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Speaking & Consulting

I have a limited availability for Speaking Engagements, Workshops and Consulting. I only take on projects that are loved and that are ready to grow. So let me know what you and your organization are up to and where you’d like to be.

I am currently giving first priority to projects involving design, architecture, and real/virtual learning spaces.

Email me to discuss your needs.

Upcoming:

Guest Lecture:

“Sustaining Fashion: Designing for Movement” Parsons The New School for Design, Fall 2011

Respondent (For the short film, Turban Waves):

“Virtual Velocities: Navigating Educational Complexity,” Teachers College, Fall 2011

Workshop:

“Drawing Lab,” Industry City, Fall 2011

Recent Talks:

Keynote:

“Haunting Hallowed Halls” Ecogradients, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2011

Workshops:

“Relational Drawing,” with FIG and Futurefarmers at the Guggenheim and Festival of Ideas for the New City, New York, 2011

“Relational Sculpting” with FIG at The Noguchi Museum, Queens, New York, 2011

Trade School at The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2011

Presentations:

“Navigating as Curating: Beyond Software in the Virtual Spaces of School, Library, and Museum,” Technology, Media and Designs for Learning (TCETC), Teachers College, Columbia University, 2011

“‘The “Spatial Turn’ and Educational Theory: the Suppressed Spatial Foundations,” Middle Atlantic States Philosophy of Education Society, New York University, 2011

“‘Courting the Fall:’ Strange Modernism and Impossible Learning,” Mediumism: A Philosophical Reconstruction of Modernism for Existential Learning, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2011

Guest Lecture:

“Architectures of Progress,” Philosophy and Education Program, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2010

Potential Speaking Topics amongst others:

  • Shoes as Interface Design
  • Principles of Movement for Designers
  • The Future of Learning
  • Learning how to Learn
  • Studying Smarter
  • Between Sports and Study: The Principles of Embodied Learning
  • How to Own Your Education
  • Technology and Education
  • Envisioning Change

Academic Topics

  • A Short History of Education: Understanding What We Are Working With
  • Philosophies of Education
  • Envisioning Learning: The Language of Change
  • Technology and Utopia: Promises and Pitfalls
  • Embodied Learning
  • Visions of Urban Education
  • Environmental Education and the City
  • Architectures of Education: Building for Learning
  • Chair Lab

Do you have a vision for your program? Let me know what you are up to, and we can go from there…