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Speaking Appearances by Dr. Parenti:

2014

Carmichael, California
suburb of Sacramento
Italian Center
6821 Fair Oaks Blvd

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 2 pm
A Talk with Selected Readings from Waiting for Yesterday (an ethnic Memoir)

Los Angeles, California
Echo Park United Methodist Church
1226 North Alvarado St.
Contact: Union of Progressive Iranians 323-679-5023

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Reception: 5 pm, Guest Speaker 6:30 pm
Capitalism and the Myth of Prosperity and Democracy

New York, N.Y.
Stony Brook Manhattan
101-113 East 27th Street, 3rd floor
Contact: Peter Carravetta 631-632-7440

CANCELED
Friday, February 14, 2014, 5 pm

A Talk with Selected Readings from Waiting for Yesterday (an ethnic Memoir)

New York, N.Y.
The Calandra Italian American Institute
25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor
Contact: Rosangela Briscese 212-642-2043

CANCELED
Thursday, February 13, 2014, 6 pm

A Talk with Selected Readings from Waiting for Yesterday (an ethnic Memoir)

Hempstead, N.Y.
Hofstra University
Contact: Stanislao Pugliese 718-570-7823

CANCELED
Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 7 pm

A Talk with Selected Readings from Waiting for Yesterday (an ethnic Memoir)
2013

Vancouver, British Columbia
Dogwood Centre for Socialist Education
Map

Saturday, November 16, 2013, 6 pm Anti-Imperialism Today

Sonoma, California
Readers Books Bookstore

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 2 pm Book signing and talk: "Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid's Life"

Omaha, Nebraska
Nebraskans for Peace

Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10 am Rational Wars and Deliberate Deception

San Francisco, California
Modern Times Bookstore

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 7 pm Book signing and talk: "Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid's Life"

Berkeley, California
Berkeley Fellowship Hall

Friday, September 27, 2013, 7 pm Book signing and talk: "Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid's Life"

Montgomery, Alabama
Auburn University at Montgomery

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 7 pm Democracy and Class Power

Kingwood, Texas
Lone Star College
Student Conference Center
Contact: John.J.Theis@lonestar.edu

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Deceptions of Empire
2012

Millbrae, California
Progressive Caucus
California Democratic Party
Westin Hotel SFO

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 3:30 pm Atrocity and Normality

Olympia, Washington
People's Movement Assembly
Evergreen State College
contact: mike@smallblueplanet.org

Friday, October 19, 2012, 7:00 pm Ecology and the 1% Pathology

Saratoga, California
St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church
18870 Allendale Ave.
contact: jovanovicmilina@yahoo.com

Saturday, September 15, 2012, 5:00 pm South Bay premiere of documentary film "The Weight of Chains" accompanied with comments by Michael Parenti

Aberdeen, Washington
The Grays Harbor Institute
Public Radio KGHI/KGHE
The Polish Club, 823 West 1st Street
contact: gary@ghinstitute.org
or 360-533-8039

Friday, September 7, 2012, 7:00 pm Democracy and the Pathology of Wealth: An Evening with Michael Parenti

Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State University
University Hall, Room 014
230 N. Oval Mall
contact: gselich@att.net

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 7:30 pm The Empire Under Attack: From Latin America to Occupy Wall Street

Fremont, California
Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd., Room 2133
contact: angels_70wings@yahoo.com

Friday, March 30, 2012, 1:00 pm
Free Admission
Occupy Empire

Berkeley, California
La Pena Culture Center
3105 Shattuck Ave.
contact: pchin@lapena.org

Friday, January 6, 2012, 7:30 pm
Democracy and the Pathology of Wealth
2011

Burlington, Vermont
University of Vermont
Will Miller Social Justice Lecture

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Why the U.S. Has a Global Empire?

Hamilton, Ontario
McMasters University

Thursday, November 3, 2011
Imperialism and the 99% Solution

Guelph, Ontario
University of Guelph

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Imperialism and the 99% Solution

Toronto, Ontario
University of Toronto

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7 pm
Imperialism and the 99% Solution

Chico, CA
Sierra Nevada Brewery, Big Room
1075 E. 20th St.

Wednesday, October 27, 2011, 7:30 pm
Imperialism Today (with Will Durst)

Henderson County, Nevada
Southern Nevada College

Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 6 pm
The Face of Imperialism

Orem, Utah
Utah Valley University

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 11:30 am
Profit Pathology and Its Alternatives

Orem, Utah
Utah Valley University

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 1 pm
The High Cost of War

Berkeley, CA
Moe's Bookstore
2476 Telegraph Ave.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 7:30 pm
Talk and booksigning: The Face of Imperialism

San Jose, CA
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
First Christian Church
80 South 5th St.

contact: shelby.minister@yahoo.com

Friday, May 6, 2011, 7:00 pm
Free Speech--At What Cost?

Northridge, CA
California State University, Northridge
Richard Smith Lecture, Sierra Hall
contact: 818-677-4030

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:00 pm
America's Cultural Struggle: Religion and Politics
2010

Cypress, CA
Cypress College
9200 Valley View St.
Humanities lecture hall 136
contact: 562-234-3319

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 12:30 pm
Democracy, Prosperity, and Economic Crisis

Hilo, Hawaii
Hawaii Community College
Campus Center Plaza at Univ. of Hawaii, Hilo
contact: noelie@hawaii.edu

Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 6:30 pm
Democracy and Class Power

San Francisco, CA
Schroeders Restaurant
240 Front St. (Embarcadero BART)
San Francisco Atheists
contact: terrycts@comcast.net

Saturday, October 30, 2010, 4:30 pm
God and His Demons (Talk and Book Signing)

New York, New York
Brecht Forum
451 West St.
contact: (212) 242-4201

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 7 pm
God's Demon Warriors

New York, New York
International News Net Symposium
"How the World Changed After 9-11"

56 Walker St. between Church and Broadway
(Lower Manhattan)

contact: innworldreport@gmail.com

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 12:15 pm
How Conspiracy Theorists Become Conspiracy Realists
(panel)

Berkeley, California
Berkeley Main Library, 3rd Floor Meeting Rm
2090 Kittredge St., off Shattuck Ave.
One Block From Downtown Berkeley BART

contact: terrycts@comcast.net

Sunday, July 18, 2010, 1:30 pm
Religion as a Socio-Political Force

Berkeley, California
People's World
2232 Derby St.

contact: 510-548-8764

Sunday, July 4, 2010, 3 pm
Fascism in America?

Berkeley, California
Moe's Bookstore
2476 Telegraph Avenue, between Dwight and Haste

contact:owenmoes@gmail.com

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010,
7:30 pm

God and His Demons (Book Signing and Talk)
San Francisco, California
City Lights Bookstore
Columbus Ave & Broadway
Tuesday, June 8th, 2010, 7 pm

God and His Demons (Book Signing and Talk)
Santa Cruz, California
University Inn and Conference Center
Deep Politics Conference
contact:kevinzenzie@yahoo.com
Saturday, May 15th, 2010,
3:15 pm

(Sunday Panel, May 16, 2010, 1:30 pm)
Deep Ideology: How Reactionary Agendas Shape Political Awareness
Sebastopol, California
Copperfield's Books
138 N. Main St
contact:sdeignan@copperbook.com
Thursday, May 6th, 2010

God and His Demons (Book Signing and Talk)
Berkeley, California
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists (BFUU)
Fellowship Hall: 1924 Cedar Street
contact:comeoutdancing@mindspring.com
Tuesday, April 27th, 2010,
7:00 pm

God and His Demons (Book Signing and Talk)

Ventura, California
California Coalition of Veterans & Military Families, and other veteran & military family groups.
Pavilion, Pierpont Inn, 550 San Jon Rd.
contact:work4peacenow@gmail.com
Saturday, April 17th, 2010,
7:30 pm

Empire vs. Veterans: Who Pays and Who Benefits from Global Wars?

Fresno, California
Fresno Pacific University
Special Event Center
(East Side of Campus) 1717 S. Chestnut
contact:prestonlittle@hotmail.com
Saturday, April 17th, 2010,
1:00 pm

Debate:
The US Empire:
For and Against

Northridge, California
California State University, Northridge
Whitsett Room, Sierra Hall
contact:darren.raspa.139@my.csun.edu
Wednesday, March 24th, 2010,
7:00 pm
Sanitizing History: from Caesar to Hitler to Saddam

Havana, Cuba
19th International Book Fair
La Cabana
Sala Jose Antonio Portuondo

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010,
11:00 am
The Culture Struggle
(along with interviews on Feb. 15, 17, and 18)
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Century Community and Technical College
West Campus Theater
contact:Herbert.King@century.edu
Wednesday, January 20, 2010,
11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Real Democracy and Class Power
2009
Santa Rosa, California
Project Censored Reception
Odd Fellows Hall
545 Pacific Ave.
contact: Censored@sonoma.edu
Saturday, December 5, 2009,
6:00 p.m.
Brief Remarks with other Speakers
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
St. Thomas University
McCain Hall,
Kinsella Auditorium
contact: strax@riseup.net
Wednesday, November 25, 2009,
7:00 p.m.
Free Market Myths and Madness
Las Vegas, Nevada
College of Southern Nevada
Henderson Campus, Bldg. C
contact: Carlo.DeFazio@csn.edu
Wednesday, November 18, 2009,
6:00 p.m.
Capitalism: Fact and Fiction

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
University of Milwaukee
UWM Union Building,
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
contact:sperling.erik@gmail.com

Tuesday, November 10, 2009,
7:00 p.m.
Rulers of the Planet: Method or Madness?
West Hartford, Connecticut
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
Wilde Auditorium
contact: dowst@hartford.edu
Wednesday, November 4, 2009,
7:30 p.m.
Political Liberties and Economic Democracy
Oakland, California
American-Italian Historical Assoc.
Temescal Library
5205 Telegraph Ave x 51 St.
Saturday, October 24, 2009,
3-5 pm
Avanti Popolo readings
Long Beach, California
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
Unitarian Universalist Church
5450 Atherton Street
contact: miamericas@yahoo.com
Saturday, October 17, 2009,
3:00 p.m.
Empire vs. Democracy: From Guatemala to Honduras
San Francisco, California
Italian-American Political Solidarity
City Lights Bookstore
261 Columbus Ave.
contact: jamestracysf@gmail.com
Monday, October 12, 2009,
7:00 p.m.
Ethnic Identity with a panel of speakers
Bogota, Colombia
Cumbre Mundial de Paz
World Summit for Peace
via Skype
Friday, October 2, 2009,
3:00 p.m.
Cultural Relativism and International Human Rights
Berkeley, California
International Committee for the Cuban Five
Unitarian Universalists Hall
1924 Cedar at Bonita
contact: ajrapko@yahoo.com
Thursday, October 1, 2009,
7:00 p.m.
The Rational Empire and the Cuban Five
Petaluma, California
Progressive Festival
Walnut Park,
Petaluma Blvd & D street
contact: info@progressivefestival.org
Sunday, September 20, 2009,
2 pm

The Economic Meltdown
Glendale, California
Armenian Revolutionary Fed. and KPFK
Public Library,
222 E. Harvard St.
contact: RShirinian@aol.com

Friday, September 18, 2009,
8 pm
Capitalism's Self-Inflicted Apocalypse

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