Public Speaking + Media

Here are some institutions where I’ve been invited to give lectures or panel discussions on subjects that I write about.

I also speak often on radio and television and for print media on culture, museums and the media. To book an on-air interview, contact me directly at

Public Speaking

American School of Oriental Research (Annual Congress)

  • September 2005

Archaeological Institute of America (Annual Congress)

  • January 8, 2006

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC

  • April 13, 2005

Casa Sefarad Israel, Alicante, Spain
International Encounter of Journalists: Press Treatment of the Middle East

Dallas Museum of Art

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

  • March 6, 2008

Georgetown University Law School, Washington, DC

  • April 8, 2008

Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Spain

  • May 18, 2006

Instituto Cervantes, Dublin

Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Peru

  • November 17, 2007

International Center for Journalists, Washington, DC

  • June 15, 2007

Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

Latin American Studies Association (Annual Congress)

  • June 12, 2009

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

  • April 29, 2007

The Hebrew University, Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies, Jerusalem

  • April 23, 2018

Universidad Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela

  • September 2005

University of Leicester School of Law, UK

University of Texas, School of Journalism, Austin

  • March 1993

Yale University

Radio and Podcasts

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio, “Artworks”

NPR’s “All Things Considered”

NPR’s “On the Media”

PRI’s “The World”

The Jordan Harbinger Show

WAMU Washington, “Kojo Nnamdi Show”

WBUR Boston, “On Point with Tom Ashbrook”

WHYY Philadelphia, “Radio Times”

  • January 13, 2005

WNYC New York, “Leonard Lopate Show”

  • December 2, 2004


History Channel, “Indiana Jones and the Ultimate Quest”

History Channel, “Save Our History: FBI Stings”