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, February 5, 2015, 4:00 PM

Lecture, discussion, and signing, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University

104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge, MA 02138

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, February 13, 2015, Time TBD

Lecture at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University

Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:00 PM

Lecture and signing, Falmouth Historical Society

Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540

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 [Tickets]

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 [Tickets]

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, 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: Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice, by Barak Kushner, from Harvard University Press
Barak Kushner

Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Book launch at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle), London NW1 4QP, United Kingdom

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

Saturday, February 7, 2015, Time TBD

Talk and signing, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center

Battenkill Plaza Shopping Center, 4869 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255

Saturday, March 7, 2015, Time TBD

Talk and signing, Northshire Bookstore, Saratoga Springs

424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

Conversation with Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 4:30–6:30 PM

Lecture and signing sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University

Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540

Monday, March 9, 2015, 4:30–6:00 PM

Annual Storrs Lecture at Yale Law School

Room 127, Sterling Law Building, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Monday, May 11, 2015, 7:00 PM [Tickets]

Discussion panel/debate sponsored by Intelligence Squared

Emmanuel Centre, Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3DW, United Kingdom

Cover: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen, from Harvard University Press
Saskia Sassen

Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy

Friday, April 3, 2015, 12:00 PM

Conversation with Keller Easterling, author of Extrastatecraft, and Professor Laura Kurgan, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

409 Avery Hall, 1172 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027

Cover: The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea, by Robert Wald Sussman, from Harvard University Press
Robert Wald Sussman

The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 7:00 PM

Lecture and signing, Left Bank Books

399 N. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108

Cover: The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry, by Helen Vendler, from Harvard University Press
Helen Vendler

The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar: Essays on Poets and Poetry

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 12:00 PM

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, Boston Athenæum

Henry Long Room, First Floor, 10 ½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108

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