Chris CroweChris Crowe, Professor of English


“The Undiscover’d Country”: Navigating to the Future
University Devotional, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, July 2, 2019

English Circle Ideas Forum: “Not Knowing Beforehand”
Brigham Young University–Hawaii, Laie, HI, May 9, 2019

“Kurt Vonnegut: Native Son,” “What I Know Now I Wish I Knew Then,” “Poetry Roundup,”
Panel Presentation, RosieCon Book Festival, Indianapolis, IN, March 16, 2019

Not Knowing Beforehand: My Journey as Teacher, Scholar, and Writer of Faith
Lecture, By Study and By Faith Lecture Series, BYU Faculty Center and Education in Zion, Provo, UT, March 21, 2018

Civics Education: Recovering Rights and History
Workshop, Jordan and Granite School Districts’ Civics Academy, South Jordan, UT June 7, 2017

Cultural Literacy: Seeing and Talking about “The Other”
Professional Development Faculty Meeting, Lynnfield Middle School, Lynnfield, MA, May 3, 2017

Backing into Social Justice: Learning and Writing about Civil Rights
BYU Reading Council, BYU, Provo, UT, February 23, 2017

Seventeen Reasons Why: The Numbers Behind Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, seven 8th grade classes, South Jordan Middle School, South Jordan, Utah, March 12, 2020

Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955: Learning about Civil Rights History
School Presentation, school-wide (7th- 12th) assembly, The Pinewood School, Los Altos Hills, CA, March 5, 2020

Q&A about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 7th grade classes, The Pinewood School, Los Altos Hills, CA, March 4-5, 2020

Mississippi Trial, 1955: Writing about Emmett Till
School Presentation, 9th grade assembly, Springville Jr. High, Springville, Utah, March 3, 2020

Getting Away with Murder: Emmett Till and the Civil Rights Movement
School Presentation, School-Wide Assembly, Spanish Fork Junior High, Spanish Fork, Utah, February 25, 2020

Larry Doby and Civil Rights
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conferences with students from Masonic Heights Elementary School, Lighthouse Elementary School, Ojibwa Elementary School, Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School and South River Elementary School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 7, 2020

Q&A about Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, Google Hangout chat with YA literature course, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, October 18, 2019

Q&A about Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, Skype chat with YA literature course, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, September 26, 2019

Q&A about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Skype chat with YA literature course, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, September 24, 2019

Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 7th and 8th grade assembly, Clayton Middle School, Salt Lake City, UT, May 23, 2019

Stories from History: Getting Away with Murder and Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, 8th Grade assembly, Rowland Hall St Marks Middle School, Salt Lake City, UT, May 2, 2019

Classroom Discussions and Q&A
School Presentation, five 7th grade classes, Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley, MA, April 26, 2019

Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 7th grade assembly, Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley, MA, April 25, 2019

Writer in Residence
School Presentation, Lynnfield Middle School, (eight writing workshops for 7th grade classes, two 7th grade assemblies) Lynnfield, Massachusetts, April 23 – 24, 2019

Getting Away with Murder and Learning about Civil Rights
School Presentation, 7th Grade Assembly, Diamond Fork Jr High, Spanish Fork, Utah, March 28, 2019

Seventeen Reasons Why: The Numbers Behind Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, three assemblies at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15, 2019

Mississippi Trial, 1955 and the Emmett Till Case
School Presentation, 8th grade assembly, Mapleton Jr High, Mapleton, Utah, March 13, 2019

Mississippi Trial, 1955 and the Emmett Till Case
School Presentation, 8th grade assembly, Springville Jr High, Springville, Utah, March 7, 2019

Q&A Discussion of Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conference with students from Mount Clemens Jr. High School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 28, 2019

Why Larry Doby Matters
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conference with students from West Utica Elementary School, Ojibwa Elementary School, Eastland Middle School, Washington Elementary School, Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School and Lean Elementary School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 8, 2019

Big Reasons for Micro-Revision
School Presentation, 11th and 12th grade creative writing classes, Maeser Preparatory Academy Lindon, Utah, January 15, 2019

Seventeen Reasons Why: Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, 11th grade assembly, Spanish Fork High School, Spanish Fork, Utah, December 19, 2018

Death Coming Up the Hill: The History Behind the Story
School Presentation, 9th grade assembly, Provo High School, Provo, Utah, December 12, 2018

Getting Away with Murder and the Emmett Till Case in the 21st Century
School Presentation, 7th Grade Assembly, Diamond Fork Jr High, Spanish Fork, Utah, December 3, 2018

The Story Behind Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Brighton High School evening assembly, Salt Lake City, UT, November 19, 2018

Mildred D. Taylor, Emmett Till, and the Civil Rights Movement
School Presentation, Skype chat with the 7th grade of Krimmel Middle School, Klein, Texas, November 7, 2018

Micro-revision: The Small Stuff
School Presentation, workshop for the BYU Writing Camp, Young Authors’ Academy. BYU, Provo, Utah, July 10, 2018

Writer in Residence
School Presentation, Lynnfield Middle School, (four writing workshops for 5th grade classes, eight writing workshops for 7th grade classes, one 5th grade assembly, two 7th grade assemblies) Lynnfield, Massachusetts, May 23 – 25, 2018

Death Coming Up the Hill and the Creative Process
School Presentation, 10th grade honors classes, Payson High School, Payson, Utah, April 27, 2018

Q&A about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Skype teleconference, 8th grade, Liberty Middle School, Madison, Alabama, April 2, 2018

Emmett Till and Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 7th grade assembly, Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley, MA, March 27, 2018

Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 7-8th grade assembly, Springville Junior High, Springville, UT, March 15, 2018

The Emmett Till Case in the 21st Century
School Presentation, Crestview High School, Columbiana, OH, March 13, 2018

Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 8th grade assembly, Mapleton Junior High, Mapleton, UT, March 9, 2018

Q&A Discussion of Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conference with students from Mount Clemens Jr. High School, and Macomb Juvenile Justice Center School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 28, 2018

Q & A about Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, Skype chat with 11th grade English class, Provo High School, Provo, Utah, February 16, 2018

Q & A about Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, Skype chat with 11th grade English class, Provo High School, Provo, Utah, February 15, 2018

Writing about the Emmett Till Case
School Presentation, 7th grade assembly, Channing Hall School, Draper, Utah, February 12, 2018

Larry Doby and Civil Rights
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conference with students from Masonic Heights Elementary School, Ardmore Elementary School, West Utica Elementary School, Ojibwa Elementary School, Beacon Tree Elementary School, and Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 5, 2018

Q&A about Emmett Till books
School Presentation,  Skype session with 11th grade English class at Lehi High School, Lehi, Utah, January 19, 2018

Q&A about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, two Skype sessions with the 7th grade from Diamond Fork Middle School, Spanish Fork, UT, January 3, 2018

Haiku and Death Coming Up the Hill
School Presentation, Skype chat with the Fairfield Writing Project’s “Flying Lessons from the Prose: Project Citizen,” Fairfield, Connecticut, July 20, 2017

Micro-revision: The Small Stuff
School Presentation, 2-hour workshop for the BYU Writing Camp, Young Authors’ Academy. BYU, Provo, Utah, July 12, 2017

Q&A about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Skype session with the 7th grade from Hill-Murray Catholic School, Maplewood, MN, May 24, 2017

Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 7th grade English class, Arches Academy, Orem, Utah, May 16, 2017

Creative Writing, Creative Revision
School Presentation, 7th grade English class, Lehi Junior High, May 11, 2017

Writer in Residence
School Presentation, 5th and 7th grades, Lynnfield Middle School, Lynnfield, Massachusetts, May 2-4, 2017

Where Do Stories Come From? Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, two 7th grade assemblies, Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley, MA, April 28, 2017

Q&A Discussion about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, two days with each of the 7th grade classes at Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley, MA, April 27-28, 2017

Q&A about Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case
School Presentation, Skype chat with 6th grade class at St. Bernard’s School, New York City, April 20, 2017

Mississippi Trial, 1955: Learning about Emmett Till
School Presentation, 12th grade assembly, Hunter High School, West Valley City, UT, April 11, 2017

Curiosity and Writing: Learning about Emmett Till
School Presentation, 8th & 9th grade assembly, North Star Academy, Bluffdale, Utah, March 23, 2017

The Background and History of Writing Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, 8th grade assembly, Mapleton Junior High, Mapleton, UT, March 14, 2017

Getting Away with Murder: Learning and Writing about Emmett Till and Civil Rights
School Presentation, Crestview High School, Columbiana, OH, March 7, 2017

Q&A Discussion of Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conference with students from Mount Clemens Jr. High School, Center Line High School, Macomb Juvenile Justice Center School, and L’Anse Creuse Middle School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 28, 2017

Q&A about Emmett Till and Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Google Hangouts chat with Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School, Athens, GA, February 23, 2017

Q&A about Mississippi Trial, 1955
School Presentation, Skype teleconference, 7th grade, Edgewood Middle School, Mounds View, MN, February 22, 2017

Writing about Emmett Till and the Civil Rights Movement
School Presentation, 9th grade assembly, Springville Jr. High School, Springville, UT, February 21, 2017

Emmett Till: Still Relevant Today
School Presentation, four Skype sessions with 8th grade students at Stonybrook Middle School, Indianapolis, IN, February 16, 2017

Larry Doby and Civil Rights
School Presentation, Skype tele-conference with 5th grade students from Washington Elementary School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 9, 2017

Larry Doby and Civil Rights
School Presentation, Zoom tele-conference with students from Masonic Heights Elementary School, Ardmore Elementary School, West Utica Elementary School, Ottawa Elementary School, and Macomb Juvenile Justice Center School in Macomb County, Michigan. February 3, 2017

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