Invited Poet, Vancouver 125 Celebrations Hogan’s Alley Poetry Festival, September 2011

Speaker, SFU Engaging Diaspora Series, July 2011

Presenter, Art as Activism, Centre for the Performing Arts, November 2010

Presenter: Telling Stories, Telling Lies: Truth   and Creativity in Nonfiction, The Politics of Knowing: Gender, Sexuality and Contested Territories Conference for Interdisciplinary and Community Feminist Research, April 2010

Poet, Distinguished Speaker Series, Farleigh Dickinson University, April 2011

Presenter (with Dr. Erin Baines and Lara Rosenoff),  Arts as Activism: How the Arts Transform Society, Chan Centre Connect Series

Panelist, An Introspective Look at Colored Bodies in Academia, UBC, November, 2010

Speaker and Poet, Kwantlen College Black History Month Confab, 2010

Presenter, Africa Awareness Week UBC Feb, 2009-2010

Poet (with audiences of 6000+), International Poetry Festival of Medellin, Colombia July, 2008

Poet, International Poetry Festival of Granada, Nicaragua, February 2009 February 2009.

Presenter, UBC Faculty of Arts Gala, 2007

Guest Lecturer, Langara College: Political Science, History of Food, English, and Women’s Studies


Juliane Okot Bitek at Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín