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Events

 

 

2020 events

 

 

16 Jan 2020 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI, 7:00 pm

 

21 Jan 2020 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, along with other authors: E.J. Koh, Kiley Reid, Caroline Zancan, and Anna Weiner, with the Cardigan Connection and Brown University Bookstore, at Askew, Providence, RI, 7:00 pm

 

14 Feb 2020 "The World in Time podcast: Ahab's Rolling Sea," discussion with Lewis H. Lapham of Lapham's Quarterly.

 

16 April 2020 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA, time TBD

 

18 April 2020 "Melville the Environmentalist?," talk and book signing, Mystic Seaport Earth Day (postponed)

 

21 May 2020 "Writing Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing,

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, ME, time TBD

 

17 June 2020 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, National Maritime Historical Society Speaker Series, Peekskill, NY, 5:30 pm.

 

27 Aug 2020 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, Tales of Cape Cod Speaker Series, Barnstable, MA, 7:00pm.

 

 

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2019 events

 


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, Falmouth, MA, 2:00 pm.

 

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

 

5 July 2019 remote paper, "Ahab's Rolling Sea: Writing a Natural History of Moby-Dick," Over_Seas: Melville, Whitman, and All the Intrepid Sailors Conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 3:30 pm (local time)

 

30 July 2019 "Melville at 200," Front Row, BBC 4, 2:00 pm EST

 

9 Sept 2019, "Big Book Club! Moby-Dick podcast," Arlington Public Library, 12-1 pm

 

20 Sept 2019 "Whale-watching from the Masthead off New Zealand: Historic and Present Global Whale Populations and Why it Matters," co-presented with SEA students Jenn Crandall and Caitlin Dicara, Clifford Symposium on ocean health, Middlebury College, 12:15 pm.

 

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

 

5 Nov 2019 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, Sandwich Public Library (and Titcomb's Bookshop), 6:30-7:30 pm

 

14 Nov 2019 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH, 6:00-7:00 pm

 

16 Nov 2019 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, Sag Harbor Books, Sag Harbor, NY, 4:30 pm

 

17 Nov 2019 "Ahab's Rolling Sea at Books and Bagels," 92nd Street Y/Unterberg Poetry Center, NYC, 11:00 am

 

20 Nov 2019 Moby-Dick and natural history seminar for "Moby-Dick Goes to the Movies" course, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1:00 pm

 

21 Nov 2019 Ahab's Rolling Sea presentation, q & a, signing, Harvard Book Store, Cambridge, MA, 7:00 pm

 

7 Dec 2019 Ahab's Rolling Sea book-signing," Mystic Seaport Museum bookstore, 2-5 pm

 

12 Dec 2019 "Capt. Lewis Lawrence of Falmouth and The Natural History of Moby-Dick," Falmouth Historical Society, 7-8:30 pm

 

13 Dec 2019 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," talk and book-signing, Maine Coastal Islands Wildlife Refuge Center, Rockland, ME, 6:30 pm