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To inquire about booking a speaking event, panel, or media appearance, please send a message through the form below. For other business matters, please contact Mr. Joseph’s literary agent, Alia Hanna Habib at the Gernert Company, or his film/TV agent, Michelle Weiner at the Creative Artists Agency.
Journalist, Author, Historian, Diversity Expert
Since 2000, Channing Joseph has regularly appeared before audiences at colleges and universities, art galleries and museums, and corporations of all kinds. He has recently spoken at the University of California–Berkeley, the Academy of Art University, Oberlin College, Northwestern State University, Drew University, San Francisco’s The Lab, Oakland’s African-American Museum and Library, and Fusion.
Mr. Joseph’s wide-ranging expertise includes: journalism and journalism education; narrative nonfiction; African-American history, literature, and genealogy; early LGBTQ history; diversity, inclusion, and access in education and the workplace; implicit bias; and kidney health and organ transplantation in African-American communities.
Here are some of the titles of his recent talks (organized by subject):
- Why Does Diversity Matter? Taking Identity Into Account in Reporting and Editing
- What Journalism Can Teach Us About Diversity: How to Use Our Privilege to Empower Others and Confront Injustice
- Why We’re Vulnerable to Fake News
- Narrative Journalism in an Age of Social Media
- The Black Drag Queens Who Fought Before Stonewall
- Vodou Dances and ‘Grossly Immoral’ Preaching: Sexual Politics and the Emergence of Queer Activism in New Orleans, 1889-1907
- ‘Queen’ of the Capital: The Pathbreaking Activism of William Dorsey Swann and the Underground Drag Scene in 19th-Century Washington, D.C.
- Intersectional Futures and the Legacy of Octavia Butler
- The Future Is Now: Octavia Butler’s Kindred and the Dreams of Slaves
- Giving Me Life: African-American Organ and Tissue Transplant Recipients
- My Kidney Transplant Journey
Diversity and Implicit Bias
African-American History and Culture
He can be reached at channinj [AT] usc [DOT] edu.
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