Author Events

Aug 28, 2014 12:14 PM - Jan 15, 2015 12:14 PM

2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington D. C. 20001
 

Rachael Sussman, author of The Oldest Living Things in the World will have photographs included in the “Imagining Deep Time” exhibit at the National Academy of Sciences.

For more information see the event description at the Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences website.
 

Recombinant Stare: a Stare Magazine Retrospective
Sep 10, 2014 6:00 PM - Sep 30, 2014 11:00 PM

1821 W Hubbard St,
Suite 302
Chicago, IL 60622
 

A selection of work from University of Chicago Press design manager and artist Mike Brehm will be shown as part of an exhibition of featuring the former staff of Stare Magazine, a publication focusing on irreverent and arresting graphic art and writing that ran from 1976-1991.

For more information see the Spudnik Press website.
 

Sep 17, 2014 10:00 AM - Nov 1, 2014 8:00 PM

547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
 

A selection of Ashley Gilbertson's photographs will be shown as part of an exhibition of  work from the staff of the New York Times Magazine.

For more information see the Aperture Gallery website.
 

Sep 17, 2014 6:00 PM

1700 H St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
 

Join University of Notre Dame Law Professors Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett for a discussion of their new book Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America.

For more information and to reserve seating see the University of Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education website.

Sep 17, 2014 6:00 PM

819 NW 2nd Avenue
Miami FL 33136
 

N.D.B. Connolly lectures on the topic of his new book A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida .

For more information and to RSVP see the event listing on the University of Miami Office of Civic and Community Engagement website.
 

Sep 18, 2014 4:00 PM - Sep 29, 2014 8:00 PM

at the Photoville installation in Brooklyn Park
 

A selection of Ashley Gilbertson's photographs from Bedrooms of the Fallen will be on display at the Photoville installation in Brooklyn Park.

For more information see the Photoville website.
 

Sep 18, 2014 5:30 PM

3720 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
 

Join University of Notre Dame Law Professors Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett for a discussion of their new book Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America.

For more information and to reserve seating see the University of Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education website.

The Getaway Car Book Launch
Sep 20, 2014 Time TBD




Levi Stahl hosts an event for The Getaway Car: A Donald Westlake Nonfiction Miscellany at an undisclosed location.


E-mail WestlakeGetawayCar@gmail.com for details and to RSVP!
 

Sep 22, 2014 7:00 PM

1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle WA 98122
 

Sep 23, 2014 11:00 AM

President's Lounge
Campion Student Center
5600 City Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19131
 

Alice Goffman will give a talk a her new book On the Road: Fugitive Life in an American City.

For more information see the event listing on the St. Joseph's University website.
 

Sep 23, 2014 6:30 PM

111 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2C7
Canada
 

Internationally known museum planner and author Barry Lord launches his new book Art & Energy with a panel discussion featuring photographer and film-maker Ed Burtynsky, the media art duo known as Public Studio, Toronto Symphony Orchestra CEO Jeff Melanson, and Jesika Briones of the innovation incubator MaRS.

Energy communications consultant John McGrath will moderate.

For more info and to register see the the Gardiner Museum website.

Sep 24, 2014 12:30 PM

Baker Trial Courtroom, 1st floor
96 Davidson Rd
Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
 

Alice Goffman will give a talk a her new book On the Road: Fugitive Life in an American City.

For more information see the event listing on the Rutgers website.
 

Sep 26, 2014 4:30 PM

University Club Faculty Room
107 S Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405
 

Join Hanneke Grootenboer, the recipient of the 2013 Kenshur Prize, for a symposium on her book Treasuring the Gaze: Intimate Vision in Eighteenth-Century British Eye Miniatures, with contributions by the author and the Prize Committee members (Erika Naginski of Harvard's Graduate School of Design and Jesse Molesworth and Kon Dierks, both of Indiana University).

For more information see the Indiana University Bloomington Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies website.
 

Sep 28, 2014 3:00 PM

at the Queen's Museum
 

New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368
 

Join Fred Turner, (author of The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties), Peder Anker, (historian of environmental sciences at NYU), and Jodi Dean, (Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hobart and William Smith Colleges), for a panel discussionSeeing the Display: Environmentalism’s Ideological Habitat.

For more information see the Queen's Museum website.
 

The Getaway Car
Sep 29, 2014 6:30 PM

58 Warren Street
New York, NY 10007
 

Join Abby Westlake, Lawrence Block, and Otto Penzler for a discussion of The Getaway Car: A Donald Westlake Nonfiction Miscellany at the Mysterious Bookshop in NYC.

More info on the Mysterious Bookshop website.

Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Family Lectures
Oct 16, 2014 5:00 PM - Nov 13, 2014 6:30 PM


Intellectual property scholar and former University of Chicago Law School Professor Lawrence Lessig will deliver the inaugural Berlin Family Lectures, beginning October 16 through November 13, 2014.

Over the course of five weeks, Lessig will discuss the theme of institutional corruption. Lessig is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.

Lectures take place at 5:00 pm at various locations on the University of Chicago campus. See the complete schedule and RSVP for updates on lecture details at the University of Chicago website.
 

Oct 6, 2014 6:30 PM

Smith Conference Room (Rudolph Hall 322)
180 York St.
New Haven, CT 06511
 

Giuliana Bruno (Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University) will lead a discussion on excerpts from her latest book Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality and Media, in which she argues that materiality is not a question of the materials themselves but rather the substance of material relations.

For more information see the Yale School of Architecture website.
 

Oct 14, 2014 10:21 AM

1256 Mass Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
 

Hillary Chute discusses and signs her new book Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists.

For more information see the events calendar at the Harvard Bookstore website.