Speakers and Performers

Poet Ari Satok takes students' questions after his Upper School assembly.

2018-19 Speakers and Performers

Andrew Forsthoefel: The author and peace activist recounts his experiences during his yearlong walk across America. Watch here.

Ari Satok: The writer shares excerpts from "The Architects of Hope," his collection of poems chronicling the hopes and hardships, of young people from around the world. Watch here.

Jose Obando: Through narrative and performance,  the musician and ethnomusicologist traces the development of salsa from its African roots through the slave trade to the Latin American colonies and into contemporary American culture. Watch here.

Gaspar Epstein: Riverdale language teacher and athletics coach walks us through his 115-day journey along the Appalachian Trail. Watch here.

Pushed Learning and Media: This nonprofit arts group uses performance and multimedia to talk about privilege, identity, and oppression. Watch here.


Past speakers have included:

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Whenever possible, Riverdale provides live video of speakers and certain school events, such as graduation, on the school's Livestream channel. You may watch these events as they are happening or later at a your convenience.

 


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