conference, Philadelphia PA

September 26, 2017Bishop's University, Donald Lecture Series

August 16, 2017Utah Valley University, Faculty Convocation

May 13, 2017Oregon College of Art and Craft, commencement address

April 28, 2017Mockingbird Conference, New York NY

April 24, 2017University of Montana, Lucile Speer Memorial Lecture

April 4, 2017Mountain View-Los Altos Parent Education Speaker Series, Los Altos CA

February 9, 2017Maryland Institute College of Art

November 7, 2016Bard College, Tough Talks Lecture Series

November 1, 2016Dartmouth College, Why the Humanities Matter Lecture Series

October 28, 2016Bard High School Early College Manhattan

October 25, 2016Yale University, Public Humanities Program

October 24, 2016St. Ann's School, Brooklyn NY

October 20, 2016Bard College, Hannah Arendt Center, Real Talk Conference

October 14, 2016National Association of Schools of Art and Design

September 22, 2016Whitman College

September 14, 2016Western Wyoming Community College

June 18, 2016TEDxMtHood, Portland OR

June 7, 2016Yale-NUS, New Haven CT, Globalizing the Liberal Arts Conference

May 17, 2016University of Missouri Columbia, Celebration of Teaching

May 9, 2016High Point University

May 6, 2016Poly Prep, Brooklyn NY

May 5, 201699U Conference, New York NY

April 29, 2016UCLA, Conference on Education and the Commercial Republic

April 15, 2016Design Week Portland

April 7, 2016Albright College, Ellen S. Hurwitz Presidential Lecture

April 4, 2016Trinity School, New York NY, Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture

March 19, 2016University of Portland, Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature

March 4, 20163 Million Stories Conference, Arizona State University

January 12, 2016Yale-NUS, Singapore, President's Speaker Series

January 9, 2016Shantou University, Shantou China