LECTURES AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
David Skal is available for slide-illustrated lectures based on any of his books throughout the year and especially during the month of October. For more information and/or queries about specific dates or custom programs, please contact Scott Wolfman at Wolfman Productions(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Musee du Louvre, Paris
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
High Museum of Art,Atlanta
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln MA
Colleges and Universities
Bryn Mawr College
Cincinnati State College
Delaware Valley State College
East Carolina University
Eastern Arizona University
Eastern Illinois University
Franklin Pierce College
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Mercer Comunity College
New York University
Salisbury State College
Salt Lake City Community College
St. Joseph's College
Slippery Rock University
Staten Island College
Suffolk County Community College
Southern Alabama University
University of California, Riverside
University of Oklahoma
University of Southern California
University of Tulsa
Utah State University
Wayne State College
Western Kentucky University
Wright State University
August 25 Scheduled interview appearance on ABC's "20/20" on the Dracula mystique. Check local listings.
September 7 - November 30 Lansdowne Visting Scholar, Department of Germanic and Russian Studies, University of Victoria, B.C., Will teach a multimedia course based on THE MONSTER SHOW and classic gothic fiction.
October 6 Slide lecture and Q&A on the history of Halloween, based on DEATH MAKES A HOLIDAY. Northeast Community College, Blountsville TN. Details TBA.
October 20 Slide lecture and Q&A based on THE MONSTER SHOW, Skagit Valley College, Mt. Vernon, WA. Details TBA.
October 31 Slide lecture and Q&A on the history of Halloween, based on DEATH MAKES A HOLIDAY, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI. Details TBA
Throughout the month:
Media spokesman for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's month-long "Howl-o-Scream" celebration.
Featured interview on Animal Planet's "Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures," hosted by Elvira. Check local listings.
Featured interview on E! Network's "True Hollywood Story" special on "Scream Queens." Check local listings.
October 2 Salem, MA. Slide-illustrated lecture based on DEATH MAKES A HOLIDAY: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN. 2:00 p.m., National Park Service Visitor Center auditorium, followed by book signing at the historic Salem Witch House. Sponsored by Salem's "Haunted City" project.
October 18-19 Lansdowne guest scholar, University of Victoria, B.C. Presenting two lectures based on HOLLYWOOD GOTHIC and THE MONSTER SHOW, times and details TBA.
October 23 Dark Delicacies Bookstore, 4213 Burbank Blvd, Burbank, California, 2-5 p.m. Book signing for the new edition of HOLLYWOOD GOTHIC. Personalized autographs can be reserved in advance at 818-556-6660 or by e-mail at darkdel.com
October 27 Coldwater Books, Tuscumbia, Alabama. Book signing for HOLLYWOOD GOTHIC. Time and details TBA.
October 28 Ritz Theatre, 103 West Third Street, Sheffield, Alabama. Slide lecture based on DEATH MAKES A HOLIDAY: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN. Details TBA.
October 30 2:00 pm. Book signing for HOLLYWOOD GOTHIC at the Hollywood Entertainment Museum, 7021 Hollywood Blvd (West of Grauman's Chinese Theatre). Tel. 323-465-7900.