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Panel on paths to careers in Journalism, Tufts University, Mar. 2 (private)

Tufts University Medford, MA

I'll be joining fellow alumni of the Tufts Daily for a webinar panel on paths to careers in journalism on Tuesday, March 2, at 7pm. It's open to members of the Tufts Daily alumni group. Looking forward to seeing some old faces, decades later, including Jonathan Larsen (Managing editor at The Young Turks) and producer Denise... Read more »

Discussing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine (virtual), Mar. 8

Portland Press Herald (virtual) Portland, ME

I'll be leading a webinar discussion on Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine on March 8 at 7pm with two area experts: Laura Henry of Bowdoin College and Bates College's Jim Richter. It's part of the Portland Press Herald's Newsroom Live series, so it's free for the paper's subscribers. (And worth the price of subscription for... Read more »

Signing at Leopold’s Books Bar Caffe, Madison, Wisconsin, Mar. 15

Leopold's Book Bar Caffe 1301 Regent Street, Madison, WI

I'll be doing an informal Q&A and signing books at Madison, Wisconsin's very own Leopold Books Bar Caffe on March 15 from 6 to 7pm. Come by and chat about native son Frederick Jackson Turner's role in the struggle to create a national story for the fractured, fractious United States -- an epic undertaking brought... Read more »

Speaking on Union, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mar. 16 (private)

College Endowment Association Milwaukee, WI

I'll be speaking on my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, and the battle between civic and ethno-nationalist visions of the country to the College Endowment Association in Milwaukee. It's a members-only event, but if you're in southern Wisconsin and wanted to connect, give me a shout.... Read more »

Speaking on Union in Newport, R.I., April 21

Salve Regina University Newport, RI

I'll be speaking on my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, and the battle between civic and ethno-nationalist visions of the country... Read more »

Speaking on the Caribbean Pirates (virtually), NYC, June 23

Queens Public Library Queens, NY

I'll be speaking about Blackbeard and the great Golden age pirate gang in a virtual presentation hosted by the Queens Public Library in New York's Cambria Heights neighborhood on June 23 at 4pm. The event is free and open to the public worldwide. Details here: