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: Confessions, Volume I: Books 1–8, by Augustine, edited and translated by Carolyn J.-B. Hammond, from Harvard University Press Cover: Confessions, Volume II: Books 9–13, by Augustine, edited and translated by Carolyn J.-B. Hammond, from Harvard University Press
Augustine, edited and translated by Carolyn J.-B. Hammond

Confessions, Volume I: Books 1–8 and Confessions, Volume II: Books 9–13

Saturday, October 29, 10:00 AM–6:30 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at the Heffers Classics Forum 2016

Hicks Room, University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RU, United Kingdom

Cover: War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft, by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris, from Harvard University Press
Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris

War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

Wednesday, May 25, 6:00–6:45 PM [reception to follow]

Book launch, Council on Foreign Relations (New York, NY)

58 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10065

Cover: American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era, by David W. Blight, from Harvard University Press Cover: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, by David W. Blight, from Harvard University Press
David W. Blight

American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory

Wednesday, June 1, 5:30–7:30 PM [Register]

Conversation, “The 14th Amendment in American Life and Imagination,” with Kenneth W. Mack, author of Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer, Portland Public Library (sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council in partnership with the University of Maine School of Law)

Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Way, Portland, ME 04101

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

London Fog: The Biography

Friday, May 27, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Hay Festival, Wales

Dairy Meadows, Brecon Road, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5PJ, Wales, United Kingdom

Saturday, June 4, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Panelist, “Travels through the Urban Countryside: Above, Below and Beyond—Part 2,” Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Old Bowling Green, Clissold Park, London N16 9HJ, United Kingdom

Monday, June 27, 1:00–2:00 PM

Lecture, “London Fog and the Impressionists,” Museum of London

150 London Wall, Barbican, London EC2Y 5HN, United Kingdom

Saturday, July 2, 11:30 AM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Althorp Literary Festival

Althorp House, The Stables, Althorp, Northampton NN7 4HQ, United Kingdom

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

Wednesday, May 25, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Literati Bookstore

124 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Sunday, June 12, 12:00–12:45 PM

In conversation with Baz Dreisinger, author of Incarceration Nations, moderated by Steve Mills (signing to follow), Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest

Jones College Prep/North Auditorium, S. Dearborn Street (between Congress and Polk), Chicago, IL 60605

Saturday, October 15, Time(s) TBD

Panelist (signing to follow), Boston Book Festival

Copley Square, 560 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

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

Wednesday, June 15, 7:00–9:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, The Powerhouse Arena

37 Main Street [Dumbo], Brooklyn, NY 11201

Cover: Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing, by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, from Harvard University Press
Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing

Monday, June 6, 6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, Kramerbooks

1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Tuesday, June 21, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Wednesday, June 1, 5:30–7:30 PM [Register]

Conversation, “The 14th Amendment in American Life and Imagination,” with David Blight, author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory and American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era, Portland Public Library (sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council in partnership with the University of Maine School of Law)

Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Way, Portland, ME 04101

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

Tuesday, May 24, 7:15 PM [RSVP]

In conversation with Maxine Hong Kingston, Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Wednesday, May 25, 4:00 PM (Event runs 8:30 AM–5:30 PM)

Open panel discussion/Q&A at “A Symposium: Towards a Critical Refugee Studies,” University of California Humanities Research Institute at UC Riverside

Interdisciplinary (INTS) 1111, 1113, and 1128, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521

Saturday, October 22, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Wisconsin Book Festival

Location TBD, Madison, WI

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, Time TBD

Reading (from both Nothing Ever Dies and The Sympathizer) at the University of California, Irvine

Crystal Cove Auditorium, UCI Student Center, Irvine, CA 92697

Cover: Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing, by Beth Simone Noveck, from Harvard University Press
Beth Simone Noveck

Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing

Thursday, June 2–Saturday, June 4, Times TBD

Participating in the conference “FOIA@50,” Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma, Columbia Journalism School

2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10026

Thursday, June 9–Friday, June 10 [Register]

Participating in the Personal Democracy Forum

Skirball Center at NYU, 566 LaGuardia Place (LaGuardia Place at Washington Square South), New York, NY 10012

Cover: Unflattening, by Nick Sousanis, from Harvard University Press
Nick Sousanis

Unflattening

Sunday, June 12, 2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, National Gallery of Art

East Building Auditorium, 6th Street at Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

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

Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Sunday, September 18, Time TBD

Speaking at The Word on the Street Festival, Saskatoon

Civic Square and the Frances Morrison Library, 23rd Street East at 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0J6, Canada

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Capitalism and Its Discontents [picture of the ruins of a house]