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: Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration, by Rachel Elise Barkow, from Harvard University Press
Rachel Elise Barkow

Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration

Friday, February 21, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at the University of Richmond School of Law

410 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173

Cover: The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America, by T. H. Breen, from Harvard University Press
T. H. Breen

The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America

Thursday, May 21, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, George Washington’s Mount Vernon (Michelle Smith Lecture Series)

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Cover: The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties, by Timothy Brook, from Harvard University Press
Timothy Brook

The Troubled Empire: China in the Yuan and Ming Dynasties [History of Imperial China Volume 5]

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12:15–1:50 PM

Speaking at the Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies at Northwestern University

Harris Hall 108 (Leopold Room), 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208

Cover: Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War, by Vincent Brown, from Harvard University Press
Vincent Brown

Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War

Friday, January 31, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Symposium Books and Records

240 Westminster Street (between Washington and Weybosset), Providence, RI 02903

Cover: Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World without Work, by John Danaher, from Harvard University Press
John Danaher

Automation and Utopia: Human Flourishing in a World without Work

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 2:00–4:00 PM [RSVP]

Speaking and signing, London Futurists

Location TBD, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

Cover: Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, by Nicole R. Fleetwood, from Harvard University Press
Nicole R. Fleetwood

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Saturday, March 21, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Harlem Stage

150 Convent Avenue, New York, NY, 10031

Cover: Recognizing Wrongs, by John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky, from Harvard University Press
John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky

Recognizing Wrongs

Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Time TBD

Panel discussion featuring both authors as well as legal scholars Danielle Citron, Noah Feldman, and Frank Michelman, Harvard Law School

HLS Library, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe, by Thane Gustafson, from Harvard University Press
Thane Gustafson

The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe

Sunday, January 12, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Politics & Prose

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008

Friday, February 28, 2020, 2:00–4:00 PM

Speaking and signing, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University

Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street (at Cabot Way), Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press
Anthony Abraham Jack

The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Time TBD

Featured speaker, Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) Annual Meeting

Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, 2907 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631

Thursday, January 30, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Mount Holyoke College

Location TBD, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075

Monday, February 3, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at the African American Read-In, Miami Dade College/Miami Book Fair

Location TBD, Miami Dade College, 11380 NW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33167

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at Williams College

Location TBD, 880 Main Street, Williamstown, MA 01267

Thursday, February 6, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Amherst College

Location TBD, 220 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Bowdoin College

Location TBD, 255 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME 04011

Sunday, February 23 to Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) Capacity-Building Workshop

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at Claremont McKenna College

Location TBD, Claremont, CA 91711

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 6:30 PM (doors at 6:00 PM)

Speaking and signing, SUNY Oswego

Sheldon Hall Ballroom, 7060 State Route 104, Oswego, NY 13126

Cover: Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences, by Rebecca M. Jordan-Young, from Harvard University Press Cover: Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography, by Rebecca M. Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis, from Harvard University Press
Rebecca M. Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis

Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences
Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography

Monday, March 23, 2020, Time TBD

Rebecca Jordan-Young, author of Brain Storm and coauthor of Testosterone, speaking at the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University

74 Morningside Drive (East Campus), New York, NY 10027

Cover: City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present, by Alex Krieger, from Harvard University Press
Alex Krieger

City on a Hill: Urban Idealism in America from the Puritans to the Present

Wednesday, December 4, 6:00–8:30 PM [Tickets]

Speaking and signing, Harvard Alumni Architecture and Urban Society (HAAUS)

Grimshaw Architects, 637 West 27th Street (ground floor gallery), New York, NY 10001

Cover: The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court, by Richard J. Lazarus, from Harvard University Press
Richard J. Lazarus

The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 11:00 AM

Speaking and signing, Thursday Morning Talks for the Benefit of Mount Auburn Hospital

Holy Trinity Armenian Church, 145 Brattle Street (Sparks Street entrance), Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity, by Eugene McCarraher, from Harvard University Press
Eugene McCarraher

The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity

Thursday, January 16, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Book Culture

536 West 112th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam), New York, NY 10025

Cover: Pollution, Politics, and Power: The Struggle for Sustainable Electricity, by Thomas O. McGarity, from Harvard University Press
Thomas O. McGarity

Pollution, Politics, and Power: The Struggle for Sustainable Electricity

Thursday, February 13 to Sunday, February 16, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting

Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Cover: The Cigarette: A Political History, by Sarah Milov, from Harvard University Press
Sarah Milov

The Cigarette: A Political History

Tuesday, December 10, Time TBD

Speaking at the Tobacco Free Alliance of Virginia Quarterly Meeting

Westerre Conference Center, 3831 Westerre Parkway, Henrico, VA 23233

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, The San Bernardino County Museum

2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA 92374

Wednesday, March 18–Sunday, March 22, 2020, Date and Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Virginia Festival of the Book

Location TBD, Charlottesville, VA

Cover: The Cosmopolitan Tradition: A Noble but Flawed Ideal, by Martha C. Nussbaum, from Harvard University Press
Martha C. Nussbaum

The Cosmopolitan Tradition: A Noble but Flawed Ideal

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 5:30–6:30 PM

Speaking and signing, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Prudential Plaza, 130 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

Cover: The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets, by Thomas Philippon, from Harvard University Press
Thomas Philippon

The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets

Thursday, December 5, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, International Monetary Fund

Location TBD (IMF HQ 1 or HQ 2), Washington, DC

Friday, December 6, 9:00–9:55 AM [Register]

Panelist, “Is Big Business Bad for Economic Growth?”, “Maintaining the Strength of American Capitalism” Conference, The Aspen Institute

2300 N Street NW (Eighth Floor Conference Center), Washington, DC 20037

Friday, December 6, 2:30–4:00 PM [Register]

Speaking and signing, The Brookings Institution

Saul/Zilkha Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Wednesday, December 11, 2:30–4:00 PM

Speaking at the Paris School of Economics

La Banque de France, 31 rue Croix des Petits-Champs, 75049 Paris cedex 01, France

Cover: Capital and Ideology, by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, from Harvard University Press
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer

Capital and Ideology

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 6:30–8:00 PM

Speaking at the London School of Economics and Political Science (hosted by the International Inequalities Institute)

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

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at the Bristol Festival of Ideas

Location TBD, Bristol, United Kingdom

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 7:00–8:30 PM [Tickets]

Speaking at Intelligence²

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

Cover: Exposed: Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done about It, by Christopher T. Robertson, from Harvard University Press
Christopher T. Robertson

Exposed: Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done about It

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute at DePaul University College of Law

Lewis 317, Loop Campus, 25 E. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604

Cover: Ghetto: The History of a Word, by Daniel B. Schwartz, from Harvard University Press
Daniel B. Schwartz

Ghetto: The History of a Word

Monday, December 9, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

Wednesday, January 15, Time TBD

Speaking at the University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Friday, February 28, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking at Columbia University

New York, NY

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 4:30–6:00 PM

Speaking at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University (“Jews in Modern Europe” seminar series)

Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street (at Cabot Way), Cambridge, MA 02138

Cover: The Number of the Heavens: A History of the Multiverse and the Quest to Understand the Cosmos, by Tom Siegfried, from Harvard University Press
Tom Siegfried

The Number of the Heavens: A History of the Multiverse and the Quest to Understand the Cosmos

Sunday, February 16, 2020, 2:00 PM

Speaking and signing, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting

Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Cover: When Novels Were Books, by Jordan Alexander Stein, from Harvard University Press
Jordan Alexander Stein

When Novels Were Books

Thursday, February 6, 2020, Time TBD

In conversation with Swarthmore College’s Lara Cohen (signing to follow), Penn Book Center

130 S. 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Monday, February 24, 2020, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, Seminary Co-op Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Cover: Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy, by Sharon T. Strocchia, from Harvard University Press
Sharon T. Strocchia

Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 4:30–6:30 PM

Panel discussion (reception and signing to follow), Emory University (sponsored by the Department of History)

Location TBD, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote, by Susan Ware, from Harvard University Press
Susan Ware

Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

April 2020 (Date and Time TBD)

Speaking and signing, Newburyport Literary Festival

Location TBD, Newburyport, MA

Cover: Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug, by Leandra Ruth Zarnow, from Harvard University Press
Leandra Ruth Zarnow

Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug

Thursday, December 12, Time TBD

Speaking and signing, National Archives Museum

701 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20408

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