Speaking history

Michael Ward PhotoHere are some of the places where I spoke during my 2008 lecture tour in the United States and the United Kingdom.


- official U.S. launch of Planet Narnia, Wade Center, Wheaton College, IL

- University of Chicago Divinity School, IL

- All Souls' Church, Wheaton, IL

- Valparaiso University, IN

- Calvin College, MI

- Bowling Green State University, OH

- Grove City College, PA

- Church of the Good Samaritan, Paoli, PA

- Villanova University, PA


- Master's Academy of Fine Arts, East Greenville, PA

- Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA

- Nyack College, NY

- Cambridge in America, Food for Thought Luncheon, New York City

- C.S. Lewis Society, New York City

- James Madison University, VA

- Harrisonburg C.S. Lewis Society, VA

- Princeton University, NJ

- Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ

- Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. 

- C.S. Lewis Society, Frederick, MD

- The Falls Church, VA

- Kentucky Christian University, KY


- official U.K. launch of Planet Narnia, Oxford University C.S. Lewis Society

- University of Edinburgh

- University of St Andrews

- Heffers Bookshop, 20 Trinity Street, Cambridge

- All Saints' Church, Lindfield, West Sussex

- King's College, University of London

- London launch of Planet Narnia, Firehouse Restaurant


- British Association of Christians in Psychology Annual Conference

- Regent University, VA

- Southern Adventist University, TN

- Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, TN

- The C.S. Lewis Society of Chattanooga

- St Luke's Church, Blue Ridge, GA

- St George's Anglican Church, Chattanooga, TN

- Texas State University San Marcos, TX

- Concordia University Austin, TX

- Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

- Baylor University, Waco, TX

- Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston, MA

- Gordon College, Boston, MA

- Harvard University Chaplaincy, MA

- Yale University Chaplaincy, CT

- Whitinsville Christian School, Whitinsville, MA

- Family Research Council, Washington, D.C. 


- University of Scranton, PA

- Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA

- Huntington Christian School, Huntington Beach, CA

- Pacifica Christian High School, Santa Monica, CA

- The C.S. Lewis Foundation, Redlands, CA

- Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church, CA

- Biola University, La Mirada, CA

- University of California San Diego

- C.S. Lewis Society of California, San Francisco, CA

- Redrock Coffee Shop, Mountain View, CA

- New College, Berkeley, CA

- Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, CA

- Socrates in the City, New York City

- Taylor University, IN


- Immanuel Baptist Church, Richmond, VA

- Bay View Association, Bay View, MI

- Summer School, Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford

- Regent University, VA, in Oxford: Taylorian Institute

- Peterhouse Society Gathering, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge


- Christ's College, University of Cambridge


- C.S. Lewis Foundation Summer Institute in Oxford and Cambridge


- Wheaton College, IL


- The White Hart Café, Lynchburg, VA

- New Covenant Church, Lynchburg, VA

- New Covenant School, Lynchburg, VA

- Darden Christian Fellowship, University of Virginia

- Meadows Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, VA

- Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

- Hillsdale College, MI

- Holy Trinity Church, Hillsdale, MI

- Spring Arbor University, MI

- Hope College, MI


- C.S. Lewis Festival, Petoskey, MI

- Seattle Pacific University, WA

- Church Leaders' Forum, Seattle Pacific University, WA

- Multnomah University, Portland, OR

- Valley Covenant Church, Eugene, OR


- Pacifica Christian High School, Santa Monica, CA

- Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

- Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

- Westside Christian Fellowship, Santa Monica, CA


Michael Ward PhotoWhat follows below is a selection of my speaking engagements over recent years.


guest speaker, History Society, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge

guest lecturer, Centre for the Study of Christianity in Oxford

keynote speaker, four-day conference on C.S. Lewis, Korea Institute for Advanced Theological Studies, Seoul, South Korea


guest lecturer, conference on C.S. Lewis, Year in Literature Festival, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge

guest lecturer, Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture, Regent's Park College, University of Oxford


guest lecturer, four-day conference on the Inklings, Hillsdale College, MI

guest lecturer, Annual Writing and Literature Conference, Wheaton College, IL, and guest preacher, Wheaton College Chapel

guest lecturer, Gordon College, MA


guest lecturer, Valparaiso University, IN

keynote lecturer, C.S. Lewis Festival, Petoskey, MI


guest lecturer, University of Notre Dame, IN

keynote lecturer, four-day conference on Christian literature, Grove City College, PA


platform speaker in public debate on religion and imagination with writer Philip Pullman, St Andrew's Church, Oxford


guest lecturer, National Society of Methodist Students' Annual Conference, Cambridge

guest lecturer, National Museum of Childhood, London

guest lecturer and preacher, St Luke's Episcopal Church, Blue Ridge, GA


guest lecturer, Wheaton in Oxford program


guest speaker, Oxford University C.S. Lewis Society


keynote lecturer, Lewis Centenary Conference, Örebro Theological Seminary, Sweden