Calendar of Events

April, 2019

Apr 01 - 30
2018 AUPresses Traveling Book, Jacket, and Journal Show

The 2018 Association of University Presses Traveling Book, Jacket, and Journal Show is coming to a university press near you! The Show, featuring Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City will travel to 39 university presses across the U.S. and Canada between September 2018 and June 2019. View the Show's travel schedule on the AUPresses website.

Apr 04

7:00 PM

Ming-sho Ho @ Trinity Centre for Asian Studies (Dublin)

Ming-sho Ho, author of Challenging Beijing's Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement, will speak at Trinity Centre for Asian Studies (Trinity College, Dublin) The lecture is free of charge and all are welcome. 

Where: Trinity Centre for Asian Studies, Arts Building Room 2037 Robert Emmet Theatre
Apr 04

6:30 PM

Premilla Nadasen @ the Friends Center

On April 4, at 6:30 pm, at the Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia, Premilla Nadasen will give a talk entitled, "History, Memory, and Household Worker Organizing." This event is in conjunction with the re-publication of Domesticity and Dirt by Phyllis Palmer. The event is co-sponsored by Temple University Libraries, Temple University Press, and New Century Trust.

Where: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia PA
Apr 07

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Michael Smerconish @ Sidney & Pauline Friedman Jewish Community Center

Author Michael Smerconish will speak and sign copies of Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right at the Sidney & Pauline Friedman Jewish Community Center. Please bring printed ticket for admission. All author proceeds from sale of the book benefit the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, a Philadelphia non-profit that provides social services to children who are the victims of trauma.

Where: 400 Third Ave Kingston, PA 18704
Apr 12 - 13
Scholars of Color Conference 4/12-13/19

SOCC was founded to connect diverse people across cultures and disciplines in celebration of knowledge and skills-sharing without institutional and economic barriers. Our presenters come from a variety of backgrounds and hail from local, national, and international locations, including Temple University Press's Ann-Marie Anderson, Marketing Director and Ryan Mulligan, Editor. Registration is FREE

Where: Temple University's Student Faculty Center (3340 N Broad St)
Apr 13

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Nelson Diaz @ Taller Puertorriqueño

Nelson Diaz, author of Not from Here, Not from There/No Soy de Aquí ni de Allá, will give a book talk at Taller Puertorriqueño. RSVP here.

Where: 2600 N. 5th Street Philadelphia, PA 19133
Apr 18

10:00 AM to 11:45 PM

Showden/Majic @ WPSA 2019

There will be an Author Meets Critics Roundtable at the 2019 Western Political Science Association annual conference to discuss Youth Who Trade Sex in the U.S.: Intersectionality, Agency, Vulnerability, by Carisa Showden and Samantha Majic

Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in San Diego, California
Apr 25

3:30 PM to 4:55 PM

Orr & Morel @ UAA 2019

Latino Mayors book will be the subject of a panel discussion at the Urban Affairs Association annual meeting in Los Angeles. Their book will be available to order at our booth in the exhibits room.

Where: Luskin Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA
Apr 27

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Caitlin Bruce @ PCI Library

Caitlin Bruce will be visiting the Philadelphia City Institute Library to talk about her book Painting Publics: Transnational Legal Graffiti Scenes as Spaces for Encounter on Saturday April 27 from 3:00-4:00 pm.

Where: 1905 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103