Talks

  • “Early 20th Century ‘Tree Huggers’: Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham, and the Development of Their Conservation Impulses,” March 23, 2017, Lincoln Land Conservation Trust, Second Floor
  • “Eclipses, Ecology, and Emily Dickinson: The Todds’ Complex Legacies to Amherst College,” March 22, 2017, Amherst Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Second Floor of Frost Library, Amherst
  • “The Accidental Activist: Mabel Loomis Todd’s Civic Impulses and Civic Engagement,” Founder’s Day Talk, Amherst History Museum, February 26, 2017
  • “Sorting Through the Clutter: Finding, Contextualizing, and Telling the Stories Within the Todd/Bingham Family Papers,” July 30, 2014, Yale University Sterling Library, International Room
  • “Puritan’s Progress:  The Multifaceted Millicent Todd Bingham,” Amherst Historical Society, May 2014
  •  “Outside Emily’s Door:  Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham and the Making of America’s Greatest Poet.  On Writing a Biography of ‘Unlikeable’ Women.”  Eliot-Pearson Faculty Forum, Tufts University, March 2014
  •  “The Biographer’s Dilemma.”  New Haven, CT, January 2014
  •  “Sorting through the Clutter,” Tufts University, 2014
  • Keynote address:  “Not Just Emily’s Editor:  The Many Aspects of Mabel Loomis Todd’s Life and Career,” Amherst Historical Society, November  2013
  • “Double Lives and Double Standards:  On Writing a Biography of ‘Unlikeable’ Women,” WGSS Faculty Research Forum, November 2013
  • “Becoming a Public Intellectual:  Mabel Loomis Todd at the Boston Authors Club, “ Boston, 2012
  • “A Treasure Hunt in the Archives:  Researching the Lives of Mabel Loomis Todd and Millicent Todd Bingham,” Tufts University, 2011