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: Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist, by Laura Beers, from Harvard University Press
Laura Beers

Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist

Friday, February 24, 12:30–1:30 PM

Speaking and signing, LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival, London School of Economics & Political Science

Thai Theatre, New Academic Building, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

Friday, June 16, 1:00–2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Derby Book Festival

Location TBD, Derby City Centre, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Cover: Rage for Order: The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800–1850, by Lauren Benton and Lisa Ford, from Harvard University Press
Lauren Benton and Lisa Ford

Rage for Order: The British Empire and the Origins of International Law, 1800–1850

Thursday, May 25, 4:00–7:00 PM

Coauthor Lisa Ford speaking at Queen Mary University of London

Location TBD, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom

Cover: The First European: A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire, by Pierre Briant, translated by Nicholas Elliott, from Harvard University Press
Pierre Briant, translated by Nicholas Elliott

The First European: A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire

Wednesday, March 1, Time TBD

Speaking at University College London

Location TBD, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom

Cover: The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace, by Susan L. Carruthers, from Harvard University Press
Susan L. Carruthers

The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace

Sunday, March 12, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Words Bookstore

179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040

Cover: The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, by Elizabeth Cobbs, from Harvard University Press
Elizabeth Cobbs

The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers

Tuesday, April 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Warwick’s Bookstore

7812 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

Tuesday, April 25, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, The National Archives

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408

Cover: London Fog: The Biography, by Christine L. Corton, from Harvard University Press
Christine L. Corton

London Fog: The Biography

Thursday, April 6, Time TBD

Speaking at the London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road, London EC1R 0HB, United Kingdom

Cover: Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin, by Cornelia Dean, from Harvard University Press
Cornelia Dean

Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin

Saturday, April 1, 4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Books on the Square

471 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906

Cover: Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy, by Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke, from Harvard University Press
Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice E. Stucke

Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy

Tuesday, March 28, 12:00 PM [RSVP]

Coauthor Maurice Stucke speaking and signing, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (cosponsored by the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Harvard Law School)

Milstein East C (Room 2036, Second Floor), Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Shantytown, USA: Forgotten Landscapes of the Working Poor, by Lisa Goff, from Harvard University Press
Lisa Goff

Shantytown, USA: Forgotten Landscapes of the Working Poor

Thursday, March 23, 4:00 PM

Panelist, “Race and Class: A Necessary Dialogue” (signing to follow), Virginia Festival of the Book

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia, 160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Cover: The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem, by Brian D. Goldstein, from Harvard University Press
Brian D. Goldstein

The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem

Sunday, March 12, Time TBD

Speaking and signing at the Albuquerque Museum

2000 Mountain Road N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104

Cover: Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen, by Linda M. Heywood, from Harvard University Press
Linda M. Heywood

Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen

Friday, February 24, 3:00–5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Howard University Bookstore (B&N 8102)

2225 Georgia Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20059

Saturday, February 25, 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Ninety-First Annual ASALH Black History Month Luncheon & Featured Authors Event (including book signing)

Washington Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Cover: Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights, by Paulo Lemos Horta, from Harvard University Press
Paulo Lemos Horta

Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights

Thursday, March 23, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Coop

1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age, by Noam Maggor, from Harvard University Press
Noam Maggor

Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age

Monday, February 27, 4:30 PM

Panel discussion (reception to follow) featuring Noam Maggor with Stefan Link, Aziz Rana, and Elizabeth Sanders, Cornell University

Guerlac Room, A. D. White House, President’s Drive, Ithaca, NY 14853

Tuesday, March 28, 6:30–8:00 PM

Speaking at the Boston Public Library

Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

Cover: Democracy: A Case Study, by David A. Moss, from Harvard University Press
David A. Moss

Democracy: A Case Study

Sunday, March 5, 3:00–4:30 PM [RSVP]

In conversation with Judge Richard Posner (signing to follow), Seminary Co-op

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Monday, March 6, 4:30–6:30 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, University of Chicago’s Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State

Room 104, Harper Center, 5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Thursday, April 13, 4:00–5:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Baker Library, Harvard Business School (Books@Baker series)

de Gaspé Beaubien Reading Room, Baker Library North Lobby (by the exhibit cases), 25 Harvard Way, Boston (Allston), MA 02163

Cover: The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State, by Yascha Mounk, from Harvard University Press
Yascha Mounk

The Age of Responsibility: Luck, Choice, and the Welfare State

Friday, April 28, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland, by Sydney Nathans, from Harvard University Press
Sydney Nathans

A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland

Thursday, February 23, 3:45 PM

Speaking and signing, The Regulator Bookshop

720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705

Thursday, March 2, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Tattered Cover Book Store (Colfax Avenue)

2526 East Colfax Avenue Denver, Colorado 80206

Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Birmingham Public Library

Location TBD, Birmingham, AL

Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 PM

Reading, speaking, and signing, The Carter Library/A Cappella Books

The Carter Library, 441 Freedom Parkway N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307

Wednesday, September 6, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Alabama Department of Archives and History

624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130

Cover: Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, by Viet Thanh Nguyen, from Harvard University Press
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Monday, March 13, Time TBD

Interviewing poet and essayist Ocean Vuong (ALOUD Lecture Series), Los Angeles Public Library

Location TBD, Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, March 16, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with author Elif Batuman, author of The Idiot, 92nd Street Y

Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY

Wednesday, March 29, 7:00 PM

In conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston, Lannan Foundation

Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Cover: Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums, by Samuel J. Redman, from Harvard University Press
Samuel J. Redman

Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums

Thursday, March 9, 6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, New York Public Library

Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016

Monday, March 13, 4:00–6:00 PM

Lecture, “Every Last Trace: Bone Collecting and Salvage Anthropology,” University of California, Los Angeles

5288 Bunche Hall, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Cover: Becoming Who I Am: Young Men on Being Gay, by Ritch C. Savin-Williams, from Harvard University Press
Ritch C. Savin-Williams

Becoming Who I Am: Young Men on Being Gay

Thursday, March 2, 4:00–5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Cornell University Library (Chats in the Stacks series)

Stern Seminar Room 160, Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

Friday, March 10, Time TBD

Speaking at Tompkins County Public Library

Location TBD, Ithaca, NY

Cover: Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America, by David J. Silverman, from Harvard University Press
David J. Silverman

Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America

Thursday, April 20, 4:00–5:30 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, University of Michigan

Gallery Room 100, Hatcher Graduate Library, 913 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Cover: Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment, by Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker, from Harvard University Press
Carol S. Steiker and Jordan M. Steiker

Courting Death: The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment

Saturday, February 25, 5:00 PM

Both authors in conversation with Bernard Harcourt (signing to follow), Book Culture

536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

Friday, March 24, 3:00 PM

Carol S. Steiker speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years, by Robert M. Thorson, from Harvard University Press
Robert M. Thorson

The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years

Tuesday, April 18, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, UConn Bookstore

University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus, 2075 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269

Cover: Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime Meridian, by Charles W. J. Withers, from Harvard University Press
Charles W. J. Withers

Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime Meridian

Monday, March 13, 6:30–7:45 PM

Speaking and signing, Royal Geographical Society

Ondaatje Theatre, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR, United Kingdom

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