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Filming segment on pirates: London, U.K, Oct. 14 (private)

An undisclosed location London

I'll be back in the United Kingdom to record a television interview segment relating to a figure from the Golden Age of Piracy I researched for my history, The Republic of Pirates. For now it's hush-hush what topic, what show, and what outlet are involved but all will be revealed eventually!

Speaking on Union in Portland, Maine, Oct. 19

University of New England - Innovation Hall Portland, ME

I'll be delivering the keynote address at the Maine Conservation Alliance and Maine Consideration Voters' annual Evening for the Environment on Oct. 19 at the University of New England in Portland, Maine. The topics are the issues raised in my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood with... Read more »

Speaking on saving our democracy, Freeport, Maine, Oct. 20

Meeting House Arts 40 Main Street, Freeport, ME

I am pleased to be joining the fall line up of speakers at Freeport Speech, the speaker series held at the Meeting House Arts in downtown Freeport, Maine. I'll be speaking on How to Save U.S. Democracy, a topic I've been working on at the Pell Center informed by my recent books American Nations, American... Read more »

Speaking on American Nations, Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 25 (Private)

National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Illinois Chicago, IL

I'll be speaking about U.S. regionalism and American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America at the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Illinois' annual meeting in Chicago on October 25. It's a members-only event, but if you're in Chicago and wanting to connect, give me a... Read more »

Speaking at the State of the Unions conference; Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 16

Foundation for European Progressive Studies Brussels

I'll be joining a panel of U.S. and European experts discussing the implications of the U.S. midterm elections on international relations and Transatlantic diplomacy in Brussels, Belgium on November 16. The event, co-hosted by the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Brussels-based think tank the Foundation for European Progressive Studies, is part... Read more »