ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

2022 Presentations
American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November

The Spirit of Soul Food: Race, Faith, and Food Justice Book Roundtable

Panel Participant

Harvard Divinity School, Ecological Spirituality, April

Reclaiming Spiritual Identity in Native Place - Indigenous food sovereignty and the ontology of dwelling in GATHER

Presenter

American Academy of Religion, Western Region, March

Grace, Mercy, and Atonement: Exploring Artistic, Ritual, and Social Action through Forgiveness

Unit Chair, Religion, Literature, and Film

Forests and Priests, a story of land-based reconciliation between humans and trees in Ethiopia

Presenter

East-West Psychology Metamorphosis Lecture Series, California Institute of Integral Studies January

Reclaiming a More-than-Human Psychology: the Ecological Role of Becoming-Animal in Hunter-Gatherer Cosmology

Lecturer

2021 Presentations

Decolonizing Research Academic Conference, California Institute of Integral Studies/Deep Water Initiative, April

Alternative Research Methodologies in Academic Institutions

Co-creator and Coordinator

4th Religion and Ecology Summit, California Institute of Integral Studies, March

Sacred Sites and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Around the World

Panel Participant

American Academy of Religion, Western Region, March

Spiritual Emergence during the Global COVID Pandemic

Unit Co-chair, Religion, Literature, and Film

Reclaiming Spiritual Identity in Native Place - Indigenous food sovereignty and the ontology of dwelling in GATHER

Presenter

The Emergence of Spiritual Ecology in My Octopus Teacher

Panel Chair

2020 Presentations

Decolonizing Research, Online Academic Panel, Deep Water Initiative, October

Indigenous Research Methodologies in Western Academic Institutions

Co-creator and Coordinator

A Renewal of Genesis 1, Online Academic Panel, Deep Water Initiative, September

Co-creator and Coordinator

American Academy of Religion, Western Region, March

The Chasing Hunt: transcendence, immanence and the zone of proximity in the Kalahari Desert

Presenter

Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness Forum, California Institute of Integral Studies, March

Indigenous Storytelling in Film as a new form of Subtle Activism

Presenter

Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness Forum, California Institute of Integral Studies, February

Becoming-Animal as Primal Theology in Primal Religions

Presenter

4th Yale Graduate Conference on Religion & Ecology, February

Becoming-Animal as Primal Theology in Primal Religions

Presenter

2017-2019 Presentations

Philosophy, Cosmology and Consciousness Annual Symposium, California Institute of Integral Studies, November 2017

A.I. & Agriculture, a more than Human Approach

Presenter

5th World-Ecology Research Network Conference, Department of Anthropology and Social Change, CIIS, May 2019

Organizer

Kalahari Dystopia’s and the Utopia of Becoming-Bushmen as Ecological Model

Presenter

Religion and Ecology Film Festival at the California Institute of Integral Studies, Deep Water Initiative, March 2019

Co-creator and Organizer

Deep Water Initiative Film Series, 2019

Co-creator and Organizer