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  • The Root of It All - introduction chapter to Children’s Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation. March 2015

- in Czech translation

- in Portuguese translation

- in Hindi translation


Lectures, talks, panels:


Animals, Anarchism, and Critique of Civiliisation

Talks, lectures, interviews:

  • The Final Straw, interviewed by Bursts O’Goodness, July 2014:
  • Gorilla Radio, CFUV (University of Victoria) by Chris Cook. Monday, 7th October, 2013
  • The Revolution Will Not Be Anthropomorphised: Civilised Knowledge and the Sabotage of Resistance – Anti-civilisation Day, Anarchist Festival in Montreal, at La Déferle, Sunday, 18 May, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 pm.
  • Anarchy Radio, University of Oregon, Eugene, KWVA. Tue. 7th February 2012. Wylden Freeborne introduces me on the 20th minute mark
  • The Failure of Civilized Occupy - Interview for Deep Green Philly on 8th December 2011 . Excerpt submitted for Occupy Philly Media on 10th December 2011
  • Digby Highschool: two 45 minute talks addressed at 11th and 12th grades, 2nd September 2009





Interviews, lectures, presentations:

  • Wild Children – Domesticated Dreams: Civilization and the Birth of Education Book Launch, Video, at La Deferle, Montreal, Sunday, 19th May, 2013

Domestication, aliénation et civilisation - entretien en 4 parties par Radio Anticoloniale Dack, Coop Média de Montréal, août – septembre 2012

Interview on education and the student strike in “Quebec - on Media-Coop. 5th September 2012

How Ivan the Fool Defeats Civilized Pedagogies“, Brown Bag Lunch Seminar series: Community, solidarity, and popular education: Confronting the national security state. Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, 12:00pm Wednesday, 8th February, 2012

A Lullaby for the Planet: Undressing Ourselves for a Viable Parenthood. New Heaven, New Earth conference; Memphis, TN. 15th August 2009

Part 1

Part 2

  •  ”Learning in the Age of the Smart Machine or the Proportionate Relationship between Intelligence and Empathy: from Case Study to a Theory of Practice in Anthropology of Education”. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii 4th-7th January 2009


Essays on Education:


Economy and Criminology:


On racism, sexism, speciesism, and domestiction:

  • Civilized Racism Part 2 - revisiting my discussion of civilised spaces and the “open season” on Black and Brown people. Interviewed by Ron Lester Whyte, Deep Green Philly, 5th September, 2014


On literature and culture


  • “Definitions and Implications in Children’s Books: from Christopher Robin’s Scientific Expotition with Piglets, Rabbits, and Winnie the Pooh to the Violent Science of Harry Potter and the Order of the Chosen Wizards”. Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii 9th-12th January 2009
  • “Order and Chaos: the Literary rendering of Crime and Punishment by Nikolai Nosov”. Paper delivered at the CHILDHOODS 2005 conference in Oslo University, Norway. Presented 3 papers; 29th June – 3rd July 2005
  • “Crime and Punishment in Children’s Literature”. Paper delivered at the conference: Off to See the Wizard: Quests for Memory and Culture in Children’s Literature, at Monroe College, Rochester, NY, 19 March 2005


ABSTRACTS for academic presentations.






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