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Speaking on UNION virtually with Gibson’s Bookstore of Concord, NH June 24

On account of the pandemic, book tours have gone virtual, and my next stop for Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood is tomorrow, June 24, via Gibson’s,… Read more »

Launching UNION virtually June 16 with Longfellow Books and MWPA

Despite the pandemic, my new book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, goes on sale this coming Tuesday, June 16 and the good folks at… Read more »

Talking the Republic of Pirates in, yes, Nassau, The Bahamas, Feb. 24

My third book, The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down is the most comprehensive, back-to-the-archives account… Read more »

Speaking (a lot) about most everything at Star Island’s Natural History Week, June 20-27

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be the annual speaker on Star Island, Isles of Shoals, for this year’s Natural History Week, held June 20 to 27. [Update, 5/4/2020: Star… Read more »

Speaking on history of immigration in Maine, Portland, Jan. 18

Portland Ovations is convening a panel discussion on the history of immigration in Maine on January 18th at the Maine Historical Society in Portland, and I’m pleased to be taking… Read more »

Speaking on Maine’s colonial and post-colonial past in Rockland, Nov. 16

Maine’s bicentennial is fast upon us, and I have a thing or two to say about how our state’s experiences as a colony of a colony set the stage for… Read more »

Speaking on American Nations at UMass Amherst, Oct. 31

I’ll be presenting on American Nations: The History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on October 31, starting at about… Read more »

Speaking on American Nations, Needham, Mass., June 5

I’ll be speaking about North American regionalism and its effects on U.S. politics, history, identity and most everything else in the western Boston suburb of Needham on Sunday, June 5… Read more »

A colloquium in Boulder

Earlier this month I participated in a small colloquium out in Boulder on “Liberty and the American Character,” featuring a mostly conservative group of scholars and thought leaders, many of… Read more »

Talking American Nations in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, April 30

I’ll be speaking about the concepts, ideas, and historical lessons in American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America at the Thomas Memorial Library in… Read more »