Speaking

One of my favorite parts of local and national travel is speaking with students, teachers, professors, policy people, and parents. It’s fun to connect the dots—to talk about how large-scale population growth in African cities will transform elections in the U.S. and Europe; why The Great British Baking Show is the most popular television show in the world; and the reasons why students in the old coal mining region of eastern Kentucky taught me how to think about the former Roma village of Oriahovitsa, Bulgaria. I love it when well-educated people and curious students ask to speak with me after the speech to say, simply, “I never looked at the world that way before.”

Below, a list of speeches, lectures and appearances from 2019, before the pandemic in 2020, and some earlier work:

  • India Teacher Outreach Project
    South Asia Center, The University of Pennsylvania, June 2020 (scheduled to be live, replaced by video).
    https://vimeo.com/showcase/7270997

     

  • The Whole World in Their Hands
    Ashoka University, near New Delhi, India, January 2020.
     

  • Discovering Personal Identity as the Core of Global Education
    Global Education Conference, online, November 2019. https://vimeo.com/376833830
     

  • UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week
    Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2019.
     

  • Global Education and World Peace Pax et Bellum
    Dept. of Peace & Conflict Resolution, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden, September 2019.
     

  • Salto Para o Futuro (Jump to the Future)
    TV Escola educational broadcaster, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2019. https://vimeo.com/363945458
     

  • Global Learning and Media Responsibility
    Roquette Pinto / TV Escola educational broadcaster, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2019.

     

  • Global Learning and Global Citizenship
    School Eliezer Max, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2019.
     

  • ComKIDS / Prix Jeunesse Latin America
    Sāo Paulo, Brazil, July 2019.
     

  • English Language College
    Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay, July 2019.
     

  • Positive Education Summit with Eisenhower Fellows
    University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, June, 2019.
     

  • Global Film Theory Lecture
    University of Pennsylvania, April, 2019 - Philadelphia, April, 2019.
     

  • From Carmen Sandiego to Kids on Earth
    Universidad ORT Uruguay, Montevideo - March 2019.  https://vimeo.com/363946052
     

  • ECA Lecture
    Escola de Comuniações e Artes (School of Communications and Arts), Sāo Paulo, Brazil, March 2019. https://vimeo.com/363945540
     

  • 21st Century Kids on Earth
    SUNY Geneseo alumni lecture, Geneseo, NY, March 2019. https://vimeo.com/322447180
     

  • Featured Speaker
    Children’s Media Association, NYC, February 2019. https://vimeo.com/318929980
     

  • Kids on Earth: The Next Normal
    Children’s Media Conference, Sheffield, England, July 2018.
     

  • Global Citizenship Workshop / Kids on Earth
    University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, April 2018.
     

  • Keynote: Global EdCon2018
    District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC, October 2018.
     

  • From Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? to Kids on Earth
    Global Education Conference, online, 2017. https://vimeo.com/243560773

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