Book talks, exhibits, and other August events

Heat waves, vacations, and the infamous “dog days” are hardly enough to deter intrepid JHU Press authors, editors, and staff.  A bushel full of academic meetings and interesting author events appear on the August calendar, including an online book salon. Like a taste of the season’s best produce, enjoy these late summer activities and help spread the word about JHU Press events and publications:

1-4 August 2013

JHU Press exhibit — Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Orlando, FL

Conference details; JHU Press literature catalog

8 August 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Book Talk & Signing – David Vaughtvaught
After the Gold Rush: Tarnished Dreams in the Sacramento Valley
Sponsored by the Putah Creek Council
Winters Opera House/Palms Playhouse
Winters, CA

Details. Admission free, but a $25.00 donation is suggested; for information, call 530-795-3006

10 August 2013, 2:00 p.m.

Online Book Salon – Virginia M. Brennan
Free Clinics: Local Responses to Health Care Needs
FireDogLake: FDL Book Salon

11-16 August 2013

JHU Press Exhibit — 11th International Mammalogical Congress
Queens University, Belfast
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Congress details; JHU Press science catalog

22 August 2013

Book talks and signings – Daniel Kilbride
Being American in Europe, 1750-1860kilbride
Lakeside Chautauqua Lecture Series
10:30 a.m. – Lincoln, the Constitution, and Civil Rights during the Civil War
1:30 p.m. – Civility, the Union, and North-South Friendships in the Age of Sectional Conflict

Lakeside, OH

Admission: Call 866-952-5374, ext. 239

29 August – 1 September 2013

JHU Press Exhibit — American Political Science Association
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL

Conference details; JHU Press books in political science

29 August — 1 September 2013

JHU Press Exhibit — Modernist Studies Association
University of Sussex
Sussex, UK

Conference details; literature catalog