November, 2020: Race, Myth, and Pseudoscience. A lecture and conversation at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

December 10, 2018: Keynote Speaker for student symposium at Sarah Lawrence College.

October 23, 2018: Race, Myth, and Pseudoscience. A lecture and conversation at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

October 3-4, 2018: “Viking Myths of Minnesota’s Kensington Rune Stone — and What Those Myths Reveal About the (Mis)Shaping of Identity in the Face of the Religious and Racial Other”

September 28-30, 2018: “The Sacralization of the Kensington Rune Stone: Constructing a Myth of America’s Birth.”

October 7, 2017: “American Rune Stone: Monument, Memorial, and Myth.”

  • When: October 7, 2017 at 7 pm
  • Where: O Fritiof Ander Lecturer in Immigration History at the Swenson Center at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.

May 11-13, 2017: “The Kensington Rune Stone and the Quest for a Whiteness in American History.”

  • When: May 11-13, 2017
  • Where: the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies conference in Minneapolis.

April 29, 2017: “The Enduring Appeal of Vikings in American Culture”

  • When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm
  • Where: American Swedish Historical Museum at 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145
  • What: the lecture will be part of the museum’s annual Viking Day. Book signing to follow.

November 14, 2016: “Vikings, Pioneers, and Natives: the Kensington Rune Stone and the Contested History of the American Midwest”

Viking Day at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia

  • When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 12-4pm
  • Location: 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145
  • What: Lecture and book signing

February 24, 2016: “Why Myths Matter to Americans: A Conversation w/Author David M. Krueger.”

Myth Matter flyerWhen: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Arch Street United Methodist Church at 55 N. Broad St. in Philadelphia, PA.
What: a brief presentation by the author and responses from area scholars and faith leaders. RSVP:

Minnesota Historical Society – History Lounge

November 4, 2015: Nerd Nite Philadelphia 

October 22, 2015: Live Interview w/Lisa Johnson of MN Reads at KUMD Radio in Duluth, MN

University of Minnesota – Institute for Advanced Studies
Author Presentation and Book Signing – Sponsor: Douglas County Historical Society
Live Author Interview: “Open Line” on KXRA Radio
Subtext Books in St. Paul: Talk and Book Signing
Author Happy Hour: Amsterdam Bar and Hall
  • When: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
  • Location: 6th & Wabasha, St. Paul, MN
  • RSVP via the Facebook event page

St. Cloud State University

  • When: Tuesday, October 13
  • Location: St. Cloud University  – Public History Graduate Seminar

Public Forum: “Myths of Discovery: Re-Thinking the Meaning of Columbus Day

Discussion Group – “Re-Thinking Columbus Day”

  • When: Sunday, October 5 at 10 am
  • Where: Germantown Mennonite Church in Philadelphia, PA

Podcast Interview: Marginalia – Los Angeles Review of Books

Live Interview: WCCO Radio – Al Malmberg Show