Talks

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Upcoming

january

17jan

San Bernardino County Museum

30jan - 1feb

RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL

february

30jan - 1feb

RANCHO MIRAGE WRITERS FESTIVAL

april

10apr

Fly Fishing Club of Orange County

11apr

Pasadena Casting Club

15apr

Golden State Flycasters

16apr

Wilderness Club

17apr

Sespe Fly Fishers

18apr

Sierra Pacific Fly Fishers

23apr

Warwicks

24apr

Orinda Books

24apr

Rakestraw Books

25apr

The King's English

26apr

The Rediscovered Bookshop

29apr

St. Louis County Library

may

1may

Rainy Day Books

28may

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

june

14jun - 16

Nantucket Book Festival

Past

–     San Bernardino County Museum.  San Bernardino, CA.  January 17, 2019. 

–     Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  Denver, CO.  November 14, 2018.

–     Boston Book Festival.  Boston, MA.  October 13, 2018.

–     Occidental College.  Los Angeles, CA.  October 10, 2018.

–     Mr. B’s Emporium.  Bath, UK.  May 8, 2018.

–     Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.  May 1, 2018.

–     Anderson’s Bookshop. Naperville, IL.  April 28, 2018.

–     The Field Museum & Seminary Co-Op Bookstore.  Chicago, IL.  April 27, 2018.

–     The Tattered Cover Bookstore.  Denver, CO.  April 26, 2018.

–     Mountain & Plains Independent Booksellers Association.  Evergreen, CO.  April 25, 2018.

–     Los Angeles Natural History Museum.  Los Angeles, CA.  April 24, 2018.

–     Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.  Seattle, WA.  March 19, 2018.

–     Starbucks Headquarters.  Seattle, WA.  February 3, 2017.

–     LA World Affairs Council discussion with Rory Kennedy following screening of Last Days in Vietnam.  Los Angeles, CA.  February 11, 2015.

–     Duke University’s Forum for Publics and Scholars.  Durham, NC.  November 10-11, 2014.

–     Robert Kirschner Award at the Heartland Alliance Marjorie Kovler Center.  Chicago, IL.  May 15, 2014.

–     The Woody Guthrie Center.  Tulsa, OK.  May 13, 2014.

–     Summit Series.  Eden, UT.  April 4-6, 2014.

–     Franklin & Marshall College.  Lancaster, PA.  February 18, 2014.

–     Haverford College.  Haverford, PA.  February 17, 2014.

–     Capitol Hill Screening of “The List.”  Washington, D.C.  November 20, 2013.

–     Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.  Washington, D.C.  November 19, 2013.

–     Refugees International Chicago Circle.  Chicago, IL.  November 14, 2013.

–     The Union League Club of Chicago.  Chicago, IL.  November 14, 2013.

–     Harvard Law School.  Cambridge, MA.  November 12, 2013.

–     American Civil Liberties Union.  Boston, MA.  November 7, 2013.

–     Facing History & Allstate Foundation: Community Conversation Series.  Cleveland, OH.  November 5, 2013.

–     The Los Angeles Review of Books and the Levantine Center.  October 30, 2013.

–     Occidental College.  Los Angeles, CA.  October 29, 2013.

–     Facing History & Allstate Foundation: Community Conversation Series.  Chicago, IL.  October 23, 2013.

–     Rutgers University.  New Brunswick, NJ.  October 22, 2013.

–     Woodrow Wilson School.  Princeton, NJ.  October 22, 2013.

–     Princeton University.  October 21, 2013.

–     Brazos Bookstore.  Houston, TX.  September 25, 2013.

–     Anderson’s Bookshop.  Naperville, IL.  September 19, 2013.

–     Books-a-Million.  Washington D.C.  September 16, 2013.

–     Brown University.  The Joukowsky Forum at the Watson Institute.  September 12, 2013.

–     Porter Square Books.  Cambridge, MA.  September 5, 2013.

–     International Rescue Committee’s Documentary Film Series.  La Jolla, CA.  April 29, 2013.

–     Sarasota Film Festival.  April 13-14, 2013.

–     Bronx Documentary Center.  April 6, 2013.

–     Boston University.  “Iraq + 10 Film Series.”  March 28, 2013.

–     Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago.  Talkback following performance of “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.”   March 3, 2013.

–     Newsweek/The Daily Beast Hero Summit, Washington D.C.  November 14-15, 2012.

–     Young Presidents’ Organization.  October 25, 2012.

–     Nantucket Film Festival.  June 21, 2012.

–     Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Chicago.  May 18, 2012

–     TriBeCa Film Festival premiere of “The List,” a documentary about the List Project.  April 21, 2012

–     Dechert LLP Pro Bono Recognition and Awards Reception.  March 9, 2012.

–     Council on Foreign Relations.  January 10, 2012.

–     Brown University.  “The List Project.”  November 21, 2011.

–     Boston College.  Emerging Leaders Program.  “End Game in Iraq.” February 22, 2011.

–     Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Trans-Atlantic Dialogue, Berlin.  “Iraq after U.S. Withdrawal: Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy and the Middle East Region.”  November 1, 2010.

–     The American Academy in Berlin.  Bosch Public Policy Lecture.  “Human Rubble: The Tragedy of Iraqis who Believed in America.”  October 28, 2010.

–     The Public School in Berlin.  “Les Chapitres du Conflit.”  October 19, 2010.

–     United States Congress, Helsinki Commission.  “No Way Home, No Way to Escape: The Plight of Iraqi Refugees and our Iraqi Allies.”  July 22, 2010.

–     New England School of Law.  “U.S. Foreign Intervention and Refugee Consequences.”  April 15, 2010.

–     Brown University. “The List Project.”  April 7, 2010.

–     Boston College.  Emerging Leaders Program.  March 16, 2010.

–     Alaska Bar Association.  “Aftermath of the Conflict: Refugee Law.”  September 1, 2009.

–     Vanderbilt University Law School.  “The List Project.”  October 16, 2009.

–     American Bar Association.  Annual Meeting.  August 9, 2009.

–     National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.  Keynote Speaker.  “Leadership for Today and Tomorrow.”  June 5, 2009.

–     Intersections International, New York.  “After The Surge: Ethical Exit Strategies From Iraq.”  April 2, 2009.

–     American University College of Law. “Iraqi Refugee Crisis.”  March 17, 2009.

–     Aurora Theater, Berkeley CA.  Talkback following performance of “Betrayed.”  March 7, 2009.

–     New York City Bar Association.  “Moral Imperative for the U.S. – Addressing the Human Consequences of the Iraq War.”  February 25, 2009.

–     The Kennedy Center.  Talkback following D.C. premiere of “Betrayed.”  January 12, 2009.

–     Yale University.  “The List Project.”  December 1, 2008.

–     Rutgers University School of Law.  “Iraq at the Crossroads: Protecting Refugees, Rescuing Our Allies, & Empowering Iraqi Law.”  October 24, 2008.

–     Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.  September 24, 2008.

–     The Brookings Institution. “Iraqi Displacement: Prospects for Returns and Resettlement.”  August 22, 2008.

–     Momentum Conference @ Tides.  “What Values are We Fighting For?”  July 22, 2008.

–     Council on Foreign Relations.  June 12, 2008.

–     United States Congress, Helsinki Commission.  “The Forgotten: Allies Failed by the U.S.”   June 11, 2008.

–     Culture Project Theater, New York.  Talkback following performance of George Packer’s “Betrayed.”  May 15, 2008.

–     Yale Law School.  “The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: The Human Impact/The Human Response.”  February 21, 2008.

–     American University College of Law.  “Lives in the Balance: Towards a Secure Solution for Iraq’s Displaced.”  February 11, 2008.

–     The University of Michigan Law School.  “Addressing the Iraqi Refugee Crisis.”  November 29, 2007.

–     The University of Chicago.  “The Iraqi Refugee Crisis.”  October 25, 2007.

–     City of Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations.  “Immigrant and Refugee Week.”  October 24, 2007.

–     Georgetown University Law Center.  May 24, 2007.