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.

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.

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 21, 2014 6:00 PM

on Think!

Bary Lord, author of Art & Energy: How Culture Changes (AAM) discusses how the expolitation of energy resources shapes artistic expression and cultural values with Krys Boyd on 90.1 KERA for the NPR program Think!

Oct 21, 2014 7:00 PM

2001 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 7520

Barry Lord, world-renowned museum planner and analyst, discusses his recent publication Art & Energy: How Culture Changes. Wine reception and book signing to follow.

This is a BCA member event, offered exclusively to the employees of BCA member companies and is free to attend, but space is limited. Please limit your registration to two tickets per person.


Oct 22, 2014 6:30 PM

17 W Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

Gary P. Nabhan, W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Arizona Southwest Center and coeditor of Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes, will be the featured speaker at the second installment of the University of Arizona’s Downtown Lecture Series.

For more information and to purchase tickets see the Lecture Series website.

William Pope.L
Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM - Oct 26, 2014 10:00 AM

3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower
75008 Paris, France

Artist William Pope.L (Pope.L: Showing Up To Withhold) will be represented by Galerie Catherine Bastide at FIAC in Paris.

For more information see the FIAC website.

Oct 24, 2014 8:30 PM

ICE Kraków Congress Center
Marii Konopnickiej 17
Kraków, Poland


Catalonian writer Jaume Cabré, author of the new collection of short stories Winter Journey (Swan Isle), will be the featured speaker in a discusion titled "Confessions. Meeting with Jaume Cabré." Moderated by: Urszula Kropiwiec, Michał Nogaś

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

Oct 24, 2014 5:00 PM

1120 N. Ashland Avenue
3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60622

Artist Josiah McElheny, coeditor of Glass! Love!! Perpetual Motion!!!: A Paul Scheerbart Reader opens new exhibition at the Corbett vs. Dempsey Gallery titled Dusty Groove.

For more information see the Corbett Vs. Dempsey Gallery website.

Oct 30, 2014 6:00 PM

Gest Center 101
370 Lancaster Avenue
Haverford, PA 19041

Bruce Lincoln, Caroline E. Haskell Professor of Divinity at the University of Chicago and author of Religion, Empire, and Torture: The Case of Achaemenian Persia, with a Postscript on Abu Ghraib, will be the featured speaker at the senior seminar of the Religious Studies departments at Haverford, Swarthmore, and Bryn Mawr colleges.

For more information see the event listing on the Haverford College 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 3, 2014 7:30 PM

1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Join Mary O'Hara, author of Austerity Bites: A Journey to the Sharp End of Cuts in the UK (Policy Press) for a conversation with journalist and author Rose Aguilar on the impact of austerity measures implemented by the UK government following the crash of 2008.

For more information see the Kepler's Books website.

Nov 7, 2014 2:00 PM

Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198

Marian Feldman, author of Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant, will give a talk as part of the Museum's two day public symposium accompanying the new Assyria to Iberia exhibition.

For more information see the Metropolitan Mueseum of Art website.

Nov 11, 2014 6:00 PM

20 Cooper Square
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10003

Catherine R. Stimpson, co-author of Critical Terms for the Study of Gender discusses how gender systems pervade and regulate human lives for NYU's Great New Books in the Humanities lecture series.

For more information and to register for the event see the Humanities Initiative events page.

Nov 15, 2014 3:00 PM

1120 N. Ashland Avenue
3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60622

Co-editor Josiah McElheny will hold a book signing for Glass! Love!! Perpetual Motion!!!: A Paul Scheerbart Reader, alongside the gallery's exhibition of McElheny's current work, Dusty Groove.