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Scott W. Berg ~ Upcoming Events & Media
(For information about scheduling events or media appearances, please visit my contact page)


Monday, March 18, 2013, 6:00pm (private event)
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, Massachusetts
John Hubbard Sturgis Eaton Annual Endowed Lecture

Saturday, May 18, 2013, time TBA

Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, Maryland (gaithersburgbookfestival.org)
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Sunday, August 18, 2013, time and topic TBA
The Gideon Pond House, Bloomington, Minnesota


Past Media and Events

Saturday, February 9, 2013, 10:30am
Culpeper County Library, Culpeper, Virginia
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 7:00pm
The Bookcase, 824 East Lake Street, Wayzata, Minnesota (www.bookcaseofwayzata.com)
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses 

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 9:00am
Guest, First Person Radio, Laura Waterman Wittstock, host, KFAI Radio, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(http://kfai.org/)

Saturday, January 12, 2013, 10:00 AM

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, St. Louis, Missouri
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Guest, The Jack Gravely Show, WLEE Radio, Richmond, Virginia
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Sunday, January 6, 2013, 5:00 PM
Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C. (www.politics-prose.com)
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Friday, December 28, 2012, 1:30 PM
Guest, Vick Mickunas's "Book Nook" on WYSO, Western Ohio public radio
Listen here: http://www.wyso.org/post/book-nook-38-nooses-lincoln-little-crow-and-beginning-frontiers-end-scott-w-berg
(Re-broadcast on Sunday, December 30, 2012, 11am)

Sunday, December 23, 2012
Washington Post, feature article by Michael E. Ruane, "Mass Hanging of Dakota Indians Was 150 Years Ago This Month"
Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/va-author-chronicles-bitter-war-mass-hanging-of-native-americans/2012/12/20/62d7413c-453d-11e2-8e70-e1993528222d_story.html

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 7:00 PM

Vernon Area Library, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, Illinois
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 1:00 PM

Warren Newport Library, 224 North O'Plaine Road, Gurnee, Illinois
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:30 PM

Magers and Quinn Booksellers, 3038 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Book talk and signing, 38 Nooses

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Interviewed by host Tom Crann on Minnesota Public Radio's "All Things Considered"
Link to details and audio:
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/12/05/arts/scott-berg-38-nooses/

August 20, 2012, 1:00 PM

Turner Hall, 102 South State Street, New Ulm, Minnesota
Book talk, 38 Nooses

August 12, 2012, 2:00 PM
The Gideon Pond House, Bloomington, MN
Craft Talk, 38 Nooses: “What Makes A Good Story? Writing Narrative History.” 

August 9, 2012
Interviewed by Carrie Reber Zeman, co-editor of A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity: Dispatches from the Dakota War.
Text available at http://athrillingnarrative.com/2012/08/09/scott-w-berg-interview/

May 24, 2012, 6:30 PM
National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.
“The Quirks of the L’Enfant Plan”
A panel talk with G. Martin Moeller, Jr., author of AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C. 5th edition, Jeff Speck, co-author of Suburban Nation and The Smart Growth Manual, and Whayne Quin, partner, Holland and Knight

April 28, 2011
Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington, D.C.
Book club, Grand Avenues

November 4, 2010
Gunston Hall, Lorton, Virginia
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

October 20, 2010
Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria, Virginia
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

September 23, 2010
Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

February 27, 2010
Reston Museum, Reston, Virginia
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

January 14, 2010
Washington Map Society, Washington, D.C.
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

December 11, 2009
Guest juror, Yale University School of Architecture, New Haven, Connecticut

November 13, 2009

Miami University Bicentennial Writer's Festival, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Reading and signing, Grand Avenues

October 15, 2009
Guest juror, Yale University School of Architecture, New Haven, Connecticut

September 11, 2009
Guest speaker, Liberty Square Group Book Luncheon (private event)
Boston, Massachusetts

July 21, 2009
Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia
Sponsored book talk, White House Historical Society

April 8, 2009
Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens, Alexandria, Virginia
Michelle Smith Lecture, Grand Avenues

December 16, 2008
District of Columbia Association of Land Surveyors, Washington, D.C. (private event)
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

December 12, 2008
Guest juror, Catholic University School of Architecture, Washington, D.C.

December 5, 2008
United States Capitol Visitor Center docent training
Washington, D.C.

November 21, 2008
Bell Multicultural High School, Washington, D.C. (private event)
Presentation and discussion, Grand Avenues

October 1, 2008
Interviewed by Lewis Lapham on The World in Time
Bloomberg News, New York City, New York

September 25, 2008
Fall for the Book Festival, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Christina Thompson reading, introductory remarks

September 17, 2008
Private book club, Washington, D.C.

September 15, 2008
Guest juror, Catholic University School of Architecture, Washington, D.C.

September 9, 2008
Capital Hill History Project Overbeck Lecture, Grand Avenues
Naval Lodge Hall, Washington, D.C.

June 14, 2008
Washington Independent Writers Conference, Washington, D.C.
Panel talk, Research for Narrative Nonfiction

April 28, 2008
Discussion and book signing, private book club
Washington, D.C.

April 18, 2008
Discussion and book signing, private book and tour club
Washington, D.C.

April 14, 2008
Discussion and book signing, private book club
Chevy Chase, Maryland

February 23, 2008
Discussion and book signing, private book club
Bethesda, Maryland

February 20, 2008
Reading, discussion, and book signing, The Metropolitan Club (private event)
Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2008
Class visit followed by reading and book signing
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

January 24, 2008
Discussion and book signing, The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C. (private event)

December 7, 2007
Presentation, discussion, and book signing
Honors History at Monmouth University (private event)
West Long Branch, New Jersey

November 29, 2007
Book signing, University Club Meet the Author Night and Book Fair
1135 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, D.C.

November 29, 2007
Presentation and discussion, Bell Multicultural High School (private event)
Washington, D.C.

November 18, 2007
Discussion and book signing, private book club
Chevy Chase, Maryland

October 5, 2007
2007 Associated Press Managing Editors conference, Washington, D.C. (private event)
Book signing, Grand Avenues, Wine and Words reception

October 3, 2007
Bullis School, Potomac, Maryland (private event)
Presentation and discussion, Grand Avenues

September 27, 2007
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Reston, Virginia
Reading and book signing, Grand Avenues

September 26, 2007
Fall for the Book literary festival, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Opening remarks and introduction of David A. Price, author of Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Start of a New Nation

September 25, 2007
The Georgetown Club, Washington, D.C. (private event)
Reading, discussion, and book signing, Grand Avenues

September 24, 2007
Fall for the Book literary festival, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Panel member, "Life After Graduate School"

September 23, 2007
Fall for the Book literary festival, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Convening remarks and introduction of Walter Isaacson, author of Einstein

August 30, 2007
Washington Independent Writers Monthly Pubspeak, The Front Page, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia
Discussion and book signing, Grand Avenues

August 28, 2007
Anderson House, The Society of the Cincinnati, 2811 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C.
Reading and book signing, Grand Avenues

June 28, 2007
Feature story, Voice of America

June 26, 2007
Barnes and Noble, 3040 M Street NW in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Reading and book signing, Grand Avenues

June 22, 2007
Barnes and Noble, 4801 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland
Reading and book signing, Grand Avenues

June 8, 2007
Barnes and Noble, 555 12th Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Reading and book signing, Grand Avenues

June 7, 2007
The Treasury Executive Institute, Washington, D.C. (private event)
Reading, discussion, and book signing, Grand Avenues

June 7, 2007
Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors, Washington, D.C. (private event)
2007 RealTOUR conference
Keynote talk and book signing, Grand Avenues

April 24, 2007
Interviewed by Leonard Lopate on The Leonard Lopate Show
WNYC Radio, New York City, New York

April 21, 2007
Bethesda Literary Festival, Bethesda, Maryland
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues

April 7, 2007
Interviewed on The Kojo Nnamdi Show
WAMU Radio, Washington, D.C.

March 7, 2007
Interviewed by David Furst on Metro Connection
WAMU Radio, Washington, D.C.

March 2, 2007
Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C.
Book talk and signing, Grand Avenues