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: The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist’s Point of View, by Tim Crane, from Harvard University Press
Tim Crane

The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist’s Point of View

Thursday, September 13, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking and signing (reception to follow), Birkbeck, University of London

Location TBD, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL, United Kingdom

Cover: The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India, by David C. Engerman, from Harvard University Press
David C. Engerman

The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India

Wednesday, November 14, 4:30–6:00 PM

Speaking and signing (reception to follow), Tamiment Library at New York University (sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center)

Room 10-03, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives (Elmer Holmes Bobst Library Building), 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

Cover: Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between, by Linda Greenhouse, from Harvard University Press
Linda Greenhouse

Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between

September 10–17, Date and Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Brooklyn Book Festival

Location TBD, Brooklyn, NY

Cover: Boston’s Massacre, by Eric Hinderaker, from Harvard University Press
Eric Hinderaker

Boston’s Massacre

Wednesday, September 12, 6:00–7:30 PM (reception at 5:30 PM) [Register]

Speaking and signing, Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Cover: The Economics of Religion in India, by Sriya Iyer, from Harvard University Press
Sriya Iyer

The Economics of Religion in India

Wednesday, October 31, 5:00–6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge

Location TBD, Cambridge CB2 1RL, United Kingdom

Cover: The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present, by Allan J. Lichtman, from Harvard University Press
Allan J. Lichtman

The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present

Sunday, October 7, 1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

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

Butterfly Politics

Tuesday, September 18, 12:00–1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Law School

WCC 2036 Milstein East B, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Sunday, September 16, 11:00 AM

Speaking and signing, The Autry Museum of the American West

Wells Fargo Theater, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 PM

Symposium, “The History of Racial Discrimination Against Mexicans and Mexican-Americans,” Southwestern University (cohosted by Courageous Conversations (Georgetown, TX) and the SU Race and Ethnicity Studies Program)

Cover: The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, by Yascha Mounk, from Harvard University Press
Yascha Mounk

The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

Saturday, October 13, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Boston Book Festival

Location TBD, Copley Square, Boston, MA 02116

Monday, October 22, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Bristol Festival of Ideas

Location TBD, Bristol, United Kingdom

Cover: Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World, by Samuel Moyn, from Harvard University Press
Samuel Moyn

Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World

Friday, October 12, 1:00–4:00 PM

Symposium on Not Enough featuring Professor Moyn and others hosted by Labor: Studies in Working Class History, the journal of the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA), and cosponsored by the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University

Location TBD, Washington, DC

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

Friday, September 7, 12:00–3:00 PM

Fall 2018 Kadish Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory, Kadish Center for Morality, Law & Public Affairs at UC Berkeley School of Law

141 Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA 94720

Friday, October 19, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Columbia Law School

Location TBD, 435 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027

Cover: The Novel: A Biography, by Michael Schmidt, from Harvard University Press
Michael Schmidt

The Novel: A Biography

Saturday, September 1, 7:30 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with poet Maitreyabandhu, London Buddhist Centre

51 Roman Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 0HU, United Kingdom

Cover: Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment, by Juliana Spahr, from Harvard University Press
Juliana Spahr

Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment

Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, City Lights Booksellers

261 Columbus Avenue (at Broadway), San Francisco, CA 94133

Thursday, December 13, 7:30 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Claudia Rankine, Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: The New Chimpanzee: A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin, by Craig Stanford, from Harvard University Press
Craig Stanford

The New Chimpanzee: A Twenty-First-Century Portrait of Our Closest Kin

Tuesday, October 9, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, San Diego Natural History Museum

1788 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101

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, 2019, 5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday, February 11, 2019, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing at the National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

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

Tuesday, October 23, Time TBD

Speaking at King’s College London

Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom

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

Tuesday, September 11, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing at the National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

Wednesday, September 12, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Jeffrey Rosen, National Constitution Center

Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Friday, September 21, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, October 3, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Labyrinth Books

122 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Tuesday, October 16, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), New York, NY 10024

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