Author Events

William Pope.L
Mar 20, 2015 11:00 AM - Jun 16, 2015 8:00 PM

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
 

Multimedia artist William Pope.L whose work is featured in the recent Pope.L: Showing Up to Withhold, opens TRINKET, the the largest museum presentation of his work to date at the MOCA L.A.

See the event details at the MOCA website.
 

Apr 19, 2015 3:00 PM

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF
 

Barry Lord, author of Art & Energy: How Culture Changes (American Alliance of Museums Press), will participates in a panel discussion on energy, culture, and climate change as part of the Edinburgh Internatinal Science Fair.

For more information and to purchase tickets see the Edinburgh Festival website.
 

Apr 20, 2015 6:00 PM

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago IL, 60637

Historian Kate Brown discusses her new book Dispatches from Dystopia, an exploration of the history of "modernist wastelands" around the world, from the Chernobyl Zone of Alienation, to the blighted industrial landscapes of Elgin,IL. Eleonora Gilburd (University of Chicago) will moderate the talk.

For more information see the event description on the Seminary Co-op website.
 

Apr 21, 2015 12:00 PM

121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
 

Ilya Somin, author of The Grasping Hand: "Kelo v. City of New London" and the Limits of Eminent Domain participates in a panel on “Intellectual Property and Eminent Domain.” The other panelists are Clarisa Long (Columbia) and Greg Dolin (University of Baltimore).

See the event listing at the Washington Post.
 

Apr 22, 2015 4:00 PM

Ridgway Visitor Center
Shoenberg Theater
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
 

Retha Edens-Meier and Peter Bernhardt, co-editors of Darwin's Orchids: Then and Now will take part in a book signing at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s annual John Dwyer Public Lecture in Biology.

For more details see the Missouri Botanical Garden website.
 

Apr 22, 2015 4:30 PM

3651 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63108
 

Robin Hambleton, author of Leading the Inclusive City: Place-Based Innovation for a Bounded Planet (Policy Press), will speak on civic leadership and urban innovation followed by a panel discussion with local St. Louis city leaders and urban planning experts.

See more details and register at Eventbright.
 

Apr 22, 2015 5:00 PM

Jonsson Performance Hall
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, Texas 75080
 

Andrew Hartman, associate professor of history at Illinois State University and author of  A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars, will give a talk on cultural battles in higher education during the 80's and 90's.

For more information see the event page at the University of Texas-Dallas website.
 

Apr 24, 2015 12:00 PM

ADH Hall
Room 2232
400 S. Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607
 

Robin Hambleton will speak about his latest book on civic leadership and urban innovation: Leading the Inclusive City: Place-Based Innovation for a Bounded Planet (Policy Press).

See the event flyer.
 

Apr 25, 2015 1:45 PM

Spokane Convention Center
west campus, second floor, room 206A
334 West Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201
 

Join Diana Darke, author of My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution (Haus), alongside a panel of other western authors writing on the Middle East for a discussion about current events, culture, and the challenges and motivations behind their work.

For more information see the Get Lit! Literary Festival website.
 

Apr 28, 2015 6:00 PM

3 United Nations Plaza
44th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
New York, New York
 

Lemur Conservation Foundation remembers Dr. Alison Jolly, 1937-2014, and announces the release of Thank You Madagascar: The Conservation Diaries of Alison Jolly (Zed Books) with a signing on 28 April at the UNICEF's Danny Kaye Center at the UN Plaza on 44th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue.

Pre-launch presentation about the Ako Project from 6:00 - 7:00 PM with the book launch from 7:00 - 8:30.

For more information see the press release.
 

Apr 29, 2015 7:30 PM

5998 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles
Between Fairfax and La Cienega
(Street parking and in underground CVS lot across Pico from center, till 10 pm only)
 

Diana Darke presents her new book My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution (Haus), introduced by Syrian American journalist Samir Twair.

For more information see the Levantine Center website.
 

Apr 30, 2015 3:30 PM

at MIT
 

30 Wadsworth Street, E53-335
Cambridge, MA 02139
 

Andrea Campbell, author of Trapped in America's Safety Net: One Family's Struggle, participates in a panel on health, healthcare, and inequalities in the United States along with discussants Jonathan Gruber and Jennifer Hochschild. Presented by the MIT Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative.

For more information see the MIT Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative website.

 

Apr 30, 2015 6:00 PM

40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY, 10023
 

Victoria Tennant shares a presentation based on her new biographical account of her mother's storied career with the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, Irina Baronova and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo.

For more information see the New York Public Library website.
 

May 15, 2015 7:00 PM

155 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
 

Kevin M. Bailey, author of The Western Flyer: Steinbeck's Boat, the Sea of Cortez, and the Saga of Pacific Fisheries, will give a reading form the book.

For more information see the
Griffin Bay Bookstore events calendar.

May 21, 2015 4:00 PM

102 Fishery Sciences (Auditorium)
1122 NE Boat St, University of Washington
 

Kevin M. Bailey, author of The Western Flyer: Steinbeck's Boat, the Sea of Cortez, and the Saga of Pacific Fisheries, will give a talk titled "Of Fish and Men: The Western Flyer, John Steinbeck, Doc Ricketts, and Pacific Fisheries" for the University of Washington's School of Aquatic & Fishery Science 2015 Spring Seminar series.

For more information see the
UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Science website.

Jun 6, 2015 12:00 PM

Winton Crucible
Imperial Square
GL50 1QA
Cheltenham, England
 

Luke Rendell, co-author of The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins, joins a panel of other whale experts to discuss the extraordinary social lives of these sea creatures.

For more information and to purchase tickets see the Cheltenham Festivals website.