Speaking Engagements

Please contact me for speaking engagements and consulting services:

  • Expertise: African Americans and the environment; black eco-theology and environmental history, anti-racism; and diversity and inclusion
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • dianneglave@gmail.com


Upcoming Engagements

Lecture on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 6p

The Black Church Never Left the Outdoors

Indiana University NE (virtual)

Green the Church RED (Renewable Energy Development)

Key note on Friday, October 4, 2019 , 7p

Green the Church Summit

New Northside Missionary Baptist Church

8645 Goodfellow Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63147

Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary. (Courtesy photo)

Women’s Environmental Leadership Summit

Anacostia Community Museum

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Past EngagementsImage result for sojourner the summit

Beyond the Church Walls: Action on Climate Change for Communities of Color

Sojourners’ The Summit

Thursday, June 14, 2108



Voices and Choices: Perspectives and Priorities in Environmental Movements Panel

Environmental Affairs Symposium

Lewis and Clark College

Thursday, October 20, 2016


“The Black Church Never Left the Outdoors”

Boston University School of Theology

Tuesday, January 26, 2016


Earth Day Conference: 7th Annual Kinks, Locks, & Twists

Hill House, Pittsburgh, PA

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


African Americans, Religion, and Community

Saving Our Communities, Saving Ourselves Panel

12th National Black Writers Conference

Medgar Evers College

Sunday, March 30, 2014


African Americans and Religion

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

March 6, 2013



English Department

University of Utah

February 23, 2013


Essential Public Radio 90.5fm, NPR

Monday, May 21, 2012



Brief Talk on African Americans, the Environment, and Religion

Perspectives on Silent Spring at 50

National Aviary Helen M Schmidt Flite Zone Theater

Friday, May 11, 20112


EVE Circle

Wild Red’s Garden, Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, April 14, 2012


Gettysburg College

March 22, 2012


2012 Helpshop
“Mind, Body and Spirit”
Greensburg District, United Methodist Church
3483 Route 130, Irwin PA 15642

Saturday, January 28, 2012

10:30a to 12pm

Book Signing

Barnes & Noble

Camp Creek Market Place
3685 Marketplace Boulevard

East Point, GA 30344
(404) 349-0359

September 10, 2011



Groovin 1580

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Book Signing

Georgia Tech Student Center

June 17, 2011


Race, Environmentalism, and Going Green

DePaul University

Center for the Black Diaspora

Richardson Library, Rosati Romm 300

2350 N. Kenmore Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60614

May 11, 2011


Keeping it Wild with Spelman College

Spelman College

350 Spelman Lane SW

Atlanta, GA  30314

March 23, 2011



Speaker, Embracing our Traditions of Partnership Summit

SoGreen Network and Florida A&M University

February 18, 2011


Key Note Speaker

Sierra Club Environmental Justice Program

Saturday, November 13, 2010


JJ on Atlanta,  Peachtree TV

Sunday, November 14, 2010


Radio Interview

October 3, 2010



Podcast, Book Talk, FM89.3 WYPL’s

Benjamin L. Hooks, Memphis Public Library

3030 Poplar Ave

Memphis TN 38111-3527


September 4, 2010

Emory Libraries Tent 601

Getting There

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Local Prose Stage, Decatur Book Festival


Sunday, September 5, 2010


Rooted in the Earth

Charis Books

September 2,  2010


Earth Day Talk

Charis Books

April 23, 2010

Time: 7:00-8:30p


Earth Day Panel

Candler School of Theology, Emory University, CST 322

April 14, 2010,

11a to 1pm

Cascade Author Showcase

April 18, 2010

After the 8a Service

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