April will be a busy month for Duke authors. You’ll have several chances to get out and see some of them.
April 6th: Esther Newton, author of Cherry Grove, Fire Island and Margaret Mead Made Me Gay gives the Distinguished Alumni Lecture at the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality. She draws on work from her forthcoming memoir My Butch Career, expected in 2017.
April 8th: Drawn & Quarterly hosts a book launch for Gavin Walker’s new The Sublime Perversion of Capital.
7:00pm, 211 Rue Bernard O, Montréal, QC H2T 2K5, Canada
April 11th: Duke University Press Editorial Director Ken Wissoker discusses the process of turning a Ph.D. dissertation into a first book.
6:30pm, Skylight Room, CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
April 13th: Charles E. Cobb Jr. reads from his latest This Nonviolent Stuff′ll Get You Killed at The Regulator bookstore.
7:00pm, 720 9th St, Durham, NC 27705
April 13th: Jyoti Puri will be at MIT to celebrate recently published works on topics in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, including her book Sexual States.
5:30pm, The Moore Room, Building 6 Room 321
77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
April 14th: Kristen Hogan at Charis Books for The Feminist Bookstore Movement.
7:30pm, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30317
April 20th: Kristen Hogan also speaks at the University of Texas at Austin.
3:00pm, Multicultural Engagement Center
1oo West Dean Keeton Street Stop A5600, Austin, TX, 78712
April 16th: Polished Pebbles presents Marcia Chatelain speaking about her book South Side Girls.
10:00am, Chicago Urban League
4510 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60653
April 26th: Catherine Besteman reads from Making Refuge at the Lewiston Public Library.
6:30pm, 200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240