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: 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: Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, by Brandon L. Garrett, from Harvard University Press
Brandon L. Garrett

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 12:00 PM

Event at the 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

March 18–22, 2015 (Date and Time TBD)

Virginia Festival of the Book

Charlottesville, VA

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 PM

Book discussion, “Finding Our Way: Navigation Through the Ages,” at the Boston Book Festival

Boston Common Hotel, 40 Trinity Place (Copley Square), Boston, MA 02116

Cover: Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self, by Gish Jen, from Harvard University Press
Gish Jen

Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self

Tuesday, October 28, 7:00 PM

Reading, signing, and reception at Duke University

McClendon Commons, Duke West Campus, Durham, NC 27708

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: Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, by Kenneth W. Mack, from Harvard University Press
Kenneth W. Mack

Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer

Saturday, October 25, 4:00 PM

Book discussion, “Civil Rights: Icons and Unsung Heroes,” at the Boston Book Festival

Music Room, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 15 Newbury Street (Copley Square), Boston, MA 02116

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

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: 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 (with Farah J. Griffin, author of Harlem Nocturne)

New York, NY

Cover: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism, by Matthew Avery Sutton, from Harvard University Press
Matthew Avery Sutton

American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism

Tuesday, November 18, 6:15 PM

Book launch featuring talk and signing, Center for American Studies, University of Heidelberg

Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstraße 120, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

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

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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