Allyson gives the keynote address at the Emerging Scholars Workshop at Penn State University on March 31, 2017.


Allyson received the key to the city of Lafayette, Louisiana after giving the inaugural Guilbeau Lecture at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette on March 8, 2017.

Allyson gave a talk and signed copies of her book at Fenwick & West's Black History Month event on February 15, 2017.

Allyson Hobbs delivers "First Lecture" to Stanford Class of 2020

Allyson speaks at the Chicago Humanities Festival on October 25, 2016 to a sold-out audience

Allyson in conversation with Helena Brantley at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, CA on March 15, 2016

“A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life,”
C-Span, Book TV, filmed at the National Archives, Washington, DC, February 27, 2015

“The Chosen Exile of Racial Passing”,
TEDxStanford, May 10, 2014

“After the Emancipation Proclamation”,
Tavis Smiley Show, Public Radio International, April 18, 2013

“The Great Migration”,
C-SPAN, Lectures in History, May 10, 2011