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, 4:00 PM

Lecture, discussion, and signing, Harvard University, sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research

Harvard Faculty Club, Theater Room, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Thursday, March 19, 6:00–7:30 PM

Lecture, discussion, and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Monticello Visitors Center, 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Cover: The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood, by Susan Engel, from Harvard University Press
Susan Engel

The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood

Thursday, March 12, 7:00 PM

Talk and signing, Brookline Booksmith

279 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446

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

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 PM

Lecture and signing, Falmouth Historical Society

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

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, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Saturday, March 21, 10:00–11:00 AM

Panel discussion, “Resetting America’s Moral Compass: Good Government vs. Systemic Corruption,” with Charles Lewis, author of 935 Lies, and Zephyr Teachout, author of Corruption in America, Virginia Festival of the Book

City Council Chambers, 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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

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

Lecture at “Struggles and Strides,” an Atlanta History Center commemoration of Black History Month

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

Friday, February 27, 12:00 PM

Lecture and signing at the National Archives

William G. McGowan Theater, Constitution Avenue NW [between 7th & 9th Streets], Washington, DC 20408

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, February 24, 6:00–7:00 PM [RSVP]

Lecture, signing, and reception, Daiwa Anglo–Japanese Foundation

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle), London NW1 4QP, 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, January 27, 1:00 PM

Lecture for the Thomson Reuters Speaker Series, sponsored by the Yale Information Society Project

Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06520

Thursday, June 11, Time TBD

Lunchtime lecture at the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce)

RSA House, 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ, United Kingdom

Thursday, June 11, Time TBD

London Technology Summit staged by Intelligence Squared

Location TBD, London, 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, 6:00 PM

Talk and signing, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center

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

Saturday, March 7, 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, 8:00 PM [Tickets]

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

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Thursday, March 5, 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

Friday, March 6, 2:00 PM

Lecture and signing at the Harvard Faculty Club, sponsored by the History Department

20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Monday, March 9, 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, 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, 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: Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United, by Zephyr Teachout, from Harvard University Press
Zephyr Teachout

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United

Saturday, March 21, 10:00–11:00 AM

Panel discussion, “Resetting America’s Moral Compass: Good Government vs. Systemic Corruption,” with Brandon L. Garrett, author of Too Big to Jail, and Charles Lewis, author of 935 Lies, Virginia Festival of the Book

City Council Chambers, 605 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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, 12:00 PM

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, Boston Athenæum

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

Cover: America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation, by Grant Wacker, from Harvard University Press
Grant Wacker

America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation

Wednesday, February 4, 6:30–8:00 PM [Register]

Discussion and signing, Edenton Street United Methodist Church

228 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Tuesday, February 17, 5:30–7:15 PM [Register]

Reception and signing followed by interview with Leighton Ford (Rev. Graham’s brother-in-law), Wake Forest University School of Divinity

WFU Charlotte Center, 200 N. College Street, Suite 150, Charlotte, NC 28202

Tuesday, March 17, 7:00–8:00 PM

President’s Author Series interview (with John Wilson, editor of Books & Culture) and signing, Indiana Wesleyan University [Event Poster]

Globe Theatre, Barnes Student Center, 4200 S. Nebraska Street, Marion, IN 46953

Saturday, April 11, 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

Seminar in American Religion followed by signing, University of Notre Dame Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall, N. Notre Dame Avenue, Notre Dame, IN 46556

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

Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Thursday, January 29, 7:00 PM

Reading and signing, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe

6428 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283

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