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: 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, January 25, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Waterstones Leeds

93–97 Albion Street, Leeds LS1 5JS, United Kingdom

Cover: The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, by Mehrsa Baradaran, from Harvard University Press
Mehrsa Baradaran

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

Wednesday, March 21–Sunday, March 25 (Date and Time TBD)

Speaking and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Location TBD, Charlottesville, VA

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

Saturday, March 24, Time TBD

In conversation with Duke history professor Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America, and journalist Vegas Tenold, author of Everything You Love Will Burn: Inside the Rebirth of White Nationalism in America, Virginia Festival of the Book

Location TBD, Charlottesville, VA

Monday, April 9, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Thursday, April 12, 7:30 PM

Event at City Lights Booksellers

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

Thursday, April 26, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Cover: The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment, by Alexander Bevilacqua, from Harvard University Press
Alexander Bevilacqua

The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment

Thursday, February 15, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Williams College Bookstore

81 Spring Street, Williamstown, MA 01267

Friday, February 23, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence, by S. Max Edelson, from Harvard University Press
S. Max Edelson

The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence

Wednesday, March 21–Sunday, March 25 (Date and Time TBD)

Speaking and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Location TBD, Charlottesville, VA

Cover: Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court, by Paul Finkelman, from Harvard University Press
Paul Finkelman

Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

Thursday, January 25, 4:30–6:00 PM

Speaking at the Hans and Donna Sternberg Salon, Louisiana State University

Ogden Honors College of LSU, 101 French House, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Cover: End of Its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice, by Brandon L. Garrett, from Harvard University Press
Brandon L. Garrett

End of Its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice

Monday, January 29, 6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Kramerbooks

1517 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Sunday, March 18, 4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, March 21–Sunday, March 25 (Date and Time TBD)

Speaking and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Location TBD, Charlottesville, VA

Cover: From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America, by Elizabeth Hinton, from Harvard University Press
Elizabeth Hinton

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Monday, February 26, 6:30 PM

Panel discussion, “Fifty Years since MLK,” (signing to follow), cosponsored by Boston Review and the Cambridge Public Library, featuring Cornel West and Tommie Shelby and Brandon Terry, coeditors of To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cambridge Public Library (Main Library), 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Thursday, March 1, 6:30 PM

In conversation with Masha Gessen, Interface NYC (sponsored by the New America Foundation)

140 West 30th Street, New York, NY 10001

Sunday, March 11, 3:00 PM

In conversation with E. J. Dionne (Q&A and signing to follow), Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Tuesday, March 13, 6:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Francis Fukuyama (Q&A and signing to follow), The Commonwealth Club

Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium, 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

Wednesday, March 14, 7:30 PM

Event sponsored by Zócalo Public Square (details TBD)

Location TBD, Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Seattle Public Library

Location TBD, Seattle, WA

Saturday, March 17, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The King’s English Bookshop

1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Monday, March 26, 5:30–7:00 PM [Register]

In conversation with WBEZ’s Jerome McDonnell (Q&A and signing to follow), The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (cosponsored by WBEZ/Chicago Public Media)

CCGA Conference Center, 130 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Thursday, March 29, 7:00 PM

Event at the Toronto Public Library

Location TBD, Toronto, ON, Canada

Cover: Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy, edited by Michael J. Sandel and Paul J. D’Ambrosio, with a Foreword by Evan Osnos, from Harvard University Press
Edited by Michael J. Sandel and Paul J. D’Ambrosio, with a Foreword by Evan Osnos

Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

Friday, February 2, 3:00–5:00 PM

Panel discussion featuring Michael Sandel, Joseph C. W. Chan, Chaibong Hahm, Tatsuo Inoue, and Hongmei Qu, moderated by Elizabeth J. Perry (signing to follow), Harvard-Yenching Institute (cosponsored by the Asia Center, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the Korea Institute at Harvard University)

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1727 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr., edited by Tommie Shelby and Brandon M. Terry, from Harvard University Press
Edited by Tommie Shelby and Brandon M. Terry

To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, February 26, 6:30 PM

Panel discussion, “Fifty Years since MLK,” (signing to follow), cosponsored by Boston Review and the Cambridge Public Library, featuring coeditors Tommie Shelby and Brandon Terry; Cornel West; and Elizabeth Hinton, author of From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Cambridge Public Library (Main Library), 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens, by David Stuttard, from Harvard University Press
David Stuttard

Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens

Wednesday, April 25, 6:30–8:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Heffers Bookshop

20 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TY, United Kingdom

Cover: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency, by Bernardo Zacka, from Harvard University Press
Bernardo Zacka

When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency

Friday, February 16, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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