Other Lectures/Interviews/Signings

Events in 2019:

  • February 8: A lecture on You: A Natural History for the Miami Valley Astronomical Society.  See this link for details.


Events in 2018:

  • December 13: A presentation on You: A Natural History at a Dayton Pecha Kucha event

  • October 9: A lecture on You: A Natural History for the Wright State University College of Liberal Arts


Events in 2017:

  • October 19: A bookstore reading in Romania, via Skype


Events in 2016:

  • April 26: A public lecture on Stoicism, in conjunction with the Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven

  • October 15: Speaker at the 2016 STOICON conference in New York City


Events in 2015:

  • April 16 & 17: Multiple events in conjunction with the Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona

  • May 12: A talk at Waterstones, Oxford, UK

  • May 12: "Inspiration: Moments of Insight that Shape Our World" at the How To Academy in London

  • June 15:  A talk at the 92nd Street Y in New York City 

  • July 26: A discussion about insults (and their use by politicians) on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show

  • November 7: Speaker at 2015 STOICON conference in London, UK

  • November 12: Lecture on Stoicism at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA

 

Events in 2014:

  • March 1:  "The Case for 'Intellectual Tithing'," a seminar presented at Brown University.  See this link for details.

  • February 28: "Old Wine in New Bottles: How to Practice Stoicism in the 21st Century," a public lecture given as part  of the Ethical Inquiry Lecture Series of Brown University in Providence, RI


Events in 2013:

  • November 25: "Becoming an Insult Pacifist" forum at Bluffton College in Bluffton, OH

  • May 3: interview with John Munson on Wisconsin Public Radio's "At Issue"

  • March 26: interview with Audie Cornish on NPR's "All Things Considered"

  • March 8: interview with the Armstrong & Getty Show, KKSF in San Francisco, KSTE in Sacramento, KWSX in Stockton, and streamed on I Heart Radio

  • March 5: interview with the Moncrief Show, Newstalk Radio Ireland

  • January 12: "The Case for 'Intellectual Tithing,'" presented at the Hawaiian International Conference on Arts and Humanities


Events in 2012:

  • May 15: interview with Jim Flemming's "To the Best of Our Knowledge"


Events in 2011:

  • September 12: lecture on twenty-first century Stoicism at Dayton Metro Library

  • October 26: "Older & Wiser: Ancient Advice on Aging Well" lecture at the University of Texas at Dallas, TX

  • November 17: "From Zen to Zeno: On Becoming a Twenty-First Century Stoic" lecture at Otterbein University in Columbus, OH


Events in 2012:

  • May 15: interview with Jim Flemming's "To the Best of Our Knowledge"


Events in 2011:

  • September 12: lecture on twenty-first century Stoicism at Dayton Metro Library

  • October 26: "Older & Wiser: Ancient Advice on Aging Well" lecture at the University of Texas at Dallas

  • November 17: "From Zen to Zeno: On Becoming a Twenty-First Century Stoic" lecture at Otterbein University in Columbus, OH


Events in 2010:
 

  • February 17: interview with Richard Handler's "Ideas" on CBC (Canada) 

  • July 28: "Overcoming Energy Gluttony: A Philosophical Perspective" lecture at the 56th conference of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) on Star Island, NH

  • October 5: interview on WDAY, Fargo, ND


Events in 2009:

  • January 30: Illahee Lecture on desire in Portland, OR

  • February 2: interview with CS Soong, "Against the Grain," on KPFA radio, San Francisco

  • February 5: lecture on the Stoics at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC

  • February 26: book signing at Books & Company in Dayton, OH
  • October 22: lecture on the Stoics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY


Events in 2008:

  • December, 29: interview with Adam Schwartz, "Artworks" on radio station WFIU (Indiana University)


Events in 2007:
 

  • May 29: interview with Cathy Lewis, "HearSay," on radio station WHRV (southeast Virginia NPR)


Events in 2006:
 

  • November 15: conversation with Bowling Green State University's IMPACT Honors Learning Community

  • July 22: "Under the Tent" lecture at the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) in Shepherdstown, WV

  • April 29: "The Biology of Leadership" lecture at the Leader 2 Leader Conference at Wright State University in Dayton, OH

  • April 20: interview on WORT (Madison, WI)

  • March 2: interview Dennis Prager Show (nationally syndicated talk radio)

  • February 21: lecture on desire for Harvard Club of Dayton

  • February 14: lecture on "Cupid's Arrow: Why We Love" for Friends of the Libraries in Dayton, OH

  • January 9: interview with Dr. Dan Gottlieb, "Voices in the Family," on WHYY (Philadelphia NPR)


Events in 2005:

  • December 20: interview with Bob Carty, "The Current," on CBC (Canada)

  • December 1: interview on KERA (North Texas NPR)

  • November 11: interview with Jeff Schechtman on KVON (Napa, CA)

  • November 8: interview with Tom Ashbrook on NPR's "On Point"

  • October 27: book signing at Books & Co. in Dayton, OH