|July 1995:||Keynote lecture at the Fourth International Conference on Adult Education and the Arts,St Andrews, Scotland.
Title: Memory and Representation: The Arts and Social Change in South Africa.”
|Sept 1998:||Interstate Firehouse Cultural Centre Origins Lecture Series, Portland, USA.
Title: “Home Truths: Growing up in black and white.”
|Oct 2000:||University of Chicago Millennium Poetry Series.
Title: “The Arts of Recovery: Writing in the transition.”
|March 2004:||The Capilano Review Koerner Lecture Series.
Title: ‘”Verbs that move mountains”: commitment and the lyric poem.’