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21 February 2019 "Ahab's Anthropocene," Peyton Annual Lecture, Randolph College, Nichols Theatre, 8 pm.

26 April 2019 "The Natural History of Moby-Dick," Williams College Friendly Friday lecture, 4:30 pm.


19 May 2019 "Did the Whale Diminish? What Moby-Dick teaches us about today's eco-guilt, extinction, and whale populations," Sea Education Association public lecture series, time TBD.


18 June 2019 "Did the Whale Diminish?: Eco-guilt, Extinction, and Whale Populations in Moby-Dick," International Melville Society Conference, NYU, 10:45 am.


4 July 2019 remote paper, title TBD, Over_Seas: Melville, Whitman, and All the Intrepid Sailors Conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal


3 Nov 2019 "Launch of Ahab's Rolling Sea," Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT, 4:00 pm. 

2018 events


9 Feb 2018 "The Natural History of Moby-Dick: Ishmael, the Marine Biologist, the Environmentalist, and a Climate Refugee?," The Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago, 12pm (Dunedin, New Zealand)


20 March 2018 "Catch-up Book Club: Moby-Dick," The University Book Shop, 7-8:30 pm (Dunedin, New Zealand)


11 May 2018 "Ishmael's Albatross through Blue Ecocritical Binoculars," English and Linguistics Department Seminar, University of Otago, 4pm (Dunedin, New Zealand)

19 August 2018 "The Imminent Loves and Woes of the Cormorant in Maine," George's River Land Trust Annual Meeting (Rockland, ME) (cancelled)