Author Events

Apr 18, 2018 7:00 PM - Apr 29, 2018 1:00 PM

at events in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco
 

Errol Morris, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker and author of many books including, most recently, his response to the work of renown philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn in The Ashtray: (Or the Man Who Denied Reality), will engage in several speaking events surrounding the publication of the book.

On Wednesday April 18 at 7:00 pm Morris discusses The Ashtray in an event at the 92Y in New York. See the page for the event at the 92Y website to purchase tickets and for more information.

On the 24th, 7:00 pm Morris will be in attendance at the historic Music Box Theater in Chicago for a discussion of his work, focusing on The Ashtray, as part of the 2018 Chicago Humanities Festival. See the CHF events calendar for tickets.

The San Francisco Bay Area Book Festival will also host Morris for several events including a screening and discussion of his film A Brief History of Time on the occasion of Stephen Hawking's recent passing. (April 27th 5:30 pm)

On Saturday April 28th 3:15 pm Morris joins UC Berkeley professor of mathematics Edward Frenkel for a discussion of The Ashtray.

And on Sunday April 29th at 11:45 am Morris interviews writer Geoff Dyer on his new book on the work of street photographer Garry Winogrand.

See the Bay Area Book Festival website for more info on each event and to purchase tickets.
 

Apr 26, 2018 5:30 PM

170 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
 

Lee Alan Dugatkin speaks about his book How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution at Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History.

See the Peabody Museum events calendar for more information.
 

Apr 26, 2018 7:00 PM

413 Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
 

Sam Rosenfeld discusses his book The Polarizers: Postwar Architects of Our Partisan Era.

See the RJ Julia Bookstore events calendar for more information.
 

Apr 26, 2018 7:00 PM

180 North 8th Street
Boise, ID 83702
 

Gary E. Machlis, former science advisor to the director of the National Park Service and coauthor with Jonathan Jarvis of The Future of Conservation in America, discusses and signs his book at Rediscovered Books in Boise.

See the Rediscovered Books events calendar for more information.
 

Apr 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Admissions and Alumni Building
901 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
 

Gary Machlis, former science advisor to the director of the National Park Service and coauthor with Jonathan Jarvis of The Future of Conservation in America, will deliver an evening guest lecture at Seattle University.

See the Seattle University events calendar for more information.
 

Apr 29, 2018 3:00 PM

at the 92Y
 

1395 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10128
 

Cellist Steven Isserlis, editor of Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians will perform with Richard Egarr, harpsichord, at the 92Y in New York.

For more information see the 92Y events calendar.
 

Apr 30, 2018 7:00 PM

1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
 

Dr. Hope Ferdowsian speaks about her new book Phoenix Zones: Where Strength Is Born and Resilience Lives at the Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle.

See the Elliott Bay Book Company events calendar for more information.
 

Apr 30, 2018 3:30 PM

Room 134, University Hall
Ruston, LA 71270
 

Join evolutionary biologist and historian of science Lee Alan Dugatkin for a discussion of his book, coauthored with Lyudmila Trut, How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution. Part of Louisiana Tech's Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Series.

For more information see the Louisiana Tech events calendar.
 

May 1, 2018 12:00 PM

William James Hall 450
33 Kirkland St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
 

Jal Mehta and Scott Davies, editors of Education in a New Society: Renewing the Sociology of Education, will give a presentation based on their new book as part of the Harvard Department of Sociology's Culture and Social Analysis Workshop.

See the Harvard Department of Sociology website for more information.
 

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