2017 Appearances

April 27Yale School of Nursing“Observation and Care Giving”
June 8-9Oxford UK

Assn. of Anthropology, Gerontology, and the Life Course

“Culture, Commitment and Care Across the Life Course”

2016 Appearances

February 9 Lawrence Academy,
Groton, MA
“Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam”
February 16-19 Santa FeMellon Fdtn Conf. on an Uncertain Human Future
March 1 Transforming Aging Summit
Shift Network
“Age of Active Wisdom”
March 10 Hillside Village, Keene, NH “Wisdom for the Future”
March 17 Women Explore, Cambridge MA
April 12St. Bernard Church, Keene NH “Hospitality as Mercy”
March 1 Streamed online by Shift Network“Transforming Aging Summit: “Composing a Further Life”
May 11 Keene,NH Senior Center
May 13 St. George Gr. Orthodox Church, Keene“Evening with Authors”
May 28 Amherst College Reunion Class 1981 “Going Into Our Wisdom Years”
July 20Hollyhocks Summer Conference
Cortes Island, BC, Canada
“Age of Active Wisdom”
July 26 Amer. Lib Assoc., Orlando FL“A Heritage of Fieldnotes”
Aug. 9 Keene Rotary “Role Reversals: Learning and Teaching”
October 9-11 Rowe Center, Rowe MA“Composing a Life of Wonder, Creativity, and Beauty”
November 11 Mariposa Museum, Peterboro, NH“Love Across Difference”
November 16-20AAA annual meeting in Minneapolis


Public Events 2015

Note: Some talks may require reservations

May 26 Harvard Law School:

Seminar on Systems Theory and conflict resolution                        Program on Negotiation

May 28-30 U. of Texas, Austin:

Plenary: Iran Today

Peace Corps Iran Assn.

Quest for New Narratives

June 6 Boston Psychoanalytic          Plenary: Raising Children for an Uncertain Future

Assn and Inst. (BPSI)

July 28-31 “Learning from a Life Lived Cybersystemically” Hannover, Germany
August 3-6 Intrntl Society for System Science   “Governing the Anthropocene” Berlin, GDR
October 7 6th International Conf. on Ageing and Spirituality

Plenary: “When Service is Perfect Freedom”

Los Angeles, CA
October 9-11 Rowe Center:

Workshop: “Composing a Life of Wonder, Creativity and Beauty”

Rowe, MA




Public Events 2014

Note: Some talks may require reservations

February 4-5, 2014 Clark University:
Council on an Uncertain Human Future
Worcester, MA
March 28, 2014 Boston College School of Social Work,
Pinderhughes Lectures:
“On the Work of Societal Healing”
Boston, MA
April 27,  2014 1st Parish Brewster (Cape Cod), MA
May 8-9, 2014 Clark University:
Council on an Uncertain Human Future
Worcester, MA
June 18-20, 2014 Human Computation conference Washington DC
June 24-26, 2014 Norbert Weiner 21st Century Conference Cambridge, MA
June 26 -, 2014 Boulder Journey School Summer Conference 2014 Boulder CO
August 6, 2014 American Society for Cybernetics

“Living in Cybernetics”

“The Future of Cybernectics”

Washington DC
September 12-14,
Rowe Conference Center Workshop:
“You’re not alone: Experiencing Communion in Community”
Rowe, MA
September 18-19,
Clark University:
Council on an Uncertain Human Future
Worcester, MA
October 8, 2014 Hoffman Seminar

“Learning as Spiritually”

Cambridge, MA
October 14, 2014 St. Bernard Church
“A Kaleidoscope of Saints”
Keene, NH
October 19, 2014 TEDx Happiness:
“A New World of Active Wisdom”
Cape May, NJ
October 20-24, 2014 Boulder Journey School
Reggio Educators Symposium
Boulder, CO
December 2-7,
American Anthropological Association,
Interlocutor Event: Composing Further Life
Washington DC



Public Events 2013Note: Some talks may require reservations
March 16, 2013 Scaritt-Bennett Center:
“Living a Legacy”
Dialogue with Dr. Johnnetta Cole
Worcester, MA
March 19, 2013 St. Peter’s Church, Divine Mercy Parish
Lecture: “Spirituality Across the Life Cycle: From Wonder to Wisdom”
Peterborough, NH
April 22,  2013 Department of Anthropology,

Wichita State University

Wichita, KS
June 24, 2013 “The Koran by Heart,” Introduction Chesham, NH
September 13-15,


The Rowe Center

Weekend Workshop:

“A Lifetime of Wonder and Wisdom”

with Mel Kimura Bucholtz

Washington DC
October 17, 2013 Margaret Mead Film Festival: Opening Address

American Museum of Natural History

New York, NY
October 23, 2013 Keene State University lecture:

“The Anthropology of Gender”

Keene, NH
October 24, 2013 Older Women’s League Keystone:

“Wise Activism and Active Wisdom”

Kennedy Library

Boston, MA
November 12-23, 2013 EduRetreat 2012 Reflective Guide India
December 5, 2013 “The Koran by Heart,” Introduction Kingston, NH