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: What Works: Gender Equality by Design, by Iris Bohnet, from Harvard University Press
Iris Bohnet

What Works: Gender Equality by Design

Thursday, September 29, 8:00 AM–6:00 PM [Register]

Speaking at the Financial Times “Women at the Top” Summit

St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, London NW1 2AR, United Kingdom

Cover: Finding Time: The Economics of Work–Life Conflict, by Heather Boushey, from Harvard University Press
Heather Boushey

Finding Time: The Economics of Work–Life Conflict

Friday, August 12, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, University Book Store

4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105

Cover: Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly, by Judith Butler, from Harvard University Press
Judith Butler

Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

Monday, June 27, 6:00–8:00 PM [Register]

Panel discussion, “Bodies in Assembly,” Birkbeck, University of London

B36, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

Cover: The Poem Is You: Sixty Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them, by Stephen Burt, from Harvard University Press
Stephen Burt

The Poem Is You: Sixty Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them

Saturday, October 15, Time(s) TBD

Speaking and signing, Boston Book Festival

Copley Square, 560 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

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

London Fog: The Biography

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: The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency, by Ellen Fitzpatrick, from Harvard University Press
Ellen Fitzpatrick

The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency

Saturday, October 15, Time(s) TBD

Speaking and signing, Boston Book Festival

Copley Square, 560 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Saturday, October 22, Time(s) TBD

Speaking and signing, Wisconsin Book Festival

Location TBD, Madison, WI

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

Saturday, October 15, Time(s) TBD

Panelist (signing to follow), Boston Book Festival

Copley Square, 560 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Cover: A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific, by Hua Hsu, from Harvard University Press
Hua Hsu

A Floating Chinaman: Fantasy and Failure across the Pacific

Sunday, October 16, 3:00 PM

In conversation with Jeff Chang, Executive Director of Stanford’s Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Diesel Bookstore Oakland

5433 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618

Cover: The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery, by Micki McElya, from Harvard University Press
Micki McElya

The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery

Friday, September 16, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sunday, November 13, 1:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Cover: Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization, by Branko Milanovic, from Harvard University Press
Branko Milanovic

Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization

Monday, June 27, 6:30–8:00 PM

Speaking at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

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

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

July 11–12, Time TBD

Speaking at Policy Network

St. Catherine’s, Oxford, United Kingdom

Cover: The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information, by Frank Pasquale, from Harvard University Press
Frank Pasquale

The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information

Tuesday, July 19, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

Location TBD, Washington, DC 20008

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, June 30, 7:00–9:00 PM [Tickets]

Illustrated lecture and signing, Morbid Anatomy Museum

424 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Wednesday, July 6, 5:30 PM [Register]

Reception, lecture, and signing, Massachusetts Historical Society

1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

September 15, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Barnes & Noble, Hadley

Mountain Farms, 335 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035

Cover: Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights, by Catherine J. Ross, from Harvard University Press
Catherine J. Ross

Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights

Friday, August 5, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Left Bank Books

109 Church Street, Belfast, ME 04915

Cover: The One King Lear, by Brian Vickers, from Harvard University Press
Brian Vickers

The One King Lear

Friday, July 8, 2:00–3:00 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery

Museum Street, Blackburn BB1 7AJ, United Kingdom

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

September 22–25

Speaking and signing, South Dakota Festival of Books

Location TBD, Brookings, SD 57006

Cover: Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City, by Michael Woodsworth, from Harvard University Press
Michael Woodsworth

Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City

Thursday, September 8, Time TBD

Speaking at the Mid-Manhattan Library

455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016

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