For more information, visit the Schedule A Talk page.
8-10 November 2013 @ The C.S. Lewis Foundation Fall Conference. Houston, Texas. (Keynote speaker). http://www.cslewis.org/programs/50thcelebration/fall-conference-houston/
21-23 June 2013 @ The C.S. Lewis Foundation Regional Conference. University of San Diego, San Diego, California. "Are you Lewissian, Tolkienian, or Somewhere In Between?" and "Doing What the Inklings Do." (Writer's Workshop). http://www.cslewis.org/programs/50thcelebration/summer-conference/
16-18 May 2013 @ The Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "Who is the Author of Til We Have Faces?" (Keynote speaker). http://www.apu.edu/clas/english/conference/
28 February 2013 @ Sigma Tau Delta Induction Ceremony. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "How C.S. Lewis Saved Middle Earth." (Keynote address). http://www.apu.edu/honors/apuhonorsocieties/#sigmataudeltaenglishalphaepsilontau
21-23 February 2013 @ Knowing Christ: Celebrating the Teaching of Dallas Willard for Pastors, Ministry Leaders, and Christian Educators. Santa Barbara, California. (Attended). http://dallaswillardcenter.com/2013-conference/
8 December 2012 @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "Music from the Shire." (Featured speaker). http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/
9 November 2012 @ The C.S. Lewis Retreat: A Retreat for Readers, Writers, and Mere Christians. Camp Allen, Navasota, Texas. "The Craft of Writing." (Session Leader). http://www.cslewis.org/programs/retreat/2012/
27 October 2012 @ Sigma Tau Delta Movie Night. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "Tolkien's Lord of the Rings vs. Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings." (Speaker). http://www.apu.edu/honors/apuhonorsocieties/#sigmataudeltaenglishalphaepsilontau
30 May 2012 @ The Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English Annual Awards Dinner. University of San Diego, San Diego, California. "Five Lessons from the Author of the Century." (Keynote speaker). http://greatersandiegocouncilofteachersofenglish.camp7.org/annualawardbanquet2012
20 September 2011 @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "The Three-fold Benefit of Faith: Some Thoughts from C.S. Lewis." (Sermon). http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/
6 March 2011 9:45am @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "What I Learned (The Hard Way) About the Millennial Mindset." (Sermon). http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/
17 January 2011 7:30-9:30 @ The Azusa Pacific University Blackbox Theater. Azusa, California. The Major and the Missionary: A Love Story. (Performance).
16 November 2010 4:20-4:40 Radio Interview. Reflections on the life of Glen H. GoodKnight and the Impact of the Mythopoeic Society. "What Would Arwen Do? A Middle-earth perspective on life, community and the arts with Tani Tinuviel and Milo Loamsdown Tuesdays 4-5 PM Pacific Time on KUCI 88.9 FM Irvine or streaming live at www.kuci.org. Archived shows/podcasts/upcoming elvish adventures visit http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/669/11-16-2010%2015-59.mp3.
2, 9, 16, 23 November 2010 6:30-8pm @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "Voyages with C. S. Lewis." Presenting along with Pastor Jim Miller: Wk. 1: Lewis. Wk.2: Eustace. Wk. 3: Reepicheep. Wk.4: Lucy. (Free Lecture Series). http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/events9-1101/VoyagesWithCSLewis
23 October 2010 9am @ The Petoskey C.S. Lewis Literature Festival, North Central Michigan College, Petoskey, Michigan. "The Impact of the Inklings on Tolkien's Middle-earth." (Seminar) http://cslewisfestival.org/2010-speakers-30/
23 October 2010 "Who Were the Inklings?" Inside Look with Greg Wheatley - Dr. Diana Glyer and Dr. Bryan Litfin. (Radio Interview). http://www.moodyradio.org/brd_ProgramDetail.aspx?id=60352
22 October 2010 7:30pm @ The Petoskey C.S. Lewis Literature Festival, Petoskey, Michigan. The Manthei Lecture, "C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Imagination." (Speaker). http://cslewisfestival.org/2010-speakers-30/
20 October 2010 4pm @ The Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. "Lewis's Fingerprints on the MAP of Middle-earth." (Speaker).
22 August and 29 August 9am @ Bereans, Room HH404, Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena, California. "Clay in the Potter's Hands." (Sunday School Class) http://www.lakeave.org/
9-11 July 2010 @ Mythcon, the Annual Conference of the Mythopoeic Society, Dallas, Texas. "Doing What the Inklings Did" (Lecture) and "The Major and the Missionary," a reader's theatre production based on the letters of Warren Hamilton Lewis. Also, a bit part in "The Masque of the Manuscript" by Charles Williams.
28 May 2010 @Foothill Christian School, Glendora, California. "What Do Authors Do All Day?" (Lecture).
9-10 April 2010 @ C.S. Lewis and the Inklings Conference, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma. Conference Theme: “C.S. Lewis and the Inklings: Discovering Hidden Truths.” (Keynote Address). Co-Keynoter, along with Michael Ward, author of Planet Narnia. "The Major and the Missionary: A Love Story." (Dramatic Presentation) http://www.okcu.edu/english/cslis/home.html
25-27 March 2010 @ Conference on Christianity and Literature, Western Region, California Baptist University, Riverside, California. Conference Theme: "Thicker Than Water? The Family in Literature and Culture.". Co-Keynoter, along with Gary D. Schmidt. (Keynote Address). http://www.pepperdine.edu/sponsored/ccl/conferencesandannouncements/western.htm
25 March 2010 12:00 Noon @ AzusaPacific University. "The Major and the Missionary: A Love Story." )Sabbatical Lecture). A discussion of the frienship between Warren Hamilton Lewis (author) and Lucy Blanche Biggs (missionary to Papua New Guinea).
3 March 2010 @ Duke 120, Common Day of Learning, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "Dante's Medieval Latin Liturgy: Preserving What is Good." (Student-led Presentation)
5 May 2010 9am @ Providence Christian College, Ontario, California. "What Literary Influence Looks Like: Inklings and Others." (Invited lecture).
9 January 2010 @ Meadow Valley Community Church, Quincey, California. Ladies Retreat. "Reviewing and Renewing our 'LOVE' Stories." (Workshop)
10 December 2009 @ APU Writers Read, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. A panel discussion with Joseph Bentz and Stuart Strother: "Getting Published: Tips, Traps, Options." (Panel Discussion)
29 November 2009@ LOSCON 36, LAX Marriott, Los Angeles, California. Two panel discussions as part of the Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS) programming Track for writers. "Beating Writer's Block" and "When to Join (and When to Avoid) Critique Groups." (Panel) http://www.loscon.org/36/html/mainmenu.html
30 October-1 November 2009 @ C. S. Lewis Foundation Regional Conference, Camp Allen, Navasota, Texas. "The Company We Keep: Celebrating Creativity and Community with C. S. Lewis.” (4 Lectures) http://www.cslewis.org/programs/regional/sw/2009/index.html.
29 October 2009 @ C. S. Lewis Foundation Regional Conference, Writers’ Retreat, Camp Allen, Navasota, Texas. “Tea with Lady Di: A Courteous and Cultured Conversation About the Gentle Art of Composition, with Scones.” (Reception) http://www.cslewis.org/programs/regional/sw/2009/index.html.
17-20 July 2009 @ Mythcon 40, UCLA (DeNeve Plaza), Los Angeles, California. “Sailing Out to Sea in Our ‘Coracle of Verses.” (Guest of Honor Speech, Panel Presentations, Book Signing, and General Merriment) http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/40/ This event also features James A. Owen, author of The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica: http://www.heretherebedragons.net/
16 June 2009 7pm @ The Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. “C.S. Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien, and the Secret of Creative Collaboration.” (Invited Lecture and Book Signing) http://www.wheaton.edu/wadecenter/news/news.html
15 June 2009 8:15am @ WETN, FM88.1 and wetn.org, Wheaton Illinois. Live interview with Joy Curry, on “Joy in the Morning.” http://www.wheaton.edu/wetn/AMshow/morning.htm
11 June 2009 9:45am @ Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. "Lewis, Tolkien, and the Call to Community,” a chapel talk for the Wheaton-in-England Program. (Sermon)
3 May & 10 May 2009 @ Bereans, Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena, California. “C.S. Lewis: Spiritual Role Model? Or Some Kinda Fluke?” (2 Classes) http://www.lakeavefamily.org/article.asp?id=welcome
16-18 April 2009 @ Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon. “Studying Lewis, Tolkien, and the Inklings: A Puzzle, a Process, and a Plea for Primary Research.” (Paper) http://www.pepperdine.edu/sponsored/ccl/
9 April 2009 7:30pm @ The Harrisonburg C.S.Lewis Society, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Harrisonburg Virginia. (Discussion and Book Signing) http://willvaus.com/c__s__lewis_society
9 April 2009 @ James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. “God, Morality, and Virtue in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.” (2 Classes)
4 April 2009 3pm @ The White Hart Cafe, Lynchburg ,Virginia. (Roundtable Conversation and Book Signing) http://www.inklingswhitehart.com/index.asp
20-22 March 2009 @ Meadow Valley Community Church Woman's Retreat, Quincy, California. “Living a Life of Love: Four Lessons From C. S. Lewis.” (4 Lectures)
20 March 2009 @ Plumas Christian School, Quincy, California. “Reading Like You Mean It: Diving Deeper Into the Books You Already Know and Love.” (2 Classes)
4 March 2009 @ Common Day of Learning, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. ( Session)
17 February 2009 @ The Oxford C. S. Lewis Society, Pusey House, Oxford, England. “Warren Hamilton Lewis and His ‘American Lady.’ ” (Invited Paper) http://lewisinoxford.googlepages.com/
23 January 2009 @ The Rose Garden, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. “Books, Libraries, Readers: Huzzah!!” (Reception)
23 January 2009 @ Goddard Middle School Career Day, Glendora, California. ”Being an Author: Many Myths and the True Truth.” (2 Lectures)
22 January 2009 @ IVCF at USC, Los Angeles, California. “Building a House of Friendship.” (Sermon)
28-30 November 2008 @ LOSCON, LAX Marriott, Los Angeles, California. “What I Do When I Should Be Writing” (Panel) http://www.loscon.org/35/
18-21 November 2008 @ High Sierra Program, Azusa Pacific University, Bass Lake, California. (Plenary Lecture and Chapel Service). http://www.apu.edu/highsierra/
25 October 2008 7pm @ Mystery & Imagination Bookshop, Glendale, California. (Discussion and Book Signing) http://www.mysteryandimagination.com/ This event also features Will Vaus, president of Will Vaus Ministries and author of Mere Theology and The Professor of Narnia. http://www.willvaus.com/
13 & 14 October 2008 @ Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. “Reading Good Books from Top to Bottom: How the Four Levels of Reading Can Boost Your GPA.” (2 Lectures) http://www.apu.edu/
15-18 August 2008 @ Mythcon 39, New Britain, Connecticut. “C. S. Lewis in Disguise: Portraits of Jack in the Fiction of his Friends.” (Paper)
30 July 2008 @ The Oxbridge C. S. Lewis Conference, Oxford and Cambridge, England. “C. S. Lewis and the Algebra of Friendship.” (Plenary Lecture)
28 July – 8 August 2008 @ The Oxbridge C. S. Lewis Conference, Oxford and Cambridge, England. “Doing What the Inklings Did: Building Small Groups that Survive and Thrive.” (2 Three-day Workshops)
4-6 July 2008 @ Westercon Regional Science Fiction Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada."Writer's Block: Ain't No Such Thang." (Panel)
June 2008 @ LionCon, Biola University, La Mirada, California, "Taming the Bandersnatch: The Impact of C.S. Lewis on Tokien's The Lord of the Rings." (Plenary talk)
April 2008 @ Orange County Writers' Conference, Mariners Community Church, Irvine, California, "The Creative Genius of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings." (Plenary talk)
April 2008 @ Time Warner Cable TV, Los Angeles, California. "Things That Matter" hosted by Patricia K.D.(Television Interview)
Winter 2007-2008 Mars Hill Audio Journal, Volume 88. (Audio Interview)
October 2007 @ Abbott Kinney Memorial Branch Library, Venice, California. Greater Los Angeles' Writer's Society (GLAWS) "Secrets of Successful Writing Groups: Lewis, Tolkien, and the Inklings." (Talk)
October 2007 @ Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina, "Images of C.S. Lewis: Treebeard, Hunter, Ramsden, and Jak," C.S. Lewis: The Man and His Work, a 21st Century Legacy. (Paper)
Summer 2007 @ C.S. Lewis Foundation Summer Conference, San Diego, California, "Mere Virtue: Courage for Pilgrimage" and "Mere Virtue: Community in Pilgrimage." (2 Plenary talks)
10 May 2007 @ Frank Pastore Show, KKLA Talk Radio, Los Angeles, California,. (One Hour Live Interview)
March 2007 @ Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership (CALL), Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Berkeley, California. "Communities Creating the Creative Genius: An Evening with Diana Pavlac Glyer." (Lecture)
November 1998 @ Evening Prayer Service, Centennial Celebration of C.S. Lewis, St. Luke Episcopal Church Parish, Monrovia, California, "Why We Honor C.S. Lewis." (Sermon)
November 1998 @ Adam McMannis Show, KSLR Talk Radio, San Antonio, Texas. (One Hour Live Interview)
November 1998 @ Salem National Radio Network, Glendale, California, "C.S. Lewis: A Look at the Legacy," one of eight scholars interviewed for a radio special, distributed and broadcast on 45 stations.
November 1998 @ National Public Radio World Update, British edition, broadcast on NPR stations worldwide, discussing why Lewis continues to command a large following in America. (Radio Interview)
November 1998 @ BBC, Los Angeles, California, one of five scholars discussing American impressions of Lewis and groups devoted to studying him. (Television Interview)
April 1997 @ USC, Christian Graduate Student Forum, Los Angeles, California, "C.S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptics." (Talk)
July 1996 @ United Methodist Church Conference on Prayer, Yucaipa, California, "The Christian Way of Grief: Lessons from C.S. Lewis." (Workshop)
March 1995 @ Conference on College Composition & Communication, Washington D.C."Embalming Our Breath: How We Confine Present Day Scholars to Their Words of the Published Past." (Paper)
April 1995 @ St. James Episcopal Church Adult Sunday School, Springfield, Missouri, "Would C.S. Lewis Have Been a Good Baptist?" (Lecture)
July 1995 @ United Methodist Church Conference on Prayer, Yucaipa, California, "What C.S. Lewis Taught About Prayer." (Workshop)
November 1995 @ College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, "C.S. Lewis: A Life of Pain and Promise." (Convocation Lecture)
February 1994 @ First Presbyterian Church of Branson, Missouri, Adult Sunday School, "C.S. Lewis: Through the Shadowlands" (Three Week Series)
August 1993 @ St. James Episcopal Church Adult Sunday School, Springfield, Missouri, "The Sermons of C.S. Lewis" (Six Week Series)
March 1992 @ International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Dania, Floriday, "Re-Thinking the Inklings: A Critique of Humphrey Carpenter's View of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams." (Paper)
July 1991 @ Mythopoeic Society Conference, San Diego, California, "Medieval Themes in the Works of Lewis, Tolkien, and Williams." (Paper)
July 1990 @ Mythopoeic Society Conference, California State University, Long Beach, California, "Reading What the Inklings Read." (Paper)
July 1989 @ Mythopoeic Society Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, "The Collaborative Writing Process of the Inklings." (Paper)