Speaking Engagements

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Soapbox hosts Feminist Camps; produces books, films, and curricula tools; and helps you find the right speaker for your campus or community events. Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards founded Soapbox in 2002. Since then, they have produced nearly 1000 events for more than 500 clients, working with a wide range of world-views and budgets.

 

 

 

Speaking Engagements

Date/Time Event
03/16/2017
12:00 am
Conversations in Color: “Black Women Writers and the Re-Imagination of American Culture”
03/14/2017
12:00 am
Keynote address: Audre Lorde Days. "'Uses of the Erotic:' The Erotics of Activism"
11/17/2016 - 11/19/2016
Spirit Desire: Black Diasporic Bodies, Imagination, and the Peripheries of Space (Panel)
University of Witwatersand, Braamfontein Johannesburg
09/23/2016 - 09/26/2016
Reading and Book Signing (Resistencia Bookstore)
Resistencia Bookstore, Austin Texas
09/17/2016 - 09/18/2016
Reading and Panel Discussion
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, Brooklyn New York
09/09/2016 - 09/11/2016
Fourth Annual Festival of Women Writers
Hobart, New York, Hobart New York
05/19/2016 - 05/23/2016
A Writers' Retreat, Anguilla, the Caribbean
03/18/2016
Workshop on Gender, Hayground School
Hayground School, Bridgehampton NY
03/09/2016 - 03/10/2016
A Yabo Reading at the Loft Center, a Workshop for the 2016 Givens Emerging Writers, and Conversation with Claudia Rankine
The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis MN
03/02/2016
6:30 pm
WOW Café to Now: Memories of the Revolution and Lesbian Culture in the Age of Queer, Panel, Fales Collection
New York University Fales Library, New York NY
02/15/2016 - 02/17/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Conversation with Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock
Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, New Orleans LA
11/23/2015 - 11/29/2015
Crossing Black Geographies Dialogues
Durban (South Africa), Durban
11/12/2015
Book Reading and Signing
Charis Books & More, Atlanta GA
10/27/2015 - 10/29/2015
Wallace Bacon Lecture in Performance Studies
Northwestern University, Evanston IL
10/22/2015
Book Reading and Public Talk
Duke University, Durham North Carolina
10/08/2015 - 10/12/2015
Fire & Ink Conference
Cobo Center, Detroit MI
09/28/2015 - 09/30/2015
Book Reading
University of Memphis, Memphis TN
04/30/2015
Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College (Speaker)
Hunter College, New York, NY
04/24/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Reading from Nominated Work (Lambda Literary Award Finalist)
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
04/17/2015 - 04/20/2015
Shades Retreat (Presenter)
Indian Springs State Park, Flovilla, GA
04/11/2015
Book Reading and Signing
Salt Eaters Literary Salon, Harlem, New York
04/09/2015
ArtShop: Art, Life and Social Engagement (Speaker)
New York University, New York, NY
03/31/2015
2nd Annual Gender and Social Change Lecture (Speaker)
State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY
03/21/2015
Women's Spiritual Retreat (Presenter)
Women’s Spiritual Retreat: Love Alive International Sanctuary of Praise, New York, NY
03/05/2015 - 03/07/2015
Afro Imaginative Symposium (Speaker)
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
12/04/2014
Ancestral Voices: Literature and the African American Religious Tradition (Speaker)
City College of New York, New York, NY
11/30/2014
Book Reading
Brooklyn Pop Up Literary Salon, Brooklyn, New York
11/13/2014 - 11/16/2014
National Women's Studies Association Conference (Presenter)
Puerto Rico Convention Center (San Juan), San Juan, Puerto Rico
10/31/2014 - 11/02/2014
Lyrical Democracies Writers' Retreat (Presenter)
Sagaponack, New York, NY
10/17/2014
Circle of Voices (Speaker)
Brooklyn Community Pride Center, New York, New York
10/01/2014
Art and Public Policy Colloquium (Speaker)
New York University, New York, NY
09/30/2014
"Ordinary People" Series (Speaker)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
09/16/2014
Guest Speaker
University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, Maryland
09/16/2014
Book Reading and Signing
District Of Columbia Public Library, District of Columbia, DC
09/05/2014 - 09/07/2014
Hobart Women's Writers Festival (Presenter)
Hobart, Hobart, NY
07/09/2014
Interview, Sippin on Ink with Kat Williams
06/20/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Locks N Chops Natural Hair, New York, NY
06/10/2014
Interview, OUT Radio with Naomi Brussel
WBAI Radio, Brooklyn, New York
05/22/2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Her Business, or Ours? Outing Lorraine at the Schomburg
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
05/17/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Melba’s Restaurant, New York, NY
05/15/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse, Baltimore, MD
05/14/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Canio’s Bookstore, Sag Harbor, New York
05/08/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Giovanni’s Room Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA
05/05/2014
Interview, Left of Black with Mark Anthony Neal
04/27/2014
Book Reading and Signing
Just Buffalo Literary Center Inc, Buffalo, NY