Event Archive

An archive of previous and past events.

Guest of Honor at Chessiecon 2017

Radisson North Baltimore Hotel

A delightful Baltimore-area science fiction & fantasy convention not far from my home town of Annapolis!

24 Nov

Worldcon 75 in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland

I will be attending the 2017 Worldcon!  I expect to have a “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, as well as panels.

9 Aug

Reception Histories of the Future

Uppsala University, Sweden

Conference on Byzantinisms, Speculative Fiction, and the Literary Heritage of Medieval Empire, organized by the joint Paris-Uppsala Text and Narrative in Byzantium Collaborative Research Network

4 Aug

Guest at Balticon

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!

25 May

Library Society Address

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.

10 May

Guest of Honor at Penguicon

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!

28 Apr

Works of the Mind Lecture at the Chicago Cultural Center

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 […]

9 Apr

Renaissance Society of America Conference Chicago

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 […]

30 Mar