Past Public Appearances
Sacramento Speakers Series
Santa Barbara, CA
University of Washington
New Albany, OH
Pocantico Hills, NY
Stone Barns-New York Times Conference: “Food for Tomorrow – Eating Better, Farming Better, Feeding the World.”
The Urban and Small Farms Conference. In conversation with Growing Power’s Will Allen.
University of Vermont. Details to come.
London School of Economics
Taste of the World Chef Culinary Conference, University of Massachusetts
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Quail Ridge Bookstore
Books and Books, offsite at Miami Dade College Culinary Institute
New York, NY
Boston & Cambridge, MA
Harvard Bookstore, offsite at First Parish Church
Hillman Center for Performing Arts
San Francisco, CA
City Arts & Lectures
Cosumnes River College, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Craft Brewers Conference
Permaculture Voices Conference
Grass Valley, CA
The Center for the Arts, 8 pm
The Learning Society of Queens, Queens University, Dana Auditorium, 8:15 pm
Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecture, Tempe Center for the Arts, 8:00 pm
Following his Wednesday evening lecture, Michael Pollan will engage in a Common Hour conversation about his work. Peirce Hall Lounge, Kenyon College, 11:10am.
“How Cooking Can Change Your Life,” Kenyon College, Rosse Hall Auditorium, 7:30 pm
Guelph, Ontario, CANADA
Eden Mills Writers Festival, Food for Thought with Michael Pollan & Sarah Elton in Rozanski Hall, 1:00 PM EDT.
Walnut Creek, CA
Lecture at Lesher Center for the Arts, evening.
Santa Cruz, CA
Book talk and signing at Bookshop Santa Cruz, 7 pm.
Copperfield’s Books & Music event at The Seed Bank, 7pm.
The Cookbook Store event on-stage at Isabel Bader Theatre in conversation with CBC Metro Morning Host Matt Galloway, 7 pm
Aula – Universiteit van Amsterdam – Singel 411, Amsterdam. Presented in cooperation with The John Adams Institute.
Hay on Wye, Wales
Hay Literary Festival, Michael Pollan talks to Rosie Boycott, Sky Arts Studio, Hay Festival Site, Dairy Meadows, Brecon Road, Hay on Wye
Bristol Festival of Ideas, Cooking as a Political Act, A Talk by Michael Pollan, Rosalind Franklin Room, At-Bristol, Anchor Road, 7:45pm
How Cooking Can Change Your Life A talk by Michael Pollan, RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London 1:00pm
Cooking as a Political Act, A talk by Michael Pollan, New Theatre, East Building, London School of Economics, 6:30pm
Michael Pollan talks to William Leith, The School of Life, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, 7:30pm
El Cerrito, CA
Book talk and signing at Barnes and Noble, 7pm.
Corte Madera, CA
Book Passage talk at Dominican University, 7:00 PM.
Powell’s Book event at the Newmark Theatre, 7:30pm.
Lecture at Benaroya Hall, 8pm.
Kansas City, MO
Rainy Day Books talk at Unity Temple, 7:00 PM
Saint Louis, MO
Left Bank Books event at the Skip Viragh Center for the Arts, Chaminade College Preparatory School, 7 pm.
Tattered Cover talk with Denver U. College Enrichment Program (University of Denver, Sturm Hall), 7:00 PM
Salt Lake City, UT
Event at King’s English Bookshop talk (Rowland Hall School, Larimer Auditorium), 7:00 PM.
San Francisco, CA
Event for Booksmith at First Unitarian Universalist Society, 7:30 PM
St Louis Park, MN
Beth El Synagogue talk and book signing, 7 pm.
Carmichael’s Bookstore event at The Clifton Center, onstage conversation with Wendell Berry, 7pm.
Boswell Book Company talk (The Oriental Theatre), 7:30 PM.
Lecture at Elmhurst College, Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel, 7pm.
Regulator Bookshop talk (Motorco Music Hall), 7:30 PM
Free Library talk, 7:30 PM
Book reading at Politics & Prose, 7:00 PM
New York, NY
Barnes and Noble Union Square talk, 7:00 PM
Lecture at the Paramount Theatre, 7pm.
Lecture at the Teton Wellness Institute, 7 pm.
Lecture at the Sydney Opera House. Tickets go on sale at the end of April.
Lecture at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets go on sale at the end of April.
The Connecticut Forum at the Bushnell Theater.
Walton Arts Center
Southern Methodist University, Tate Series, 8:00 pm
Cambridge Speaker Series at Boston Symphony Hall, 8:00 pm
St Louis, MO
Cambridge Speaker Series, sponsored by Maryville University at Powell Symphony Hall, 8:00 pm
Cambridge Speaker Series. Sponsored by Widener University at Kimmel Center, 8:00 pm
Cambridge Speaker Series. Sponsored by Robert Morris University at Heinz Hall, 8:00 pm
Baltimore Speakers Series presented by Stevenson University, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 8:00 pm
New York, NY
Book signing at Barnes and Noble, Union Square, 7:00 pm for the newly published, Illustrated Food Rules.
Texas Tech University, Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, 7:00 pm
Lecture at the Progressive Forum. 7:30 pm at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater.
Lecture at the Strathmore Hall Foundation, 8:00 pm at the Music Center at Strathmore.
Lecture at Hudson Valley Community College. SOLD OUT.
New York City, NY
Yoga Journal Conference. Evening Onstage Conversation Hilton Hotel in NYC. (Tickets on sale after Dec. 2010)
Lecture at the University of Portland.
San Rafael, CA
Marin Center. Evening Lecture. Go to: www.marincenter.org or call 415-499-6800
Santa Barbara, CA
University of California Santa Barbara and Orfalea Foundation onstage hosted conversation.
Los Angeles, CA
Onstage conversation with Eric Schlosser and host at the University of Southern California.
Lecture at Benaroya Hall for Northwest Associated Arts, 8 p.m.
Lecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Bass Concert Hall, 8pm.
Lecture at Humboldt State University.
Spirit and Place Festival, 12 noon.
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, lecture at 7pm.
Lecture at Bellarmine University, 7:30pm.
Lecture at the Friends of the Central Library, 7:30pm.
Books Inc. celebrates 75 years of Penguin Books, 7pm.
Copperfield’s Bookstore at SEED Bank
Silicon Valley Reads
San Francisco, CA
SF Ferry Building, Farmer’s Market
Western Washington University
Washington State University
Past Public Appearances 2008-2009
December 8, 2009; San Francisco, CA. Jewish Community Center.
November 4, 2009; San Francisco, CA. City Arts & Lectures. In conversation with Wendell Berry
October 16, 2009, San Rafael, CA. Bioneers.
October 14, 2009, San Luis Obispo, CA. Fundraiser for Cal Poly’s Sustainable Agriculture Resource Center.
September, 30, 2009, Berkeley, CA. Zellerbach Hall. UC Berkely’s College of Letters & Science’s On the Same Page program
September 27, 2009, Cincinnati, Ohio. E/RS Lecture.
September, 26, 2009; Madison, WI. Food for Thought Festival.
September 24, 2009; Madison, WI. Lecture at the Kohl Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
September 23, 2009; Winona, MN. Lyceum Lecture Series, Winona State University.
September 21, 2009; Chicago, IL. Chicago Botanic Garden. Lecture and book signing.
June 10, 2009, Sacramento, CA; Westminster Presbyterian Church/California Lectures
June 15, 2009, El Cerrito, CA; Barnes & Noble
June 16, 2009, San Francisco, CA; World Affairs Council
June 18, 2009, Berkeley, CA; In conversation with Novella Carpenter. Berkeley Arts and Letters First Congregational Church of Berkeley
June 22, 2009, San Francisco, CA; Benefit for the Chez Panisse Foundation Omnivore Books
June 6, 2009, Vancouver, BC; UBC Farm
May 22, 2009, St. Louis, MO; St. Louis County Library
May 21, 2009, Boulder, CO; Unity Church/Boulder Bookstore
May 20, 2009, Kansas City, MO; Union Temple/Rainy Day Books
May 19, 2009, Edina, MN; Barnes & Noble
May 18, 2009, Chicago, IL; Chicago Public Library
May 17, 2009, Fairfax, VA; Wegman’s
May 16, 2009, Baltimore, MD; Enoch Pratt Library
May 15, 2009, Washington, DC; Politics & Prose
May 14, 2009, New York, NY; American Museum of Natural History
May 12, 2009, West Roxbury, MA; West Roxbury Branch Library
May 11, 2009, Coral Gables, FL; Temple Judea/Books & Books
May 1, 2009, San Francisco, CA; Michael J. Fox in conversation with Michael Pollan at the Herbst Theater.
March 2009, Bridgewater, MA; Bridgewater State College Distinguished Speaker Series
March 2009, Medford, MA; Tufts University Richard E. Snyder Presidential Lecture
March 2009, New York, NY; Columbia University American Studies Program Lecture
March 2009, Atlanta, GA; 12th Annual Georgia Organics Conference
February 2009, Berlin, Germany; Berlin Film Festival
January 2009, Portland, OR; Portland Arts & Lectures
January 2009, Seattle, WA; Seattle Arts & Lectures, Benaroya Hal
November 2008,“Changing the Way We Eat”, Bill Moyers Journal, PBS
November 2008, Ketchum, Idaho; Sun Valley Center for the Arts
November 2008, Boise, ID; The Cabin ‘Readings and Conversations’ series
October 2008, Kenmore, WA; Bastyr University
October 2008, Oberlin, OH; Oberlin College, Finney Chapel
October 2008, Lewiston, Maine; Bates College Otis Lecture
October 2008, Michael Pollan on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross
May 2008, Michael Pollan on Nightline
February 2008, Portland, OR: In Conversation with Deborah Kane
January 2008, San Francisco, CA: Michael Pollan at Grace Cathedral
January 2008, Louisville, KY: Kentucky Author Forum