Dr. Godin stands on stage in a large lecture hall in front of a black curtain at a lectern wearing a black sweater, black mask and tan pants. Also pictured are several students seen from behind seated and taking notes.

Talks & Teaching

Talks, Lectures, Conversations

For a full list of the 2021 There Plant Eyes Monster Book Tour events, including links to recordings, visit There Plant Eyes.com.


VRI (2022): I was the keynote speaker at this conference for folks who work in vision rehabilitation organizations (government and private ) in NY.

USC (2022): I was a guest speaker in Maggie Nelson’s “Readings in Gender Studies” graduate course.

University of Georgia (2022): I was a guest speaker in Professor Marla Carlson’s “Disability and Performance” graduate seminar.

Rice University (2022, 2020): I was a guest speaker in Prof. Lan Li’s “History of the Senses” course.

FMDG Music School (2022): I was interviewed by Dr. Leslie Jones for “Conversations with The Fil.”

Cary Memorial Library (2021): I presented “The Tap, Tapping of the Blind Man’s Cane from James Joyce to Today.”

NYU (2021): I guest lectured on the Homeric blind bard in Prof. Gilman’s graduate seminar on the epic in English Literature.

Baylor College of Medicine (2021) I presented a series of interactive talks on empathy, humility, and disability  for four groups of residents.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering (2017, 2018): I  Guest-lectured and consulted on two classes on technology, art, and accessibility taught by Claire Kearney-Volpe.

School for Poetic Computation (2017): I guest-lectured on technology, art, and accessibility in class and at events coordinated by co-founder Taeyoon Choi.

American Printing House for the Blind (2013) I was invited to present my work at one of the premiere publishing houses and museums of blindiana in the U.S. in Louisville, Kentucky



“Texts and Ideas: Unbelief in Western Thought” (2022) NYU

“Texts and Ideas: Antiquity and the Renaissance” (2021) NYU

“Literary Interpretation” (2003, 2007-08, 2009, 2010-11) NYU

“Conversations of the West: Antiquity and the Renaissance” (2002, 2005, 2007, 2009) NYU

“Renaissance in England” (Summer 2005, 2006) NYU