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Filming segment on pirates: Los Angeles, California, Oct. 26 (private)

Another undisclosed location Los Angeles, CA, United States

I’ll be in Los Angeles 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. This is not for the same show as the London shoot but is equally hush-hush for now. Details when it's ready to air and the authorities give... Read more »

Speaking on the American condition, past at present, at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C. (Private)

Embassy of the Republic of France to the United States Washington, DC, United States

I'll be joining France's Ambassador to the U.S., Phillipe Etienne, to speak about the backstory to the present American condition and other relevant political and historical phenomena at the Embassy of France's annual meeting of Consul-Generals and Honorary Consuls January 13 in Washington, D.C. The presentation -- informed by my work at the Pell Center... Read more »

Speaking on Mending America – community and civil society, Washington, D.C.

American Enterprise Institute Washington, DC, United States

I will be joining a panel on community and civil society's role in mending America at an event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute's Center on Opportunity and Social Mobility at 1pm May 4 in Washington, D.C. Fellow panelists include Yuval Levin and Ryan Streeter.  For registration details visit here.

Speaking on American Nations, Boothbay Harbor, Maine; Aug. 22 (Private)

Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club Boothbay Harbor, ME, United States

On August 22nd I’ll be giving a talk on North America regionalism and how it's shaped our past, present, and future -- this the topic of my book, American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America -- at the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. It’s a member’s only event, so... Read more »

Presenting American Nations at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, Oct. 17

Kenyon College Gambier, OH, United States

I'll be speaking about the rival regional cultures of North America described in American Nations -- and how we overcome the resulting problems for U.S. nationhood -- at Kenyon College's Center for the Study of American Democracy on October 17th. The event is free and kicks off at 7:30pm in Kenyon's Community Foundation Theater.