Author Events

Nov 28, 2015 10:30 AM

The Great Hall
Queen Mary University of London
E1 4NS

Katy Price, author of Loving Faster than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein's Universe, will give a talk titled “First Class Travel in Einstein’s Train” at a two day conference at Queen Mary University of London celebrating 100 years of General Relativity.

Registration is required. See the event's web page for more information.

Dec 1, 2015 2:00 PM

Randy Olson, author of Houston, We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story discusses how South Park inspired his groundbreaking framework for communicating science in a webinar hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

See the AAAS website for more information and to register.

Dec 1, 2015 4:30 PM

Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
5733 South University Ave.
Chicago IL, 60637

CRES Talks presents novelist Eduardo Lalo celebrates the publication of the new english language translation of his latest work, Simone, winner of the 2013 Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize.

See the event details on the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture website.

Dec 1, 2015 7:00 PM

65 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Join acclaimed author and poet, Peter Balakian for a discussion drawn from his new book of essays Vise  and Shadow, focusing on the Elia Kazan film that helped bring the Armenian genocide to public attention, America, America.

For more information see the event flyer at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research website.

Dec 1, 2015 8:00 PM

424 Third Avenue
11215 Brooklyn NY

Brooke Borel, author of Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World, curates an evening exploring NYC’s most infamous pests: rats, pigeons, roaches, and bed bugs.

For more information and to purchase tickets see the Morbid Anatomy Museum website.

Dec 3, 2015 6:30 PM

at MIT

Bartos Theater
20 Ames Street
Bldg. E15-070
Cambridge MA 02139

As part of the Lavine Lecture Series at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center, Giuliana Bruno will give a talk titled “Surface Tension, Screen Space.” Presented in conjunction with the List’s current exhibition, Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space.

For more informaiton see the List Visual Arts Center events calendar.

Dec 3, 2015 7:00 PM

1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

Anthony Geist discusses his recent book of translations of the late Peruvian poet Luis Hernández (1941 - 1977), The School of Solitdue: Collected Poems (Swan Isle).

For more information see the Elliott Bay Book Company events calendar.

Dec 8, 2015 3:30 PM

Room 122
1100 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637


The University of Chicago Library hosts a panel discussion highlighting the role of its Special Collections Research Center in developing content for College Dean John W. Boyer’s book, The University of Chicago: A History.

For more information and to register see the calendar of events for the University's 125th anniversary.

Dec 3, 2015 5:30 PM

Ruggles Hall
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL  60610

Robert Chaskin and Mark Joseph, discuss their new book Integrating the Inner City: Chicago Public Housing Past, Present, and Future with the Youth Advisory Council of the National Public Housing Museum, a group of CHA residents ages 14 to 21 who represent communities across Chicago.

For more information and to RSVP see the event listing on the University of Chicago Urban Network website.

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