Select Past Readings & Lectures:

2023: Middlebury College, Margolin Lecture in Environmental Affairs

2023: Sweet Briar College,  Keynote: Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum

2023: Connecticut College, President’s Distinguished Lecture

2022    People on the Move in a Changing Climate. Keynote. Sea Grant / University of Southern California.

2022    Interdisciplinary Climate Colloquium. Keynote. Colgate Collage.

2022    Climate Calling Conference. Keynote. Pepperdine University.

2021    Science Friday, Fall Book Club Selection.

2020    Read Across Rhode Island’s One Book One State Selection.Various Keynote presentations.

2020    One Campus One Book Selection and Keynote.University of California Santa Barbara.

2020    Clark Lecture. University of Oregon.

2020    Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Friday Nights at the Cary.

2019    Helen Kenyon Lecture.Vassar College.“On Rising: Creative and Collective Responses to the Climate Crisis.”

2019    First Year Reads Keynote. SUNY Maritime. “On Rising Together.”

2019    Keynote. Chautauqua Institute. “On Rising.”

2018    Otis Lecture. Bates College.  “On Rising: Exertion, Activism and Art in the Age of Climate Change.”

2018    Keynote. Newport Preservation Society.”On Rising: Radical Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change.”

2018    Keynote. The River and Coastal Research Center at Tulane University. “Future Cities // Future Coasts.”

2018    Keynote. City University of New York. “Home in the Age of Climate Change” Conference.

2018    Keynote. Chicago Public Library. “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.”

2018    Invited Panelist.“Earth, Itself: Water’s Edge.” Institute at Brown for the Environment and Society.

2018    Invited Panelist. “Navigating Uncertain Terrain: Essayists of Milkweed Editions.” Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference. 

2018    Invited Panelist. “Writing Climate Change.” Cogut Center for the Humanities. Brown University.

2018    Invited Talk. “Writing from the Heart.” New Hampshire Writer’s Project. Southern New Hampshire University.

2017    Poster Presentation. “Fishing on Changing Waters: First Hand Accounts of Environmental Change in the Narragansett Bay.” Baird Sea Grant Symposium. University of Rhode Island.

2017    Moderator. Municipal Art Society of New York Summit for New York.  The Morgan Library.

 “The Reality of Retreat.”

2017    Invited Panelist. AnnualHappold Foundation Lecture. The New School.  “Rebuilding or Relocating: How to Respond to Climate Change.”

2016    Invited Talk.University of Maine. “Climate Change in Maine: building an immersive online archive.”

2016    Invited Talk. “Image as Incision.” Lesley University MFA Program. Summer Residency Workshop.

2016    Moderator and Panelist. Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference. “The New Nature Writing.”