July 13, 2019: “The Walker as Mappist” (with Garnette Cadogan), Governors Island, New York, NY

May 16, 2019: Women’s World Cup Symposium, Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, New York, NY

April 26, 2019 “Coordinates: On Maps and Art", David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

April 10, 2019 “Losing Earth: A Recent History” (in conversation with Nathaniel Rich), Institute for Public Knowledge, New York, NY

February 20, 2019 “Krewe du Kanaval: in context” (avec Arcade Fire & Pres Hall & DJ Jubilee et al.), New Orleans, LA

November 15, 2018 “Mapping the Infinite City”, The National Archives (NYC DOE), New York, NY

November 3, 2018 “The Walker as Mappist” (with Garnette Cadogan), Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

October 18, 2018 “Silicon City: San Francisco Now” (with Cary Mclelland), McNally Jackson Books, Brooklyn, NY

October 7, 2018 “Island People: After Windrush” (with Colin Grant), Ilkley Literature Festival, Ilkley, UK

September 7 - November 12, 2018 "PÒTOPRENS: the Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince" (in residence), Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

June 1-3, 2018, Calabash International Literary Festival, Treasure Beach, Jamaica

April 12, 2018 “Memories of Underdevelopment” (introducing the film), NYU, New York, NY

April 5, 2018 “Secrets We Kept: Writing the Indian Caribbean” (with Krystal Sital and Gaiutra Bahadur), NYU, New York, NY

April 2, 2018 “Cuba on the Verge” University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

February 6, 2018 “A Perfect Storm: On Puerto Rico after Maria” Gallatin NYU, New York, NY

January 23, 2018 “Dear Reader, Live,” The Ace Hotel, New York, NY

January 11-13, 2018 Key West Literary Seminar (with Marlon James, et al.), Key West, FL

November 29, 2017 “Island People: A Storm Relief Benefit and Celebration,” The Ace Hotel, New York, NY

November 7, 2017 “Michelle Cliff: A Tribute” (with Tiphanie Yanique, et al.) The New School, New York, NY

September 17, 2017 “The Problems and Promise of Cities“ Brooklyn Book Fair, Brooklyn, NY

June 15-17, 2017 Dalkey Book Festival, Dalkey, Ireland

June 12, 2017 “Island People: The Caribbean and the World” Pages of Hackney, London, UK

June 11, 2017 Balham Literary Festival (with Kapka Kassabova), London, UK

June 5, 2017 “Augustown: In conversation with Kei Miller” Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, UK

June 4, 2017 “Cuba!” (with Rachel Kushner, Cristina Garcia, Achy Obejas), Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley, CA

June 3, 2017 “Beyond Travel Writing” (with Geoff Dyer, et al.), Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley, CA

April 25, 2017 “Island People: The Caribbean and the World” Bear Pond Books, Montpelier, VT

April 18, 2018 “Island People: The Global Impacts of the Caribbean” Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

March 1, 2017 “Island People: The Caribbean and the World” Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

March 1, 2017 “Mapping the Infinite City” Google Inc., Cambridge, MA

February 1, 2017 “The Caribbean and the World” Bristol Festival of Ideas, Bristol, UK

January 31, 2017 “Island People: Official UK Launch” (with Sharmaine Lovegrove) London, UK

November 21, 2016 “Island People: Official US Launch” (with Garnette Cadogan) Greenlight Books, Brooklyn, NY

November 20, 2016 “Tales of Travel: On Island People” Miami Book Fair, Miami, FL

November 17, 2016 “Nonstop Metropolis: Official SF Launch” (with Rebecca Solnit, et al.), San Francisco, CA

October 21, 2016 “The Writer as Mappist” (keynote lecture, NACIS annual conference), Colorado Springs, CO

October 18, 2016 “Nonstop Metropolis: Live! From the NYPL” (with Rebecca Solnit, Luc Sante, Suketu Mehta), New York, NY

October 2, 2016 “Nonstop Metropolis: Official Launch Party and Celebration“ The Queens Museum, Queens, NY

September 16, 2016 “Toward a Geography of Humanism” NEH 50th Anniversary, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

March 30, 2016 “Mapping the Infinite City” (keynote at Association of American Geographers, with Rebecca Solnit) San Francisco, CA