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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

 

13 April 2020 "Constant Wonder radio show: Ahab's Rolling Sea," BYU radio 

 

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

 

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

 

29 April 2020 "Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick," Zoomcast, Mystic Seaport, 10 am EST

 

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 (postponed: new date 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, Zoomcast, 6:30 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 (rescheduled for 16 Aug 2021).

 

 

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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