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: The End Game: How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years, by Corey M. Abramson, from Harvard University Press
Corey M. Abramson

The End Game: How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years

Saturday, March 12, 10:00–11:00 AM

Panelist, “Capitalism and Inequality,” followed by signing, Tucson Festival of Books

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent, University of Arizona Campus, Tucson, AZ 85721

Cover: Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies, by Thomas G. Andrews, from Harvard University Press
Thomas G. Andrews

Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies

Monday, March 21, 1:00–2:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, History Colorado Center

1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Monday, March 21, 7:00–8:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, History Colorado Center

1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203

Cover: Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War, by Thomas G. Andrews, from Harvard University Press
Thomas G. Andrews

Killing for Coal: America’s Deadliest Labor War

Saturday, February 20, 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM [Tickets]

Lecture, “The Colorado Coalfield Wars,” and signing, Minnesota History Center

345 W. Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55102

Cover: Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military, by William C. Banks and Stephen Dycus, from Harvard University Press
William C. Banks and Stephen Dycus

Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military

Tuesday, April 19, 12:00–2:00 PM

Stephen Dycus speaking at the Brennan Center for Justice, New York University School of Law

161 Avenue of the Americas, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10013

Cover: How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy, by Mehrsa Baradaran, from Harvard University Press
Mehrsa Baradaran

How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy

Friday, February 12, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, The Green Arcade

1680 Market Street (at Gough Street), San Francisco, CA 94102

Saturday, February 13, 6:00 PM

Reading, speaking, and signing, Laurel Book Store

1423 Broadway (City Hall Plaza), Oakland, CA 94612

Cover: The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States, by Ira Berlin, from Harvard University Press
Ira Berlin

The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States

Wednesday, February 10, 12:00 PM

Speaking at the National Archives

Constitution Avenue between 7th and 9th Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20408

Cover: Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, by Mary Sarah Bilder, from Harvard University Press
Mary Sarah Bilder

Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention

Friday, March 11, 12:00 PM

Speaking and signing at the National Archives

Constitution Avenue between 7th and 9th Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20408

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

What Works: Gender Equality by Design

Saturday, March 12, 6:00 PM

Talk, Q&A, and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday, March 14, 12:15–1:45 PM [RSVP]

Lecture and discussion, New America Foundation

740 15th Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005

Tuesday, March 15, 12:30–1:30 PM

Lecture at SXSW Interactive

Ballroom D, Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701

Thursday, March 17, 6:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Mechanics Institute Library

57 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

Monday, April 4, 6:00 PM

Talk, Q&A, and signing, Brattle Theatre (sponsored by Harvard Book Store)

40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, April 13, 2:30–3:30 PM

Insights Seminar Programme lecture, London Book Fair

Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX, United Kingdom

Wednesday, April 13, 6:45–8:00 PM [Tickets]

Lecture, “Achieve Gender Equality in your Organisation. (A major new approach.),” Q&A, and signing, How To Academy

Emmanuel Centre, 9–23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3DW, United Kingdom

Thursday, April 14, 1:00–2:00 PM

Lecture, Q&A, and signing, RSA London

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

Thursday, April 14, 6:30–8:00 PM

Lecture and signing, London School of Economics and Political Science

Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

Friday, April 22, Time TBD

Lecture and signing, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

2 rue André Pascal, 75116 Paris, France

Cover: Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form, by Hillary L. Chute, from Harvard University Press
Hillary L. Chute

Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form

Friday, February 19, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Friday, February 26, 7:00–9:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Interference Archive

131 8th Street No. 4, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Cover: Brothers of the Quill: Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street, by Norma Clarke, from Harvard University Press
Norma Clarke

Brothers of the Quill: Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street

Wednesday, April 27, 6:30–8:00 PM

Book launch at Daunt Books Marylebone

83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U, United Kingdom

Cover: On the Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, the First Century, by Daniel R. Coquillette and Bruce A. Kimball, from Harvard University Press
Daniel R. Coquillette and Bruce A. Kimball

On the Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, the First Century

Wednesday, April 6, 7:30 PM

Bruce Coquillette speaking and signing, New England Historical Society

Royall House and Slave Quarters, 15 George Street, Medford, MA 02155

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

London Fog: The Biography

Friday, March 11, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

Conversation, “Under English Skies,” with Alexandra Harris, author of Weatherland, moderated by cultural historian Philip Hoare, Daunt Books Literary Festival

Daunt Books Marylebone, 83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U, United Kingdom

Monday, June 27, Time TBD

Lecture at the Museum of London

150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, United Kingdom

Cover: Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thought, by Alice Crary, from Harvard University Press
Alice Crary

Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thought

Friday, February 12, 10:30 AM–12:15 PM

Lecture, “Ethics and Animal Life: A Discussion of Inside Ethics” (part of the Department of Philosophy Spring Symposium, “Ethics and Humanity”s Place in Nature”), University of Tennessee, Knoxville

1210 McClung Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996

Thursday, March 31, 4:15–6:15 PM

Lecture, “Social Criticism: A Philosophical Road Map,” Colgate University

105 Lawrence Hall, Hamilton, NY 13346

Cover: Persophilia: Persian Culture on the Global Scene, by Hamid Dabashi, from Harvard University Press
Hamid Dabashi

Persophilia: Persian Culture on the Global Scene

Wednesday, March 23, 6:00–8:00 PM

In conversation with Drucilla Cornell (signing to follow), New York Public Library

Celeste Auditorium, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018

Cover: Paris at War: 1939–1944, by David Drake, from Harvard University Press
David Drake

Paris at War: 1939–1944

Thursday, February 11, 7:15 PM

Speaking at Highgate Library Civic and Cultural Centre

Children’s Corner Annex, Croftdown Road, London NW5 1HB, United Kingdom

Monday, April 4, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with Robert Gildea, author of Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance, Oxford Literary Festival

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD, 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

Thursday, February 11, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Thursday, March 10, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Newtonville Books

10 Langley Road, Newton Centre, Newton, MA 02459

Sunday, April 3, 9:30 AM–4:00 PM (Lecture: 10:55 AM–12:05 PM) [Tickets]

Featured lecturer at One Day University, Burlington

Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Cover: Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance, by Robert Gildea, from Harvard University Press
Robert Gildea

Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance

Monday, April 4, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

In conversation with David Drake, author of Paris at War: 1939–1944, Oxford Literary Festival

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD, United Kingdom

Cover: A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement, by John Stratton Hawley, from Harvard University Press
John Stratton Hawley

A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement

Friday, February 4, 4:00 PM

Danforth Lecture, “India and the Religion of the Heart,” Hope College

Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall, 263 College Avenue, Holland, MI 49422

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 27, 2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208

Sunday, February 28, 1:00 PM

Lecture at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Cincinnati

2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 PM [RSVP]

Conversation with Helena Brantley (signing to follow), Kepler’s Books

1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Monday, April 11, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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, April 18, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Tuesday, February 16, 5:45–7:00 PM

Speaking, signing, and reception, Institute for Government

2 Carlton Gardens, London, SW1Y 5AA, United Kingdom

Wednesday, February 17, 8:30–10:30 AM [Register]

Conversation with Chief Executive Geoff Mulgan, Nesta (formerly NESTA: The National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts)

1 Plough Place, London, EC4A 1DE, United Kingdom

Thursday, February 18, 1:00–2:00 PM [Register]

Speaking, Q&A, and signing, RSA London

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

Friday, March 4, 2:00–3:30 PM

Speaking at the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics at Indiana University

Wells 030, Informatics West #302, 901 E. 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408

Tuesday, March 29, 12:00 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, 92nd Street Y

1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128

Cover: Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution, by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, from Harvard University Press
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal

Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution

Wednesday, March 9, 7:00 PM

Speaking, Q&A, and signing, Books Inc., Palo Alto

855 El Camino Real #74, Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, CA 94301

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

Friday, April 1, 5:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Amherst Books

8 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002

Thursday, April 21, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Porter Square Books

25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

Monday, June 13, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Tattered Cover Book Store

Location TBD, Denver, CO

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, February 26, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, April 6, 12:00–1:00 PM

Speaking at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138

Monday, April 11, 7:00 PM

Conversation with constitutional scholar Floyd Abrams (signing to follow), Barnes & Noble 82nd & Broadway

2289 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

Wednesday, April 13, 4:00–7:00 PM

Speaking at the National Constitution Center’s Freedom Day Celebration

525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cover: The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom, by Stephen M. Stigler, from Harvard University Press
Stephen M. Stigler

The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

Monday, March 7, 6:00 PM [RSVP]

Talk and signing, Seminary Co-op

5751 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science, by Robert M. Thorson, from Harvard University Press
Robert M. Thorson

Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science

Monday, March 21, 7:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Porter Square Books

25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

Cover: The Society of Genes, by Itai Yanai and Martin Lercher, from Harvard University Press
Itai Yanai and Martin Lercher

The Society of Genes

Friday, February 5, 3:00 PM

Speaking and signing featuring both authors, Harvard Book Store

1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

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