Upcoming Author Events

We are pleased to provide this listing of upcoming events featuring authors of recent Harvard University Press titles. This page is updated weekly and features events that are open to the public (though some may be ticketed). Contact an individual event’s host or sponsor to confirm details of time and location, or for additional information.

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Cover: The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, by Elizabeth Cobbs, from Harvard University Press
Elizabeth Cobbs

The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers

Wednesday, July 12, 6:45 PM [Tickets]

Reading and signing, Smithsonian Institution

S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, DC 20001

Cover: Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum, by James Delbourgo, from Harvard University Press
James Delbourgo

Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition, by Owen Fiss, from Harvard University Press
Owen Fiss

Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

Tuesday, July 11, 12:30 PM

Speaking and signing, National Constitution Center

Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cover: The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem, by Brian D. Goldstein, from Harvard University Press
Brian D. Goldstein

The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem

Tuesday, October 17, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

Thursday, November 30, 4:40 PM

Speaking and signing, Bard College Environmental and Urban Studies Program

Olin Building, 30 Campus Rd, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504

Cover: Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between, by Linda Greenhouse, from Harvard University Press
Linda Greenhouse

Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between

Wednesday, November 15, Time TBD

In conversation with Anna Quindlen, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: The Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity, by Johanna Hanink, from Harvard University Press
Johanna Hanink

The Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity

Wednesday, October 4, 6:00–7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, The Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen, by Linda M. Heywood, from Harvard University Press
Linda M. Heywood

Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen

Monday, July 3, 7:00 PM

Panel discussion and signing, Black Cultural Archives

1 Windrush Square, Brixton, London, United Kingdom

Cover: A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific, by Hua Hsu, from Harvard University Press
Hua Hsu

A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific

September 1–3 (final date and time TBD)

In conversation at the AJC Decatur Book Festival

Downtown, Decatur, GA

Cover: The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy, by Robin M. Jensen, from Harvard University Press
Robin M. Jensen

The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy

Tuesday, October 17, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: The Lives of Frederick Douglass, by Robert S. Levine, from Harvard University Press
Robert S. Levine

The Lives of Frederick Douglass

Monday, July 3, 1:00 PM

In conversation celebrating Frederick Douglass’s speech “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro”, National Archives

William G. McGowan Theater, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408

Cover: Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization, by Branko Milanovic, from Harvard University Press
Branko Milanovic

Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization

Wednesday, July 5, 6:30–8:00 PM

Presentation on the Evolution of Global Inequality, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ, United Kingdom

Tuesday, August 22, 5:30–6:30 PM [Tickets]

Presenting “An Expert’s Guide to Inequality,” Edinburgh International Book Festival

Book Festival Village, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Cover: A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland, by Sydney Nathans, from Harvard University Press
Sydney Nathans

A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland

Wednesday, September 6, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Alabama Department of Archives and History

624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130

Cover: Stateless Commerce: The Diamond Network and the Persistence of Relational Exchange, by Barak D. Richman, from Harvard University Press
Barak D. Richman

Stateless Commerce: The Diamond Network and the Persistence of Relational Exchange

Thursday, September 7, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Regulator Bookshop

720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705

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Capitalism and Its Discontents [picture of the ruins of a house]