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Union talk – York, Maine

York Public Library 15 Long Sands Road, York, ME, United States

I’ll be speaking about my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, at the York Public Library in York, Maine. Books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public.

Union talk – Kennebunk, Maine

Brick Store Museum 117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME, United States

I’ll be speaking about my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, at the Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine. It's a public event, but they're asking for a donation of your choice to help support this and other worthy programs at the museum.Books will be available for... Read more »

Union talk – Scarborough, Maine

Scarborough Public Library 48 Gorham Road, Scarborough, ME, United States

I’ll be speaking about my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, at the Scarborough Public Library. Books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public.

Union talk – Exeter, New Hampshire

Exeter Public Library 10 Front Street, Exeter, NH, United States

I’ll be speaking about my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, at the Exeter Public Library in Exeter, New Hampshire. Books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public.

Union talk – Newburyport, Massachusetts

Newburyport Public Library 94 State Street, Newburyport, MA, United States

’ll be speaking about my most recent book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, at the Newburyport Public Library in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public.

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

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

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, United States

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 the Caribbean Pirates (virtually), NYC, June 23

Queens Public Library Queens, NY, United States

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:  

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

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

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 »

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 »