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: Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants, by Sunil S. Amrith, from Harvard University Press
Sunil S. Amrith

Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants

Thursday, January 24 – Monday, January 28, Date(s) and Time(s) TBD

Speaking and signing, 2019 ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

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

Cover: The Magdalene in the Reformation, by Margaret Arnold, from Harvard University Press
Margaret Arnold

The Magdalene in the Reformation

Sunday, January 13, 4:00–7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Paul Pratt Memorial Library, Cohasset

35 Ripley Road, Cohasset, MA 02025

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

Wednesday, January 23, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, WorldOregon

Location TBD, Portland, OR

Friday, February 1, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, The Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Thursday, February 14, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, University of California, Berkeley

Location TBD, Berkeley, CA

Wednesday, February 27, 4:00–6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) at the University of California, Berkeley

IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

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

The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers

Tuesday, November 13 – Saturday, December 22, 2018 [Tickets]

“The Hello Girls,” a Broadway musical inspired by the book, produced by the Prospect Theater Company

59E59 Theaters, 59 E. 59th Street, New York, NY 10022

Cover: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India, by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey, from Harvard University Press
Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India

Thursday, January 24 – Monday, January 28, Date(s) and Time(s) TBD

Robin Jeffrey speaking and signing, 2019 ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

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

Cover: The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic, by Russell Fielding, from Harvard University Press
Russell Fielding

The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic

Saturday, December 22, 1:00–2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Basically Books

1672 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Cover: To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture, by Eleonory Gilburd, from Harvard University Press
Eleonory Gilburd

To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture

Monday, February 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health, by Robert M. Kaplan, from Harvard University Press
Robert M. Kaplan

More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health

Sunday, March 10, 1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

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, February 23, Time TBD

Speaking, Q&A, and signing, Austin Central Library (part of the 2019 Celebration of Diverse Voices Literary Festival, sponsored by the podcast KAZI Book Review)

710 W. César Chávez Street, Austin, TX 78701

Cover: On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News, by Matthew Pressman, from Harvard University Press
Matthew Pressman

On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News

Wednesday, January 9, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management, by Caitlin Rosenthal, from Harvard University Press
Caitlin Rosenthal

Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management

Friday, March 8, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, San Francisco Library Laureates 2019 Gala

San Francisco Public Library (Main Branch), 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Cover: The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War, by Aaron Sheehan-Dean, from Harvard University Press
Aaron Sheehan-Dean

The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War

Friday, December 21, 3:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

824 W. Superior Street, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60642

This event will be livestreamed via the Author’s Voice channel “A House Divided.”

Cover: Plato as Critical Theorist, by Jonny Thakkar, from Harvard University Press
Jonny Thakkar

Plato as Critical Theorist

Thursday, February 28, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Penn Book Center

130 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cover: The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines, by Kara Dixon Vuic, from Harvard University Press
Kara Dixon Vuic

The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines

Sunday, February 10, 5:00–6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday, February 11, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing at the National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

Cover: No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, by Sean Wilentz, from Harvard University Press
Sean Wilentz

No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding

Wednesday, December 12, 6:00–7:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Thursday, December 13, 3:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

824 W. Superior Street, Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60642

This event will be livestreamed via the Author’s Voice channel “A House Divided”.

Sunday, January 27, 1:00–2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

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