February 8, 2018: “Algernon Sidney Johnston’s Nationalism: What A South Carolina Novel about Intergalactic Travel, Carnivorous Demons, and Romantic Bonds Tell Us About Early American Union and Disunion,” SHSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Forum, Huntsville, TX.
March 1-4, 2018: “James Branagan’s America(s): Religion, Politics, and Slavery in the Early Republic,” Religion and Politics in Early America, Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
March 29, 2018: “Joseph Smith’s Religious Liberty, and Ours,” Religious Pluralism and Democracy, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT.
April 12-14, 2018: “Racializing Regions: Colonizing Louisiana Territory and the Limits of Early American Union,” Organization of American Historians, Sacramento, CA.
July 26-29, 2018: “Theodore Parker, Joseph Smith, and the Antinomian Challenge to American Democracy,” Transcendentalist Intersections: Literature, Philosophy, and Religion, University of Heidelberg, Germany.