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UPCOMING EVENTS (open to the public unless noted otherwise):

NEH Summer Institute: Democracy and Education, Eastern Michigan University, July 17, 2024 (application required)

Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói RJ, Brazil, July 13, 2023, POSTPONED. new date TBA.


Oxford University, Rothermere American Institute, June 2024.

Vanderbilt University, How the New Deal Was Run Conference, May 2024.

American University, Washington, DC, Annual Lecture, Metropolitan Policy Center, School of Public Policy, April  024.

Urban Affairs Association Annual Meeting, New York, April 2024

National Association of Realtors, Many Rivers to Cross: America's Ongoing Fair Housing Journey, April 2024

Penn State University, Latina/os and U.S. Political History Conference, April 2024. 

Boston College, History Department, February 2024.

NYU Wagner School of Public Service, February 2024.

Sorbonne Université, Paris, November 2023

Urban History Association, Biennial Meeting, Pittsburgh, October 2023

State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, June 2023

Graduate Center, City University of New York, "The Past and Future of Affirmative Action," May 2023

Brown University, What is the Urban Now? Urban Studies Program, April 2023

McGinty Lecture in History, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, April 2023

University of Michigan, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, April 2023,

Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, March 2023,

Business History Conference, Annual Meeting, Opening Plenary Speaker, Detroit, March 2023

Princeton Public Library and Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs, Housing Justice Forum, December 2022

Université Clermont-Auvergne, Vichy, France, December 2022

Society for American City and Regional Planning History Conference, New York, October 2022

University of Pennsylvania, Economic History Forum, September 2022

Penn State University, History and Latino Studies, May 2022

University of Virginia, Jefferson National Fellows Conference, May 2022

NYU Institute for Public Knowledge, May 2022

Columbia Basin Badger Club, Pasco, Washington, March 2022.

University of Detroit Mercy, November 2021

University of Virginia, Jefferson National Fellowship Program, September 2021.

Bauder Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, April 2021. 

The Future of Cities Post-Pandemic, NYU Institute for Public Knowledge, April 2021

Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme/Ecole Practique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, February 2021. 

Christ Church, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, January 2021.

Sorbonne Université, November 2020. 

Rice University, School of Architecture, November 2020.

Detroit Chapter, DSA, September 2020.

National History Center, Washington, DC, June 2020. 

New York Historical Society, January 2020.

Columbia University, Plenary Session, An Urban World: The Changing Landscape of Suburbs and Cities, November 2019.

Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 2019. 

Harvard University, Conference in Honor of William Julius Wilson, September 2019

New Directions and Connections in British Urban History, NYU, September 2019

University of Chicago, History, May 2019. 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Institute for the Humanities, April 2019.

Tulane University, April 2019

University of New Orleans, Honors College, April 2019.

Organization of American HIstorians Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 2019. 

Beauregard-King Emeriti Lecture, University of Dayton, March 28, 2019

University of Texas, Austin, LBJ School, February 2019.

City/Cité, St. Louis, October 2018.

Urban History Association Biennial Meeting, Columbia, SC, October 2018.

Taft Lecture, University of Cincinnati, September 2018.

American Institutes for Research, Board Meeting, June 2018.

Association Française des Études Américaines, Nice, May 2018.

Strand Bookstore, with Keisha Blain, May 2018.

Organization of American Historians, Annual Meeting, Sacramento, California, April 2018. 

Minnesota History Center, March 2018. 

Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Lectures in Planning Series, January 2018, 

Temple University, Center for the Humanities, October 2017.

Van Dusen Lecture, Detroit Historical Society/Wayne State University, July 2017. 

City of Detroit Planning Commission, July 2017.

Keynote Address, Arab-American National Museum, Art and Rebellion, Detroit Since '67, Concert of Colors Forum on Community, Culture, and Race, Dearborn, Michigan, July 2017.

Keynote Address, Association Française des Études Américaines, Strasbourg, France, June 2017.

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and Marseille, May 2017.

University of Paris-Sorbonne, May 2017. 

NYU La Pietra, Florence, Finance, Crisis, and the City:  Global Urbanism and the Great Recession, May 2017. 

Germantown Historical Society, Philadelphia, April 2017.

Panelist, Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 2017.

Rutgers University-Newark, Marion Thompson Wright Lecture, February 2017.

The Future of the Urban Humanities, NYU, January 2017.

Cambridge University, January 2017.

Université de Paris-7-Diderot, L'heritage Obama, December 2016

City/Cité, Paris, December 2016.


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