Author Events

Aug 28, 2014 12:00 PM - Jan 15, 2015 12:00 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.
 

William Pope.L
Nov 1, 2014 5:00 PM - Dec 20, 2014 10:00 PM

Addams Fine Arts Hall
University of Pennsylvania
200 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
 

Multimedia artist William Pope.L, (Pope.L: Showing Up to Withhold), will have works on display in an exhibition titled Itinerant Belongings at the at the University of Pennsylvania. An exhibition walk-through with the curators will take place on the evening of Saturday, November 1st at 5:00pm at Addams Fine Arts Hall. It will proceed to Philadelphia non-profit Slought where an opening reception will take place from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

For more information see the Slought event page.
 

Nov 23, 2014 1:30 PM

Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
 

N. D. B. Connolly, author of A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, will speak about how real estate power brokers have fostered increasing racial segregation in South Florida.

For more information see the event details at the Miami Book Fair website.
 

Nov 23, 2014 7:30 PM

155 Freeman St
Brooklyn, NY 11222
 

Josiah McElheny, coeditor of Glass! Love!! Perpetual Motion!!!: A Paul Scheerbart Reader wraps up his series of Scheerbart related film screenings and conversations at the Anthology Film Archives running from Nov. 20-22 with a final event on the 23rd at Light Industry, featuring guest filmmaker Guy Maddin.

For more information see the Light Industry website.
 

Nov 25, 2014 5:00 PM

at the University of California, Rome
 

Piazza dell'Orologio, 7
00186 Rome, Italy
 

Historian Renata Ago discusses her new book Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome with Laurie Nussdorfer and Maddalena Spagnolo in English.

For more information see the event flyer (PDF format).
 

Nov 27, 2014 6:30 PM

Old Theatre, Old Building
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
UK
 

Join sociology professor Judy Wajcman at the London School of Economics for an event marking the publication of her new book exploring technology's effects on our everyday perception and use of time, Pressed for Time: the acceleration of life in digital capitalism.

For more information see the event page at LSE website.
 

Dec 1, 2014 7:00 PM

Wyoming Building
5 East 3rd Street
New York, NY 10003
 

Art Historian and author Kaira M. Cabañas delivers a lecture "Console and Classify, Therapy and Art: Psychiatry and Modern Art in Brazil" as part of a seminar and series of events running from the 24th of November to the 4th of December featuring members the São Paulo-based initiative P.A.C.A. (Programa de Ações Culturais Autônomas, or Program for Autonomous Cultural Action).

For more information see the event page at the Goethe-Institut, New York website.
 

Dec 4, 2014 6:30 PM

132 Perry St., Suite 2B
New York, NY 10014
 

Clare E. Harris, visual anthropologist and author of Museum on the Roof of the World: Art, Politics, and the Representation of Tibet discusses the new paperback edition of her book with contemporary Tibetan artists Gonkar Gyatso and Tenzing Rigdol.

For more informsation see the Trace Foundation events calendar.
 

Dec 4, 2014 7:00 PM

4100 15th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 

Mark Payne, author of The Animal Part: Human and Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination will discuss the question “How can literary imagination help us engage with the lives of other animals?” at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle.

For more information see the event page at the Henry Art Gallery website.
 

Dec 4, 2014 8:15 PM

at the 92Y
 

Buttenwieser Hall
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
New York, NY 10128
 

Actress Victoria Tennant and Wendy Whelan, dancer with the New York City Ballet,  discuss Tennant's new biographical account of her mother's career as a ballerina in the new book Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo.

For more information see the 92Y event page.