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Public Speakers: invite one to speak about Esperanto

The following volunteers are available to give a talk to you, your friends, your club or group.

Please contact directly a speaker in your area or who specialized in a subject interesting to your group in order to arrange a presentation.

Todd Phillips - Austin, Texas -- toddptx (at) yahoo (dot) com.
Todd is a college instructor of Romance languages, with ten years
of experience speaking Esperanto. He is prepared to lecture on:
1) The beginning and history of Esperanto,
2) The language itself and its usefulness, genius, and advantages, and
3) His own experience with non-US Esperanto speakers, both at events
and individually.

He can also give short introductory lessons to the general public.

Dr. Robert L. Read - Austin, Texas -- read (at) robertlread (dot) net.
Rob is a computer scientist and entrepreneur, with five years experience with Esperanto. He is prepared to lecture on:
1) Esperanto and the Creative Commons movement, and
2) The structure and advantages of the language.

Anderson Mills - Austin, TX -- nehundo (cxe) konfuzo (punkto) net.
Anderson is an acoustician working on his PhD at the University of Texas. He is also a dancer, musician, instructor, and linux geek. He is prepared to lecture on:
1) Esperanto and the Creative Commons movement, and
2) The structure and advantages of the language.

Phil Dorcas - Hurst, Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth) -- filipo (at) grupoj (dot) org.
Phil is a computer programmer and is Senior Engineer at Omega Airline Software. President of ELNA. Has taught and is currently teaching Esperanto. Prepared to lecture on:
1) Esperanto in general, including history, need for Esperanto, etc. (general into for the non-esperanto public)
2) ELNA, AAIE and other organizations.
3) Care and feeding of members in local groups.
4) Advantages of Esperanto for those who have trouble with language.
5) Methods of informing the public.

Dr. Steven Brewer - Amherst, Massachusetts -- sbrewer (at) bio (dot) umass (dot) edu.
Dr. Brewer is Assistant Professor of Biology and Director of the Biology Computer Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prepared to offer the following talks:
1) Esperanto: An International Language (Overview of Esperanto)
2) Using Esperanto for International Contacts and Travel (How to make effective use of Esperanto)
3) Esperanto and Haiku: Making connections. (Bridging worlds through language and poetry).

Jacob Schwartz - Boston, Massachusetts -- quark (at) alum (dot) mit (dot) edu
Jacob is a young computer engineer and past president of the Esperanto club at MIT. He has eight years of experience using Esperanto to travel internationally and make international contacts. He has spoken on various Esperanto-related topics to adult audiences, college students, high school students, and younger gifted-and-talented students. He is prepared to tailor his presentations to engage any audience, but is particularly interested in speaking to young folks. Among the topics he can present are:
1) Esperanto: The language and how it is used today (particularly by young people)
2) Traveling with Esperanto (a presentation of experiences using the Esperanto hospitality network as well as visiting international events)
3) A Brief History of Constructed Languages (an overview of constructed and universal languages)
4) Toki Pona: Fun and Cute (While not directly related to Esperanto, this simple and fun constructed language can be an entertaining introduction to languages for children and adults.)
5) Any combination of the above or other Esperanto-related topics. For instance, Jacob has given short seminars to gifted children which cover Esperanto, constructed languages, and even how they can make their own languages!

Christopher Zervic, Esq. - Kalamazoo, Michigan -- zervic (at) gmail (dot) com.
Mr. Zervic is an attorney in Illinois and Michigan. He learned Esperanto in 1994, and since that time has taught Esperanto, attended Esperanto conferences and served as the president of the Esperanto Society of Chicago. Mr. Zervic has fielded many inquiries from people unfamiliar with Esperanto, including stage actors, a movie director and a board-game manufacturer. He has two small children who are being raised speaking Esperanto natively. Zervic has lectured on Esperanto on Chicago Cable TV and at Dominican University among others, and is prepared to offer the following talks:
1) Esperanto, the language and the movement (A broad account of the Esperanto phenomenon, with special emphasis as required)
2) International languages from Descartes to the present (A look at constructed languages proposed for international use)
3) Esperanto and the Internet (How the geographically diffused movement keeps in touch online)
4) Dr. Zamenhof (Regarding Esperanto's founder, potentially a topic of Jewish interest)

George Partlow - Douglas, AK and Yuma, AZ - pricerbumanto (at) hotmail (dot) com
George is a retired programmer analyst who divides his time between
Alaska (Douglas, next to Juneau, the state capital) in the summer and Arizona (Yuma) in the winter. He and his family have traveled in Europe and North America using Pasporta Servo, an international hospitality service which uses exclusively Esperanto, and in turn have hosted Esperanto-speaking travelers from Japan, Germany, Sweden, and Australia.

E. James Lieberman - Potomac, MD - ejl (at) gwu (dot) edu
Dr. Lieberman is a retired psychiatrist who has attended Universal Congresses in France, USA, Iceland, and China. He is currently teaching students by mail.

Charles M. Hall - Salt Lake City, UT - espero2003 (at) msn (dot) com
Mr. Hall is a professional Genealogist and has used Esperanto on research field trips in that profession. He can give talks in English, Esperanto, French, German, Russian, and Norwegian. He is the author of a ten volume set of Genealogical Atlases of the former German Empire, and the Founding president of three Genealogical Societies.

Rubén Feldman-González M.D., Los Angeles, CA and Mexicali, Mexico - rufegon2002 (at) yahoo (dot) com
Rubén is a physician, surgeon, and psychiatrist with the positions:

Initiator of Holokinetic Psychology
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry-Neurology-A.B.P.N.
Associate Professor in Psychology and Psychiatry- AIS- RSM
International Academy of Sciences-Republic of San Marino
President of AIS-RSM-México Branch
Candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize 2006

He can lecture in English, Spanish, and Esperanto.

David Wolff - Boston, Massachusetts -- movado {at} dwolff {dot} users {dot} panix {dot} com
David is a software engineer with decades (!) of experience in Esperanto and the Esperanto movement. He is a past President of ELNA/Esperanto USA, has taught Esperanto in adult education classes, and has spoken frequently about Esperanto. His all-Esperanto introduction to Esperanto for English speakers was a big hit at a national Mensa convention. (It involves a lot of slides and considerable handwaving.) His radio interviews have involved less handwaving.

by Robert L. Read

Contact us / Kontaktu Nin

Contact Us / Kontaktu Nin: eusa@esperanto-usa.org

Landa Kongreso * 2017 June 30 - July 3 * Annual Congress

EO Esperanto: La Landa Kongreso 2017 okazos en Raleigh, Nord-Karolino, Usono, 2017 ekde la 30-a de junio ĝis la 3-a de julio, 2017.
Retpaĝaro: https://landakongreso.org
Por aliĝi, vidu: Aliĝilo

EN English: The Annual US Esperanto Congress 2017 will be in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Jun 30 - July 3, 2017.
Website: https://landakongreso.org
To sign up, see: Registration

NASK * 2017 jul 4 - 13 * Summer Courses

EO Esperanto: La bonega kursaro NASK - Nord-Amerika Somera Kursaro okazos de la 4-a de Julio ĝis la 7-a de Julio ĉe Raleigh, Norda Karolino, ĉe la Universitato William Peace. Por vidi pli da detaloj aŭ aliĝi, klaketu ligilon NASK.

EN English: The excellent North American Esperanto Summer Courses (NASK), will be happening from July 4 to 13th, at William Peace University, in Raleigh, North Carolina. To see more details or sign up, click on NASK.

Poll

Which NASK is best for you?
one week ($800)
59%
two weeks ($1500)
14%
three weeks ($2100)
27%
Total votes: 707
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