Events & Groups

Mark and Paul Engler are available for book tour events and public appearances for This Is an Uprising. A list of confirmed events is below.

If you would like to schedule a lecture, reading, interview, or discussion with Mark or Paul in your city, please contact us by e-mail.


 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND MEDIA APPEARANCES

Saturday, September 24, 2016. Washington, DC. 4:45pm. American University. “No War 2016” Conference. Mark Engler panel appearance with Medea Benjamin and Pat Elder, discussing “Demonstrations, Direct Action, Resistance and Counter-Recruitment.”

— Friday, October 21, 2016. Santa Cruz, CA. 6:00pm. Peace United Church, 900 High St. Resource Center for Nonviolence Annual Dinner and Program. Presentation and discussion by Paul Engler. Hors d’ouerves, music, and gathering at 5:00pm before the talk.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Lincoln, NE. 3:30pm. Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education conference. Presentation and discussion by Paul Engler on nonviolence and student activism.


PAST EVENTS AND MEDIA APPEARANCES

Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Boston, MA. 6:00-8:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, Sproat Hall, 138 Tremont Street. Panel discussion with author Paul Engler, with special guests Carlos Saavedra, Maria Fernanda Cabello, and Dani Moscovitch. Sponsored by the Momentum Training. (The 6:00-8:00 p.m. panel is free and open to the public. The panel will be preceded by a day-long workshop by the Momentum Training. You can apply for the workshop here.)

Thursday, February 11, 2016. Philadelphia, PA. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Presentation at 7:00 p.m. Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St (Phone: 215-241-7000). Book launch event with Mark Engler, co-sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Training for Change, and Waging Nonviolence. Facebook event page here.

— Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Brooklyn, NY. 7:00 p.m. BookCourt, 163 Court Street (Between Pacific and Dean) (Phone: 718-875-3677). Book launch event with Mark Engler, co-sponsored by Dissent Magazine. Reading and discussion, with after-party to follow. Facebook event page here.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Waterbury radio interview, 12:30 p.m. “Talk of the Town” with Larry Rifkin on WATR 1320 AM. Mark Engler discusses the book This Is an Uprising.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Portland, ME. 7:00 p.m. University of Southern Maine Payson Smith Hall – Room 303, 96 Falmouth Street. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler, co-sponsored by Community Water Justice, USM Greens, USM Students for Economic Interest. Facebook event page here.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Satellite Radio Interview. 3:00 p.m. “The Michelangelo Signorile Show” on SiriusXM PROGRESS ch.127. Paul Engler discusses “How Social Transformation Happens.”

— Thursday, February 25, 2016. Swarthmore/Wallingford, PA. 7:30 p.m. Pendle Hill, 338 Plush Mill Rd, (Phone: 610-566-4507). Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Mark Engler. More information here.

— Saturday, February 27, 2016. Teaneck, NJ. 8:00 p.m. Puffin Cultural Forum, 20 Puffin Way (Phone: 201-836-3499). Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Mark Engler. More information here.

Monday, March 14, 2016. Portland radio interview, 12:00 p.m. “Old Mole Variety Hour” with Bill Resnick, KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM/104.3 FM/91.9 FM. Mark Engler discusses “Revolutionary non violent direct action in the twenty-first century.”

Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Chicago, IL. 6:00 p.m. The Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler, co-sponsored by In These Times. Facebook event page here.

— Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Syndicated radio interview. “Let’s Try Democracy” with David Swanson, Talk Nation Radio. Paul Engler discusses the book This Is an Uprising.

Thursday, March 24, 2016. Berkeley radio interview, 8:00 a.m. “Rising Up” with Sonali Kolhatkar, KPFA 94.1 FM. Mark Engler discusses the book This is an Uprising.

Saturday, March 26, 2016. Chicago radio interview, 12:00 p.m. “This is Hell!” with Chuck Mertz, WNUR 89.3 FM. Mark and Paul Engler discuss the book This is an Uprising.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Des Moines, IA. 6:30pm. First Christian, 2500 University Ave. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler, sponsored by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Register for event here. More information here.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Iowa City, IA. 6:30pm. Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A, 123 S. Linn St. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler, sponsored by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Register for event here. More information here.

Thursday, March 31, 2016. Ames, IA. 6:30pm. Ames Public Library, Danfoss Room, 515 Douglas Ave. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler, sponsored by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Register for event here. More information here.

–Friday, April 1, 2016, 3:00pm. Syndicated radio interview. “The Tim Danahey Show.” Mark Engler discusses nonviolent revolt.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Washington D.C. 6:30 p.m. St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church. 1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC 20010. (202) 232-0900. Presentation by Paul Engler with discussion and special guest Mubarak Awad. Co-sponsored by 99 Rise, Nonviolence International, and United States Student Association. Facebook event page here.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016. 7:00 p.m. Belabored Podcast 100th Episode Live Taping Celebration. Mark Engler joins hosts Sarah Jaffe and Michelle Chen as a special guest to discuss This Is an Uprising. Facebook event page here.

Thursday, April 7, 2016. Baltimore, MD. 7:30 p.m. Red Emma’s, 30 W. North Ave. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler. Facebook event page here.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Brooklyn, NY. 6:30 p.m. Mayday Space. Presentation by Paul Engler and discussion with special guest Francis Fox Piven. Facebook event page here.

Sunday, May 1, 2016. Tacoma, WA. Samdhana-Karana Yoga, 739 St. Helen’s Ave. Discussion on “Ecology of Change” and book signing with Paul Engler.

Monday, May 2, 2016. Seattle, WA. 7:00 p.m. Elliott Bay Books, 1521 10th Ave. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler. Light refreshments available. Sponsored by Yes! Magazine. Facebook event page here.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Portland, OR. 7:00 p.m. Annie Bloom’s Books, 7835 SW Capitol Hwy. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler.

–Tuesday, May 3, 2016. New York, NY. 6:30pm. “#BlackLivesMatter, DREAMers and More: New York Activism Today.” Mark Engler panel appearance at the Museum of the City of New York with Dante Barry, Angy Rivera, Robin Blotnick, and Sarah Seidman.

— Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Corvallis, OR. 7:00 p.m. Oregon State University Memorial Union, La Raza room. Presentation, discussion, and book signing with Paul Engler. Co-sponsored by Anarres Project for Alternative Futures, Allied Students for Another Politics, and the Citizenship and Crisis Initiative. Facebook event page here.

— Wednesday, May 18, 2016. San Francisco, CA. 7:30 p.m. The Booksmith, 1644 Haight Street. Presentation, discussion and book signing with Paul Engler.

— Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Los Angeles, CA. 7:00 p.m. The Last Bookstore, 453 S Spring St. Presentation, discussion and book signing with Paul Engler.  Facebook event page here.

— Saturday, June 25, 2016. Sirius XM radio interview, 9:45am. “The Filter” with Nomiki Konst. Mark Engler discusses nonviolent revolt.

— Sunday, June 26, 2016. Syndicated radio interview. “To The Best of Our Knowledge,” produced by Public Radio International. Mark Engler discusses “Do protests still matter?”

— Monday, June 27, 2016. New York, NY. 3:00pm. Auburn Theological Seminary, 475 Riverside Drive. Presentation and discussion with Mark Engler.

Thursday, July 7, 2016. Jenkintown, PA. 7:30pm. Jenkintown Public Library, 460 York Rd. Presentation and discussion with Mark Engler, hosted by Montgomery County Democracy for America.

Sunday, September 11, 2016. Radio New Zealand radio interview. “Sunday Morning” with Wallace Chapman. Mark Engler discusses nonviolent revolt.