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2024 ARSL Author Fest, MassMutual Center, Springfield, Mass., September 13 7-9, 2023.
In conversation with M.G. Lord (author of Forever Barbie) at Buttery Bar, Brooklyn, March 9, 2024, 7 pm 
“Female Trouble: Gender, Race, and Class in American Pageantry,” Rowan University, Eynon Ballroom Sep. 29, 2023, 1:00  Streaming on Youtube until 10/13/2023.)
In conversation with June Gervais (author of Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair) at P&T Knitwear, NYC, August 31, 2023, 7 pm.
“MISS AMERICA AT 100” panel (Gender/Media Studies), PCA/ACA Conference April 13, 12:30 2022
Popular Culture Association Awards (Best Book in Women’s Studies)
Celebration, June 4, 5:00 2021
“Looking for Miss America” book talk: Nyack Library (virtual) Tuesday, March 30 7-8 pm 2021. Register
“Looking for Miss America” book talk, Lehman College Library, (virtual) Wednesday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. 2020
“Looking for Miss America” book talk: U. of Ct. Stamford, (virtual) Sept. 30, 11:15 a.m. 2020 Read about it here. 

Margot has appeared as a lecturer and keynote speaker at colleges, universities and museums nationally, including Barnard College, Parsons School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Los Angeles MOCA, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, The Heard Museum, and The Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. She’s been a guest on Katie Couric’s show, Katie; on The Leonard Lopate Show; on the podcast Talk Nerdy; and on many public radio stations. She’s discussed her work at book clubs, tattoo conventions, literary festivals, a country club, a social club for women with autism, and in public schools. To schedule an event, contact Authors Unbound, or view her SPEAKING PROFILE.

L.A. County Museum of Natural History “Women’s Ink” panel with Kari Barba, Roxx and Cara Santa Maria.

With Stephanie Tamez on the Katie Couric Show