Reverse chronological order;

as recordings become available,

check the MEDIA page

March 6, 2024, 12 p.m.

Friends of History (New Mexico), First Wednesday Lecture Series (virtual)

December 16, 2023, 3 p.m.

Omaha Public Library, “The Life and Works of Willa Cather: A Conversation” (with Timothy Schaffert, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Cather’s birth on December 7th.

December 6, 2023, 12:10 p.m.

Nebraska Literary Heritage Association “Lunch at the Library” at the Bennett Martin Public Library, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Cather’s birth on December 7th.

September 17, 2022, 11:30 a.m.

In conversation with Scott Bane, author of A Union Like Ours: The Love Story of F. O. Matthiessen and Russell Cheney at the Provincetown Book Festival. Free, but registration through Eventbrite required.

August 10, 2022, 6 p.m.

In person talk at the Jaffrey Civic Center in Jaffrey, NH, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Edith Lewis’s death and the 75th anniversary of Willa Cather’s death. Both of them are buried in Jaffrey. Register in Eventbrite. The event is free.

March 15, 2022, 5:30 PM

My scheduled in-person book talk at the Denver Public Library is now virtual. Click the link below to get to the Zoom registration.

July 31, 2021, 12:00 PM (Mountain)

In person Book talk at the Santa Fe (NM) Public Library

Advance registration and masks required.

June 24, 2021, 2:00 PM (Eastern)

Virtual Book Talk for the

Program in the History of the Book

in American Culture at the

American Antiquarian Society

Registration will be available here

June 16, 2021, 7:00 PM (Central)

Virtual book talk for

the Lawrence (KS) Public Library

Summer Reading program,

In partnership with the Raven


Link to join can be found here

May 4, 2021, 5 PM (Eastern)

Virtual Book Talk for the

New York Society Library

April 27, 2021, 7:00 PM (Eastern)

In conversation with

book critic and writer Bethanne Patrick

Sponsored by

Friends of the Smith College Libraries

and the Smith English Department

Register here

April 8, 2021 (Eastern)

Virtual book talk for The History Project

Documenting, preserving, and sharing

the history of Boston’s

and Massachusetts’

LGBTQ Communities

Registration link here

April 1, 2021, Virtual Book Launch

In conversation with

novelist Timothy Schaffert

Register here (registration is free)

March 26, 2021, Special Preview Event

In conversation Alex Ross

Music critic for the New Yorker

A benefit for

the National Willa Cather Center.

Register/purchase a ticket here

Would you like me to speak to your group or organization about my research? Because of the pandemic, I am not likely to make any in-person appearances any time soon, but I’m happy to make virtual appearances. Just email me.