My recent presentations include the following. If you would like to receive a copy of an item, e-mail me at this address: rhamblin@semo.edu.

"Growing Up at Brice's Cross Roads."  Cape Girardeau County Civil War Roundtable, 2001.

"Literature in the 21st Century: Directions and Contexts." Keynote Address to Symposium on Literature and Language, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, 2008.

"Major Themes in Southern Literature."  Shandong University, Jinan, People's Republic of China; Qingdao University, Qingdao, People's Republic of China, 2006.

"Southern Literature: Authors and Subjects."  Hiroshima University, Japan, 2006.

"Teaching Literature: Approaches and Methods."  Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, 2008.

"Who Says America Is Dumbing Down!"  Honors Day Address, Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi, 2000.

"Writing: Its Own Reward."  Awards Ceremony Address, Missouri Writers' Guild, Monett, Missouri, 2000.

"James Meredith at Ole Miss." Southeast Missouri State University, 1998.

"Monuments and Roads: One White Southerner's Education in Civil Rights." Mary Hubbard Jones Memorial Lecture Series, Union University, 1997; Black History Month, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 1998.