ENGAGEMENTS

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2022
London, United Kingdom

January 22
Things Fall Apart – A Day Conference by Re-Vision UK (virtual)
Keynote Lecture: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)
www.re-vision.org.uk  

Dublin, Ireland

January 26
DU Metaphysical Society
The Department of Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin
Invited Public Lecture: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)
“We Cannot Go Forward Anymore: Making Sanctuary in Troubling Times”
http://trinitysocieties.ie/society/?socid=75

Bangkok, Thailand

July 27 – 30
“Education for a New World”
The 29th International Montessori Congress
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)
“Where are the children?”
https://montessoricongress2022.org/ 
2021
San Rafael, California, USA

January 13
Purpose Guides Training Program
Hosted by Purpose Guides Institute (online)
Dr Bayo Akomolafe is Special Guest Teacher
https://www.purposeguides.org/training 

January 15
Finding our Way Podcast with Prentis Hemphill
S2 Episode 3: Hope, Questioning, and Getting Lost with Bayo Akomolafe
https://podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/s2-ep3-hope-questioning-getting-lost-bayo-akomolafe/id1519965068?i=1000519932046

San Francisco, California, USA

January 29
‘Trimtab Space Camp with Bayo’
Buckminster Fuller Institute (online)
Featured Guest Speaker and Space Camp Instructor Dr Bayo Akomolafe
“But surely the Gods Are Involved: Posthumanism, Impossible Futures, and the Myth of Design”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nPF9vOovkQ 

February 6 – 7
A Gathering of Stories (online)
Invited Guest Speaker/Storyteller Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.agatheringofstories.com/

New York, New York, USA

March 26
SDG Global Festival of Action 2021
United Nations (virtual event)
Panellist, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://globalfestivalofaction.org/speakers/ 

April 9
Nahualli: The Narrative of Ancestral Peoples to Embrace Uncertainty (online)
Guest Speaker Bayo Akomolafe in conversation with Carlos Castillejos
http://nahualli.org/ensenanzas/ 

Dublin, Ireland

April 16
University College Dublin Volunteers Overseas (UCDVO) Annual Forum 2021
“Beyond the Boundaries: Activism in an Interconnected World” (online)
Keynote Speaker Bayo Akomolafe https://www.ucdvo.org/t4media/UCDVO%20Annual%20Forum%202021%20Event%20Description.pdf 

April 16 – 18
The Awareness Conference, Pure Presence Conferences USA (online)
Keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“Dancing with the Water Spirit: Blackness as Decolonial Undoing of the Anthropos”
https://tac.purepresenceconferences.com/speakers/bayo-akomolafe/ 

Berlin, Germany

April 19
Lecture series: Acting really. Shaping the climate emergency as a change of epoch
Get going. Exploring ways through the climate disaster
Universität der Künste Berlin (online)
Guest Lecturer, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“What Climate Collapse Asks of Us: The Surprising Ontology of Climate chaos”
https://www.udk-berlin.de/studium/studium-generale/lehrveranstaltungen-des-studium-generale/einfuehrungsvorlesungen-sose-2021/ringvorlesung-wirklich-handeln-den-klimanotstand-als-epochenwandel-gestalten-get-going-exploring-ways-through-the-climate-disaster/ 

April 22
Tending the Roots
An Odyssey of Resilience & Reimagination, Culture & Community (online)
Invited Speaker Dr Bayo Akomolafe
“Shapeshift: What does it mean to be well at the end of the world?”
https://www.rootedandembodied.com/tending-the-roots-fest-schedule 

Garrison, New York, USA

May 16
Fellowship Forum: Wrestling with Postactivism & Planetary Health
With Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
Hosted by Garrison Institute (online)
https://www.garrisoninstitute.org/event/fellowship-forum-wrestling-with-postactivism-planetary-health-with-dr-bayo-akomolafe/

Decatur, Georgia, USA

May 27 – 28
2021 Virtual Christian Leadership Forum
Hosted by the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE)
Keynote Speech by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

Carpinteria, CA, USA

May 29
Commencement Address at the Pacifica Graduate Institute (online)
Commencement Keynote Address given by Bayo Akomolafe
"Let’s Meet at the Crossroads"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh2QmobEMFg
https://www.bayoakomolafe.net/post/lets-meet-at-the-crossroads
https://pgiaa.org/alumni-resources/12044/
http://www.tennesonwoolf.com/bayo-akomolafe-pacifica-commencement-address/ 

May 29
Interspiritual Luminary Speakers Series, Spiritual Guidance Training Institute (online)
Featured Guest Speaker and Lecturer, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“In Faith”
https://www.spiritualguidancetraining.com/events.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtWyYMSDD4s

June 10
Complexity University Speaker Series, Complexity University (online)
Guest Speaker, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“The end of therapy as we know it”
https://complexity.university/the-future-of-mental-health

Abuja, Nigeria

June 18
Our Common Thread (A Radio Now Special, Edition 1)
Interview with Dr. Bayo Akomolafe on Radio Now with Kadaria Ahmed and Tomi Olugbemi
https://www.thecable.ng/radio-now-to-float-special-programme-with-governance-themed-interaction
https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/468312-nigerian-radio-service-launches-new-programme-our-common-thread.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BplQAv972s

June 24
ManTalks Podcast: Bayo Akomolafe (online)
https://mantalks.com/bayo-akomolafe-change-your-story-change-the-world/

June 29
Green Dreamer Podcast with Kamea Chayne
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe: Slowing down and surrendering human centrality (episode 317)
https://greendreamer.com/podcast/dr-bayo-akomolafe-the-emergence-network

United Kingdom

July 9
The Realisation Festival, UK (online)
Invited talk by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“Making Sanctuary”
https://www.realisationfestival.com/

Toronto, Canada

July 22 – 23
Pivot 2021 Virtual Conference
Disassembling/Reassembling: Tools for Alternative Futures
Hosted by OCAD University (online)
Keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“Making Sanctuary: A Posthumanist Micro-Politics of Getting Lost in Fluid Times”
https://pivot2021conference.com/keynotes/
https://pivot2021conference.com/speakers/bayo-akomolafe/ 

South Carolina, USA

July 29
Lowcountry Mental Health Conference (online)
Keynote Speakers, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe and Professor Jurgen Kremer
"At the Shimmering Edges of the Self"
Framing Care, Wellbeing and Identity as Partnership with a World Alive
https://www.lowcountrymhconference.com/talk-summaries/ 

July 29
Inaugural Conference on Critical Thinking in STEM (part of RCN-UBE Incubator Grant), Facilitated by Professor Mays Imad, US (online)
Keynote Lecture by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
“To think, one must become lost"
The Sensuous Sociomateriality of Critical Thinking in Fugitive Times  

August 9
New Thought Walden Awards
Honoree: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (2021)
https://www.unity.org/walden#bayo-a

Uppsala, Sweden

September 24 – December 19
Climate Change Leadership in Practice (CCLIP) course
Center for Environment and Development Studies (CEMUS)
Uppsala University and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (online)
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)

Richmond, Virginia, USA

September 28
DINEO SESHEE BOPAPE Exhibition
“Ile aye, moya, là, ndokh...harmonic conversions…mm”
Hosted by Institute for Contemporary Art, Virginia Commonwealth University
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe has lent his voice to the Exhibition
https://icavcu.org/exhibitions/dineo-seshee-bopape/ 

United States

September 29
The Wisdom of Trauma Speaker Series with Gabor Mate
Hosted by Science and Nonduality (SAND) (online)
Guest Speaker, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)

October 18
“This is Not Church” Podcast with Jon and Nat Turney: Bayo Akomolafe (online)

New York, New York, USA

October 25
Objectivity in the Humanities Series Presents Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
Hosted by The Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities
The New School for Social Research and the University of Bonn
Keynote Lecture by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe on the Ontology of the Virus

Lisbon, Portugal

October 26 – November 1
“Concrete Love: The Making of Beautiful Business”
The House of Beautiful Business (Lisbon and online)
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://houseofbeautifulbusiness.com/contributors  

Berlin, Germany

October 28
24th World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF) Conference (online)
Keynote: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)

Giessen, Germany 

October 28
Bodies, un-settled. Performance, protection, and politics of insecurity
Special Lecture Series, by Justus Liebig University, Germany (online)
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe is special guest lecturer and will give a public talk
“Becoming Black - The Colonial Grammar of Settlement and the Promise of Fugitive Flight”

Hawkwood, United Kingdom

November 3
COP26, Climate Action Lab IV
Hosted by the Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking
Hawkwood College in partnership with One Resilient Earth (online)
Guest Speaker, Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk/event/climate-action-lab-iiii/

November 4
Seeds of Radical Renewal Leadership Course, Fall 2021
Hosted by Emergence Magazine (virtual)
Guest Lecturer: Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://emergencemagazine.org/event/seeds-of-radical-renewal-a-three-month-leadership-course-fall2021/ 

Berlin, Germany

November 5 – 7
Berlin Change Days
Keynote by Dr Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.berlinchangedays.com/

New York, New York, USA

December
Virtual Training Series
Institute for the Development of Human Arts (online)
Special Guest Lecturer, Bayo Akomolafe (details to come)
https://www.idha-nyc.org/ 

Madrid, Spain

December 16
"Encounters at the Edge"
Hosted by the Institute of Postnatural Studies (online)
Special Guest Lecturer/Keynote, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe 
https://instituteforpostnaturalstudies.org/About
2020
January 8
Podcast Interview with Ayana Young ‘For the Wild’ (online)
Interview with Bayo Akomolafe
https://forthewild.world/listen/bayo-akomolafe-on-slowing-down-in-urgent-times-155
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvIz_v2rbI0&t=22s

London, United Kingdom

January 10 – May 2
Radical resilience: A deep adaptation learning journey
Programme of St. Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation & Peace (online)
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe is Honorary Adviser and Teacher for the programme

Middlebury, Vermont, USA

March 26
Middlebury College
Environmental Studies 0300: Approaching Sustainability from the Roots
Making Sanctuary with Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (online)
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe is an invited lecturer, teaches about his concept of ‘making sanctuary’, and converses with the students of Professor Nadine Canter Barnicle’s class

London, United Kingdom

March 28 – 29
The Climate Crisis: Me, You & the ‘More-than-Human’
With Pat McCabe & Bayo Akomolafe
Hosted by Advaya Initiative (online)
https://advaya.co/events/2020/03/28/the-climate-crisis-me-you-and-the-more-than-human 

March 30
"What do you do when there's no hope?"
A Climate Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe and Toni Spencer
Hosted by Advaya Initiative (online)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIxymPgLk8s 

April 25
Buddha at the Gas Pump Podcast (online)
Interview with Dr. Bayo Akomolafe\
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkJhsJls2UA

May 26
Beliefs Are What Our Bodies Are Doing
Hosted by Liberated Being Podcast (online)
In this talk Dr. Bayo Akomolafe speaks about beliefs as ecological matters and cognition as more-than-human
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ih0ZIg-_B4k 

Berlin, Germany 

June 12
Global Landscapes Forum: Bonn Digital Conference (online)
Invited Epilogue by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsQaXg-S-uI 

Totnes, United Kingdom

June 24
Schumacher College, UK
Earth Talk with Bayo Akomolafe
The Gods of the Discarded: Where do we go in liquid times? (online)
As the coronavirus pandemic opens us up to the impossible, an insurgency of the erstwhile invisible is unsettling the paradigms of whiteness that offered stability and progress. Progress is halted, at least temporarily. Where do we go from here? In this conversation with Andy Letcher, Bayo Akomolafe suggests we need new gods. He points out that the God of the Cotton Plantation is woefully undone and incompetent in the face of the many upheavals we are with-nessing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqCMQjdV1iA

Portland, Oregon, USA

June 24
Ten Laws Podcast with East Forest
Bayo Akomolafe / Uncovering Bones (Episode 112)
East Forest, pop artist from Portland, interviews Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1KBeE_NKeo
East Forest’s album “Possible” featuring words from Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfoSmYgoyTM

Germany

July 7
Deutsche Welle (DW) interviews Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
‘Nigeria's Bayo Akomolafe: We aren't 'in control' of climate crisis’
Bayo Akomolafe speaks with DW on the climate crisis and human agency in precarious times
https://www.dw.com/en/nigerias-bayo-akomolafe-we-arent-in-control-of-climate-crisis/a-54081002

July 23
The Ego of Activism: Ronan Harrington interviews Bayo Akomolafe
Cancel Culture and the limits of Identity Politics with Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CaQ2Ggc7f0

New Zealand

July 28
“A wind-driven conversation with Bayo Akomolafe”
2025 Initiative - ‘Preparing the Way’ Creative Lab (online)
Invited keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrqhVhqy55E 

August 7
Summoning the Unseen
Poetry and Meditation to Conjure Deep Support and Inspiration
A 12-week online workshop series with Brooke McNamara
Special Guests Bayo Akomolafe, Erin Geesaman Rabke, Dare Sohei, Dave Rock, & Rachel Blackman (online)
Dr. Bayo Akomolafe speaks about “A Theology of Lisps: Postactivism as Prophecy-Poetry”
https://www.brookemcnamara.com/summoning-the-unseen-2/ 

Africa

September 2
Earthrise: Collective on Activism, Ancient Wisdom and Alternatives / Natural Justice (online)
Keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
Postactivism –A Pressing Activism for the Oppressed

Australia

September 9
Future Crunch, Episode 6 with Philosopher Bayo Akomolafe (online)
https://futurecrunch.com/future-brunch-6-bayo-akomolafe-beyond-duality/  

Uppsala, Sweden

September 24
Beyond the Fences of Climate Justice
An Open Online Event and Conversation between Bayo Akomolafe and Students in the CEMUS Program of Uppsala University (online)
Invited Talk and Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe on the author’s book, "These Wilds Beyond our Fences: Letters to My Daughter on Humanity’s Search for Home"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWtwOYD2v7o  

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

September 24 – 27
FIBER Festival Hybrid (online / pre-recorded)
Invited Epilogue by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Wnjt-3yMGE

September 30
Bayo Akomolafe: Let Us Make Sanctuary
An Interview with Tami Simon, Sounds True (online)
Dr Bayo Akomolafe is special guest on Sounds True’s YouTube channel
In conversation with founder Tami Simon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4XkmPxpogI

October 15
Embodiment Conference 2020 (Online)
Invited Special Guest Talk by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
'Cancel Culture' is Another Name for How Stuck We Are
Humanism, Ethics and the Material Turn in Contemporary Politics
https://portal.theembodimentconference.org/presenters/bayo-akomolafe-8621g5
https://portal.theembodimentconference.org/sessions/humanism,-ethics-and-the-material-turn-in-contemporary-politics-e3337j
https://portal.theembodimentconference.org/sessions/panel-embodied-poetry-panel-d9jdh7

October 21 – 25
Science and Nonduality (SAND): Dying and Living (online)
Invited Teaching by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.scienceandnonduality.com/event/dying-and-living 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF37Wrmd8PA 

New Brunswick, Canada

October 26
University of New Brunswick | J. Herbert Smith Centre
‘The Future of Innovation: Disrupted’
An RBC Leadership Conference (online)
Keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI0nFfbrxyE 

Cape Town, South Africa

November 10
University of Cape Town (UCT)
MPhil Inclusive Innovation Class Interview with Professor Warren Nilsson (online)
Invited Lectures by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe and interaction with students

November 21
Dancing with Uncertainty: How can Trickster Energies Renew Humanity and Earth?
2020 Virtual Conference (online)
Invited Presentation by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
"We Need a Break: Falling into the Diffractive Cracks of Fugitivity”
https://www.facebook.com/events/1525866717616398/ 

Brazil

November 25
Futuros Possíveis (Possible Futures) Festival
Hosted by Casa Firjan (online)
Pre-recorded Keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe – “Why are we so stuck?”

November 26
Shared Resources Joint Solutions Programme (online)
A strategic partnership between WWF NL, IUCN NL and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Keynote by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.wwf.nl/api/Download/Download?fileId=202386
https://4returns.earth/events/joint-solutions-for-people-and-nature/ 

Exeter, United Kingdom

December 2
Interview with Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
Hosted by Rachel Fleming, Director of Embercombe (online)
Rachel Fleming interviews Dr. Akomolafe on his concepts

December 18
Young SAGES Online Summit: The ‘I’ of the Storm
Hosted by Science and Nonduality/SAND (online)
Invited Talk by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe – “This is a Time to Get Lost”
https://sand.theiofthestorm.org/talks/this-is-a-time-to-get-lost/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwBDtaZdiZI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeX6PvBpDis 
2019
Paris, France

February 5 – 6
The Emergence Network’s Vunja Stakeholder Meeting
Hosted by the Nigerian Permanent Delegation to UNESCO and Her Excellency, Ambassador Maryam Katagum
Dr. Akomolafe is Chief Curator of The Emergence Network and Co-Curator of Vunja with Dr. Geci Karuri-Sebina
Facilitated discussions around the launch of TEN’s project Vunja with delegations from Brazil and The Netherlands

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

March – May
Making Sanctuary with Bayo Akomolafe
What Does Activism Look Like at the End of Hope?
Hosted by The Jung Society of Utah
Invited Teaching and Hosting by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe on his concept of ‘making sanctuary’
https://jungplatform.com/store/making-sanctuary
https://vimeo.com/313549099

Middlebury, Vermont, USA

March 18 – 22
Middlebury College
Visiting Scholar, Meetings, Interactions, and Talks by Bayo Akomolafe
Special Invitation to Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
Engaging students in the Education Studies Program
Public talk and formal discussion by Akomolafe
“The Times are Urgent, Let’s Slow Down’
https://vimeo.com/326381937 

Hiawatha, Iowa, USA

April 9 – 10
The Grace of Decomposition: A Retreat with Bayo Akomolafe and Charles Eisenstein
Pre-Conference Gathering for the Spirituality in the 21st Century
Event hosted by Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center
Public Talks and Teaching by Bayo Akomolafe and Charles Eisenstein

April 12 – 13
Living in the Mangle – Coming To Life in a World Alive
An Event with Bayo Akomolafe and Charles Eisenstein
A Spirituality in the 21st Century Conference
Hosted by Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center
Public Talks and Teaching by Bayo Akomolafe and Charles Eisenstein
https://prairiewoods.org/living-into-our-mangle/ 

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

May 10
‘The Urgency of Embodiment in Dire Times’, an Evening Talk
Hosted by The Jung Society of Utah
Public Talk by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
Salt Lake City Public Library

May 11
Workshop hosted by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
The Episcopal Diocese of Utah
https://jungutah.com/event/bayo-akomolafe-the-urgency-of-embodiment-in-dire-times/ 

Toronto, Canada

June 24 – July 2
OCAD University
Workshop and Knowledge Translation Activity
Hosted in partnership with the Futures Literacy Program of UNESCO
Invitation as Facilitator and Subject Matter Expert

San Francisco, California, USA

August 10
Webinar, Holos Ecopsychology Certificate Program by Holos Institute
Invitation as Key Speaker and Teacher

Peterborough, Canada

October 10
Kawartha World Issues Center (KWIC)
30th Anniversary Celebrations with Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

October 11
Keynote Address: Student Centre Stohn Hall, Trent University
“The Gift of the Crossroads Workshop: The Mount Community Centre"
A ‘keynote lecture’ doesn’t do this event justice. Stohn Hall created a koan (a matter of public thought) on Thursday night to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC). Raging grannies, teen activists, and a Trent-full of intellectuals fell under Bayo Akomolafe’s spell during his vibrant lecture, “The Gift of the Crossroads: Agency, Responsibility and Justice in the Anthropocene.”
https://www.trentarthur.ca/news/entangled-crossroads-bayo-akomolafe-kwic-2019
https://www.trentu.ca/news/story/25383
https://www.ocic.on.ca/kwic-30th-keynote-with-bayo-akomolafe/
https://nationtalk.ca/story/whats-on-at-trent-october-8-to-october-15 

California, USA

Science and Nonduality (SAND) Conference
From Quarks to Love: Relationships at Every Scale
Invited Talk by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe
https://www.scienceandnonduality.com/event/sand19-us

Dr. Bayo Akomolafe gave a talk called “Is there a solution for climate change?”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIr2hOMVhIc&t=32s 

Vermont, USA

October 18 – November 1
University of Vermont
Course on Cosmologies, Worldviews, and Ways of Knowing (online)
Course Module Steward and Lecture by Dr. Bayo Akomolafe (online)

Paris, France

December 16 – 17
Global Futures Literacy Design Forum, UNESCO
Invitation as Speaker and Facilitator
2018
Abuja, Nigeria and Pretoria, South Africa

January 23
UNESCO Goodwill Mission to Nigeria and South Africa on Futures Literacy
Visit to Covenant University and Public Lecture
Drs Riel Miller, Bayo Akomolafe and Loes Damhof
‘Transforming the Future: Anticipation in the 21st Century’
http://m.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/News/Experts-Suggest-Ambient-Learning-as-Future-of-education

Courtesy Visit to Nigeria’s National University Commission
Courtesy Visit to Tshwane University of Technology
Courtesy Visit to University of Pretoria and Vice Chancellor Cheryl De La Rey

Middlebury, Vermont, USA

March 13
Visiting Professorship at Middlebury College
Speech at the Twilight Auditorium with students of the Education Department

March 14
Speech and interaction with Section A of the Sophomore Seminar with Professor Jim Berg

March 14
Public Lecture: Libations at the Crossroads
Decommissioning Whiteness in an Age of Transraciality

March 15
Speech with Section B of the sophomore seminar with Professor Marion Wells

March 15
Speech with Section C of the sophomore seminar with Professor Miller-Lane

Whitsett, North Carolina, USA

March 18
“A Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe”
An invited talk with the Staff and Board of the Center for Education
Imagination and the Natural World, Timberlake Earth Sanctuary

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

March 18
The Gift of Fading Away by Bayo Akomolafe
An invited public talk sponsored by the Center for Education
Imagination and the Natural World, at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
https://www.beholdnature.org/thegiftoffadingaway.php

Carrboro, North Carolina, USA

March 19
Decolonizing the Dead
Partnering with Our Ancestors for Cultural Healing with Bayo Akomolafe and Daniel Foor
Invited day-long event hosting and talks at FlowJo Studio
https://ancestralmedicine.org/event/decolonizing-dead-partnering-ancestors-cultural-healing/

Toronto, Canada

March 20
Ase at the Crossroads: A Re-reading of Race and Decolonization
"These Wilds Beyond our Fences” Book Reading Event at ‘A Different Booklist’ Cultural Centre
https://adifferentbooklistculturalcentre.com/event/ase-at-the-crossroads-a-re-reading-of-race-and-decolonization-by-dr-bayo-akomolafe/

March 21
“The Times are Urgent: Let us Slow Down”
Intimate Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe”
Sponsored by Whole Life Leadership [Kristen Bentley] at the Artscape Youngplace
http://whole-lifeleadership.com/the-times-are-urgent-let-us-slow-down/

Santa Rosa, California, USA

March 24
The Wilds Beyond our Fences – Speaking of Walls with Bayo Akomolafe
Invited Speech at the Glaser Center at the Unitarian Universalist Church
https://web.uusantarosa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/UUCSR_Mar_2018_newsletter-web.pdf

Sonoma, California, USA

March 26
Sonoma State University Invited Lecture and other presentations
Lecture: AMCS 165
American Multicultural Studies: Humanities Learning Community

March 27
Invited Talk at SSU Hub
A Theory of Ghosts: Meeting the Insensible, Decolonizing Presence
https://web.facebook.com/events/1776908849015469/

London, United Kingdom

April 7
Regenerative Activism: Revitalizing Self and Society Conference
Invited Speech: A Post-Activism of Desire, Wellbeing, Justice & Failure
(delivered live via Skype)
http://thecockpit.org.uk/show/regenerative_activism_revitalising_self_and_society

Totnes, United Kingdom

April 16 – May 4
Sacred Activism Module
MA in Ecology and Spirituality Program at Schumacher College
Teacher in Residence and Chief Instructor
https://www.schumachercollege.org.uk/courses/short-courses/sacred-activism-2018

Berlin, Germany

‘Power-sensitive and diversity sustaining education’
A conference by ‘Kulturweit
Civil Service of German UNESCO’
Keynote Address (delivered via Skype)

Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

May 15 – 19
Reimagining Education Workshop
Workshop host with Manish Jain at Swaraj University / Shikshantar
https://www.noticebard.com/reimagining-education-swaraj-university-udaipur/

Ashland, Oregon, USA

May 26 – 27
Tending the Threshold Conference
Invited Speech “The Wilds Beyond Whiteness”
https://tendingthethreshold.com/

Cape Town, South Africa

October 14 – 18
Exploring the nearly invisible
A series of multi-day conversations with Bayo Akomolafe, Colin Campbell and Eve Annecke (Dreamcoat Collective)
Special Guest Teacher at Fully Residential Retreat at Bertha Retreat, Boschendal

Johannesburg, South Africa

October 20
Learning Reimagined UnConference
Keynote Address
https://www.growingminds.co.za/learning-reimagined-conference-2018/
https://www.growingminds.co.za/2018/11/bayos-talk-at-learning-reimagined-2018/

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

November 9
ColaborAmerica 2018 Keynote Address
Let us Slow Down: Acting in Turbulent Times
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yvs1KcKye-Q

November 11
Reimagining Education, Reimagining Activism
A Workshop with Bayo Akomolafe and Manish Jain

Lexington, Massachussetts, USA

November 15
‘Growing Sideways’
Invited Talk by the Lexington Community for Students
Lexington High School

November 15
The Way is Awkward, not Forward: An Evening with Bayo Akomolafe
Invited Talk by the Lexington Community Education Board
Scottish Rite Museum and Library
https://lexingtoncommunityed.org/the-wilds-beyond-our-fences-the-way-is-awkward-not-foward-an-evening-with-bayo-akomolafe/

Rowe, Massachussetts, USA

November 16 – 18
The Times are Urgent, Let us Slow Down
Fully Residential Retreat at the Rowe Camp and Conference Center
http://rowecenter.org/wp/events/bayo-akomolafe-times-are-urgent-let-us-slow-down/

Paris, France

November 30 – December 1
Crossroads: The transversality of time in the Anthropocene and how to queer the nature of knowledge, agency and the future
Presentation at the Founding of the University of Plurality
https://www.plurality-university.org/team/bayo-akomolafe/

Kigali, Rwanda

Africa Innovation Summit
Invited Talk and Presentation on Postactivism
https://www.africainnovationsummit.com/speakers
http://www.africainnovationsummit.com/index.php?name=bayo-akomolafe-phd