An archive of previous and past events.
202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Always excited to return to my childhood home convention of Balticon, this time for writing panels and a Sassafrass concert!
Regenstein Library, University of Chicago —
Discussing my work with Renaissance books and manuscripts, and my students’ project to assemble an exhibit on “Tensions in Renaissance Cities” for the University of Chicago Library Society.
1500 Town Center Southfield, MI. 48075
Penguicon is an”Open Source” Science Fiction Convention full of amazing creators & copyright activists. Looking forward to discussing my project on the history of censorship and information control!
525 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, D.C
Celebrating a brilliant scholar and my most treasured undergraduate mentor, Alan C. Kors, who is still one of my greatest scholarly mentors, and whose work on the “orthodox sources of […]
University of Chicago —
A public lecture on my research on Epicureanism and Stoicism in Renaissance thought, hosted at the Chicago Cultural Center in downtown chicago, and enabled by the Grahm School of Continuing Liberal […]
Palmer House Hotel, Chicago
At the annual Renaissance Society of America Conference, taking place in Chicago this year, I will present a paper on “The Humanist Roots of Enlightenment Radical Religion Seen through Renaissance […]
Special Collections, Regenstein Library, University of Chicago Campus — 12:00
A public reception for our Special Collections exhibit “Tensions in Renaissance Cities” organized by myself and a group of U Chicago and Northwestern students, plus SIFK postdoc Stuart McManus. Leading up to […]
57th Street Books, Hyde Park, Chicago — 6:00 PM
A public launch celebration for “Seven Surrenders” featuring a dialog between myself and the excellent scholar/critic David M. Perry, hosted at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park, here in Chicago.
Navy Pier, Chicago — 12:00 to 2 PM
I will do a hands-on presentation on the history of printing at the Italy festival on Chicago’s Navy Pier, featuring real examples of antique books and manuscripts that you can touch […]
Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston
Boskone 2017 in Boston, including a half-hour “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, and panels including “Why Libraries are (Still) Important,” “Poetry and Performance,” “Words Have More Than […]