History on Film/Film on History

History on Film: Film on History

A Companion to the Historical Film

A Companion to the Historical Film

Visions of the Past

Visions of The Past

Revisioning History

Revisioning History

Crusade of The Left

Crusade of The Left

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Public Appearances

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June 17, 2015.
Keynote speaker: “What’s a Nice Historian Like You Doing in a Place Like This.” International Association of Media Historians Annual Conference. University of Indiana, Bloomington.


May, 21,14, 2014.
Keynote speaker: “Creating Prosthetic History, Memory, Identity on the Motion Picture Screen,” Conference on Identity and Social Cohesion, West University, Timosoara (Romania).


May 15, 2014.
Speaker: “Inventing Historical Truth on the Motion Picture Screen,” Charles University, Prague.


May 12-14, 2014.
Speaker and workshop host: “What Does the Historian Filmaker Do (to History).” Re-presenting the Past: New Methods of Historical Interpretation in the Arts and the Media, a Research Center at Palacky University, Czech Republic


Oct. 13, 2013
Keynote Speaker, Film, History, and Public Memory: an International conference exploring the relationship between history and film in a global context.  Derry / Londonderry, North Ireland


Sept. 3-5. 2013
Speaker and workshop director: “Inventado verdades historicas en la Pantalla de Cine.” Universidad de Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile.


August 28, 2013
Inaugural Lecture: “What does the filmmaker historian do (to history)?  VI Jornadas Internacionales de Teoria y Filosofia de la History.  Universidad Adolpho Ibanez, Vina de Mar, Chile


March 24, 2012
Chair: “Film and French Colonialism,” Society for French Historical Studies, Los Angeles


Nov. 1, 2011
Keynote speaker: “The Historical Film as a Field, a Mode of Thought, and a Pack of Tricks We Play Upon the Dead.”’ III Congreso Internacional Historia-Cine: Modelos de interpretación para el cine histórico,” Santiago de Compostela


Apr. 11, 2011, 12:30 p.m.
Reading from Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Western Jewish Studies Association Conference
Courtyard by Marriot Hotels, Old Town, San Diego, CA


Mar. 15, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Reading from Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Vroman's Bookstore, 685 East Colorado, Pasadena, CA

Jan. 22, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
Reading from Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Los Angeles Public Library, Pacific Palisades Branch

Jan. 16, 2011, 2:00 p.m.
Presentation/discussion of Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Ahavat Torah Salon, West Los Angeles

Oct. 14, 2010, 4:00 p.m.
Lecture: The Historical Film as a Field, as History, and as a Pack of Tricks We Play Upon the Dead
Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Scotland

Oct. 12, 2010, 4:00 p.m.
Lecture: The Historical Film as a Field, as History, and as a Pack of Tricks We Play Upon the Dead
St. Andrews Univesity, St. Andrews, Scotland

Oct. 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
Honored Speaker: Symposium on History and Film with Robert A. Roberstone
St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Scotland.

Sept. 23, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Reading from Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Palisades Village Books, 1049 Swarthmore, Pacific Palisades, CA

Sept. 11, 2010, 4:00 ~ 6:00 p.m.
Launch Party for Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Sharq Art, Pacific Palisades, California

Aug. 29, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Reading from Red Star, Crescent Moon: A Muslim - Jewish Love Story
Café Kaza Maza, 4629 Parc Avenue, Montreal, Canada

Do People Look Up at the Moon Anymore?

Do People Look Up at the Moon Anymore?

Red Star, Crescent Moon

Red Star, Crescent Moon

King of Odessa

King of Odessa

The Man Who Swam Into History

The Man Who Swam Into History

Romantic Revolutionary

Romantic Revolutionary

Mirror in The Shrine

Mirror in The Shrine