Articles Tagged: US History

Speaking on the crisis in U.S. democracy, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Sept. 17

I’ll be delivering the annual Constitution Day address at Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Sept. 17. More details to follow.

For TPM: on the geography of U.S. abortion opinion

This spring Nationhood Lab has been examining the reasons behind the widening chasm on abortion policy that’s opened up since the Dobbs decision, a phenomenon George Washington University law professor… Read more »

Speaking on the U.S. democratic crisis in Brunswick, Maine, June 5

For the home county crowd: I’ll be speaking on the crisis facing U.S. democracy, how we got here, why we’re vulnerable and what we can do about it, at the… Read more »

Can the Declaration of Independence’s Ideals Hold America Together?

At Washington Monthly, director Colin Woodard shared the results of Nationhood Lab’s first major poll on U.S. national identity, which showed Americans prefer to define their country by its commitment to… Read more »

Speaking on rebooting of the US civic national narrative, Newport, R.I., July 17 (invite)

I’ll be speaking on the results of Nationhood Lab’s ongoing work to develop a rebooted civic national narrative for the United States — and the reasons why that is so… Read more »

How best to understand America’s competing national myths?

As someone engaged in crafting a rebooted national narrative for the United States I was excited to see that Richard Slotkin had a book coming out on our country’s competing… Read more »

Speaking on How to Hold the U.S. together; Stonington, Maine, Aug. 28

I’ll be speaking on Deer Isle as part of the Stonington Public Library’s Seaside Series from 12 to 1 pm August 28th. The outdoor event is held in Seaside Park… Read more »

Speaking on American Nations; Provo, Utah, October 3

Brigham Young University has invited me to deliver this year’s Chauncy Harris Lecture on my work on North American regionalism, the American Nations model, and the applications coming out of… Read more »

Newsroom Live: Can America Stay Together?, Portland, Maine, April 3

My former employers at Maine’s Portland Press Herald are hosting me for their Newsroom Live series, a public, in-person lecture, discussion and Q&A, on my work to promote the United… Read more »

Speaking on the United States’ democratic crisis; Portland, Maine, Sept. 23

I’ll be delivering a talk entitled “Uniting a Divided America: The U.S.’s democratic crisis, how we got here, and what we can do about it” at the University of New… Read more »