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: 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 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: 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: 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 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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