Speaking at Geekend in Savannah, Georgia in 2010. [Photo by Josh Branstetter]

I am Roy Christopher. I be thinking about stuff. Sometimes I talk about it. I am available to speak about the following topics:

  • Social Impacts of Technology
  • Platform Building and Publishing
  • Theoretical Applications of Hip-hop Culture
  • Staying Motivated and Getting Things Done

Some previous talks, presentations, and guest lectures include the following:

  • Release Your Darlings: Platform Building and Postmodern Publishing
    February 7th, 2011, 3:00pm
    Guest Lecture for Bill Minutaglio’s Reporting and Writing Nonfiction Books class
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX
  • Follow for Now: Behind the Book and Beyond
    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Guest Lecture for Michael Schandorf’s Writing for New Media class
    The University of Illinois Chicago
    Chicago, IL
  • How to Do Stuff and Be Happy
    November 6, 2010, 1:30pm
    Geekend 2010
    Savannah, GA
  • Floating Siginifiers: The Haunting of Hip-hop by the Ghosts of Emcees Passed (with Joe Faina)
    November 14, 2010, 2:00pm (poster session)
    NCA Annual Conference
    San Francisco, CA
  • Media and Metaphors: Theory Building in Media Studies, Design, and Architecture
    February 16, 2007
    Design Machine Group
    Architecture Department
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • The Medium is the Metaphor: Toward a Unified Theory of Computer Mediation
    October 17, 2006
    Roundtable discussion lead at the DMG’s Lab-Lunch
    Architecture Department
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA