Speaking Schedule

For more information, visit the Schedule A Talk page.

6-8 November 2019 @ Presbyterian Heritage Center, Montreat, North Carolina.

2-5 August 2019 @ Mythcon 50, the Annual Conference of the Mythopoeic Society, San Diego, California. Information here.

27-30 June 2019 @ Mythmoot: Annual Speculative Literature Conference, Leesburg, Virginia. Information here. (Keynote Speaker).

17 March 2019 @ APU, Azusa, California. A table read-through of a new play written by Heidi Turner and based on C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces. (Facilitator).

19 November 2018 @ Basecamp Live. "Would Narnia & Lord of the Rings exist without The Inklings?" (Podcast Interview: listen here.).

23 October 2018 @ Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, California. "Practical Bandersnatch: Life Lessons from C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings." Sponsored by The Southern California C. S. Lewis Society, Orange County Branch. (Lecture).

20 August 2018 @ Christianity Today Magazine. "Madeleine L’Engle: ‘We Must Be Willing to Live by Paradox and Contradiction and Surprise.’" Review of Sarah Arthur's biography, A Light So Lovely. (Review Article: read here).

26 July 2017 @ The C. S. Lewis Summer Institute, Oxford and Cambridge. "Called to be Faithful: The Daily Habits of Creative Souls." Participant in "Calling in the Arts" Workshop led by Lancia Smith. Sponsored by The C. S. Lewis Foundation. Invited Speaker. (Interview).

1 April 2017 @ The Pinery, Colorado Springs, Colorado. "The Integrated Imagination: A Day of Re-enchantment." Sponsored by the Anselm Society, The Rabbit Room, and the C.S. Lewis Foundation. Speaker, along with Andrew Peterson, Lanier Ivester, Heather Walker Peterson. (Lecture).

26 March 2017 @ Baseline Community Church, Claremont, California. "Insights into Mere Christianity." Sunday School Speaker. (Lecture).

22 March 2017 @ Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. Sponsored by APU Office of Research and Grants. "Undaunted by Dante: An Uncomplicated Guide to Enjoying The Divine Comedy." Speaker. (Lecture).

1 March 2017 @ Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. Sponsored by APU's Common Day of Learning. “Tollers and Jack: The Transforming Friendship of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien.” Common Day of Learning. Speaker. (Public Lecture).

29 October 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, Segerstrom Science Center. CLAS Homecoming Reception. "Bandersnatches, Inklings, C.S. Lewis and Collaboration." Speaker, along with Scott Kinnes Ph.D. and Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D. (Public Lecture).

6-9 October 2016 @ Church of the Redeemer, Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsored by The Rabbit Room. "PROVOCATION: Creativity through the Lens of Hebrews Ten." (Keynote Speaker).

30 Sep 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "A Coin Toss: Creativity, Collaboration, and the Moment that Changed Everything." (Public Lecture).

2-5 June 2016 @ Taylor University, Upland, Indiana. Lewis & Friends Colloquium. (Keynote Speaker).

17 & 24 April 2016 10:45-11:45 @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "Life Lessons from C. S. Lewis." (Sunday School Class).

8 April 2016 6pm-8pm @ Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 13990 Gleneagle Dr. Colorado Springs, Colorado. 80921. Sponsored by The Anselm Society. "Keys to Successful Collaboration." (Workshop Leader).

19-21 February 2016 @ Scottsdale, Arizona. "How to Outwit Uncle Screwtape." (Workshop).

9 February 2016 @ California Baptist University, Riverside, California. "Thinking About Inklings." (Lecture).

2 February 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, LAPC. Bandersnatch Book Signing. Sponsored by Azusa Pacific University’s Honors College. Bandersnatch.” (Recorded Lecture).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #7 What is a Bandersnatch?(Recorded Interview).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #6 Why did you write the book?(Recorded Interview).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #5 Why did the Inklings group come to an end?(Recorded Interview).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #4 What about the Lord of the Rings?(Recorded Interview).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #3 How did they help each other?(Recorded Interview).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #2 Was there really any influence?(Recorded Interview).

27 January 2016 @ Azusa Pacific University, by RyCA Business Films. #1 How did the Inklings begin?(Recorded Interview).

14 January 2016 10:00am-11:30am @ South Texas School of Christian Studies, Corpus Christi, Texas. "Six Forms of Feedback That Nurture Community and Creativity." (Lecture).

8 December 2015 4-5:30pm @ the LAPC, Azusa Pacific University. "Where Did that Bandersnatch Come From? A Peek at the Process." (Lecture and BOOK LAUNCH).

29 November 2015 2:30 pm @ Marquis 3 LOSCON 42 "Writers In Collaboration - When It Works, It Can Be Magic" Diana Pavlac Glyer and Brittany and Brianna, authors of the Strand Series of books and identical twins, will discuss the process and perils of writing in collaboration. (Panel).

18 November 2015 7:30-9:00pm @ The Southern California C. S. Lewis Society, Azusa Pacific University. "Bandersnatchery." (Lecture).

22 October 2015 11am-1:30pm @ Azusa Pacific University, Segerstrom Room 250. Sponsored by APU's Writing Program & Department of English. "Lewis & Tolkien Needed a Writing Group & So Do You." (Workshop).

2-3 October 2015 @ St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 600 St. Andrew’s Rd Newport Beach, California, 92663. "Creative Opposition: If you want to be like Lewis, you need more Tolkien in your life." (Lecture, Available here). C. S. Lewis Symposium sponsored by Pacifica Christian High School.

31 July-3 August 2015 @ Mythcon 46, the Annual Conference of the Mythopoeic Society. Hotel Elegante in Colorado Springs, Colorado. "Tolkien's 'The Fall of Arthur'" (Participant). "A Glimpse of the Bandersnatch." (Lecture).

26-28 March 2015 @ C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society Conference, Grove City College, Pennsylvania. "Think SMALL" (Chapel Speaker). Listen here.

26-28 March 2015 @ C. S. Lewis and Inklings Society Conference, Grove City College, Pennsylvania. "Dyads, Dryads, and the Muse." (Keynote Speaker).

11 December 2014 @ Santa Anita Public Library. "A New Hobbit: How C. S. Lewis Changed the Face of Middle-earth." (Lecture).

October 2014 @ Wilden Lecture Hall, Azusa Pacific University. "Henry V: History, Shakespeare, and Sir Kenneth Branagh." Film viewing and panel discussion with Barbara Nicolosi Harrington. Sponsored by the Honors College at APU. (Panel).

21-31 July 2014 @ Oxbridge, The C. S. Lewis Foundation Summer Institute, Oxford and Cambridge, England. Available here). http://www.cslewis.org/programs/50thcelebration/ (Plenary Speaker, Workshop Leader).

2 July 2014 @ House on the Way, Thornton, Colorado. "Intellectual Hospitality: in Literature, in Life." (Lecture).

16 April 2014 @ Southern California C. S. Lewis Society, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "C. S. Lewis, Dante, and the Pursuit of Virtue." (Lecture).

29 March 2014 @ APU C. S. Lewis and Philosophy Conference, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. Panel with Scott Key, and Christopher Mitchell. Keynote Speaker Jerry Walls.  http://www.apu.edu/theology/undergraduate/philosophy/lectures/cslewis/ (Panelist).

8-10 November 2013 @ The C. S. Lewis Foundation Fall Conference. Houston, Texas. "Rough Magic: Lewis, Tolkien, and the Alchemy of Creative Conflict" (Keynote speaker). "Warren Hamilton Lewis: My Favourite Inkling" (Speaker). http://www.cslewis.org/programs/50thcelebration/fall-conference-houston/

21 June 2013 @ The C.S. Lewis Foundation Regional Conference. The University of San Diego, San Diego, California. "Are you Lewissian, Tolkienian, or Somewhere In Between?" and "Doing What the Inklings Did."  http://www.cslewis.org/programs/50thcelebration/summer-conference/ (Speaker).

16-18 May 2013 @ The Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "Who is the Author of Till We Have Faces?"  http://www.apu.edu/clas/english/conference/ (Keynote Speaker).

28 February 2013 @ Sigma Tau Delta Induction Ceremony. Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "How C.S. Lewis Saved Middle Earth."  http://www.apu.edu/honors/apuhonorsocieties/#sigmataudeltaenglishalphaepsilontau (Keynote Speaker).

21-23 February 2013 @ Knowing Christ: Celebrating the Teaching of Dallas Willard for Pastors, Ministry Leaders, and Christian Educators. Santa Barbara, California.  http://dallaswillardcenter.com/2013-conference/ (Attendee).

8 December 2012 @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "The Secret Every Tolkien Nerd Knows." Music in the Shire. Watch here(Featured Speaker).

9-10 November 2012 @ The C.S. Lewis Retreat: A Retreat for Readers, Writers, and Mere Christians. Camp Allen, Navasota, Texas. "Tweaking Your Writing Style to Maximize Your Productivity." (Speaker. Available for purchase here) and "The Seat of Your Pants" (Speaker. Available for purchase herehttp://www.cslewis.org/programs/retreat/2012/

10 November 2012 @ The C.S. Lewis Retreat: A Retreat for Readers, Writers, and Mere Christians. Camp Allen, Navasota, Texas. Panel with William O’Flaherty, Joseph Pearce, Doug Jackson, Louis Markos, & Andrew Lazo. ( Available for purchase here). http://www.cslewis.org/programs/retreat/2012/  (Panelist).

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."  http://www.apu.edu/honors/apuhonorsocieties/#sigmataudeltaenglishalphaepsilontau (Speaker).

30 May 2012 @ The Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English Annual Awards Dinner. The University of San Diego, San Diego, California. "Five Lessons from the Author of the Century."  http://greatersandiegocouncilofteachersofenglish.camp7.org/annualawardbanquet2012 (Keynote Speaker).

20 September 2011 @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "The Three-fold Benefit of Faith: Some Thoughts from C.S. Lewis."  http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/  (Preacher).

6 March 2011 @ Glenkirk Church, Glendora, California. "What I Learned (The Hard Way) About the Millennial Mindset."  http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/ (Preacher).

17 January 2011  @ The Azusa Pacific University Blackbox Theater, Azusa, California. The Major and the Missionary: A Love Story. (Playwright & Performer).

16 November 2010 @ KUCI 88.9 FM Radio Interview with Tani Tinuviel and Milo Loamsdown. "Reflections on the life of Glen H. GoodKnight and the Impact of the Mythopoeic Society" (Radio Interview. Available here).

2, 9, 16, 23 November 2010 @ 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.  http://www.glenkirkchurch.org/events9-1101/VoyagesWithCSLewis (Lecturer).

23 October 2010 @ The Petoskey C.S. Lewis Literature Festival, North Central Michigan College, Petoskey, Michigan. "The Impact of the Inklings on Tolkien's Middle-earth." (Workshop Leader) http://cslewisfestival.org/2010-speakers-30/

23 October 2010 @ WMBI Radio 90.1 FM. "Who Were the Inklings?" Inside Look with Greg Wheatley (Radio Interview). 

22 October 2010 @ The Petoskey C.S. Lewis Literature Festival, Petoskey, Michigan. The Manthei Lecture, "C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Imagination." http://cslewisfestival.org/2010-speakers-30/ (Keynote Speaker).

20 October 2010 @ The Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. "Lewis's Fingerprints on the M.A.P. of Middle-earth." (Speaker).

 29 August @ Bereans, Room HH404, Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena, California. "Clay in the Potter's Hands." http://www.lakeave.org/ (Sermon).

9-11 July 2010 @ Mythcon, the Annual Conference of the Mythopoeic Society, Dallas, Texas. "Doing What the Inklings Did" (Lecturer) and "The Major and the Missionary" (Playwright & Performer). "The Masque of the Manuscript" by Charles Williams (Performer).

28 May 2010 @ Foothill Christian School, Glendora, California. "What Do Authors Do All Day?" (Lecturer).

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 Speaker). The Major and the Missionary: A Love Story (Playwright & Performer). http://www.okcu.edu/english/cslis/home.html This event also featured Michael Ward, author of Planet Narnia: http://www.planetnarnia.com.

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 Speaker). http://www.pepperdine.edu/sponsored/ccl/conferencesandannouncements/western.htm

25 March 2010 @ Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. The Major and the Missionary: A Love Story. (Sabbatical Lecture). A discussion of the friendship between Warren Hamilton Lewis (author and Inkling) and Lucy Blanche Biggs (medical missionary to Papua New Guinea).

3 March 2010 @  Common Day of Learning, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "Dante's Medieval Latin Liturgy: Preserving What is Good." (Facilitator).

5 May 2010 @ Providence Christian College, Ontario, California. "What Literary Influence Looks Like: Inklings and Others." (Invited speaker).

9 January 2010 @ Meadow Valley Community Church, Quincey, California. Ladies Retreat. "Reviewing and Renewing our 'LOVE' Stories." (Retreat Leader).

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." (Panelist).

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." (Panelist).  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.” (Featured Speaker. Four 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.” (Honoree). 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, Lecturer).  http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/40/ This event also featured James A. Owen, author of The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica:  http://www.heretherebedragons.net/

16 June 2009 @ The Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. “C.S. Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien, and the Secret of Creative Collaboration.” (Invited Speaker). http://www.wheaton.edu/wadecenter/news/news.html

15 June 2009  @ WETN, FM88.1 and wetn.org, Wheaton, Illinois. Live radio interview with Joy Curry, on “Joy in the Morning.”  http://www.wheaton.edu/wetn/AMshow/morning.htm (Radio Interview)

11 June 2009 @ 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?”  http://www.lakeavefamily.org/article.asp?id=welcome (Preacher).

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.”  http://www.pepperdine.edu/sponsored/ccl/ (Paper Presenter).

9 April 2009 @ The Harrisonburg C.S.Lewis Society, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Harrisonburg Virginia  http://willvaus.com/c__s__lewis_society . (Speaker).

9 April 2009 @ James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. “God, Morality, and Virtue in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings." (Invited Speaker).

4 April 2009 @ The White Hart Cafe, Lynchburg , Virginia http://www.inklingswhitehart.com/index.asp (Speaker).

20-22 March 2009 @ Meadow Valley Community Church Woman's Retreat, Quincy, California. “Living a Life of Love: Four Lessons From C. S. Lewis.” (Retreat Leader).

20 March 2009 @ Plumas Christian School, Quincy, California. “Reading Like You Mean It: Diving Deeper Into the Books You Already Know and Love." (Invited Speaker).

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 @ Goddard Middle School Career Day, Glendora, California.  ”Being an Author: Many Myths and the True Truth.” (Speaker).

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” (Panelist). http://www.loscon.org/35/

18-21 November 2008 @ High Sierra Program, Azusa Pacific University, Bass Lake, California. http://www.apu.edu/highsierra/ (Plenary Lecturer and Chapel Speaker)

25 October 2008 7pm @ Mystery & Imagination Bookshop, Glendale, California. http://www.mysteryandimagination.com/ (Discussion and Book Signing)

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.” (Invited Lecturer).  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 Presenter).

30 July 2008 @ The Oxbridge C. S. Lewis Conference, Oxford and Cambridge, England. “C. S. Lewis and the Algebra of Friendship.” (Plenary Speaker).

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." (Workshop Leader).

4-6 July 2008 @ Westercon Regional Science Fiction Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada."Writer's Block: Ain't No Such Thing."  (Panelist).

21 June 2008 @ LionCon, Biola University, La Mirada, California, "Taming the Bandersnatch: The Impact of C.S. Lewis on Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings."  (Plenary Speaker).

12 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 Speaker).

April 2008 @ Time Warner Cable TV Channel 43, Los Angeles, California. "Things That Matter" hosted by Patricia K.D.(Television 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." (Speaker). http://www.glaws.org/cgi-bin/pmpre3/cgi/pm.cgi?action=display&login=dglyer&session=

October 2007 @ C.S. Lewis: A 21st Century Legacy (Conference), Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina, "Images of C.S. Lewis: Treebeard, Hunter, Ramsden, and Jak."  (Paper).

28 June - 1 July 2007 @ C.S. Lewis Foundation Summer Conference, San Diego, California, “Following Lewis’s Lead: A Panel Discussion on Practical Pilgrimage.” (Panelist).

28 June - 1 July 2007 @ C.S. Lewis Foundation Summer Conference, San Diego, California, “Nasty, Nice, Nurturing, Necessary: Pictures of Community in the Fiction of C.S. Lewis.” (Workshop Presenter).

28 June - 1 July 2007 @ C.S. Lewis Foundation Summer Conference, San Diego, California, “More Virtue: Community in Pilgrimage.” (Plenary Speaker).

28 June - 1 July 2007 @ C.S. Lewis Foundation Summer Conference, San Diego, California, “Mere Virtue: Courage for Pilgrimage.” (Plenary Speaker).

16 June 2007 @ Southern California C.S. Lewis Society Summer Symposium, Monrovia, California, “Opposition: The Secret Link of the Inklings.” (Keynote Speaker).

13 June 2007 @ Mars Hill Audio Journal, recorded interview: one hour about The Company They Keep. Available here.

19 April 2007 @ Spring Semester APU Writer’s Read, Azusa, California, “Critics, Complainers, and Adversaries: The Other Side of the Inklings.” (Featured Speaker).

16 April 2007 @ http://tolkienlibrary.com (Live Online Interview).

14 April 2007 @ P.E.O. Meeting, Claremont, CA, “C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings: A Celebration of Creativity in Community.” (Speaker).

22 March 2007 @ Christ Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) Community Night, Berkeley, California, “Cultivating Community.” (Invited Speaker).

16 May 2007 @ Southern California C.S. Lewis Society at Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, California, “Questions and Answers on The Company They Keep.” (Speaker).

2-4 March 2007 @ CONDOR hosted by California Association for the Advancement of Speculative Media, San Diego, California, “Authors Tell Tales of Nightmare Agents, Editors, Publishers.” (Panelist).

2-4 March 2007 @ CONDOR hosted by California Association for the Advancement of Speculative Media, San Diego, California, “C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Collaborators? Critics? Curmudgeons?” (Panelist).

2-4 March 2007 @ CONDOR hosted by California Association for the Advancement of Speculative Media, San Diego, California, “Doing What the Inklings Did.” (Panelist).

21 February 2007 @ Southern California C.S. Lewis Society, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, California, “A Challenge to Humphrey Carpenter.” (Speaker).

10 December 2006 @ Azusa Pacific University C. S. Lewis Symposium, Azusa, California. “Narnia and the Imagination.” (Panelist).

2 November 2006 @ Fall Semester APU Writer’s Read, Azusa, California (Featured Speaker).

14 October 2006 @ Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Santa Rosa, California, “God is the Potter” (Sermon).

6 August 2006 @ Mythcon 37: Annual Conference of Mythopoeic Society (International), University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, “The Center of the Inklings: Lewis? Barfield? Tolkien? Williams?” (Paper Presenter).

23-27 August 2006 @ World Science Fiction Convention, Los Angeles (LACon), Anaheim, California. “The Short Fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien.” (Panelist).

24-26 November 2006 @ Loscon: Los Angeles Science Fiction Convention, Los Angeles, California. “Doing What the Inklings Did” with Tim Powers and Lynn Maudlin (Panelist).

10 May 2007 @ Frank Pastore Show, KKLA Talk Radio, Los Angeles, California (One Hour Live Radio 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).

10 December 2006 @ Narnia Then and Now: A C.S. Lewis Symposium, APU, Azusa, California. "Narnia and the Imagination." (Panelist).

November 2005 @ LOSCON, A Regional SF Convention, Los Angeles, California. "Tolkien's Influences" and "Beating Writer's Block."

24 July – 6 August 2005 @ Oxbridge, Oxford & Cambridge, England. “The Algebra of Friendship.” (Plenary Speaker). Available for purchase http://christianaudio.com/oxbridge-2008-cs-lewis-and-the-algebra-of-friendship-diana-glyer

16 May 2005 @ APU Faculty Writer's Retreat, Serra Retreat Center, Malibu, California. "Five Lessons from J.R.R. Tolkien." (Keynote Speaker).

21-22 January 2005 @ Conference on Christianity and Literature, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California. “The Inklings as a Model of Dialogic Mode.” (Paper Presenter).

24-27 June 2004 @ C. S. Lewis Foundation Summer Conference, University of San Diego, San Diego, California.

24 March 2004 @ APU, Azusa, California. "Three Months, Three Writers, Three Discoveries." (Lecture).

20 March 2004 @ The High Sierra Interdisciplinary Conference, Emerald Cove, Bass Lake, California. "Great Works in the Freshman Seminar." (Lecture).

15 May 2003APU Faculty Writer’s Retreat, Serra Retreat Center, Malibu, California. (Keynote Speaker).

February 2003 @ Presbyterian Church of the Master, Mission Viejo, California. "J.R.R. Tolkien: The First and the Best." (Lecture)

30 January 2003 @ Wilden Lecture Hall, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. "Tolkien and The Two Towers: Does Peter Jackson Have a Clue?" (Public Lecture).

30 November 2002 @ LOSCON, A Regional SF Convention. "Down These Mean Streets a Hobbit Must Go," "When the Jedi and The King Return," and "Whatever Happened to Tom Bombadil?" (Panelist)

7-10 August 2001 @ Summer Workshop of the Southern California C. S. Lewis Society, St. Andrew's Abbey, Valyermo, California. "Calling and Creativity: Dialoguing with Dorothy L. Sayers and C. S. Lewis." Co-presenter with Laura K. Simmons. (Lectures).

15 March 2001 @ Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, Colorado. “C.S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Inklings: A Model of Collaboration in Community” (Paper).

23 February 2001 @ Art & Soul International Festival of Religious Faith and Literary Art, Baylor University, Waco, Texas. "The Mutual Influence of Lewis, Tolkien, and the Inklings." (Paper).

18 August 2000 @ Mythcon 31, The Mythopoeic Society Conference, Volcano, Hawaii. "Joy Davidman as Novelist" and "Conflict and Confrontation Among the Inklings." (Papers).

24 March 1999 @ Conference on College Composition and Communication, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. (Paper Presenter).

8-13 July 1998 @ C. S. Lewis a Centenary Celebration, Wheaton College, Wheaton Illinois. (Conference Chair).

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 Radio 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. (Radio Interview).

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).

July 1994 @ Mythcon 25, The Mythopoeic Society Conference, Washington, D.C."Shadowlands: Biography and Cinematography" and "The Importance of Philosopher Owen Barfield." (Panelist)

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).

August 1992 @The Tolkien Centenary Conference, Keble College, Oxford England."More Than a Bandersnatch: The Influence of the Inklings on Tolkien's Middle-earth." (Paper).

March 1992 @ International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Dania, Florida, "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 @ Mythcon 22, Mythopoeic Society Conference, San Diego, California, "Medieval Themes in the Works of Lewis, Tolkien, and Williams." (Paper).

July 1990 @ Mythcon 21, Mythopoeic Society Conference, California State University, Long Beach, California, "Reading What the Inklings Read." (Paper).

July 1989 @ Mythcon 20, Mythopoeic Society Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., "The Collaborative Writing Process of the Inklings." (Paper).

29 July 1988 @ Mythcon 19, Mythopoeic Society Conference, Berkeley, California. "Teaching Imaginative Literature." (Panelist).

20 February 1988 @WISCON, the Wisconsin Regional Science Fiction Convention, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "Feminist Themes in Science Fiction. (Panelist).

26-29 July 1985 @ Mythcon 16, Mythopoeic Society Conference, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. "Interplay in the Lives and Works of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams. (Conference Chair).

1 September 1984 @ L.A.Con II, The 42nd World Science Fiction Convention, Anaheim, California. "The Posthumously Published Works of J.R.R. Tolkien." (Panelist).

7-9 October 1983 @ Windycon X, a Midwest Regional SF Convention, Arlington Park Hilton, Arlington Heights, California. Art Show, Book Exhibit, and Programming Track devoted to Lewis, Tolkien, and the Inklings. (Chair).