“Students today are seeking authentic, unfiltered perspectives, and Daniel delivered.”
– Robert Stewart, Director, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University
“He is a gentle, humble, honest teacher, willing to discuss his writing process, and frustrations. My students left the class uplifted and very encouraged.”
– Michael J. LaRosa, Associate Professor of History, Rhodes College
“Daniel Connolly’s presentation is intelligent and well thought out. His on the ground reporting work gives him unique insight and understanding.”
– Jeff Weeks, Panhandle Tiger Bay Club.
*Please scroll down for a list of my upcoming appearances.*
Invite Daniel to Speak
I travel throughout the U.S. to give talks. I’ve appeared at Princeton University, City University of New York School of Law, Kenyon College, Seattle University, national journalism conferences and many other colleges, high schools and trade groups.
I’m represented by Macmillan Speakers Bureau. To book me, please contact Julianne Lewis at 646-307-5544 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s a rare joint appearance with me and Isaias Ramos on book launch night, October 4, 2016 in Memphis.
Here’s video of me speaking to the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club in Pensacola, Florida on February 17, 2017. Lots of tough questions from the audience!
Saturday, April 28, 2018.10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. I’m speaking on a panel at the Presbyterian Women’s Annual Gathering. It’s at the Stephen Olford Center, 4000 Riverdale Road, Memphis, Tennessee. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, June 16, 2016. Investigative Reporters and Editors conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Latino Memphis Congreso.
Saturday, September 10, 2016. Mid-South Book Festival.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016.
News Engagement Day at The University of Memphis Department of Journalism and Strategic Media.
Book launch at The Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis.
Wednesday, October 5. Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
Thursday, October 6. Off Square Books / Thacker Mountain Radio. Oxford, Mississippi.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Twitter chat with Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce. @GeorgetownCEW.
Thursday, October 13, 2016. Speaking on the radio show Think on KERA in Dallas.
Saturday, October 15, 2016. Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, Tennessee.
NEW YORK / NEW JERSEY TOUR
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 6 p.m. Tompkins County Public Library. Ithaca, New York.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016. 2:30 p.m. Rutgers University-Newark, hosted by the Center for Migration and the Global City. Newark, New Jersey.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at noon. Princeton University. Colloquium series sponsored by the Center for Migration and Development and the Program in Latino Studies.
Friday, October 21, 2016. The Mexican Community Accessing Education Symposium. CUNY School of Law. Queens, New York. Organized by The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute and the Anchoring Achievement in Mexican Communities Initiative of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation.
Thursday, February 16, 2017. University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida.
Friday, February 17, 2017. Panhandle Tiger Bay Club. New World Landing. 600 South Palafox Street. Pensacola, Florida.
Saturday, February 25, 2017. Seattle University, Seattle, Washington. Search for Meaning Book Festival. Pigott 201.
March 9, 2017 Tennessee Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages conference, Memphis, Tennessee.
March 11-12, 2017. Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, Arizona. Gave five talks and panels.
March 21, 2017. Books & Beyond Book Club. Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Memphis, Tennessee.
March 25, 2017. Taught at Oxford Writes Spring Workshop.
March 28, 2017. Food for Thought group, Memphis.
April 13, 2017. Allenby Lakes Book Club, Memphis.
April 29, 2017. Keynote speaker at Bookstock, the book fest organized by Memphis public libraries.
June 1, 2017. Education Writers Association National Seminar, Washington, DC.
June 24, 2017. Investigative Reporters and Editors conference. Phoenix, Arizona.
July 29, 2017. Poplar-White Station Library, Memphis, Tennessee.
August 5, 2017. Taught at Byhalia Christian Writers Group. Byhalia, Mississippi.
October 5, 2017. Southern Foodways Symposium. Memphis, Tennessee.
October 12, 2017. University of Memphis – modern languages department, class visit to honors seminar on immigration.
October 25, 2017. Servicemaster Corp. Memphis, Tennessee.
November 4, 2017. Byhalia Christian Writers Group. Byhalia, Mississippi. I spoke on navigating the world of book agents and publishers.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Ohio University. Athens, Ohio. Journalism school.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Kenyon College. Gambier, Ohio. My alma mater! I gave a talk on the Book of Isaias and the secret history of immigration in the U.S. 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Community Foundation Theater in the Gund Galley, GAL 001.
Thursday, November 9, 2017. Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Pierce Lounge. I spoke on careers in journalism.
Jan. 8, 2018 10 a.m. Buntyn Presbyterian Church. Meeting of Church Women United. 561 S. Prescott. Memphis, Tennessee.
February 7, 2018. Muddy’s Bake Shop book club.
Feb. 15, 2018. Skype session with the book club at The Education Trust in Washington.
Thursday, March 22, 2018. Oxford Conference for the Book. Oxford, Mississippi. I spoke on the Latino experience in the South with Simone Delerme (moderator), and fellow authors Leon Fink and Angela Stuesse.
Thursday, April 19, 2018. Shady Grove Presbyterian Church book club, Memphis.