This October, check out some of the many opportunities to see our authors at online and in-person events around the world. Be sure to note the local time zone for each event.
October 3, 7 pm EDT: Shannen Dee Williams, author of Subversive Habits, presents an in-person talk based on her book at Mount Saint Mary’s College. Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, NY.
October 4, 5 pm EDT: Neferti X.M. Tadiar, author of Remaindered Life, speaks in-person at Duke University as part of the Gender Studies Now event series, East Duke Parlors, 1304 Campus Drive, Durham, NC.
October 5, 12pm PDT: Andrea Ballestero and Brit Ross, coeditors of Experimenting with Ethnography, host a virtual event celebrating the first anniversary of their book’s publication. The event features commentary by Marilyn Strathern, Dawn Nafus, and Nikhil Anand, along with a panel of two of the book’s contributors, Patricia Alvarez Astacio and Tone Walford. This event is co-sponsored by the Ethnography Studio, the Levan Institute for the Humanities, and the Center on Science, Technology, and Public Life at USC.
October 11, 11:15 am CEST: Breathing Aesthetics author Jean-Thomas Tremblay lectures in-person about his book at the University of Copenhagen. Læderstræde 20, Lecture Hall, Copenhagen.
October 11, 7 pm PDT: Vicente L. Rafael, author of The Sovereign Trickster, joins Moon-Ho Jung to discuss colonialism, empire, late-stage capitalism, and more at an in-person event at Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA.
October 12, 12 pm PDT: Suzanne Gordon and Steve Early, authors of Our Veterans, speak in-person at the Rotary Club of Napa. 2840 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA.
October 18, 5 pm EDT: Ricky Rodriguez, author of A Kiss across the Ocean, is in virtual conversation with Alexandra Vazquez, author of The Florida Room, as part of the IASPM-US Popular Music Books in Process series.
October 19, 3:30 pm PDT: Juan Herrera, author of Cartographic Memory, gives an in-person talk entitled “Social Movement Activism and the Production of Space” sponsored by the University of California Berkeley Department of Geography. 575 McCone Hall, Berkeley.
October 20, 4 pm EDT: Elisabeth Anker, author of Ugly Freedoms, speaks in-person at Hamilton College.
October 20, 6 pm EDT: John D’Emilio, author of Memories of a Gay Catholic Boyhood, speaks at an in-person event at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute in New York City. Pre-registration is required.
October 21, 3:30 pm CDT: Darren Byler, author of Terror Capitalism, speaks in-person at the University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies. Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 E. 57th St. Chicago.
October 25, 7 pm GMT: Diana Paton and Matthew Smith, editors of The Jamaica Reader, give an in-person talk at Millennium Gallery, 48 Arundel Gate, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield. Tickets are £7 in advance and £8 at the door.
October 25-27: The Samuel DuBois Cook Center at Duke University hosts a conference inspired by the book The Pandemic Divide, edited by Gwendolyn L. Wright, Lucas Hubbard, and William A. Darity. Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club 3001 Cameron Boulevard Durham, NC.
October 26, 11 am EDT: Sami Schalk launches her new book Black Disability Politics at the Ford Foundation, 320 E 43rd St, New York City.
October 27, 4 pm EDT: Vicente L. Rafael, author of The Sovereign Trickster, gives an online lecture entitled “How Revolutionary was the Philippine Revolution?” as part of the Philippines Lecture Series at Harvard University.