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: Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing, by Françoise Baylis, from Harvard University Press
Françoise Baylis

Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing

Thursday, September 12, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS B3J 1E9, Canada

Cover: Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America, by Kathleen Belew, from Harvard University Press
Kathleen Belew

Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America

Monday, August 19, 7:30 PM

In conversation with Elliott Young (signing to follow), Powell’s City of Books

1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209

Tuesday, September 24, 12:00 PM

Speaking and Q&A (reception and signing to follow), Westminster Town Hall Forum

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 Marquette Avenue (Nicollet Mall at 12th Street), Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cover: Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about It, by Heather Boushey, from Harvard University Press
Heather Boushey

Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about It

Tuesday, October 8, 8:30 AM

“Programs with a Purpose” Breakfast lecture (signing to follow), Leadership Greater Washington

1602 L Street NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036

Cover: The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America, by T. H. Breen, from Harvard University Press
T. H. Breen

The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America

Wednesday, October 23, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Colonial Williamsburg

101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Thursday, November 7, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Thursday, November 21, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Museum of the American Revolution

101 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cover: Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guide, by Jo Dunkley, from Harvard University Press
Jo Dunkley

Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guide

Thursday, October 24, Time TBD

In conversation with ZPS Editor-in-Chief Lisa Margonelli, Zócalo Public Square Events

California Club of Los Angeles, 538 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Cover: The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe, by Thane Gustafson, from Harvard University Press
Thane Gustafson

The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe

Sunday, January 12, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Friday, February 28, 2020, 2:00–4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University

Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street (at Cabot Way), Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press
Anthony Abraham Jack

The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students

Monday, September 23, Time TBD

In conversation with Public Books founding editor Caitlin Zaloom (signing to follow), Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Limits of Blame: Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility, by AUTHORNAME, from Harvard University Press
Erin I. Kelly

The Limits of Blame: Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility

Saturday, October 19, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Boston Book Festival

Location TBD, Copley Square, Boston, MA

Cover: Inventing Edward Lear, by Sara Lodge, from Harvard University Press
Sara Lodge

Inventing Edward Lear

Thursday, September 12–Monday, September 16, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Chiswick Book Festival

Location TBD, Chiswick, London, United Kingdom

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, October 26–Sunday, October 27, Time(s) TBD

Speaking and signing, Texas Book Festival

Location TBD, Texas State Capitol, 100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

Cover: Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization, by Branko Milanovic, from Harvard University Press Cover: Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World, by Branko Milanovic, from Harvard University Press
Branko Milanovic

Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization and Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World

Tuesday, August 13, 5:00–6:30 PM

“The Future of Capitalism”: Conversation with Oxford economist Paul Collier (signing to follow), Edinburgh International Book Festival

Writers’ Retreat Stage, Charlotte Square Gardens, George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland, United Kingdom

Wednesday, August 14, 5:00–6:00 PM

“Capitalism and Our Political Crisis”: Conversation with former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown (signing to follow), Edinburgh International Book Festival

New York Times Main Theatre, Charlotte Square Gardens, George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland, United Kingdom

Cover: The Cigarette: A Political History, by Sarah Milov, from Harvard University Press
Sarah Milov

The Cigarette: A Political History

Thursday, October 3, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, the National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408

Thursday, October 10, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Georgia Historical Society

Location TBD, Savannah, GA 31401

Cover: Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I, by Michael S. Neiberg, from Harvard University Press
Michael S. Neiberg

Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I

Sunday, October 20, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, National WWI Museum and Memorial

2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64108

Cover: Promise and Peril: America at the Dawn of a Global Age, by Christopher McKnight Nichols, from Harvard University Press
Christopher McKnight Nichols

Promise and Peril: America at the Dawn of a Global Age

Saturday, October 19, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Minnesota History Center Forum

345 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55102

Cover: How Girls Achieve, by Sally A. Nuamah, from Harvard University Press
Sally A. Nuamah

How Girls Achieve

Sunday, August 11, 2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Quail Ridge Books

North Hills, 4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

Cover: Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice, by Brendan O’Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi, from Harvard University Press
Brendan O’Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi

Shadows of Doubt: Stereotypes, Crime, and the Pursuit of Justice

Wednesday, August 14, 6:30 PM [Tickets]

Both authors speaking and signing, New York Public Library

Program Room, Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, 476 Fifth Avenue (42nd Street Entrance), New York, NY 10018

Cover: The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives, by Jen Schradie, from Harvard University Press
Jen Schradie

The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives

Sunday, July 21, 5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Green Arcade (in conjunction with LaborFest 2019)

1680 Market Street (at Gough Street), San Francisco, CA 94102

Cover: Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom, by Sarah A. Seo, from Harvard University Press
Sarah A. Seo

Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom

Thursday, September 19, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Boswell Book Company (cosponsored by the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)

2559 N. Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211

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

Saturday, November 2, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Louisiana Book Festival

Location TBD (State Capitol and Environs), Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Cover: The Public Option: How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality, by Ganesh Sitaraman and Anne L. Alstott, from Harvard University Press
Ganesh Sitaraman and Anne L. Alstott

The Public Option: How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality

Friday, July 19, 7:00–8:00 PM

Ganesh Sitaraman speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday, August 5, 7:00 PM

Both authors speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Thursday, September 5, Time TBD

Ganesh Sitaraman speaking and signing, Powell’s Books on Hawthorne

3723 S.E. Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214

Friday, September 6, 7:30 PM [Tickets]

Ganesh Sitaraman speaking and signing, Town Hall Seattle

The Forum, 1119 Eighth Avenue (West Entrance), Seattle, WA 98101

Cover: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White, by William Sturkey, from Harvard University Press
William Sturkey

Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White

Sunday, July 21, 3:00–4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday, July 22, 6:30–8:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Busboys & Poets

2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Saturday, August 17, Time TBD

Panel discussion (signing to follow), Mississippi Book Festival

State Capitol Grounds, 400 High Street, Jackson, MS 39201

Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote, by Susan Ware, from Harvard University Press
Susan Ware

Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Wednesday, August 7, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, The Concord Museum

53 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA 01742

Cover: American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War, by Duncan Ryūken Williams, from Harvard University Press
Duncan Ryūken Williams

American Sutra: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

Friday, July 26, 2:00–3:10 PM

Panelist, “Authors on Incarceration” (also featuring Shirley Ann Higuchi, Andrea Warren, and Bradford Pearson), Heart Mountain National Historic Site (as part of the 2019 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League Memorial Pilgrimages program)

1539 Road 19, Powell, WY 82435

Tuesday, September 10, 6:00–8:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, University of Virginia (sponsored by the Religion, Race, and Democracy Lab of the Department of Religious Studies)

323 Gibson Hall, 1540 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Wednesday, September 11, 6:30–8:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, Thích Nhất Hạnh Program for Engaged Buddhism at Union Theological Seminary

3041 Broadway (at 121st Street), New York, NY 10027

Saturday, September 21, 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Dharma message based on American Sutra (signing to follow), San Francisco Zen Center (City Center)

300 Page Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Sunday, September 22, 9:45–10:45 AM [RSVP]

Dharma message based on American Sutra (signing to follow), Houston Zen Center

1605 Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX 77008

Saturday, September 28, 1:30–3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Gardena Buddhist Church

GBC Hondo, 1517 166th Street, Gardena, CA 90247

Saturday, October 5, 2:00–5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Buddhist Church of Oakland

825 Jackson Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Sunday, October 6, 1:00–3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Enmanji Buddhist Temple

1200 Gravenstein Highway South, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Wednesday, October 9, 6:00–7:00 PM

Speaking at Berea College (cosponsored by the Asian Studies Department and the Campus Christian Center)

Draper Building 308, Campus Drive, Berea, KY 40404

Sunday, October 13, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Dharma message at morning Eitaikyo Service and afternoon lecture/signing, Buddhist Church of Sacramento

2401 Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95818

Tuesday, November 19, Time TBD

Speaking at Grinnell College (cosponsored by the Center for Humanities and the Department of Religious Studies)

Location TBD, Grinnell, IA 50112

Cover: Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age, by Donna Zuckerberg, from Harvard University Press
Donna Zuckerberg

Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age

Saturday, October 26, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, De Young Museum

Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

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