I am a regular speaker on campuses around the country and the world on a wide range of subjects focused on the future of higher education. These talks often focus on historical pedagogy, public history, and the digital humanities, but I also speak on the future of pedagogy at this moment of transition in higher education. Recent speaking engagements include:
Taking Writing Offline: Requiring Students to Use Research Notebooks in a Humanities Course (2019)
Mount Royal Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Banff, Alberta, November 2019
What works, why, where and how: Global lessons in influencing SoTL culture and leading change in institutions (2019)
pre-conference workshop at ISSOTL 2019 with Chng Huang Hoon, Wu Siew Mei, and Lee Kooi Cheng from the National University of Singapore, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2019
Students as Partners in Digital Public History Research (2019)
EuroSOTL 2019 (Bilbao, Spain), poster presentation, June 2019
The Appalachian Trail in Vermont. The First 50 Years (2019)
Invited Lecture, University of Vermont, April 2019
Stay Out of the Silo! (2018)
Invited keynote address at the Mount Royal University Symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Banff, Alberta, November 2018
Our Path Forward (2017)
Invited keynote address at Geschichtsunterricht im 21. Jahrhundert, Berlin, Germany, October 2017
Trails, Paths, Teaching and Learning (2017)
Invited keynote speaker at the University of Delaware Summer Faculty Institute, June 2017
“I Just Wanna Move Some Shit” (2017)
Keynote address at the Winter Symposium on Digital Literacy in Higher Education, University of Rhode Island.
Community-Based Learning in the Humanities (2016)
The inaugural Michael Mizell-Nelson Public History Lecture in the memorial lecture series dedicated to my friend and colleague, the late UNO professor of history, Michael Mizell-Nelson.
Playfulness, Authentic Learning, and the Future of Teaching (2015)
The opening plenary address at the University of Kansas annual teaching summit, “Exploring the Spectrum of Engaged Learning.”
The Future of Public History — What Shall We Teach? (2015)
Moderator of a four scholar international conversation on the future of public history at the Pädagogische Hochschule FHNW (Basel).
Digital Humanities and the End of Selective Ignorance (2015)
Phi Beta Kappa plenary speaker at Elon University.
Counting Digital Humanities Scholarship for Tenure and Promotion (2014)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Lying About History (2014)
David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Brigham Young University.
Blogging for the Historian: Building a Scholarly Career in Social Media (2014)
University of Basel, Kolloquium zur Didaktik der Geschichte und Politik.