Media and Public Talks

Invited Talks

2019 “Conquistador Transportation and the Urban Commons: Fighting Displacement and Eviction in San Francisco,” Invited Lecture, Syracuse University, Department of Geography, January 15.

2018    “Fifty years later: The Struggle for Housing Justice in the United States,” Conference on Race and Housing Fifty Years Later: The Legacy of the Fair Housing Act, Invited Talk, Princeton University, April 28.

2018    “Conquistador Transportation and the Urban Commons: Fighting Displacement and Eviction in San Francisco” Keynote Lecture, George Washington University, 5th Annual Anthropology Symposium, March 30.

2018    “The J20 Cases: Struggling Against the Criminalization of Dissent in a Time that Demands Resistance” Invited Talk, Georgetown University, March 22.

2018    “The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project” Radical Mapping, Invited Panelist, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University, March 21.

2016   “Oral History and Counter Mapping as Methods Towards Anti-Gentrification and Anti-Displacement” Invited Talk, The Center for Place Culture and Politics, CUNY, April 13.

2015   “The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project: Radical Mapping and Displacement in San Francisco” Invited Lecture, Columbia University, Oral History Masters Program, October 1.

 2014   “Oral History and Mapping Displacement in San Francisco” Invited Lecture, Sarah Lawrence College, March 12.

2014    “Oral Histories of Displacement” Invited Presentation, Stanford University, January 22.

 2014   “Politics Post-Occupy” Keynote Lecture, Southwest Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice, Peace Day Talk, Sarasota FL, January 25.

 2013 “Reclaiming Land, Building the Urban Commons” Invited Presentation, Studio X, Columbia University, October 29 (panelist)

2012  “Occupy Wall Street Visions and Reflections: Decolonization” Invited Lecture, Hampshire College, October 24.

2012  “Race, Gender and Inclusion: Fieldnotes From Occupy” Invited Presentation, University of Connecticut-Stamford, November 9 2011 and April 16.

Media Appearances

2015   Featured in book When We Fight We Win: Twenty First Century Social Movements and the Activists that are Changing Our World, The New Press.

2014  Featured in article “Terkel’s Torch Bearers: Meet the New Generaton of Oral Historians” In These Times, October 29.

2012  Featured in “Faultlines” documentary about Occupy Wall Street on Al Jazeera Media.

2012  Featured in article in The Express Tribune (Pakistan), June 14.

2012  Invited panelist (with Jeffery Sachs) on Project Wisdom a NHK Japanese public television show, November 6 and November 26.

2011  Interviewed with Eliot Spitzer, for New York Magazine‘s “The Coffee Summit”