Anne’s Events


May 28. Looking Up to the Sky. with Dean Elizabeth Davenport at Rockefeller Chapel. University of Chicago.

May 3-10. Puglia, Italy.

April 30. Tending and Befriending/A Mini Mindfulness Retreat. Bond Chapel, University of Chicago.

April 13. Bread of Life and Ecological Theology. Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago.

April 5. Mindfulness Meditation/Attending to Attention. Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago.

April 2. “In Bone and Breath,” Rockefeller Chapel, University of Chicago.

March 19-20. Research at Earthfire Institute Wildlife Sanctuary, Idaho.

March 4-10, Research at San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico. The Pacific Gray Whale Kindergarten Event.


January 12-13, Winchester University, Project Development, with Professor Lisa Isherwood.

February 21, Rockefeller Chapel: Celebrant, University of Chicago. 11 a.m. Missa Luba!

February 23, University of Chicago, Center for Leadership and Involvement. International Women’s Day; Women’s Leadership Panelist. 6 p.m.

March 14-19, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Representative of Parliament of World’s Religions, MC of Parallel Session: Remembering and Honoring Our Spiritual Foremothers, with United Religions Initiative, Temple of Understanding, Religions for Peace, and the Interfaith Center of New York.

April 24, Rockefeller Chapel, Earth Day Service, preacher, University of Chicago.

May 18-19, Winchester University, Meeting of the Honorary Fellows of the Institute for Theological Partnerships.

October 5, The Joy of Unknowing/Meditation Instruction, University of Chicago, every Wednesday at 1:30, Rockefeller Chapel).

October 10, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Public Lecture, “Vox Anima! Animal Communication, Relationality, and Soulfulness.

October 19-22, American Folklore Society, “Vox Anima: The Shifting Category of Human-Animal Relations.” Panel: How humans experience the world beyond humanity. Miami Florida.

December 2016: South Africa, Kapama Game Preserve and Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center.


January 25, 2015
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bakersfield, CA
Sermon: Visible and Vulnerable

January 29-31, 2015
Hartnell College, Educator in Residence

Public lecture: New Science, Old Philosophy, and Your Happiness
Staff round table: Energizing Your Brain’s Seeking System in the Workplace.
Student seminar Keeping your Original Questions: Bringing life to Your Academic Life.

February 24, 2015
Bakersfield College: Levan Center for the Humanities
Lecture, Reading, and Signing: Dr Doolittle’s Heaven.

March 6-8, 2015
DeKoven Center, Racine, WI
Gaia’s Womb Presents: One Step Sideways; A Winter Retreat for Winter

Invitational Workshop: Women and Animal Kin; Spiritual Bonds

March , 2015
Hartnell College, Salinas, CA, Educator in Residence

Public lecture: Gender, Depression, and Social Change.
Student Workshop: Preventing Burnout and Building Resilience for Health Care Professions.
Staff Mental Spa Day:
1. Introduction to Meditation
2. Counting What Counts: Using Affirmations and a Behavioral Checklist to Frame Your Days.
3. Recognizing, Responding to, and Preventing Depression.

April 12, 2015
St. Paul’s Bakersfield
Sermon: Surrender and Include

April 16-17, 2015
Hartnell College, Salinas, CA, Educator in Residence

Public Lecture and Reading. Spirit Unleashed: Re-Imagining Human-Animal Relations (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction, The Orion, the PEN, and AAR Excellence Awards)
Staff Workshop: Magic for Unleashing Your Creative Genius

May 6, 2015.
University of Winchester, England, Institute for Theological Partnerships
Lecture/Reading: Animal Communication and Relationality: a Case for Natural Spirituality.

May 27, 2015.
Hartnell College, Salinas.
Address for Annual Academic Expo, “Too Big to Fail; Too Small too Matter?”

June 20-27, 2015.
Assisi, Italy.
Andanda Sangha

September 17, 2015
Brown University, Rhode Island.
Reading and Conversation, Spirit Unleashed.September, 2015
Winchester University, England.
Annual Meeting of University Research Fellows, Institute for Theological Partnerships.

October 14-20
Salt Lake City, Utah, Parliament of the World’s Religions.

Workshop: Natural Spirituality and Human-Animal Relations.
Book Signing: Spirit Unleashed!
-Closing Prayer and Blessing, Interfaith Climate Change Plenary Session, with Andras Corben-Arthur and Kusumita Pedersen.


September 19-22, 2014

New York
Religions for the Earth conference and People’s Climate March
Panelist Outdoor Epiphanies

October 19, 2014
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bakersfield, CA
Sermon Let the Beauty We Love be What We Do
Reading and book signing Spirit Unleashed

Thursday October 30 at 6 pm
Reading and book signing
Seminary Coop Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago
All welcome! Cake for a favorite guest participant’s birthday.
Here’s the event page on Facebook! Please invite a friend. 

November 2, 2014
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Chicago
Sermon All Souls Day

November 5-8, 2014
American Folklore Society
Santa Fe, NM

November 16, 2014
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bakersfield, CA
Sermon Whom is it Better to Serve?

November 22-25
American Academy of Religion, San Diego, CA

December 4-5, 2014
Educator in Residence: Meet and Greet
Hartnell College, Salinas, CA

December 7, 2014
St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Bakersfield, CA
Sermon Comfort my people

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