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, June 16, 1:00–2:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Derby Book Festival

WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, DE1 3HB, Derby City Centre, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Cover: Rage for Order: The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800–1850, by Lauren Benton and Lisa Ford, from Harvard University Press
Lauren Benton and Lisa Ford

Rage for Order: The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800–1850

Thursday, May 25, 4:00–7:00 PM

Coauthor Lisa Ford speaking at Queen Mary University of London

Location TBD, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom

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, Time TBD

Reading and signing, Smithsonian Institution

Location TBD, Washington, DC

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: Awakening: How Gays and Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to America, by Nathaniel Frank, from Harvard University Press
Nathaniel Frank

Awakening: How Gays and Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to America

Saturday, April 29, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Rainbow Book Fair

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W. 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

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, May 10, 5:30 PM

In conversation with Mark Blyth, Artemis Leontis, and Graham Oliver at Brown University

Pembroke Hall, Room 305, 172 Meeting Street, Providence, RI 02912

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30–8:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Professor Mary Beard, Heffers Bookshop Cambridge

20 Trinity Street, City Centre, Cambridge CB2 1TY, United Kingdom

Sunday, June 25, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, National Hellenic Museum

333 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60661

Wednesday, October 4, 6:00–7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, The Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

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: This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy, by Matthew Karp, from Harvard University Press
Matthew Karp

This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy

Wednesday, May 3, 4:30–6:00 PM

Panelist, “Trump and the Left: The First 100 Days,” Tamiment Library at New York University (sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center)

70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor (West 4th Street between LaGuardia and Greene Streets), New York, NY 10012

Cover: Butterfly Politics, by Catharine A. MacKinnon, from Harvard University Press
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Butterfly Politics

Monday, May 15, 5:30–6:30 PM

Lecture and reception, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Faculty of Law, Lecture Theatre LG17, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Tuesday, May 16, 6:00–7:00 PM [Register]

Lecture at the RSA

Great Room Auditorium, RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ, United Kingdom

Thursday, May 18, 5:00–6:00 PM

Lecture and reception, The London School of Economics, hosted by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security

Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

Cover: The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State, by Yascha Mounk, from Harvard University Press
Yascha Mounk

The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State

Friday, April 28, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Saturday, May 20, 1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose Bookstore

5015 Connecticut Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20008

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: 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

Saturday, April 29, 5:30–7:00 PM [Tickets]

Lecture, “Diaries of the Leningrad Blockade” (signing to follow), The Museum of Russian Art (coinciding with the related exhibition The Siege of Leningrad, running February 18–June 4, 2017

5500 Stevens Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55419

Cover: About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America, by Carol Sanger, from Harvard University Press
Carol Sanger

About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America

Monday, May 15, 12:30–1:30 PM

Lecture, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT, United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 17, 5:30–6:30 PM (reception to follow) [Register]

Joint speaking, discussion, and signing also featuring Kate Greasley, author of Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law, University College London Centre for Ethics and Law

Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT, Roberts Building, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, United Kingdom

Wednesday, June 7, Time TBD

Lecture, University of Sussex Centre for Gender Studies

Location TBD

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, May 4, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Montana Historical Society

225 North Roberts, Helena, MT 59620

Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years, by Robert M. Thorson, from Harvard University Press
Robert M. Thorson

The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years

Sunday, June 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Concord Riverfest

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street, Concord, MA 01742

Tuesday, July 11, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Porter Square Books

25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

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