I frequently give public talks on topics in the history of reading, with a special focus on the relationship between reading and health.
Sample Talks I’ve given have included:
- “Prescribing from the Bookshelf: Inventing Bibliotherapy in World War I”
- “Books as Medicine: A History of Bibliotherapy”
I have also given talks on the history of self-help literature, the therapeutic uses of fiction, and the practice of bibliotherapy today.
Here is a talk I gave at the Connecticut State Library:
To invite me to give a talk, please contact me.