Upcoming Events

Past Events

April 14, 2022, 3:00 p.m., Modern Women Seminar, University of Utah.

March 16, 2022, 2:00 p.m., Columbia Area League of Women Voters Book Club.

May 18,  2021, 5:30 p.m., “’Country Comes to Town’: Southern Women in the City,” Columbia University Seminar on the City, Faculty House, Columbia University, New York , NY.

May 12, 2021, 6:00 p.m., Guest Speaker, UNC-Chapel Hill History Department Graduate Commencement Celebration.

March 29, 2021, 12:00 noon, “Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America,” Monday Luncheon Group, Columbia, SC.

March 23, 2021, 7:30 p.m., “From the Lost Cause  to the Civil Rights Movement: A True Story of Bravery and Betrayal,” Russell Lecture, Alfred University.

March  17, 2021, 12:00 noon, “Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America,” Boston Athenaeum.

March 11, 2021, 6:00-7:00 p.m., “Sisters and Rebels,” American Philosophical Society.

March 6, 2021, 9:00 -10:00 a.m.,  “Who Makes History? A Conversation with Janice P. Nimura and Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, moderated by Susan Crane” Tucson Festival of Books.

March 5, 2021, 3:00-4:00 p.m., “From Revolt Against Chivalry to Sisters and Rebels: A Life in Southern and Women’s History,” Summersell Prize Webinar, University of Alabama.

February 2, 2021, 7:00 p.m., “Meet the Author,” Georgia Writers Museum, Virtual Event with Bruce. E. Baker, discussing Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin’s Eli Hill: A novel of Reconstruction.

November 24, 2020, Publication of Sisters and Rebels in Paperback.

November 20, 2020, 7:00-8:00 p.m., “Writing a Way Home: A Life in Southern and Women’s History,”  Keynote address, Southern Association for Women Historians,  50th anniversary Webinar , Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting,  Memphis, TN. 

November 21, 2020, 1:00-2:30 p.m., Webinar Panelist, “Radical Women/Queering Southern History,” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting,  Memphis, TN.

October 21, 2020, 11:30-1:00 p.m., “Do You Hear Sexism? Interrogating Gender in Politics,” Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MY.

October 9, 2020, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Webinar with Carol Berkin, Center for Women’s History Salon,  New York Historical Society Museum and Library.

August 13, 2020, 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Interview with Julie Rose, Top of Mind, Sirius XM 143 and

July 15, 2020, 7:00-8:00 p.m., National Humanities Center, Virtual Book Club Series: Race and Injustice.

May 14-17, 2020, Greensboro Bound: A Literary Festival, with Nancy MacLean, Greensboro, NC. CANCELED.

May 21, 2020, Labor and Working Class History Association,  Pandemic Book Talk, Zoom.

April 22, 2020, 6:00 p.m., The Popular Front, the Cold War, and a Lost Novel of Reconstruction, presentation on Sisters and Rebels and Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin, Eli Hill: A Novel of Reconstruction, ed. Bruce Baker and Jacquelyn Hall (2020), 285 Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. CANCELED.

March 18-22, 2020 Virginia Festival of the Book. CANCELED.

March 2, 2020, 8:00 p.m., 2020 PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony, hosted by  Seth Meyers, The Town Hall, New York,NY

January 2020, Working History Podcast, with Beth English, producer and host. Sponsored by the Southern Labor Studies Association (available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and Soundcloud).

November 21, 2019,  Carol Woods speaker series, 750 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC.

November 8, 2019, signing books at the Norton table at the Southern Historical Association meeting in Louisville, KY from 3:00-4:00.

October 30, 2019, 7:00-8:30 PM, Distinguished Speaker in the Humanities, Emerson Suites in the Campus Center of Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.

October 24, 2019, 4:00-6:00 PM, Lecture sponsored by The Program for the Study of Women and Gender, the American Studies Program, and the the Archives Concentration, Alumnae Center Hall, Smith College, 10 Elm Street, Northampton, MA.

October 22, 2019, Author Reading (private event), Boston, MA.

October 18, 2019, 8:15-9:45 AM Roundtable discussion, “The Southern Oral History Program Diaspora,” Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT.

October 3, 2019, 5:00 PM, University of South Carolina, a book talk and signing jointly sponsored by University of South Carolina Libraries and the University South Caroliniana Society. Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, 1322 Greene Street, Columbia, SC.

October 2, 2019, 6:30-8:30 PM, Fall 2019 Event Series, College of Charleston Friends of the Library, Charleston, SC. Historian Marjorie Spruill will moderate the discussion and a reception and book signing will follow.  Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library Rm. 127, 205 Calhoun Street, Charleston SC.

September 8, 2019, Malaprops Bookstore/Cafe, Asheville, NC, 3:00 p.m.

September 5-7, 2019, Carolina Mountains Literary Festival, Burnsville, NC.

September 4, 2019, Reading, Book Signing, and Reception, in the Brenau University Archives, Trustee Library, Gainesville, GA.

August 31, 2019, 4:15 PM, Decatur Library, Presented by WABE, Robin Morris interlocutor, Decatur Book Festival, Decatur, GA

August 17, 2019, Mississippi Book Festival, Jackson, Mississippi.

July 30, 2019, SISTERS AND REBELS audio book release.

July 12, 2019, Sisters and Rebels featured on The Page 99 Test blog and the Campaign for the American Reader blog. 

June 20, 2019, Community and Scholars Series, in conversation with Nancy MacLean, The Regulator, Durham, NC, 7:00 p.m.

June 11, 2019, Quail Ridge Books Event, introduced by Kat Charron, Raleigh, NC, 7:00 p.m.

June 8, 2019, Lecture Night in Camel City at Bookmarks Independent Book Store and Literary Nonprofit, Winston-Salem, NC, 6:30-8:30 PM. Reception sponsored by Emily Wilson and Professor Simone Caron, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University.

June 6, 2019, Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC, 7:00 p.m.

May 31, 2019, Chair and Comment, “I was in the Presence of Courage: Labor Organizing After Freedom Summer,” Labor and Working Class History Association, Durham, NC, 3:30 p.m.

May 24, 2019, Book launch at Center for the Study of the American South, Chapel Hill, NC, 5:30 p.m.

May 22, 2019, Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America was featured on Literary Hub with a giveaway of five books.

May 21, 2019,  Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America was released.

May 21, 2019,  The State of Things, with Frank Stasio, WUNC, 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m.

May 8, 2019,  Readings by contributors to Mothers and StrangersOrange County Public Library, Hillsborough, NC, 6 p.m., with book sales by Purple Crow Books.

April 9, 2019,  Speaker, “Modes of Inquiry,” sponsored by the UNC-Chapel Hill Office for Undergraduate Research.