I regularly give talks to university and public audiences, and speak with radio hosts and podcasters about the American Civil War, U.S. western history, American popular culture, and other topics.

Radio and Podcast Interviews about “The Three-Cornered War”:

TV and Livestream Talks about “The Three-Cornered War”:

Speaking Schedule: 2020

  • February 7: Annual Lincoln Dinner, Union Club, Boston
  • February 11: Distinguished Lecture in History and Literature, Harvard University. 6:00 p.m.
  • February 13: Concord Bookshop (Concord, Mass). 7:00 p.m. – filmed for CSPAN2 Book TV
  • February 14: General Lander Civil War Roundtable (Lynn, Mass.)
  • February 27: Annaley Naegle Redd Lecture, Charles Redd Center, Brigham Young University
  • March 5: Texas Tech University
  • March 14: Divided Nation livestream interview, Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, Chicago
  • March 20: Keynote Address, Bertoti Graduate Conference, Virginia Tech [canceled]
  • March 24: Lecture, University of Buffalo/Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site [postponed]
  • May 4: Tattered Cover Bookstore (Colfax location) [canceled; possibly virtual]
  • May 9: Pikes Peak Region History Lecture, Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum [canceled; possibly virtual]
  • May 27: Boston Athenaeum
  • June 6: Quail Ridge Books event with Tim Silver and Judkin Browning
  • June 14: Filmed Lecture for C-SPAN3, Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College [air date TBD]
  • June 17: Massachusetts Historical Society
  • June 25: Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky
  • August 9: Franklin, Tenn. Civil War Roundtable
  • September 29: Clements Center for Southwestern Studies, Southern Methodist University
  • October 8: Penn State University
  • October 21: Oklahoma State University
  • November 12: University of Kentucky


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

Radio and Podcast Interviews: