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Public Speaking

Robert Schultz is available for readings and for talks on literary and cultural topics.

Speaking topics include fiction readings; poetry readings; nonfiction readings; and slide talks based upon War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials and We Were Pirates: a Torpedoman’s Pacific War.

Speaking topics include
  • Fiction readings
  • Poetry readings
  • Nonfiction readings
  • Walt Whitman, War, Memory, and Reconciliation
  • The Battle of Midway, a slide talk drawn from We Were Pirates: A Torpedoman’s Pacific War
  • Peril and the Navy Cross, a slide talk drawn from We Were Pirates, treating a near-fatal 17-hour depth-charging survived by the U.S.S. Tambor in the East China Sea
  • “When Men Look at Women,” a slide lecture on feminist “male gaze” theory
  • Art and Literature-gallery talks on relations between the visual arts and literature
Previous venues

Robert Schultz has spoken in Washington, DC at the National Gallery of Art, the Library of Congress, and the Navy Memorial; in New York City at the 92nd Street Y, The Bowery Poetry Club, and the Nicholas Roerich Museum; on National Public Radio; at Chicago’s Pritzker Military Museum; at numerous public and academic art galleries, and at colleges and universities, including Oxford University, Cornell University, the University of Oregon, and the University of Virginia.