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.”
Sep 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.”
Mar 2004: The Capilano Review Koerner Lecture Series.
Title: “Verbs that move mountains: commitment and the lyric poem.”
Sep 2013: University of Western Sydney. Poetic Craft and White Settler Colonialism: a workshop on Australian and South African Poetics
Title: ‘”Why still imagine whole words, whole worlds” Between Parts of Speech and Body Parts.”