FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING LECTURES WITH DR. KIMMEL
Q. Does Dr. Kimmel have any special dietary requirements?
A. Dr. Kimmel does not eat red meat (but he does eat chicken and fish).
Q. What is the title of Dr. Kimmel's lecture?
A. Currently Dr. Kimmel is touring two seperate lectures. Please
work directly with Dr. Kimmel's agent, Brian Brady, to decide on your
topic. The first is "Mars and Venus, or Planet Earth: Women
and Men in a New Millennium". Alternatively, Dr. Kimmel
is presenting a lecture on his latest book "Guyland: The
Perilous World Where Boys Become Men."
Q. Does Dr. Kimmel have an intro for us to use when introducing him to our audience?
A. Please use his bio and come up with an intro as you see appropriate.
Q. How should we set up the stage for his lecture?
A. Dr. Kimmel prefers a podium with a wireless mic (corded if wireless is unavailable. No A/V equipment aside from mic and sound is necessary. For classroom lectures or visits, if the classroom is small enough in size, no mic is required. For large lecture halls, a mic is appreciated (either wireless, corded, or lapel mic). Please be sure to provide bottled water at any speaking function.
Q. How long does a keynote lecture last?
Q. Can we do a book signing?
A. Dr. Kimmel is always open and willing to do a book signing after the Q&A portion of the lecture is completed. Work with your campus bookstore to order a bulk amount of books. You will be responsible for all sales of the books. Dr. Kimmel is happy to take photo’s with attendees of the book signings.
Q. Does Dr. Kimmel have any allergies (food allergies, bed linens, etc.)?
Q. Who can I contact in case of a sudden change in plans or emergency?
A. Please contact Brian Brady, Dr. Kimmel’s Agent @ 631-335-5470.
Q. I wanted to do a meet and greet with students and faculty
(not necessarily a book signing) after the lecture? Is this oK?
Q. In addition to the public keynote lecture, we have Dr. Kimmel visiting a class. How will this work? What is his typical format?
A. Dr. Kimmel prefers more of a discussion format versus just being thrown the class to carry for the hour. If the class is reading one of his books, a Q&A style format is fine. If not, it is preferred that a roundtable discussion type of format be organized with a moderator.