Colin Woodard's current speaking and event schedule is
listed here. If you wish to schedule an event with him,
please visit the
speaking page.
Lobster Coast event. The past, present,
and future of coastal Maine, including
the fall and rise of the lobster fishery.
Ocean's End event . Why the world's
oceans are being destroyed and what
people can do about it.
Republic of Pirates event . The true
story of the pirates of the Caribbean.
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Colin discusses Republic
of Pirates on NPR's
Weekend Edition
American Nations event . Beyond red
states and blue -- the history of North
America's Eleven Rival Regional
Colin discusses
American Nations on
PBS News Hour  
2014 Event Schedule:
January 26, Carlisle Reads 2014;  Carlisle, Massachusetts

2pm -  Lecture, Corey Auditorium, Gleason Public Library.
January 23 Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State
University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

5:30pm -  Reception and Lecture
February 4,Outlook in the States & Localities 2014
Conference; Governing Institute; Washington, D.C.

4:30pm -  Keynote; National Press Club.
February 27,Tufts University Alumni Association and the
University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine

7pm -  Lecture; Glickman Family Library; USM.
April 25, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio

2pm -  2014 McConnell Lecture
November 11,  Simpson College Iowa History Center and
the World of Words Festival, Indianola, Iowa

7 pm -  Lecture; Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall. Free and
April 2, Governing Michigan Leadership Forum; Governing
Institute; Lansing, Michigan

Noon -  Keynote. Lansing Center. Invite only.
April 17, Governing Maryland Leadership Forum; Governing
Institute; Hyattsville, Maryland

2pm -  Keynote; College Park Marriott Inn, University of
Maryland University Center
July 14, Smithsonian Associates, Washington, D.C.

6.45-8.45 pm - Evening Seminar: "The Real Blackbeard"
June 8, Council on Foundations 2014 Annual Conference,
Washington, D.C.

11 am-  Opening Plenary, Washington Hilton. Invite only.
May 21, Governing Georgia Leadership Forum; Governing
Institute; Atlanta, Georgia

2.30-  Keynote
May 1, Maine Docents Program graduation ceremony;
Maine Historical Society; Portland, Maine

Noon-  Graduation address
June 25, Village University, Concord, Massachusetts

5.30 pm - Lecture and signing, Concord Free Public Library,
Main Street. Free and open to the public.
August 19, Cafe Scientifique, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean
Sciences, Boothbay, Maine.

6-7 pm - 40 years of discovery and what lies ahead; Joint
presentation with Bigelow Executive Director Graham
Shimmield. Free and public.
July 22, Stonecoast Writers Conference, Freeport, Maine

2-5 pm - Lecture and reading. Registration required.
September 11,  Tennessee Public Health Association 2014
Conference, Franklin, Tennessee

1:30 pm -  Keynote; Cool Springs Marriott; Invite only.
October 25,  Atlantic Dialogues 2014, German Marshall
Fund of the United States, Marrakesh, Morroco

Afternoon -  Panelist, "“De-Coding America: How America's
Regions View the World”. Invite only
September 3,  Liberal Arts in the Digital Age; Thornton
Academy; Saco, Maine

12:30 pm - Speaker.
October 16, "Unsettled" launch party; Maine Today Media;
Portland, Maine

Evening -  Reading and Q&A on newly launched ebook
edition of the
29-part Portland Press Herald series. Invite
October 7, Merriconeag Waldorf School; New Gloucester,

12:30-  Lecture on journalism, writing, and the applied
liberal arts.
November 13,  Letterpress Books, Portland, Maine

6:30 pm - Talk, book club Q&A, and signing, 91 Auburn
Street (Northgate Plaza). Free, but RSVP.
December 2, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick,  Maine

5 to 7 pm - "Conversations at Curtis" event; Q&A, and
signing, Morrill Meeting Room, 23 Pleasant Street. Invite