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: Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist, by Laura Beers, from Harvard University Press
Laura Beers

Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist

Friday, February 24, 12:30–1:30 PM

Speaking and signing, LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival, London School of Economics & Political Science

Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

Friday, June 16, 1:00–2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Derby Book Festival

Location TBD, Derby City Centre, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Cover: Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration, by Teresa M. Bejan, from Harvard University Press
Teresa M. Bejan

Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration

Tuesday, January 31, 4:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Oriel College, University of Oxford (open to the University of Oxford community)

Oriel College SCR, Oriel College, Oxford OX1 4EW, United Kingdom

Cover: War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft, by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris, from Harvard University Press
Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris

War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

Sunday, January 22, 5:15–6:15 PM

Panel, “Passage to America,” featuring Robert Blackwill, Hardeep Singh Puri, Devesh Kapur, Shivshankar Menon, and C. Raja Mohan in conversation with Jyoti Malhotra, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Mughal Tent, Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Cover: Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy, by Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke, from Harvard University Press
Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke

Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy

Thursday, February 2, 6:00–8:00 PM

Public lecture featuring both authors (reception to follow), University College London

Room G10, UCL Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom

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

Sunday, March 12, Time TBD

Speaking and signing at the Albuquerque Museum

2000 Mountain Road N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104

Cover: The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction, by Henry T. Greely, from Harvard University Press
Henry T. Greely

The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction

Thursday, February 16, 7:00–8:30 PM

Speaking and signing, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University (cosponsored by the Center for Biomedical Ethics)

Cubberley Auditorium, Graduate School of Education building, 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

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

Friday, February 24, 3:00–5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Howard University Bookstore (B&N 8102)

2225 Georgia Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20059

Cover: Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights, by Paulo Lemos Horta, from Harvard University Press
Paulo Lemos Horta

Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights

Saturday, January 21, 5:15–6:15 PM

Panel, “Lost in Translation,” featuring Paulo Lemos Horta, Francesca Orsini, Deborah Smith, and Sholeh Wolpé in conversation with Adam Thirlwell, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Durbar Hall, Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Monday, January 23, 3:45–4:45 PM

Panel, “One Thousand and One Nights and Conference of the Birds,” featuring Paulo Lemos Horta, Sholeh Wolpé, and Tim Supple, introduced by Paul M. Cobb, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Durbar Hall, Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Thursday, March 23, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, by Jonathan Lear, from Harvard University Press
Jonathan Lear

Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Wednesday, February 1, 6:00–7:30 PM [RSVP]

In conversation with Martha Nussbaum (signing to follow), Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Eros and Illness, by David B. Morris, from Harvard University Press
David B. Morris

Eros and Illness

Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 PM

Reading and signing, Chop Suey Books

2913 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221

Cover: Democracy: A Case Study, by David A. Moss, from Harvard University Press
David A. Moss

Democracy: A Case Study

Monday, January 30, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Wednesday, February 1, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Saturday, February 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Stagville State Historic Site

Historic Stagville Foundation, 5828 Old Oxford Highway, Durham, NC 27712

Monday, February 20, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Quail Ridge Books

North Hills, 4209–100 Lassiter Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

Tuesday, February 21, 4:00–5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Duke University Libraries

Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room (Rubenstein 153), West Campus, Durham, NC 27708

Thursday, February 23, 3:45 PM

Speaking and signing, The Regulator Bookshop

720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705

Thursday, March 2, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Tattered Cover Book Store (Colfax Avenue)

2526 East Colfax Avenue Denver, Colorado 80206

Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Birmingham Public Library

Location TBD, Birmingham, AL

Wednesday, March 15, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Alabama Department of Archives and History

624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130

Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 PM

Reading, speaking, and signing, The Carter Library/A Cappella Books

The Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307

Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, by Viet Thanh Nguyen, from Harvard University Press
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Wednesday, January 25, 6:00 PM [Register]

Reading (from both Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer), University of California, Irvine

Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697

Thursday, January 26, 6:30–9:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Newport Beach Public Library

Friends Meeting Room, Newport Beach Central Library, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Thursday, February 2, 7:30 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Judson True, City Arts & Lectures

Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Monday, February 13, 4:00 PM

Third Annual Betty Jean Craige Lecture, Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia

UGA Chapel, 109 Herty Field, Athens, GA 30602

Tuesday, February 14, 4:00–5:30 PM [Register]

Roundtable discussion, University of Georgia School of Law (sponsored primarily by the Dean Rusk International Law Center)

Larry Walker Room, Dean Rusk Hall, 225 Herty Drive, Athens, GA 30602

Monday, March 13, Time TBD

Interviewing poet and essayist Ocean Vuong (ALOUD Lecture Series), Los Angeles Public Library

Location TBD, Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, March 16, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with author Elif Batuman, author of The Idiot, 92nd Street Y

Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY

Wednesday, March 29, 7:00 PM

In conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston, Lannan Foundation

Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Cover: The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of Leningrad, by Alexis Peri, from Harvard University Press
Alexis Peri

The War Within: Diaries from the Siege of Leningrad

Thursday, February 9, 4:15–6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University

Room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Tamil: A Biography, by David Shulman, from Harvard University Press
David Shulman

Tamil: A Biography

Tuesday, April 4, Time TBD

Reading, conversation with University of Chicago Professor Wendy Doniger, and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America, by David J. Silverman, from Harvard University Press
David J. Silverman

Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

Thursday, April 20, 4:00–5:30 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, University of Michigan

Gallery Room 100, Hatcher Graduate Library, 913 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Cover: The Epic of Ram, Volume 1, by Tulsidas, translated by Philip Lutgendorf, from Harvard University Press
Tulsidas, translated by Philip Lutgendorf

The Epic of Ram

Thursday, January 19, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM

“Global Hindi: The Desi Diaspora,” featuring Anu Singh Choudhary, Divya Mathur, and Francesca Orsini in conversation with Philip A. Lutgendorf, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Durbar Hall, Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Friday, January 20, 5:15–6:15 PM

“‘I Resemble Everyone but Myself’: Understanding A. K. Ramanujan,” featuring Guillermo Rodríguez in conversation with Philip A. Lutgendorf and Arshia Sattar, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Durbar Hall, Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Sunday, January 22, 3:45–4:45 PM

“Jai Hanuman,” featuring Philip A. Lutgendorf and Shubha Vilas in conversation with Arshia Sattar, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Front Lawn, Diggi Palace, Shivaji Marg, C-Scheme, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, Ashok Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004, India

Cover: QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics, by Hans Christian von Baeyer, illustrated by Lili von Baeyer, from Harvard University Press
Hans Christian von Baeyer, illustrated by Lili von Baeyer

QBism: The Future of Quantum Physics

Friday, January 27, 5:30–7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, College of William & Mary

Small Hall, Room 111, 300 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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