Book readings, events and talks

Book reading at the Concord Bookshop, 11/4/18
Harvard Bookstore reading, 11/5/18
Book talk at Tufts, 11/14/18










MA Historical Society talk, November 29, 2018


Emily Dickinson Museum/Amherst History Museum talk, Amherst Woman’s Club, December 2, 2018
Great Neck Public Library, March 20, 2019
  • “The Biographer’s Dilemma:  Telling the Stories of Two Intensively Collected Lives,” January 8, 2019, Boston Athenaeum
  • “Mabel and Millicent, Redux:  The Things You Might Not Know about Mabel Loomis Todd and Millicent Todd Bingham,” December 2, 2018, Emily Dickinson Museum
  • “The Intensively Collected Lives of Mabel Loomis Todd and Millicent Todd Bingham,” November 30, 2018, MA Historical Society
  • “Telling the Stories of the Bingham/Todd Collection,” October 31, 2018, Yale University
  • “Sorting through the Clutter:  Finding, Telling and Contextualizing Stories from the Dickinson/Todd Collection,” October 24, 2018, Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Amherst College
  • “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

Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham, and the Making of America’s Greatest Poet