Recent Talks on Protest, Social Change, Social Movements
Invite Micah White to Speak at Your Event
Just a few of Micah's recent guest lectures:
Finance Watch Conference
"Making Protest Work"
"What Creates Social Change?"
Health Sciences Association of Alberta Convention
"Why Protests Fail"
EARCOS Global Issues Network
"How to Create Social Change"
David Brower Center
"Is Climate Change Protest Broken?"
Earth Day 2016
Culture and Political Subjectivities Conference, Columbia University, NY
May 29, 2015
Ideas City Festival, New York City, NY
"Hope and Unrest in the Invisible City"
May 28, 2015
GUME, São Paulo, Brazil
May 26, 2015
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
"The Beginning of Protest"
October 22-23, 2014
Miami University, Oxford, OH
Grayson Kirk Distinguished Lecture
"The End of Protest"
October 20-21, 2014
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Guest of Religion and Library Science faculty
“What is a protest?”
April 8-10, 2014
Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
Guest of the Philosophy department
“The Future of Protest is Slow”
Feb. 15-18, 2014
5 Star Movement’s V3DAY Rally, Victory Square, Genoa, Italy
Guest of Beppe Grillo
“Three Catastrophes and Three Solutions”
40,000+ activists in attendance
Dec. 1, 2013
"Is Protest Political?"
Bard College's Hannah Arendt Center
"Activism at a Crossroads"
"Power of the People"
University of Chicago
Melbourne Writer's Festival
University of Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, CO
Visiting Artist, Scholar and Designer
“The Future of Protest is Fast/The Future of Protest is Slow”
Lecture, classroom visit and student workshop on art and activism
Nov. 5 - 7, 2013
Internazionale a Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
“Vices and Virtues of Online Activism” and “Print and Finance in Times of Crisis”
Two panel discussions at Italy’s largest public literary event
Oct. 5, 2013
Smoke Farm Symposium, Arlington, WA
“The Role of Cascadia in the Leaderless Revolution”
Gathering of scientists, visionaries and philosophers
Aug. 3, 2013
Get Up! Stand Up!, Convocation Hall, Toronto, ON
“The Future of Social Change”
Other speakers included John Ralston Saul, Chris Hedges and Margaret Atwood. Micah’s lecture and on-stage interview was selected for national broadcast by CBC radio.
May 4, 2013
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St Mary’s, MD
Guest of the Political Science department
“Political Theory of Horizontalism”
Lecture and seminar on the political theory of Occupy Wall Street
Nov. 3 – 6, 2012