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: Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires, by Faiz Ahmed, from Harvard University Press
Faiz Ahmed

Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires

Thursday, April 4, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University

255 Sullivan Street (at Washington Square South), New York, NY 10012

Thursday, April 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, University of Pennsylvania

Location TBD, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cover: Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America, by Kathleen Belew, from Harvard University Press
Kathleen Belew

Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America

Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 PM

In conversation with historian Jessie Kindig (signing to follow), Books & Books (Coral Gables)

265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Friday, April 19 – Saturday, April 20, Time(s) TBD

Featured presenter and co-organizer, “Nativism, White Power, and Anti-Immigrant Violence in the United States” conference, University of Chicago

Location TBD (University of Chicago campus), Chicago IL 60637

Tuesday, April 30, 6:30–8:00 PM

In conversation with Ayanna Najuma (“What Lies Between Us: A New Conversational Platform on Social Justice” series), Full Circle Books

50 Penn Place, 1900 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Wednesday, May 22 – Saturday, May 25, Date/Time TBD

Inaugural speaker, Interdisciplinary Lecture Series, Department of the Comparative History of Ideas, University of Washington

Location TBD, Padelford Hall (UW campus), Seattle, WA 98195

Friday, May 24, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Friday, June 7, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Women & Children First

5233 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640

Monday, August 19, 7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Powell’s City of Books

1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209

Cover: Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital, by Kimberly Clausing, from Harvard University Press
Kimberly Clausing

Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital

Thursday, April 4, Time TBD (Breakfast)

Speaking and signing, The Aspen Institute

2300 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

Thursday, April 4, Time TBD

Speaking at the Center for American Progress

333 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20002

Thursday, April 11, 5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Loyola Law School

919 Albany Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Cover: Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black Holes, by Ron Cowen, from Harvard University Press
Ron Cowen

Gravity’s Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black Holes

Tuesday, April 23, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Busboys & Poets @ 450K

450 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cover: Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy, by Mary L. Hirschfeld, from Harvard University Press
Mary L. Hirschfeld

Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy

Thursday, April 11, 3:30–5:00 PM

Speaking at the Eric Voegelin Institute at Louisiana State University

Location TBD (LSU Campus), Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Tuesday, June 11 – Friday, June 14

Featured instructor for “Economics and Catholic Social Thought: A Primer,” Lumen Christi Institute

Notre Dame University Global Gateway, Ha-Rosmarin Street 1, Jerusalem, Israel

Cover: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press
Anthony Abraham Jack

The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students

Monday, March 25, 6:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University

20 Cooper Square (5th floor), New York, NY 10003

Friday, May 3, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at TEDxCambridge

Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Cover: The Limits of Blame: Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility, by AUTHORNAME, from Harvard University Press
Erin I. Kelly

The Limits of Blame: Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility

Friday, May 3, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at TEDxCambridge

Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Cover: Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions, by Yair Listokin, from Harvard University Press
Yair Listokin

Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions

Wednesday, March 27, 12:00–1:00 PM

Speaking at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Burke Auditorium (Third Floor), Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Wednesday, April 3, Time TBD

Speaking at the Center for Law and Economic Studies at Columbia Law School

435 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027

Thursday, April 4, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Newtonville Books

10 Langley Road, Newton Centre, Newton, MA 02459

Monday, April 8, 12:00–1:00 PM

Speaking at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Faculty Lounge (Room 433), Law School Building, 699 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Tuesday, April 9, 12:20–1:10 PM

Speaking at the University of California, Irvine School of Law (Intellectual Life Workshop speaker series)

Law Building (Room 3750), 401 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697

Wednesday, April 10, 12:15–1:30 PM

Speaking at the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

Law Building (Room 1242), 385 Charles E. Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Thursday, May 2, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Speaking at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School

B-500 Bell Hall, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime, by Jonathan Lusthaus, from Harvard University Press
Jonathan Lusthaus

Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime

Friday, May 3, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Sydney Writers’ Festival

Location TBD, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Cover: Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface, by Catharine A. MacKinnon, from Harvard University Press
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface

Thursday, April 11, 4:00–5:30 PM

Giving the 2019 DHRC Distinguished Lecture (signing to follow), Donia Human Rights Center at the University of Michigan

Amphitheatre, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 915 Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Cover: The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas, by Monica Muñoz Martinez, from Harvard University Press
Monica Muñoz Martinez

The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas

Saturday, April 6, 3:15–4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, San Antonio Book Festival

Auditorium, San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Cover: In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School, by Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine, from Harvard University Press
Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine

In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School

Tuesday, April 9, 4:00–6:30 PM [Register]

Jal Mehta speaking and signing, EdVestors 17th Educational Showcase

District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue (Seaport), Boston, MA 02210

Cover: Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration, by Ana Raquel Minian, from Harvard University Press
Ana Raquel Minian

Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration

Saturday, April 13, 4:00–5:00 PM

Panelist, “Stories from the Mexican Border” (signing to follow), Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Ronald Tutor Campus Center at the University of Southern California, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Cover: How Girls Achieve, by Sally A. Nuamah, from Harvard University Press
Sally A. Nuamah

How Girls Achieve

Wednesday, March 27, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, University of Pennsylvania Bookstore

3601 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Thursday, March 28, Time TBD

Speaking at the Global Women’ Institute at George Washington University

2140 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052

Thursday, April 4, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Women & Children First

5233 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640

Thursday, April 11, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Card Carrying Books & Gifts

15 East Market Street, Suite 102, Corning, NY 14830

Thursday, April 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Bluestockings

172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002

Friday, April 19, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue), New York, NY 10025

Tuesday, April 23, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Regulator Bookshop

720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705

Thursday, April 25, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose at The Wharf

70 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024

Thursday, May 2, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Bookmarks

634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Tuesday, May 14, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, A Room of One’s Own Bookstore

315 W. Gorham Street, Madison WI 53703

Cover: America Classifies the Immigrants: From Ellis Island to the 2020 Census, by Joel Perlmann, from Harvard University Press
Joel Perlmann

America Classifies the Immigrants: From Ellis Island to the 2020 Census

Sunday, March 31, 11:00 AM

Lecture, “Impending Restriction: Responses to Immigration Restriction before 1924,” at the conference “Immigration Matters: Jews, Other Immigrants and America,” American Jewish Historical Society of New York

15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

Cover: The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World, by Jennifer E. Rothman, from Harvard University Press
Jennifer E. Rothman

The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World

Monday, April 1, Time TBD

Speaking at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (BookIT lecture series)

565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60661

Saturday, April 13, 2:30–3:30 PM

Panelist, “The Internet: How Technology Shapes Our Lives” (signing to follow), Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Ronald Tutor Campus Center at the University of Southern California, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Sunday, April 14, 1:30–2:30 PM

Panelist, “Where Do We Go from Here? Contextualizing This American Moment” (signing to follow), Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Hancock Foundation Building at the University of Southern California, 616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Cover: Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power, by Sheila A. Smith, from Harvard University Press
Sheila A. Smith

Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power

Wednesday, April 3, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Council on Foreign Relations

Harold Pratt House, 58 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065

Thursday, May 2, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose at The Wharf

70 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024

Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White, by William Sturkey, from Harvard University Press
William Sturkey

Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White

Thursday, March 28, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Flyleaf Books

752 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote, by Susan Ware, from Harvard University Press
Susan Ware

Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Sunday, May 5, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Friday, May 10, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

Tuesday, June 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Wednesday, June 19, 6:00–7:30 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Friends of Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Story Chapel Visitor Center, Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Central Avenue, Watertown, MA 02138

Cover: The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon, by David Webber, from Harvard University Press
David Webber

The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon

Friday, April 5, 8:45 AM–5:00 PM [Register]

Featured conference participant, “The New Business Scholarship: New and Recent Books on Business and Business Law,” University of Minnesota Law School

Room 50, Walter F. Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Cover: American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War, by Duncan Ryūken Williams, from Harvard University Press
Duncan Ryūken Williams

American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

Friday, April 5, 7:00–8:30 PM

Speaking and signing, University of Oregon (sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies)

Location TBD, Eugene, OR 97403

Saturday, April 6, 10:00 AM–1:00 PM

Talk and workshop/discussion (signing to follow), Buddha Eye Zen Community Temple

2190 Garfield Street, Eugene, OR

Monday, April 8, 5:30–8:00 PM

Speaking at the Presbyterian Historical Society of Philadelphia (cosponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League of Philadelphia)

425 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Friday, April 12, Time TBD [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, Rohwer Japanese American Relocation Center (sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League Memorial Pilgrimages program)

Location TBD, Little Rock, AR

Saturday, April 13, 1:30–2:30 PM

Panelist, “Writing the Epic American History” (signing to follow), Los Angeles Times Book Festival

Hancock Foundation Building at the University of Southern California, 616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Sunday, April 14, 12:00–1:00 PM

Panelist, “Aren’t We American? Race, Class, Immigration, and Citizenship” (signing to follow), Los Angeles Times Book Festival

Wallis Annenberg Hall at the University of Southern California, 3630 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Monday, April 15, 4:00–5:45 PM

Speaking at the University of California, Irvine (sponsored by the Program in Religious Studies and the Department of Asian American Studies)

Room HG 1030, Humanities Gateway Building, Irvine, CA 92697

Sunday, April 28, 11:00 AM–1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Manzanar National Historic Site (National Park Service) (sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League Memorial Pilgrimages program)

Manzanar Interpretation Center, 5001 Highway 395, Independence, CA 93526

Saturday, May 4, 10:15–11:15 AM

Book presentation and conversation with Vice-Abbot Alan Hozan Senauke (signing to follow), Berkeley Zen Center

1931 Russell Street, Berkeley, CA 94703

Sunday, May 5, 10:00–11:00 AM

Dharma message based on American Sutra (signing to follow), Mountain View Buddhist Temple

575 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043

Wednesday, May 8, 5:20–7:00 PM

Speaking at the Institute of American and Canadian Studies at Sophia University

Library (Seventh Floor), 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

Sunday, May 19, 10:00 AM–2:30 PM

Dharma message at morning Gotanye Service and later lecture/signing, Orange County Buddhist Church

909 S. Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92804

Sunday, October 13, 9:30 AM–1:00 PM

Dharma message at morning Eitaikyo Service and later lecture/signing, Buddhist Church of Sacramento

2401 Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95818

Cover: Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age, by Donna Zuckerberg, from Harvard University Press
Donna Zuckerberg

Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age

Thursday, April 11, 7:00–8:30 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Arizona State University

Pima Auditorium, ASU Memorial Union, 301 E. Orange Street, Tempe, AZ 85281

Wednesday, April 24, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Center for Hellenic Studies

3100 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008

Friday, April 26, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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How Girls Achieve, by Sally A. Nuamah, from Harvard University Press [Pull quote: “Profound lessons for students, parents, and educators.”—Jane J. Mansbridge, Harvard University]