Upcoming Author Events

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Cover: From Byron to bin Laden: A History of Foreign War Volunteers, by Nir Arielli, from Harvard University Press
Nir Arielli

From Byron to bin Laden: A History of Foreign War Volunteers

Thursday, April 25, 10:15 AM–12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Uppsala University

Blåsenhus Bertil Hammer salen, SE-751 05 Uppsala, Sweden

Cover: Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration, by Rachel Elise Barkow, from Harvard University Press
Rachel Elise Barkow

Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration

Monday, May 6, Time TBD

Speaking at the American Civil Liberties Union (District of Columbia Chapter)

915 15th Street NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20005

Wednesday, May 8, Time TBD

Symposium participant, “After the First Step: What’s Next in Criminal Justice Reform” at the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Michael A. Fitts Auditorium (Golkin Hall Room 100), 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104

Monday, June 24, Time TBD

Speaking at the American Civil Liberties Union (Colorado Chapter)

303 E. 17th Avenue, Suite 350, Denver, CO 80203

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

Tuesday, April 30, 6:30–8:00 PM

In conversation with Ayanna Najuma (“What Lies Between Us: A New Conversational Platform on Social Justice” series), Full Circle Books

50 Penn Place, 1900 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Wednesday, May 22 – Saturday, May 25, Date/Time TBD

Inaugural speaker, Interdisciplinary Lecture Series, Department of the Comparative History of Ideas, University of Washington

Location TBD, Padelford Hall (UW campus), Seattle, WA 98195

Friday, May 24, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Friday, June 7, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Women & Children First

5233 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640

Monday, August 19, 7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Powell’s City of Books

1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209

Saturday, June 8 – Sunday, June 9 (Date/Time TBD)

Speaking and signing, 2019 Printers Row Lit Fest

South Dearborn Street from Polk Street to Ida B. Wells Drive (Congress Parkway), Chicago, IL

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

Our Universe: An Astronomer’s Guide

Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Labyrinth Books

122 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Cover: The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI, by Marcus du Sautoy, from Harvard University Press
Marcus du Sautoy

The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI

Saturday, May 4, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, National Math Festival

Room 207a, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001

Saturday, May 4, 2:00–2:45 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, National Math Festival

Room 202b, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001

Tuesday, May 14, 7:00–8:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford

48–51 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BQ, United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 29, 6:00–7:00 PM [Register]

Speaking at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford (Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture)

Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter (550), Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG, United Kingdom

This event will be livestreamed.

Saturday, June 1, 5:30 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Hay Festival

Oxfam Moot, 33 Brecon Road, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 5PJ (Wales), United Kingdom

Cover: Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy, by Mary L. Hirschfeld, from Harvard University Press
Mary L. Hirschfeld

Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy

Tuesday, June 11 – Friday, June 14

Featured instructor for “Economics and Catholic Social Thought: A Primer,” Lumen Christi Institute

Notre Dame University Global Gateway, Ha-Rosmarin Street 1, Jerusalem, Israel

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

Friday, May 3, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at TEDxCambridge

Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Cover: De Gaulle, by Julian Jackson, from Harvard University Press
Julian Jackson

De Gaulle

Monday, April 29, 6:00 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, National Churchill Library and Center at George Washington University

Gelman Library 101, 2130 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20052

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

Friday, May 3, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at TEDxCambridge

Boston Opera House, 539 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Cover: Progressive New World: How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reform, by Marilyn Lake, from Harvard University Press
Marilyn Lake

Progressive New World: How Settler Colonialism and Transpacific Exchange Shaped American Reform

Friday, August 9–Sunday, August 11, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Bendigo Writers Festival

Location TBD, View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia

Cover: Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime, by Jonathan Lusthaus, from Harvard University Press
Jonathan Lusthaus

Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime

Friday, May 3, 10:00–11:00 AM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Sydney Writers’ Festival

Carriageworks, Bay 20, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, NSW 2015, Australia

Cover: Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface, by Catharine A. MacKinnon, from Harvard University Press
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New Preface

Thursday, April 25, 12:00–1:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Northwestern University

Rebecca Crown Center, Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208

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: The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery, by Micki McElya, from Harvard University Press
Micki McElya

The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery

Tuesday, May 7, 6:00 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery

Story Chapel Visitor Center, Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Cover: In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School, by Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine, from Harvard University Press
Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine

In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School

Thursday, April 25, 3:00 PM [Register]

Both authors speaking and signing, The Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Friday, April 26, 12:00–1:30 PM

Both authors speaking and signing, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Room 203, Larsen Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

How Girls Achieve

Thursday, April 25, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose at The Wharf

70 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024

Thursday, May 2, 7:00–9:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Bookmarks

634 W. Fourth Street #110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Thursday, May 16, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, A Room of One’s Own Bookstore

315 W. Gorham Street, Madison WI 53703

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

Both authors speaking and signing, New York Public Library (Author Talks series)

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

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: Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism, by Quinn Slobodian, from Harvard University Press
Quinn Slobodian

Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism

Tuesday, June 5, Time TBD

Speaking at the University of Cambridge (Global Intellectual History seminar series)

Faculty of History, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9EF, United Kingdom

Wednesday, June 5, Time TBD

Speaking at the University of Oxford

Faculty of History, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL, United Kingdom

Thursday, June 6, Time TBD

Speaking at Goldsmiths College, University of London

New Cross, London SE14 6NW, United Kingdom

Cover: Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power, by Sheila A. Smith, from Harvard University Press
Sheila A. Smith

Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power

Thursday, May 2, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose at The Wharf

70 District Square SW, Washington, DC 20024

Thursday, May 9, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Committee on Foreign Relations Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

Cover: News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900–1945, by AUTHORNAME, from Harvard University Press
Heidi J. S. Tworek

News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900–1945

Monday, May 27, Time TBD

Speaking at The German Marshall Fund of the United States

1744 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Saturday, June 15, Time TBD

Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations

58 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065

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

Sunday, May 5, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Friday, May 10, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

Tuesday, June 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Wednesday, June 19, 6:00–7:30 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery

Story Chapel Visitor Center, Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02138

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

Sunday, April 28, 11:00 AM–1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Manzanar National Historic Site (sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League Memorial Pilgrimages program)

Manzanar Interpretation Center, 5001 Highway 395, Independence, CA 93526

Friday, May 3, 5:30–7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Berkeley Zen Center

1933 Russell Street, Berkeley, CA 94703

Saturday, May 4, 5:00–7:00 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, J-Sei

1285 66th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

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Dharma message based on American Sutra (signing to follow), Mountain View Buddhist Temple

575 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043

Wednesday, May 8, 5:20–7:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking at the Institute of American and Canadian Studies at Sophia University

Library (Seventh Floor), 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

Sunday, May 19, 10:00–11:00 AM and 1:00 PM [RSVP]

Dharma message at morning Gotanye Service and afternoon lecture/signing, Orange County Buddhist Church

909 S. Dale Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92804

Sunday, June 9, 10:00–11:00 AM and 1:00–2:30 PM

Dharma message at morning service and afternoon lecture/signing, Buddhist Temple of San Diego

2929 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92102

Saturday, July 6, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Minidoka National Historic Site (as part of the 2019 Minidoka Pilgrimage sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League Memorial Pilgrimages program)

296 S. 1400 E., Jerome, ID 83338

Thursday, July 25, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, 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, Union Theological Seminary (sponsored by the Thích Nhất Hạnh Program for Engaged Buddhism)

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

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, October 5, 2:00–5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Buddhist Church of Oakland

825 Jackson Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Sunday, October 13, 9:30 AM–1:00 PM

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

2401 Riverside Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95818

Cover: Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive, by Mark L. Winston, from Harvard University Press
Mark L. Winston

Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Tuesday, April 30, 6:00–8:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Marin Art and Garden Center (in conjunction with Book Passage)

MAGC Lawn, 30 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Ross, CA 94957

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