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Virtual and Canceled Events for Spring

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On the first of most months, we enjoy bringing you a list of authors who are out in the world doing readings and talks about their books. Unfortunately, this spring the global COVID-19 pandemic has put a stop to in-person book events. We are pleased to share two online events by recent authors and we also invite you to support our authors whose events this spring have been cancelled by checking out interviews and reviews of their books and perhaps purchasing them at 50% off during our Spring Sale.

978-1-4780-0813-2Online Events:

April 2: Home Rule author Nandita Sharma will have a book talk hosted by Another Story Bookshop.
7:00pm, WATCH HERE

April 8: Greenlight Bookstore will host a webinar with The Voice in the Headphones author David Grubbs in-conversation with Josiah McElheny. David promises he will send a chatty, or perhaps even gossipy postcard from his personal collection to anyone who purchases the book from Greenlight.
7:30pm, REGISTER HERE

 

The following authors were supposed to have events this spring. Please check out their books and consider purchasing them from us, using 50% of coupon SPRING50 or from your favorite bookstore.

Cristian Alarcón, Dance for Me When I Die
Fadi A. Bardawil, Revolution and Disenchantment
Matt Brim, Poor Queer Studies. Read an interview with Matt Brim.
Miguel Díaz-Barriga and Margaret E. Dorsey, Fencing in Democracy
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Dub. Listen to an interview with Alexis Pauline Gumbs on WUNC’s The State of Things.
Melody Jue, Wild Blue Media. Listen to an interview with Melody Jue on the Ideas on Fire podcast.
Elena Levine, Her Stories. Read an interview with Elana Levine in Jezebel.
Margaret Randall, I Never Left Home. Read an interview with Margaret Randall in Poetry Magazine.
Christina Sharpe, In the WakeRead about why our Senior Executive Editor Ken Wissoker considers In the Wake the most important book he acquired in the past decade.

Author Events in March

Spring is near and we have many authors on the road with their new books.

MER_new_prMarch 2: AIDS and the Distribution of Crises editors Jih-Fei Cheng and Alexandra Juhasz will discuss their forthcoming book at San Diego State University.
2:00pm, Digital Humanities Center, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182

March 4: The Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University will host a two-day symposium to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the journal Meridians.
1:30pm, 114 South Buchanan Blvd, Bay 4, C105, Durham, NC 27708

March 4:  Karla F.C. Holloway, author of Passed On, Legal Fictions, and Private Bodies, Public Texts will speak on “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters” at the University of Oregon.
12:00pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, 1430 Johnson Lane, Eugene, OR 97403

978-1-4780-0618-3_prMarch 5: Macalester College will host a screening with Margaret Randall of “The Unapologetic Life of Margaret Randall” and she will participate in a Q&A about the film and her new memoir I Never Left Home afterward.
6:00pm, Weyerhaeuser Hall, 1600 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

March 6: What Comes After Entanglement? author Eva Haifa Giraud will have an event at Goldsmiths, University of London.
4:30pm, Margaret McMillan Building (MMB) 220, London SE14 6NW

March 7: Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha will host a book launch for Margaret Randall’s I Never Left Home.
4:30pm, 3715 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407

March 9: Margaret E. Dorsey and Miguel Díaz-Barriga will present their new book Fencing in Democracy at Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies.
12:30pm, 1250 Rue Guy, FB 804 (8th Floor), Montréal, QC H3H 2L3 Canada

March 12: Eric Roorda will be at Carmichael’s Bookstore to discuss his latest book The Ocean Reader.
7:00pm, 2720 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206

March 19: The Dedalus Foundation will host a talk with Black and Blur author Fred Moten.
7:00pm, 25 East 21st Street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10010

March 24: The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU will host a book talk with A Nation Rising editor Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua.
12:00pm, 8 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

March 25: Putting the Humanities PhD to Work author Katina L. Rogers will talk about her forthcoming book (July 2020) at the University of Virginia’s Scholar’s Lab.
10:00am, 160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904

978-1-4780-0697-8March 26: Melody Jue will discuss her new book Wild Blue Media at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
7:00pm, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

March 27: David Rockefeller Center will host a talk with Dance for Me When I Die author Cristian Alarcón.
12:00pm, CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

March 31: Brazos Bookstore will have Margaret Randall talk about her latest book I Never Left Home with Roberto Tejada.
6:30pm, 2421 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77006

Author Events in February

Many of our authors are on the road around the world in February with brand new books.

Unspoken as HeritageFebruary 1: See What Comes after Entanglement? author Eva Haifa Giraud in a transmediale Symposium panel.
11:30am, Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH, Klosterstrasse 68, D-10179 Berlin, Germany

February 6: Isabella Cosse speaks on her new book Mafalda at the UCL Institute of the Americas.
6:00pm, IAS Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing , UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

February 6: Harry Harootunian will speak about his new book The Unspoken as Heritage at the John Hope Franklin Institute at Duke University.
3:30pm, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105, Durham, NC 27708

February 6: Sara Ahmed, whose most recent book is What’s the Use? lectures about her next project “On Complaint” at Miami University.
7:00pm Kislack Center, 1300 Memorial DriveCoral Gables, FL, 33146

February 7: The John Hope Franklin Institute hosts a conversation about postmodernism, including Fredric Jameson’s classic text Postmodernism, or The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism that includes Jameson and other Duke University Press authors Lauren Berlant, Achille Mbembe, and Harry Harootunian.
1:00pm, Nelson Music Room, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

978-1-4780-0298-7_prFebruary 7: Landscapes of Power author Dana E. Powell will give talk at Yale University.
11:00am, 230 Prospect St, Room 101, New Haven, CT 06511

February  7: Catch E. Patrick Johnson discussing his new book Honeypot with Omi Osun Joni L. Jones at Skylight Books.7:30pm, 1818 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

February 10: The University of Notre Dame will host a lecture with Orozco′s American Epic author Mary K. Coffey.
4:30pm, 306 Riley Hall of Art & Design, Notre Dame, IN 46556

February 10: Laura Hyun Yi Kang, author of the forthcoming book Traffic in Asian Women (September 2020), is participating in the panel Facing ‘Comfort Women’: Representations and Reckonings,” at NYU’s A/P/A Institute.
6:30pm, NYU Silver Center, Jurow Hall & Silverstein Lounge31 Washington Place, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10003

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February 11: Dub author Alexis Pauline Gumbs will be in-conversation with Staceyann Chin and Kaiama L. Glover at Barnard College.
6:30pm, Event Oval, Diana Center, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

February 11: David Grubbs reads from his forthcoming book The Voice in the Headphones at Wesleyan University.
12:30pm, Adzenyah Rehearsal Hall 003 (Daltry Room), 45 Wyllys Avenue Middletown, CT 06459

February 13: The University of Cambridge will host a book launch for Sara Ahmed’s new book What’s the Use?
5:30pm, St Johns St, Cambridge CB2 1TP, United Kingdom

February 15: Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film editors Allyson Nadia Field and Marsha Gordon will host a talk and screening at the National Gallery of Art.
2:00pm, 6th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

February 18: Villanova University will host a lecture by Everything Man author Shana Redmond.
6:30pm, 800 E. Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085

February 18: Sara Ahmed lectures on “Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work”in Brussels.
8:00pm, Kaaitheater, Sainctelette Square 20 1000 Brussels, Belgium

February 23: E. Patrick Johnson will talk about his book Honeypot at Glee Books.
3:30pm, 49 Glebe Point Road Glebe, NSW 2037, Sydney, Australia

February 23: Worldmaking author Dorinne Kondo will have a book signing at the reading of her play “Seamless” at the USC Visions and Voices.
4:00pm, 837 Downey Way, Stonier Hall 203, Los Angeles, CA 90089

February 28: Sara Ahmed gives a lecture entitled  “‘If these Doors Could Talk’: Complaint, Diversity, Institutions,”at the University of East Anglia.
3:00pm, Lecture Theatre block, UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ

Author Events in December

During the first half of December, you can catch your favorite Duke University Press author at various locales across the US and Australia. And since books make great gifts, you can pick up signed copies at these events.

December 1: Marsha Gordon, co-editor of Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film presents a selection of short 16mm films from the 1960s and ʼ70s engaged with the topic of race at the North Carolina Museum of Art.
2:00pm, East Building, SECU Auditorium, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

December 3: Grand Central Library will host a book talk with Robert Christgau, author of Book Reports.
6:00pm, 135 E 46th St, New York, NY 10017

December 4: Nicholas Boggs will read from James Baldwin’s Little Man, Little Man, which he edited, at The Studios of Key West.
6:00pm, 533 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040

December 5: Sacred Men author Keith L. Camacho will talk about his book at Asian/Pacific/American Institute moderated by fellow Duke University Press author Dean Saranillio.
6:30pm, 8 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

December 5: See E. Patrick Johnson present his latest book Honeypot at Women and Children First.
7:00pm, 5233 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640

December 5: Australian National University will host a keynote lecture from What’s the Use? author Sara Ahmed.
5:30pm, Bldg 188, Fellows Lane, Australian Centre on China in the World, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

December 7: Honeypot author E. Patrick Johnson will discuss his new book in conversation with Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall at Charis Books.
7:30pm, 184 S. Candler St, Decatur, GA 30030

December 10: Love, H. author Hettie Jones will give a lecture at The Cooper Union.
7:00pm, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Ave. between 6th and 7th Streets) New York, NY 10008

December 12: Allan Gurganus will read his beloved story “A Fool for Christmas” at The Regulator Bookshop. We are distributing a new limited edition of the story with Horse & Buggy Press and the Duke University Libraries.
7:00pm, 720 9th St, Durham, NC 27705

We look forward to seeing you at these exciting events taking place throughout December!

Author Events in November

978-1-4780-0401-1.jpgCome in from the chilly weather and to see one of our authors at events throughout the month. November is also our busiest conference month of the year. If you’re attending the American Studies Association, the African Studies Association, the American Anthropological Association, the National Women’s Studies Association, or the American Academy of Religion conferences, be sure to stop by our booths and pick up copies of our latest titles at great conference prices.

November 1: The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU will celebrate the release of A Nation on the Line by Jan Padios and Insurgent Aesthetics by Ronak K. Kapadia.
5:00pm, 20 Cooper Square, 4th floor, New York, NY 10003

November 1: Leo Ching will speak at the Franklin Humanities Institute about his book Anti-Japan.
9:30am, 114 South Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105, Durham, NC 27708

November 1: Written in Stone author Sanford Levinson will give a keynote at the Kentucky Law Journal Annual Symposium.
8:00am, University of Kentucky College of Law, 620 S. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508

November 2: The Louisiana Book Festival will host a book talk for Matt Sakakeeny’s Remaking New Orleans.
12:00pm, State Capitol Building, House Committee Rm 4701, 900 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802

November 4: How Art Can Be Thought author Allan DeSouza will be in conversation with Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi at CUNY The Graduate Center.
6:30pm, 365 Fifth Avenue, 9100: Skylight Room, New York, NY 10016

November 4: Alex Blanchette discusses his forthcoming book Porkopolis (May 2020) at Duke University’s Cultural Anthropology department.
1:30pm, Friedl Building 225, Durham, NC 27708

November 5: Alexis Pauline Gumbs, author of the poetry trilogy composed of Spill, M Archive, and Dub (out in January) will give a lecture at The Cooper Union.
7:00pm, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets), New York, NY 10003

November 8: Gay’s The Word will host a book launch for Sara Ahmed’s new book What’s the Use?
7:00pm, 66 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AB London, United Kingdom

November 11: E. Patrick Johnson will discuss his new book Honeypot at Busboys and Poets. Look for a post about all Johnson’s upcoming events next week on the blog.
6:00pm, 14th & V, 2021 14th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20009

November 15: Les Créatives will host What’s the Use? author Sara Ahmed and French writer Rebecca Amsellem.
6:30pm, Rue des Savoises 15, 1205 Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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November 18: Insurgent Aesthetics author Ronak Kapadia will speak at the Berkeley Center for New Media.
12:30pm, UC Berkeley, 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

November 19: See Progressive Dystopia author Savannah Shange in conversation with Patrick Camangian at City Lights Bookstore.
7:00pm, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

November 19: Amherst Books will host a book talk with Honeypot author E. Patrick Johnson.
7:00pm, 8 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002

November 19: The Franklin Humanities Institute will host a panel on Charles Piot’s The Fixer.
10:00am, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC 27708

November 20: See Ana María Reyes discuss her new book The Politics of Taste at The Block Museum.
7:00pm, 40 Arts Circle Dr, Evanston, IL 60208

November 21: Eliza Steinbock speaks about their new book Shimmering Images at Oxford University.
11:00am, Mure Room, Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK

November 23: Bureau of General Services Queer Division will host a book talk with Queering Black Atlantic Religions author Roberto Strongman.
7:00pm, 208 W 13th St #210, New York, NY 10011

Author Events in October

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Fall is finally here and many of our authors are on the road. Whether you’re in the U.S., Canada, or Euope there are many opportunities to see your favorite DUP author.

October 1: See Fugitive Modernities author Jessica Krug will participate in the IDS Public Lecture Series.
7:00pm, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003

October 2: Pop América, 1965–1975 curator Esther Gabara will be in conversation at The Block Museum of Art.
6:00pm, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

October 2: What’s the Use? author Sara Ahmed will lecture at the West End Cultural Centre.
5:00pm, 586 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1Z8

October 3: Book Culture will host a book talk with Angelo Restivo for her book Breaking Bad and Cinematic Television.
7:00pm, 536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

October 3: There will be a launch party for Rebecca Zorach’s book Art for People’s Sake at Sandmeyer’s Bookstore.
6:00pm, 714 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605

October 3: University of the Witwatersrand will host a lecture with Critique of Black Reason author Achille Mbembe.
5:30pm, 1 Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein 2000, Johannesburg, South Africa

October 4: What’s the Use? author Sara Ahmed will lecture at McGill University.
6:00pm, McIntyre Medical Bldg, Rm 522, 3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Montreal, QC H3G 1Y6 Canada

October4: Join Savage Ecology author Jairus Grove and his colleagues at the University of Hawai’i Manoa Department of Political Science for a book launch.
2:30pm, Saunders 624, 2424 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822

October 8: Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU will host a roundtable with Duke University Press authors Kandice Chuh, Allan deSouza, and Gayatri Gopinath.
6:00pm, Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, 285 Mercer St, 4th Flr, New York, NY 10003

October 9: Rachel Douglas will be at the University of Glasgow‘s Hunterian Museum to discuss her latest book Making The Black Jacobins.
2:00pm, Gilbert Scott Building, University Ave, Glasgow G12 8QQ United Kingdom

October 10: The Hagley Library will host a book talk for Bright Signals author Susan Murray.
7:00pm, 298 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807

October 11: Celebrate the release of Benjamin Piekut’s book Henry Cow at the Emily Harvey Foundation hosted by Blank Forms.
6:30pm, 537 Broadway, New York, New York 10012

978-1-4780-0466-0October 11: The University of Alberta will host a lecture with Animate Literacies author Nathan Snaza.
12:00pm, 11210 87 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T9 Canada

October 13: Benjamin Piekut will discuss his new book Henry Cow at Cafe Oto.
2:30pm, 18–22 Ashwin street, Dalston, London E8 3DL United Kingdom

October 15: The Humanities Institute will have Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation coauthor David L. Eng.
4:00pm, UC Santa Cruz, Humanities 1, Rm 202, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

October 16: See Henry Cow author Benjamin Piekut at Bluetopia in Rome.
TBD, Via del Pigneto, 116, 00176 Roma RM, Italy

October 17: Benjamin Piekut will have a book event at a-Musik for his book Henry Cow.
7:30pm, Kleiner Griechenmarkt 28-30, 50676 Cologne, Germany

October 17: Bookworks will host a book talk with The Chasers author Renato Rosaldo.
6:00pm, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

October 18: Malmö University will host a lecture by What’s the Use? author Sara Ahmed.
3:15pm, Nordenskiöldsgatan 10, 211 19 Malmö

October 18: Avant-Garde Fascism author Mark Antliff will speak at The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute.
9:30am, 114 South Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708

October 20: New York City’s Bluestockings bookstore hosts a book launch for Queering Black Atlantic Religions by Roberto Strongman.
7:00pm, Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center, 172 Allen St, New York, New York 10002

October 21: Book launch for Gökçe Günel’s Spaceship in the Desert hosted by LSE Middle East Centre and Social Life of Climate Change.
6:00pm, NAB.104, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

October 25: The John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute will also feature Black Performance Theory editor Thomas DeFrantz.
9:30am, 114 South Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708

Author Events in September

As we start a new semester, we have a lot of great events where you can catch one of our authors reading and signing their recent titles.

The ChasersSeptember 10: NYU’s The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host a reading with The Chasers author Renato Rosaldo.
6:00pm, 53 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012

September 11: Savage Ecology author Jairus Grove will discuss his new book with David Goldberg at City Lights.
7:00pm, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

September 12: Catch Nathan Snaza discussing his new book Animate Literacies with Duke University Press editor Elizabeth Ault at Chop Suey Books.
6:00pm, 2913 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

September 16: Renato Rosaldo presents The Chasers in conversation with Alyshia Gálvez with a musical performance by Gustavo Aguilar at Greenlight Bookstore.
7:30pm, 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

September 18: Word Up Community Bookshop will host a book talk with Renato Rosaldo on The Chasers.
6:30pm, 2113 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10032

September 21: The Voice in the Headphones and Now that the audience is assembled author David Grubbs will have a discussion with Anthony McCall at the NY Art Book Fair.
7:00pm, MOMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

978-1-4780-0637-4September 23: Orrin H. Pilkey, co-author of Sea Level Rise, begins his “The Old Men and the Sea” tour with Gilbert M. Gaul, author of The Geography of Risk, at the College of Charleston.
6:00pm, 66 George St, Charleston, SC 29424

September 24: Matt Sakakeeny will celebrate his new book Remaking New Orleans at Mimi’s In The Marigny.
6:00pm, 2601 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

September 24: Orrin Pilkey and Giblert M. Gaul continue “The Old Men and the Sea” tour at the North Carolina Coastal Federation.
5:30pm, 309 W. Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

September 25: The last stop on “The Old Men and the Sea” tour with Sea Level Rise co-author Orrin H. Pilkey and Gilbert M. Gaul at Pine Valley Library.
7:00pm, Osprey Room, 3802 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28412

September 25: Join Elspeth H. Brown for a presentation of her book Work! at Fashion Institute of Technology.
6:00pm, Pomerantz Art and Design Center, 227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

September 26: Sea Level Rise author Orrin H. Pilkey will be at The Regulator Bookshop to talk about his new book.
7:00pm, 720 9th St, Durham, NC 27705

September 30: The University of Alberta will host a lecture with What’s the Use? author Sara Ahmed.
3:30pm, 11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9

Author Events in June

Get your summer off to a great start with one of our author events around the US and UK.

978-1-4780-0390-8June 2: Vroman’s Bookstore will host an event with Beth C. Caldwell where she’ll discuss her new book Deported Americans.
5:00pm, 695 E. Colorado Boulevard, PasadenaCA 91101

June 5: The Stuart Hall Foundation and the ICA present a discussion celebrating the work of Jamaican-British academic, writer and political activist Stuart Hall.
6:30pm, 12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH

June 11: The Centre for Global Knowledge Studies at Cambridge University hosts a book launch for Isaac A. Kamola’s Making the World Global.
3:00pm, Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

978-1-4780-0308-3June 13: See Angelo Restivo discuss his new book Breaking Bad and Cinematic Television in-conversation with Jennifer Wild at Seminary Co-op Bookstore.
6:00pm, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

June 14: Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed will give the keynote lecture at Birkbeck Student Union‘s panel on Race, Gender and Scrutiny.
6:00pm, Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HX

June 17: Worldmaking author Dorinne Kondo will discuss her new book with Viet Thanh Nguyen at Vroman’s Bookstore.
7:00pm, 695 E. Colorado Boulevard, PasadenaCA 91101

June 22: City Lights Bookstore will host an in-conversation with Deported Americans author Beth C. Caldwell and Ana Raquel Minian.
1:30pm, Woman’s Building, 3543 18th St #8, San Francisco, CA 94110

June 26: Amy Laura Hall will talk about and sign her recent book Laughing at the Devil at the Chautauqua Institution.
2:00pm, Hall of Philosophy, One Ames Ave. Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722

Author Events in May

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Several of our authors will be on the road this month. Here’s your chance to get your signed copy.

May 3: Sara Ahmed, whose new book What’s the Use will be out in October, gives the keynote at the Queer Art of Feeling conference at Murray Edwards College.
9:30am, University of Cambridge, Huntingdon Rd, Cambridge CB3 0DF, UK

May 4: Japanoise author David Novak in conversation with Japanese composer Otomo Yoshihide at Blum and Poe gallery.
2:00pm, 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034

May 4: Ellen Gray discusses her book Fado Resounding at the Fado Festival of New York and New Jersey.
6:00pm, Brookfield Place, Winter Garden, 230 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10281

May 4: Red May Seattle hosts a event with Alys Eve Weinbaum for her new book The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery.
12:00pm, University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

May 5: Red May Seattle also hosts a discussion featuring The Problem with Work author Kathi Weeks and Marshall Plan Modernism author Jaleh Mansoor.
12:00pm, Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

978-1-4780-0388-5.jpgMay 13: See our Editoral Director Ken Wissoker give a talk at the The Graduate Center on turning a dissertation into a book.
6:30pm, 365 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016

May 15: In the Meantime author Sarah Sharma will leads a workshop on “Feminist Techno Determinism” at the Digital Democracies conference at Simon Fraser University.
TBD, Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue #420, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6

May 16: Editorial Director Ken Wissoker leads a workshop on book publishing at the Digital Democracies conference.
Harbour Centre, Cominco Policy Room 1415, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6

May 16: SPUI 25 will host a dual book launch event for Shimmering Images author Eliza Steinbock and Figures of Time author Toni Pape.
8:00pm, Spui 25-27, 1012 WX Amsterdam

May 23: Catch Deported Americans author Beth Caldwell in-conversation with Ingrid Eagly at Chevalier’s Books.
7:00pm, 126 N Larchmont Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Author Events in April

April showers bring . . . author signings? Hope you can get out this spring and see some of our authors in person at these great events.

978-1-4780-0094-5April 4: East Bay Booksellers welcomes Elisabeth Jay Friedman to discuss her book Seeking Rights From the Left.
7:00pm, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618

April 4: Dorinne Kondo has a book signing at the University of Southern California for her latest book Worldmaking.
4:00pm, 3620 South Vermont Ave., Suite 352, Los Angeles, CA 90089

April 8: Arturo Escobar, author of Designs for the Pluriverse, gives the International Comparative Studies Keynote Lecture at Duke University.
4:30-6:30pm, Pink Parlor, East Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708

April 10: Harvard University‘s Houghton Library hosts a reading honoring the work of Black and Blur author Fred Moten.
6:00pm, Edison Newman Room, 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

April 10: Catch Brilliant Imperfection author Eli Clare in a talk and Q&A at Fordham University.
6:00pm, Lowenstein Building 12th flr, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023

April 12: Coca Yes, Cocaine No author Thomas Grisaffi presents his book at University of Amsterdam’s Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation.
TBD, Roetersstraat 33, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands

April 21: Sarah Banet-Weiser discusses her book Empowered at Bluestockings.
7:00pm, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002

April 22: Research on U.S. Health and Healthcare hosts an online Q&A with The Look of the Woman author Eric Plemons.
12:00pm

978-1-4780-0386-1April 25: See Surrogate Humanity coauthors Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora discuss their book at City Lights.
7:00pm, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

April 27: Amit Rai launches his new book Jugaad Time at Furtherfield Commons.
2:00pm, 269-271 Seven Sisters Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 2DE, UK

April 27: The Smart Museum of Art hosts an event with Rebecca Zorach on her book Art for People’s Sake.
4:00pm, The University of Chicago, 5550 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

April 28: McNally Jackson Books hosts a book talk for David Eng and Shinhee Han’s Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation.
6:00pm, 52 Prince St, New York, New York 10012

April 29: Book Reports author Robert Christgau discusses his new book at McNally Jackson Books.
7:00pm, 52 Prince St, New York, NY 10012