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: Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America, by Vivek Bald, from Harvard University Press
Vivek Bald

Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America

Monday, April 6, 7:00 PM

Talk and signing, Porter Square Books

Porter Square Shopping Center, 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

Cover: Machiavelli: A Portrait, by Christopher S. Celenza, from Harvard University Press
Christopher S. Celenza

Machiavelli: A Portrait

Thursday, March 12, 7:00–8:30 PM

Talk, Q&A, and signing, The Ivy Bookshop

6080 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209

Monday, June 8, 12:00 PM

Talk and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War, by Gregory P. Downs, from Harvard University Press
Gregory P. Downs

After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War

Monday, April 27, 6:30–8:00 PM [Register]

Conversation with David Blight, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Elebash Recital Hall, 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 1201, New York, NY 10016

Cover: A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia, by Richard S. Dunn, from Harvard University Press
Richard S. Dunn

A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia

Thursday, March 19, 6:00–7:30 PM

Lecture, discussion, and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Monticello Visitors Center, 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Tuesday, March 24, 7:30 PM

Lecture at the David Library of the American Revolution

1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Cover: The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood, by Susan Engel, from Harvard University Press
Susan Engel

The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood

Thursday, March 12, 7:00 PM

Talk and signing, Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446

Cover: A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War, by Leila Tarazi Fawaz, from Harvard University Press
Leila Tarazi Fawaz

A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 PM

Lecture and signing, Falmouth Historical Society

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540

Cover: Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, by Brandon L. Garrett, from Harvard University Press
Brandon L. Garrett

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations

Tuesday, March 10, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Saturday, March 21, 10:00–11:00 AM

Panel discussion, “Resetting America’s Moral Compass: Good Government vs. Systemic Corruption,” with Charles Lewis, author of 935 Lies, and Zephyr Teachout, author of Corruption in America, Virginia Festival of the Book

City Council Chambers, 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Cover: The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism, by David M. Kotz, from Harvard University Press
David M. Kotz

The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism

Tuesday, March 10, 4:00–5:50 PM

Public seminar at The New School

Room D1009, Albert and Vera List Academic Center, 6 East 16th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10011

Wednesday, April 1, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Broadside Bookshop

247 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Cover: The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding, by Eric Nelson, from Harvard University Press
Eric Nelson

The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding

Monday, March 9, 12:00 PM [Register]

Lecture and signing, National Constitution Center

Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cover: The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information, by Frank Pasquale, from Harvard University Press
Frank Pasquale

The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information

Saturday, March 21, 5:00–7:00 PM

Talk and signing, Politikens Boghal

Rådhuspladsen 37, 1785 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Thursday, June 11, Time TBD

Lunchtime lecture at the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce)

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

Thursday, June 11, Time TBD

London Technology Summit staged by Intelligence Squared

Location TBD, London, United Kingdom

Cover: The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth, edited by Orlando Patterson with Ethan Fosse, from Harvard University Press
Edited by Orlando Patterson with Ethan Fosse

The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth

Friday, April 10, 3:00 PM

Talk and signing featuring Orlando Patterson and Ethan Fosse, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, from Harvard University Press
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Wednesday, March 4, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

Conversation with Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Thursday, March 5, 4:30–6:30 PM

Lecture and signing sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University

Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540

Friday, March 6, 2:00–4:00 PM

Lecture and conversation with discussants Christine Desan, David Kennedy, and Stephen Marglin of Harvard University, presented by the History Department; Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies; Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History; and others

Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall (Massachusetts Avenue behind Hemenway Gym), Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138

Monday, March 9, 4:30–6:00 PM

Annual Storrs Lecture at Yale Law School

Room 127, Sterling Law Building, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Monday, May 11, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Discussion panel/debate sponsored by Intelligence Squared

Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3DW, United Kingdom

Cover: Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery, by Adam Rothman, from Harvard University Press
Adam Rothman

Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery

Saturday, March 28, 1:00 PM [Tickets]

Panel discussion, “Sensational New Orleans Kidnapping Cases,” and signing, with Michael A. Ross, author of The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case, and Jessica Marie Johnson, moderated by Kim Vaz-Deville, Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Queen Anne Ballroom, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Cover: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen, from Harvard University Press
Saskia Sassen

Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy

Friday, April 3, 12:00 PM

Conversation with Keller Easterling, author of Extrastatecraft, and Professor Laura Kurgan, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Wood Auditorium, 409 Avery Hall, 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027

Cover: Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United, by Zephyr Teachout, from Harvard University Press
Zephyr Teachout

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United

Saturday, March 21, 10:00–11:00 AM

Discussion, “Resetting America’s Moral Compass: Good Government vs. Systemic Corruption,” with Brandon L. Garrett, author of Too Big to Jail; and Charles Lewis, author of 935 Lies, Virginia Festival of the Book

City Council Chambers, 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Saturday, March 21, 2:00–3:00 PM

Discussion, “Organizing Communities in the 21st Century,” with Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, Virginia Festival of the Book

City Council Chambers, 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Cover: The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry, by Helen Vendler, from Harvard University Press
Helen Vendler

The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry

Thursday, May 7, 12:00 PM

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, Boston Athenæum

Henry Long Room, First Floor, 10 ½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

Cover: America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation, by Grant Wacker, from Harvard University Press
Grant Wacker

America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation

Tuesday, March 17, 7:00–8:00 PM

President’s Author Series interview (with John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture) and signing, Indiana Wesleyan University [Event Poster]

Globe Theatre, Barnes Student Center, 4200 S. Nebraska Street, Marion, IN 46953

Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 PM

Talk, Q&A, and signing, Appalachian State University

Reich College of Education Building, Room 124 B and C, 151 College Street, Boone, NC 28608

Saturday, April 11, 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Seminar in American Religion followed by signing, University of Notre Dame Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall, N. Notre Dame Avenue, Notre Dame, IN 46556

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