zcyLWEyNzUpcoming Public Appearances:
  • August 4-7: Gencon – Writers’ Symposium (Indianapolis)
  • August 17-21: Midamericon (Worldcon) 2015 (Kansas City)
Recent Talks, Academic Conferences, and Workshops:
  • May 27-30: Balticon 2016, including the launch party for Too Like the Lightning
  • May 16th: Too Like the Lightning book release event at 57th St. Books (Hyde Park, Chicago), dialog about the book with David M. Perry and a little music with Lauren Schiller (Sassafrass Trickster & King)
  • May 8-10: The Promise of the Vatican Library (University of Notre Dame)
  • March 31 to April 2: Renaissance Society of America Conference 2016
  • February 25: Talk on the Florentine Monastery of San Marco (Lumen Christi Institute, Chicago)
  • February 19-21 2016: Boskone 2016 (Boston) including a concert (Sassafrass: Trickster & King)
  • February 11-14: Capricon 2016 (Chicago) including a concert (Sassafrass: Trickster & King)
  • January 19, 2016: “Renaissance Biographies of Classical Philosophers” at the Chicago-area Renaissance Seminar, hosted at the University of Chicago.
  • January
  • November 22, 2015: Anime Chicago Symposium Series “Osamu Tezuka God of Manga” (Cards Against Humanity Theater, Chicago).
  • November 13-15: Windycon 2015 (Lombard Illinois).
  • October 23-25: Ohio Valley Filk Festival 2015
  • August 19-23: Sasquan (Worldcon, Spokane) panels, reading from “Too Like the Lightning” and concert by Sassafrass: Trickster & King.
  • August 17: Interviewing Jo Walton at her reading at Powell’s (Portland, 7 PM), with music by Sassafrass: Trickster & King.
  • August 9: Reading from “Too Like the Lightning”, one of many author readings at the Tiptree Awards Special Ceremony, at Borderlands in San Francisco (3 PM).
  • July 31-August 2: Mythcon, “Norse Hour” with poetry by Jo Walton and music by Sassafrass: Trickster & King.
  • June 4: Talk with pre-circulated readings, “Underground manga movements, and their influence on the formation of contemporary manga.” Organized by the Chi Chi Chi academic honours fraternity, RSO Conference Room at the 5710 Diversity Center.
  • March 27-29: “The Influence of Spuria and Forgeries on Renaissance Neoclassicism: The Recovery of the Stoics, 1400–1664,” at the Renaissance Society of America Conference (Berlin).
  • March 23-24: “The Inversion of Epicureanism in Lorenzo Valla‘s De Voluptate,” at Beyond Reception: Renaissance Humanism and the Transformation of Classical Antiquity (Berlin).
  • March 3: “The Syncretic, Radical and Hybrid Christianities of Renaissance Humanists,” Figures of Renaissance Reform and Renewal non-credit course, Lumen Christi institute, Chicago.
  • March 2: “Active and Monastic Life in Humanist Biographies of Pythagoras,” Western Mediterranean Culture Workshop (University of Chicago).
  • Feb. 24, 2015: “Dante Alighieri,” Figures of Renaissance Reform and Renewal non-credit course, Lumen Christi institute, Chicago.
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