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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

Author Events in March

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Spring is finally on its way, so leave the house and go see one of our many authors on the road this month!

March 4: Duke Law School will host a discussion with Written in Stone author Sanford Levinson and Scott Huler on monuments and history.
4:00pm, 210 Science Dr, Room 3171, Durham, NC 27708

March 6: Surrogate Humanity coauthors Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora will present their book at University of California, Santa Cruz.
4:00pm, Engineering 2, Rm 599, 50 Heller Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

March 7: Bates College will host a talk with Vexy Thing author Imani Perry.
7:30pm, Olin Arts Center,75 Russell Street, Lewiston, ME 04240

March 7: Celebrate International Women’s Day and see Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora discuss their new book Surrogate Humanity at San Diego State University.
1:00pm, Women’s Studies Dept, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182

March 7: M Archive author Alexis Pauline Gumbs will give the Lee Scheingold Lecture in Poetry and Poetics at the University of Washington.
5:30pm, Walker Ames Room (Kane Hall), Red Square, Seattle, WA 98105

March 7: From the Tricontinental to the Global South author Anne Garland Mahler will lecture on Ohio State University.
2:30pm, 230 Annie & John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210

March 11: The Hagop Kevorkian Center will host a book event for John Lindsay-Poland’s Plan Colombia.
12:00pm, NYU, 255 Sullivan St.New York, NY 10012

March 13: Thomas Grisaffi will have a book launch at University College London for his new book Coca Yes, Cocaine No.
5:00pm, Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PN UK

Is It Still Good to YaMarch 13: Robert Christgau’s Is It Still Good to Ya? is a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism and he will participate in a finalist reading at The New School.
6:30pm, The Auditorium, Room A106, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

March 14: Now that the audience is assembled author David Grubbs will read from his book at The Lab  with an opening performance by John McEntire.
7:30pm, 2948 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

March 14: Sara Ahmed, author of Living a Feminist Life and the forthcoming book What’s the Use?, gives a public lecture at Erasmus University entitled Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work.
3:30pm, Erasmus Paviljoen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

March 16: Kristen Hogan will talk and sign copies of her book The Feminist Bookstore Movement at L’Euguélionne.
4:00pm, 1426 Beaudry, Montreal, Quebec H2L 3E5

March 18: The University of Manchester will have Coca Yes, Cocaine No author Thomas Grisaffi to speak at their Social Anthropology Seminar.
4:00pm, 2nd Flr Boardroom – 2.016/017 Arthur Lewis Building, Manchester UK

March 18: Surrogate Humanity coauthors Neda Atanasoski and Kalindi Vora will discuss their book at Cornell University.
4:30pm, A.D. White House, 27 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

March 22: The Resource Center for Nonviolence has invited Plan Colombia author John Lindsay-Poland to give a talk on his book.
7:00pm, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060

978-0-938989-42-4.jpgMarch 20: Guest curator Esther Gabara will give a talk with artists Rupert García and Minerva Cuevas at The Nasher Museum of Art on the exhibition “Pop América, 1965 – 1975.”
6:00pm, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

March 23: Amy Laura Hall will appear at the Virginia Festival of the Book , discussing her book Laughing at the Devil.
4:00pm, UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

March 26: Spaceship in the Desert author Gökçe Günel will participate in a panel at the Cities of Globalization conference at the University of Southern California.
10:30am, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

March 28: Counterproductive author Melissa Gregg will have a book event at NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge.
6:00pm, 20 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003

Author Events in February

Got the winter blues? Get out and see one of our authors in person at one of our great February events.

on decolonialityFebruary 6: On Decoloniality coauthor Walter Mignolo will be in-conversation with Gabriel Abudu, and Victor E. Taylor at The Slought Foundation on “The Decolonial Imagination”
5:00pm, 4017 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

February 7: See Karlyn Forner discuss her book Why the Vote Wasn’t Enough for Selma at the Selma Dallas County Public Library.
12:30pm, 1103 Selma Ave, Selma, AL 36703-4498

February 13: Mount Holyoke College will host a book salon with Fugitive Life author Stephen Dillon to discuss his latest book.
6:00pm, RSVP, 83 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075

February 19: The Green Arcade will host a poetry reading with Incognegro author Frank B. Wilderson for The Poetry Center’s first annual Black Study Series.
7:00pm, 1680 Market St. @Gough, San Francisco, CA 94102

February 19: See Living a Feminist Life author Sara Ahmed will lecture at the University of Maryland on “Complaint as Diversity Work.” Ahmed’s next book, What’s the Use, will be out in October.
7:00pm, Recital Hall, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250

February 21: Sara Ahmed will lecture again at LeHigh University.
4:10pm, Linderman Library, 30 Library Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18015

978-1-4780-0297-0February 21: Celebrate the opening of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University exhibition Pop América, 1965 – 1975 with a talk by curator and editor of the exhibition catalog, Esther Gabara.
6:00pm, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705

February 28: Thomas Grisaffi will present his new book Coca Yes, Cocaine No at the University of Reading.
1:00pm, Sorby Room, Wager Building, Reading, RG6 6AB, England

Author Events in December

978-1-4780-0081-5Several of our authors will be on the road this month. Here’s your chance to get your signed copy, which would make a great gift!

December 1: Bianca Williams will have a reading and discussion of her book The Pursuit of Happiness at Cafe con Libros.
5:00pm, 724 Prospect Pl., Brooklyn, NY 11216

December 3: See Vexy Thing author Imani Perry in conversation with Simone White at The Graduate Center.
6:30pm, 365 Fifth Avenue, 9100: Skylight Room, New York, NY 10016

December 4: The Potter’s House is hosting a book signing 978-1-4780-0153-9with author John Lindsay-Poland for his new book Plan Colombia.
6:30pm,  1658 Columbia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009

December 4: The Getty Center will host a discussion with South of Pico author Kellie Jones on the Rise of Performance Art in the 1970s.
7:30pm, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los AngelesCA 90049

December 6: How Would You Like to Pay? author Bill Maurer will speak at the big.bright.minds. 2018 conference.
8:30am, Filene Research Institute, 1010 E. Washington Ave., Suite 306, Madison, WI 53703

December 6: Sara Ahmed, author of Living a Feminist Life, and several other books, lectures on Complaint as Diversity Work at Central European University in Budapest. Her next book, What’s the Use?, will be out in late 2019.
6:00pm Nador u. 9, Monument Building, Budapest Hungary

December 7: Duke University’s Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, & History of Medicine  will host a lecture by Comfort Measures Only author Rafael Campo.
12:00pm, 2301 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705

December 7: Marisol de la Cadena and Mario Blaser will participate in a symposium on their collection A World of Many Worlds at Duke University’s Rubenstein Library.
9:00am, 411 Chapel Dr., Durham, NC 27705

Laughing at the DevilDecember 9: Amy Laura Hall will give a lecture at St. David’s Episcopal Church on her book Laughing at the Devil.
10:45am, 301 E 8th Street, Austin, TX 78701

December 8: See Allan deSouza talk about his new book How Art Can Be Thought at the Asia Society.
2:00pm, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

December 10: Is It Still Good to Ya? author Robert Christgau will discuss his book in-conversation with Eric Lott at The Graduate Center.
6:30pm, 365 Fifth Avenue, 9100: Skylight Room, New York, NY 10016

December 10: City Lights Booksellers will host a book discussion with Dana Frank and Plan Colombia author John Lindsay-Poland.
7:00pm, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

December 14: BookWoman will host a book talk with Amy Laura Hall, author of Laughing at the Devil.
7:00pm, 5501 N Lamar Blvd, Ste A105, Austin, Texas 78751

DukeUniversityPress_JamesBaldwin_LittleManDecember 15: Actor and childhood literacy advocate LeVar Burton joins with Aisha Karefa-Smart, editor Nicholas Boggs, Judith Thurman and Allison Criner Brown in a discussion of James Baldwin’s work, life, and the timeliness of the re-release of his children’s book Little Man, Little Man at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. Children’s and family events are also scheduled.
4:30pm, 1400 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560

December 18: John Lindsay-Poland will celebrate his new book Plan Colombia at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists.
7:00pm, 1924 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA 94709

Hope you can make it to one of these great events.

 

Author Events in November

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

November 6: Jezebel Unhinged author Tamura Lomax will host a discussion at The College of William & Mary.
5:30pm, Sadler Center, Tidewater A/B, 200 Stadium Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23185

November 7: Garvin Theatre at Santa Barbara City College will host a book talk for Cherríe Moraga’s A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness.
6:00pm, 721 Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93109

November 7: Sara Ahmed, author of Living a Feminist Life and several other books, lectures on Queer Use at Cambridge University. Her next book, What’s the Use?, will be out late in 2019.
5:00pm, McCrum Lecture Theatre, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RH, UK

November 8: Celebrate the release of Ralph Savarese’s See it Feelingly at Grinnell College.
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November 15: Gayatri Gopinath will have a book launch for Unruly Visions at New York University.
6:00pm, NYU Silver Center, Jurow Hall, 31 Washington Place, Floor 1, NYC 10003

November 16: Passionate and Pious author Monique Moultrie will participate in a discussion at the Iliff School of Theology with Dr. Rebecca Todd Peters.
6:30pm, University of Denver, Shattuck Hall, 2201 S. University Blvd,Denver, Colorado 80210

We’ll also be at a number of academic conferences in November. Please visit our booths at conferences sponsored by the American Studies Association, the National Women’s Studies Association, the African Studies Association, the American Academy of Religion, and the American Anthropological Association. All books in the booth are $20 and you can pick up a Feminist Killjoy t-shirt as well!