Across nearly twenty years and hundreds of public appearances, M. Allen Cunningham has spoken on a broad range of subjects including the creative process, literary history and analysis, independent publishing, the historical transition from scribal culture to print culture to Internet culture, literary regionalism, biographical fiction, and the importance of the Humanities in education.
Cunningham makes regular speaking appearances at universities, conferences, and public libraries. He served for four years as a public scholar with the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project, facilitating intensive seminars about reading and literature in dozens of communities. In addition to his work at Portland State University, Clackamas Community College, and UC Berkeley's Academic Talent Development Program, Cunningham has acted as a guest lecturer in the Pan-European MFA Program.
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A Sampling of Past & Recent Speaking Engagements: