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TomorrowTalks place thought leaders of today in conversation with the changemakers of tomorrow: our students. Each distinguished speaker explains how they use writing to address our most pressing challenges.

TomorrowTalks 2023-2024

Watch this space for information about upcoming TomorrowTalks in academic year 2023-2024.

About TomorrowTalks

TomorrowTalks are a student-engagement initiative led by the Division of Humanities in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU and hosted by ASU's Department of English in partnership with Macmillan Publishers.

For more information, please contact Writing Programs Director Kyle Jensen.

NEW! You can help support future TomorrowTalks events by contributing to our Guest Speaker Fund.


Past TomorrowTalks Events

TomorrowTalks 2022-2023


Jonathan Franzen: 'Crossroads' (Oct. 5, 2022)

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Jocelyn Nicole Johnson: 'My Monticello' (Oct. 13, 2022)

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Percival Everett: 'The Trees' and 'Dr. No' (Nov. 3, 2022)

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Jemele Hill: 'Uphill' (Jan. 26, 2023)

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TomorrowTalks 2021-2022

Women in Science

Jane Goodall: 'The Book of Hope' (Nov. 17, 2021)

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Meg Lowman: 'The Arbornaut' (Feb. 10, 2022)

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TomorrowTalks 2020-2021

Michael Eric Dyson: 'Long Time Coming' (Feb. 25, 2021)

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Melinda Gates: 'The Moment of Lift' (Mar. 18, 2021)

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Ayanna Thompson: 'Blackface (Object Lessons)' (Mar. 18, 2021)

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