Now Out! My Essay "Catching Our Eye" in the anthology The State of the American Mind

Speaking & Events

Upcoming Events

Feb
29
,
2016
// New York , New York

Opening Keynote

In a world of multitasking and wildly fragmented attention spans, how can the media world adapt? Maggie Jackson, author of “Distracted,” shows how to break through the barrage of electronic media to craft slow, deliberate thinking.

Mar
21
,
2016
// Tiverton, RI

Author Visit to the Tiverton, RI Library

“Lost in the Instant: Recouping Focus and Reflection in a Tech-Driven Age”

Past Events

Jan
16
,
2016
// Houston, Texas

Keynote to NAMTA’s annual conference: “A Workmanship of Risk: The Craftsmanship of Thought in an Age of Speed”

 

Nov
2
,
2014
// Brentwood, TN

Lost in the Instant: Recouping Focus and Reflection in a Tech-Driven Age – A Keynote to 1,600 Educators from Tennessee Private K-12 Schools

Nov
22
,
2013
// Vershire, VT

A Talk on Distracted to the Faculty of the Mountain School of Milton Academy

Nov
7
,
2013
// Pittsburgh, PA

Speech to Duquesne’s Eight Liberal Arts First-Year Learning Communities on Distracted, their fall ‘Common Read’

Oct
8
,
2013
// Dallas, Texas

Keynote Speaker to 2013 conference on the Role of Technology in Schools

Aug
14
,
2013
// Little Compton, RI

‘Finding Focus in an Age of Distraction’ — A Talk ‘Under the Tent’ at the Little Compton, R.I. Library

Jun
26
,
2013
// New York, NY

Panelist for Lunch Talk on “Finding Focus and Improving Productivity in an Age of Distraction”

Feb
22
,
2013
// Houston, Texas

Keynote Plenary to the annual convention of the Texas Community College Teachers Association

Jan
31
,
2013
// Jackson, Miss.

Keynote Plenary to the Faculty Scholars of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for US community colleges

Nov
3
,
2012
// Dallas, TX

Keynote Speech –  “Attention Must Be Paid: Envisioning Humanity’s Future in a High-Speed, Push-Button Age”