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 Magdalene in the Reformation, by Margaret Arnold, from Harvard University Press
Margaret Arnold

The Magdalene in the Reformation

Monday, October 22, 7:00–8:30 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, The Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sunday, January 13, 2019, 4:00–7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Paul Pratt Memorial Library, Cohasset

35 Ripley Road, Cohasset, MA 02025

Cover: The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India, by David C. Engerman, from Harvard University Press
David C. Engerman

The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India

Wednesday, November 14, 4:30–6:00 PM

Speaking and signing (reception to follow), Tamiment Library at New York University (sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center)

Room 10-03, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives (Elmer Holmes Bobst Library Building), 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

Cover: The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic, by Russell Fielding, from Harvard University Press
Russell Fielding

The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic

Saturday, October 20, 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Mitchell’s Book Corner

54 Main Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

Saturday, October 20, 6:00–7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Nantucket Historical Association

Nantucket Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

Monday, October 22, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Half King Bar & Restaurant

505 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, South Street Seaport Museum

Melville Gallery, 213 Water Street, New York, NY 10038

Thursday, October 25, 5:00–6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum

200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Saturday, December 22, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Basically Books

1672 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Cover: City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance, by Anne Fleming, from Harvard University Press
Anne Fleming

City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance

Tuesday, October 23, 4:00–5:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Georgetown Law School

Location TBD, 600 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cover: To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture, by Eleonory Gilburd, from Harvard University Press
Eleonory Gilburd

To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture

Monday, February 18, 2019, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: The Economics of Religion in India, by Sriya Iyer, from Harvard University Press
Sriya Iyer

The Economics of Religion in India

Wednesday, October 31, 5:00–6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge

Location TBD, Cambridge CB2 1RL, United Kingdom

Cover: More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health, by Robert M. Kaplan, from Harvard University Press
Robert M. Kaplan

More than Medicine: The Broken Promise of American Health

Sunday, March 10, 2019, 1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Cover: Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping, by Sulmaan Wasif Khan, from Harvard University Press
Sulmaan Wasif Khan

Haunted by Chaos: China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping

Thursday, October 18, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Foreign Policy Research Institute

1528 Walnut Street, Suite 610, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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

Tuesday, October 23, 4:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

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

Tuesday, October 30, 7:00–9:00 PM

Symposium, “The History of Racial Discrimination Against Mexicans and Mexican-Americans in Texas,” Southwestern University (cohosted by Courageous Conversations (Georgetown, TX) and the SU Race and Ethnicity Studies Program)

F.W. Olin Building, Room 105, 1001 E. University Avenue, Georgetown, TX 78626

Thursday, November 1, 6:00–8:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library [more info]

1906 S. Closner Boulevard, Edinburg, TX 78539

Saturday, February 23, 2019, Time TBD

Speaking, Q&A, and signing, Austin Central Library (part of the 2019 Celebration of Diverse Voices Literary Festival, sponsored by the podcast KAZI Book Review)

710 W. César Chávez Street, Austin, TX 78701

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

Monday, October 22, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Brian Klaas, author of The Despot’s Apprentice (signing to follow), Bristol Festival of Ideas

Waterstones Bristol (Galleries), 11A Union Galleries (use Union Street entrance), Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3XD, United Kingdom

Cover: On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News, by Matthew Pressman, from Harvard University Press
Matthew Pressman

On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News

Tuesday, November 20, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

Wednesday, January 9, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: The Annotated Frankenstein, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, edited by Susan J. Wolfson and Ronald Levao, from Harvard University Press
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, edited by Susan J. Wolfson and Ronald Levao

The Annotated Frankenstein

Wednesday, October 31–Friday, November 2

Frankenreads: An International Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Various locations worldwide; see frankenreads.com for details

Wednesday, October 31–Friday, November 2, 6:30–10:30 PM [Schedule Details]

Frankenread [dramatic reading of Frankenstein over three evenings] at Princeton University

Chancellor Green Hall, Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Thursday, November 8, 5:00–6:00 PM

Editor Susan Wolfson lecturing on “Frankenstein, Frankenstein, and the Dream of Science,” Frankenstein @ 200: A celebration of Mary Shelley’s classic at Princeton University

Bowl 138, Peter B. Lewis Science Library, 1 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544

Cover: Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment, by Juliana Spahr, from Harvard University Press
Juliana Spahr

Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State Containment

Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, City Lights Booksellers

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

Thursday, December 13, 7:30 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Claudia Rankine, Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

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, November 7, 10:00 AM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Bridport Literary Festival

The Bull Hotel Ballroom, East Street, Bridport DT6 3LF, United Kingdom

Cover: The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines, by Kara Dixon Vuic, from Harvard University Press
Kara Dixon Vuic

The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front Lines

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday, February 11, 2019, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing at the National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

Cover: The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon, by David Webber, from Harvard University Press
David Webber

The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon

Tuesday, October 23, 5:30–8:30 PM [Register]

Lecture and open discussion, King’s College London

Somerset House East Wing, Strand Campus, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom

Cover: Third Thoughts, by Steven Weinberg, from Harvard University Press
Steven Weinberg

Third Thoughts

Sunday, October 28, 1:30–2:15 PM

Speaking and signing, Texas Book Festival

Capitol Auditorium (E1.004), Texas State Capitol Building, 1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

Cover: No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, by Sean Wilentz, from Harvard University Press
Sean Wilentz

No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding

Thursday, October 25, 7:00–9:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Chevalier’s Books

126 N. Larchmont Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Sunday, January 27, 2019, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

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