See ABOUT page for more previous venues   Write me to set up a film screening/book talk or multilingual story demonstration, including informal living room screening/discussion.

If you are near any event, write me for more information (susan (at)

contact me if you would like a presentation, living room screening, workshop or other event:  susan (at)


June 14: Speaker for Idaho Writers’ League – Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho 9:00 – noon

Past Events

November 19: ASLTales’ education and community building by telling stories: Syracuse

November 18: Keynote address: Education Conference, Syracuse, NY

November 1 – 17: Worcester, MA

October 25: Chicago

October 17: Introduction to ASL and nonverbal communication, Sandpoint, ID

October 8:  East Bonner County Library, Sandpoint, Idaho

August and September, a tent and tiny house in Sagle, Idaho

July, Oregon

June, Berkeley


Boone, NC

July 1 – Fundraiser in Boone: presentation, Food, Wine, Entertainment, meet the crew/cast

July 7 – Presentation and  panel with Deaf & hearing actors, ASL Master, Director and me. Watauga County Public Library, 5:30p

April 2-13 – Greenlands, Nashville, Tennessee

April 13 & 14 – Cochran, Georgia

April 16 – 19 – Richmond, VA

April 20 – Pittsboro, N. Carolina

April 20 – Boone, North Carolina

March 30th & 31st – Eureka Springs, Arkansas

March 28th – Signs of Literacy and Teachers’ Workshop, Oklahoma

February 18 – ASL and Non-verbal Communication Workshop: Henderson, NV


November – UC Berkeley Cognitive Science Lab

October, 2014 – March, 2015 – American Sign Language classes –  Las Vegas, Nevada

25 and 26 – University of Texas, Austin

Sept. 16th – Fort Worth

Sept 9 -11: – Shreveport, & Baton Rouge, Louisiana

September 3: Wednesday  (NY ),  in English, then in French at

August and September: St. Louis, Missouri

August – Massachusetts and Brattleboro, Vermont

July – North Carolina and Massachusetts: film screenings, and a birthday break – writing retreat.

June 12-19: Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian State University Drama Department

June 9: Takoma Park film screening/book discussion of A Man Without Words

June 3, Brentwood, MD. – multilingual storytelling for Sebastian and his play group

May 30, Ossining, N. Y. film screening – A Man Without Words

May 28, Manhatten Pre-school – The Boy Who Cried Wolf as an Educational Tool

May 23rd: Lexington, Mass. film screening – A Man Without Words

May 15, St. Louis Film Screening, Washington U. graduate students

May 7 – 10, New York City (private screening)

May 5, Liverpool (Syracuse), N. Y. – Teacher Training for deaf, refugee immigrants

April 26, 2014 – Tour, First stop: Omaha, Nebraska

April 5th, Yuciapa Book Fair

April 4th; 4:00 – Presentation at Ca Assoc. of Bilingual Educators – CABE – Anaheim

March 12, 6:3O, UC Berkeley, Dwinelle

Signs of Literacy: Nov., 2013- March, 2014  ESL for Latinos using Multilingual tales


December 22: Kensington Community Center

Oct. 4th,  6-8p  Food & Book signing: Calif. State U., Fullerton: Alvarado-AB, TSU

October 7 – Guest presenter at Simi Vallery and CSUN ASL classes

September  Portland, several venues and dates

August   Anchorage Public Library (after Wasila and Palmer)

June 16: Conspiracy of Sharing, Berkeley

June 8th: Film screening, Kensington

May 11:  Revolutionizing Education, a presentation, at the annual Multicultural Education Conference, SAC STATE, Sacramento

April 26th, Kensington, CA

April 19/20
San José- SW Anthropological Assoc.

April 10 – San Diego – SDUSD, Continuing Education, ESL Teachers: film preview and workshop – ECC, 3-4:30p, Ocean View Blvd.

April 7, downtown Gaslamp District, Hostel International, San Diego

March 7 – Lafayette, LA, at 7:00p at the Feed and Seed, downtown

March 4 – LSU, Baton Rouge, LA

March 6 – New Orleans, Louisiana

N. Berkeley, Feb. 16: 4pm – 6 – thank you, Ruth Maguire

Thank you, all, what a lovely event – so much of “my village” showed up – many smiles!

January 16th:  The Tattered Cover, Denver:  The first preview screening of the short documentary, A Man Without Words


December 22 – Forest Call: international (see

Oct. 29 Native Charter School – ASL Tales demonstration with native Alaskan language translation, Anchorage, Alaska  postponed until August, 2013                                              Oct. 22 Palmer Free Radio 8:30am, interview. Mat-Su Tech. H.S., Wasilla, Alaska, 5:30  What We Can Learn From Deaf Eyes

October 21  Among Friends Vital-Signs Workshop Palmer, Alaska

October 4, 7pm: Castro Valley H. S.