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

Speaking and signing, Derby Book Festival

Location TBD, 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

Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Warwick’s Bookstore

7812 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

Tuesday, April 25, 12:00–2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408

Wednesday, July 12, Time TBD

Reading and signing, Smithsonian Institution

Location TBD, Washington, DC

Cover: London Fog: The Biography, by Christine L. Corton, from Harvard University Press
Christine L. Corton

London Fog: The Biography

Thursday, April 6, 5:30–7:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at the London Metropolitan Archives

Huntley Room, 40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB, United Kingdom

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

Tuesday, March 28, 12:00 PM [RSVP]

Coauthor Maurice Stucke speaking and signing, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (cosponsored by the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Harvard Law School)

Milstein East C (Room 2036, Second Floor), Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Milosz: A Biography, by Andrzej Franaszek, edited and translated by Aleksandra Parker and Michael Parker, from Harvard University Press
Andrzej Franaszek, edited and translated by Aleksandra Parker and Michael Parker

Milosz: A Biography

Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 PM [Tickets]

“An Evening in Celebration of Czeslaw Milosz”: Andrzej Franaszek, Aleksandra Parker, and Michael Parker in conversation with Stanley Bill, editor of Milosz’s The Mountains of Parnassus, Waterstones Gower Street (in partnership with the Polish Cultural Institute in London)

82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6EQ, United Kingdom

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: Shantytown, USA: Forgotten Landscapes of the Working Poor, by Lisa Goff, from Harvard University Press
Lisa Goff

Shantytown, USA: Forgotten Landscapes of the Working Poor

Thursday, March 23, 4:00 PM

Panelist, “Race and Class: A Necessary Dialogue” (signing to follow), Virginia Festival of the Book

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia, 160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904

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

Monday, April 17, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Thursday, March 23, 7:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, The Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Thursday, March 30, 4:30–6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, 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

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: Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age, by Noam Maggor, from Harvard University Press
Noam Maggor

Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age

Tuesday, March 28, 6:30–8:00 PM

Speaking at the Boston Public Library

Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

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

Democracy: A Case Study

Thursday, April 13, 4:00–5:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Baker Library, Harvard Business School (Books@Baker series)

de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room, Baker Library North Lobby (by the exhibit cases), 25 Harvard Way, Boston (Allston), MA 02163

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

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

Wednesday, September 6, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Alabama Department of Archives and History

624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130

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, 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, March 23, 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: 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, March 27, 5:30–7:30 PM [RSVP]

Panel discussion and reception, Columbia Law School

Room 106, Jerome Greene Hall, 435 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027

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

Friday, March 24, 12:00–1:30 PM

“Indian Wars, Firearms and the Early American Arms Race,” featuring David Silverman and Laura Trevelyan, author of The Winchester (signing to follow), Virginia Festival of the Book

Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections, University of Virginia Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904

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 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

Tuesday, April 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, UConn Bookstore

University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus, 2075 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269

Cover: Making Faces: The Evolutionary Origins of the Human Face, by Adam S. Wilkins, illustrated by Sarah Kennedy, from Harvard University Press
Adam S. Wilkins, illustrated by Sarah Kennedy

Making Faces: The Evolutionary Origins of the Human Face

Wednesday, March 29, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Speaking at the Library of Congress (sponsored by the Science, Technology, and Business Division)

Pickford Theater (Third Floor), James Madison Memorial Building, Independence Avenue between First & Second Streets S.E., Washington, DC 20540

Tuesday, April 4, 7:00–8:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, The Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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