Video: recorded talks, interviews
Podcasts: interviews with Darrin M. McMahon on genius
- discussion with Marshall Poe, New Books Network, via blubrry podcast for "New Books in History", December 2013
- WKNO-FM counterpoint Interview on the links between "genius" in the ancient world to our modern... NPR, November 2013
- 'Deconstructing Genius' - on the Ideas Roadshow, October 2013
- on the history of the idea of genius on "The World in Time" with Lewis Lapham via Bloomberg News: Lewis Lapham, October 2013
Read: interviews with Darrin M. McMahon from around the world
- An interview with McMahon in Shelf Awareness
- An interview with McMahon in the Danish Newspaper Politiken
January 20, 2018; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York... Jane L. Carroll and Darrin M. McMahon provide commentary on the Michelangelo exhibition - Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer. Click on image to play video or view article on Dartmouth website.
February 10, 2017; Dubai, UAE... interview with Darrin M. McMahon on happiness.
February 12-14, 2017; Dubai, UAE... Darrin M. McMahon on "A Brief History of Happiness" at the World Government Summit. Darrin discussed the three major revolutions in the concept of human happiness and touches on a fourth revolution that may be taking place now.
January 3, 2016; Cambridge, England... Darrin M. McMahon on the role of conspiracy and conspiratorial thinking in the intellectual culture of the long 18th century; a public lecture as part of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, Conspiracy and Democracy project.
April 15, 2014; Kansas City, Missouri... Kansas City Public Library Lecture Series: Darrin M. McMahon on Divine Fury: A History of Genius.
Spring 2014: Time-Warner Center, New York... Darrin M. McMahon on "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Genius,". Symposium with Adam Gopnik, Andrei Codrescu, and others to launch the nationally touring exhibition of the American Folk Art Museum, "Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the Collection of the American Folk Art Museum".
November 2013, Rhodes College, Tennessee... Lecture by Darrin M. McMahon on Divine Fury: A History of Genius.
2012: Chicago, Illinois... Darrin M. McMahon on the Enlightenment with Tony Grafton, Jacob Soll, Joyce Applebee, David Bell, Joel Mokyr and Margaret Jacob at the 2012 American Historical Association Conference in a session honoring the work of Professor Jacob.
2011: Aspen Ideas Festival, Colorado... Darrin M. McMahon on the history of happiness; with Dan Gilbert and Sissela Bok.
2007: Salk Institute, La Jolla, California... Darrin M. McMahon on the Enlightenment at the Beyond Belief Conference; on the Science Network