Dr. Deah's Professional Speaking Calendar and Important Dates!

December 7 and 12, 2016:  I am honored to be offering two workshops in Australia under the auspices of Tara MacGregor of Practice Pavestones.  For more information CLICK HERE!

February 13, 2015:  I will be celebrating Natural Day!  To find out more CLICK HERE!

February 14-28: Bringing Women from All Over the Globe Together in an Epic Online Event to End Body Image Issues and Awaken Our Collective Female Power. Michelle Hess will be interviewing me as part of this fabulous Body Positive Event! CLICK HERE for more information!

February 20: I will be interviewed by Miss Skinny Genes!  More information to come!

 I am honored to be the keynote speaker for the 20th annual NYSTRA (New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association) conference in Saratoga Springs, New York!  The conference dates are April 25-28, 2015.  For more information CLICK HERE.

Past Appearances.

January 13, 11:45-1:15, I will be part of a panel discussion with contributors from Ragen Chastain's new two volume set, The Politics of Size: Perspectives from the Fat Acceptance Movement.  This speaking engagement is at Santa Clara University under the auspices of Women and Gender Studies and the Critical Gender Studies Research Initiative   I will be presenting at the  9th Annual EDRS National Conference, The Intersection of Art and Science:  Integrating Creative Methods into the Treatment of Eating Disorders. My 2 and 1/4 hour session will be on February 5, 2015.  The dates of the conference are February 5-7th and will be located in Santa Rosa, CA.  For more information CLICK HERE. Saturday, November 15, 2014:  I am presenting at The Renfrew Center's annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  This year's theme is The Practice of Practice.  For more information Click Here. October 25th:  New Tools:  Old Oppression.  Please join me at this wonderful event challenging weight stigma.

A One-Day Event on Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 10:30am – 4:30pm

creativity image Please join us for a one-day event featuring: - Sonya Renee Taylor, Performance Poet - Keynote on Weight Stigma by Dr. Deb Burgard - Diverse Experiences of Weight Stigma: A Panel moderated by Jessica Wilson - Expressive Arts Activities led by Dr. Deah Schwartz - Embodiment Explorations facilitated by Fall Ferguson - A Fat Flash Mob Experience with Juicy D. Light Location: James C. Irvine Foundation Conference Center, 353 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 *Pre-registration required as space is limited. Register below.* *Registration deadline: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014* We have set the registration fee at $25, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.  If you are able, please consider a donation supporting those who are unable to pay.