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: The Lives of Muhammad, by Kecia Ali, from Harvard University Press
Kecia Ali

The Lives of Muhammad

Friday, October 10, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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, 2015, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Location TBD, Charlottesville, VA

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

Friday, October 31, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Saturday, December 6–Sunday, December 7 [Register]

Attending advisor, Ginkgo Conference 2014 (“The First World War and its Aftermath: The Shaping of the Middle East”), School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, United Kingdom

Cover: Mexicans in the Making of America, by Neil Foley, from Harvard University Press
Neil Foley

Mexicans in the Making of America

Thursday, January 8, 2015, 8:00 PM

Speaking at the Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Road N.W., Atlanta, GA 30305

Cover: A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, by Allyson Hobbs, from Harvard University Press
Allyson Hobbs

A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life

Thursday, October 2, 12:00–1:30 PM

Lunch, speaking and signing, Black Community Services Center at Stanford University

Community Room, Black Community Services Center, 418 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305

Cover: Mapping the End of Empire: American and British Strategic Visions in the Postwar World, by Aiyaz Husain, from Harvard University Press
Aiyaz Husain

Mapping the End of Empire: American and British Strategic Visions in the Postwar World

Saturday, October 18, 1:30–5:30 PM

Presentation at the DC Author Festival

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cover: The Lost Art of Finding Our Way, by John Edward Huth, from Harvard University Press
John Edward Huth

The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

Saturday, October 25, 5:00–6:00 PM

Book discussion at the Boston Book Festival

Copley Square, Boston, MA

Cover: Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics, by Michael Ignatieff, from Harvard University Press
Michael Ignatieff

Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics

Wednesday, October 15, 7:00–9:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at the New York Public Library

Celeste Bartos Forum, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018

Cover: Six Drawing Lessons, by William Kentridge, from Harvard University Press
William Kentridge

Six Drawing Lessons

Thursday, October 30, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

Conversation with Norman Rosenthal of the London Royal Academy, 92nd Street Y

Buttenwieser Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

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

Friday, October 17, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Thursday, October 23, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446

Cover: Between Land and Sea: The Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England, by Christopher L. Pastore, from Harvard University Press
Christopher L. Pastore

Between Land and Sea: The Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England

Wednesday, November 19, 6:00–8:00 PM [Reception at 5:30]

Speaking and signing, Redwood Library and Athenæum

50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

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

Thursday, October 2, 5:00 PM

Giving the Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Student Union Ballroom, 280 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003

Friday, October 3, 9:00 AM–4:00 PM *

Participant, Fourth Annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium

Greenberg Lounge (40 Washington Square South), New York University School of Law

* Participation is limited to NYU Law and UCLA School of Law faculty, students, and invited guests.

Friday, October 3, 5:15 PM [RSVP]

Giving the Irene & Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture, followed by a panel discussion, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School

The Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street, Room A106, New York, NY 10011

Cover: The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s, by Werner Sollors, from Harvard University Press
Werner Sollors

The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s

Monday, October 20, 6:30 PM

Speaking at the New York Public Library (Mid-Manhattan Branch)

455 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Tuesday, October 21, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

New York, NY

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

Tuesday, October 14, 7:30 PM

Speaking and signing, St. Joseph’s College–Brooklyn / Greenlight Bookstore

St. Joseph’s College Auditorium, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Cover: The Harm in Hate Speech, by Jeremy Waldron, from Harvard University Press
Jeremy Waldron

The Harm in Hate Speech

Thursday, November 6, 6:30–8:00 PM

Panel discussion, “Free to Hate,” at the Ford Hall Forum

Suffolk University, 41 Temple Street, Boston, MA 02114

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

Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Wednesday, October 8, 7:30 PM

Talk and Signing, Munro’s Books

1108 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1Y2, Canada

Thursday, October 9, 7:00 PM

Talk and Signing, Chapters Robson

788 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

Saturday, November 15, 7:00 PM

Talk and Signing, The Elliott Bay Book Company

1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Monday, November 17, 7:30 PM

Talk and Signing, Powell’s Books on Hawthorne

3723 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214

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