I regularly give talks to university and public audiences about the American Civil War and other topics.

Speaking Schedule: 2020

  • June 12-15: Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College
  • May 9: Pikes Peak Region History Lecture, Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum, Colorado Springs
  • March 25: Central Massachusetts Civil War Roundtable (Worcester)
  • March 24: New Bedford (Mass.) Civil War Roundtable
  • March 20: Keynote Address, Virginia Tech Graduate Conference
  • February 14: General Lander Civil War Roundtable (Lynn, Mass.)

Speaking Schedule: 2019

  • October 18: South Meets West Panel, Western History Association Meeting, Las Vegas
  • October 12: Writing the West Breakfast, Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association Meeting, Denver

Speaking Schedule: 2018

  • November 13: New Bedford Civil War Roundtable (Fort Taber, New Bedford)
  • October 19: “Bosque Redondo,” Native Americans in the Civil War West roundtable, Western History Association Meeting, San Antonio
  • October 4: Sponsored talk, Public Lands History Center and the History Department, Colorado State University
  • October 2: Biennial Pettit Lecture, Colorado College

Filmed Lectures (American History TV, C-SPAN3) and Interviews:

Radio and Podcast Interviews:

Speaking Schedule: 2017

  • October 26: C. Ruth and Calvin P. Horn Lecture in Western History and Culture, Center for the Southwest, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)

Speaking Schedule: 2016

  • January 9: roundtable, “Remapping the Civil War,” American Historical Association meeting (Atlanta, Ga.)
  • January 21: Olde Colony Civil War Roundtable (Dedham, Mass.)

Speaking Schedule: 2015

  • February 17: Columbia Burning Symposium (Columbia, S.C.)
  • March 12: North Shore (N.Y.) Civil War Roundtable
  • April 15: Boca Grande Civil War Reflections Symposium (Boca Grande, FL)
  • June 28: Readex Breakfast, American Library Association Meeting (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • July 7: Summer Institute, JFK Library (Boston, Mass.)
  • August 6: Summer Institute, American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, Mass.)
  • October 16-17: Objects as Subjects Roundtable, West Virginia University (Morgantown, W.V.)
  • October 22: Roundtable on Civil War Wests, Western History Association Meeting (Portland, OR)

Speaking Schedule: 2014

  • January 23: Out of Rubble Gallery Opening and Plenary (Gettysburg, Pa.)
  • February 7-8: Civil War and the West Symposium: Autry National Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • February 19: Rhode Island Civil War Roundtable
  • March 19: Keynote Speaker, Graduate Student Symposium, Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Va.)
  • March 25: Invited Lecture, High Point University Department of History (High Point, N.C.)
  • March 29: Invited Participant, University of Georgia Graduate Student Symposium (Athens, Ga.)
  • April 9: Invited Lecture, Frances Summersell Center for the Study of the South, University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
  • June 20-25: Faculty, Civil War Institute 2014 (Gettysburg, Pa.)
  • June 25: Central Massachusetts Civil War Roundtable (Holden, Mass.)
  • July 17: Principal Faculty, NEH summer institute, “The Visual Culture of the American Civil War,” City University of New York (New York, New York)
  • October 18: Invited Speaker, Stones River National Battlefield Park Civil War Symposium (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)