November book talks, exhibits, and University Press Week

With academic meetings, book launches, and the start of holiday signings, November is a hectic month for JHU Press authors, editors, and staff.  Highlights include an all-day symposium to welcome the publication of The Story Within: Personal Essays on Genetics and Identity along with the annual celebration of University Press Week from November 11 to 16.  JHU Press celebrates in the Baltimore area with talks that week by Al Sommer (10 Lessons in Public Health), Michael Olesker (Front Stoops in the Fifties: Baltimore Legends Come of Age), and Ross Kelbaugh (Maryland’s Civil War Photographs).  So what are you and yours doing for University Press Week?


2-6 November 2013
Exhibit— American Public Health Association annual meetinggalambos
Boston, MA

We’re in Boston through Wednesday with about 13,000 public health professionals. Books on display include Noncommunicable Diseases in the Developing World; Social Networks and Popular Understanding of Science and Health, The Story Within, and The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal. We also have a full slate of journals in the health care field available for browsing, purchase, and subscription, including Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

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5 November 2013, 6:30 p.m.Mackay
Book Talk & Signing –
Bryan MacKay
A Year Across Maryland
Kaleidoscope at Roland Park Country School
Baltimore, MD
The author of the Press’s popular hiking guides discusses his new book on Maryland’s natural year. Admission: $30; call Kaleidoscope at 410-323-5500, ext. 3091; or register online.

6 November 2013, 1:00 p.m.
Author Interview
– Bryan MacKay
A Year Across Maryland
Midday with Dan Rodricks
WYPR, 88.1 FM
Baltimore, MD


6 November 2013, 6:30 p.m.patterson
Book Talk & Signing –
Ted Patterson & Dean Smith
Football in Baltimore
Sports Legends Museum
Baltimore, MD
Admission: By invitation; 410-516-6928


7 November 2013, 6:30 p.m.grauer
Book Talk & Signing –
Neil Grauer
Leading the Way: An History of Johns Hopkins Medicine
JHU’s Oydssey Program / Mini-Med School
Baltimore, MD
Admission: $98 for 8 sessions; call 410-516-8516; or register online.


9 November 2013, 8:45 a.m.patterson
Author Interview
– Ted Patterson & Dean Smith
Football in Baltimore
WBAL-TV, Channel 11
Baltimore, MD


14-16 November, 2013chopp
Exhibit – 
Association for the Study of Higher Education annual meeting
St. Louis, MO

This year, the premier association dedicated to the study of higher education meets in St. Louis, and we’ll be there with the association’s flagship journal, The Review of Higher Education, and a host of newly published books, including Remaking College, Gap Year, How Universities Work, and Presidencies Derailed.
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16 November 2013, 1:00 p.m. coddington_african_american_faces
Book Signing –
Ron Coddington
African American Faces of the Civil War and other titles
National Museum of American History
Mall Museum Store
Washington, DC
Admission: Free; information here.


20 November 2013, 1:00 p.m.osteen
Book Talk & Signing –
Mark Osteen
Nightmare Alley: Film Noir and the American Dream
Pikesville Library
Baltimore, MD
Admission: Free; 410-887-1234


21-24 November, 2013turkel comp layout.indd
Exhibit
– History of Science Society annual meeting
Boston, MA

The 2013 HSS finds us again in Beantown, this time with such new books as Isaac Beeckman on Matter and Motion, Spark from the Deep, Refrigeration Nation, and The Story Within, as well as Technology and Culture and other key journals in the field.
Information


21-24 November, 2013post
Exhibit
– American Studies Association annual meeting
Washington, DC

The  leading association for the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history meets in the nation’s capital this year and we’ll be there exhibiting the ASA official journal, American Quarterly, along with such books as Amish Quilts, Who Owns America’s Past?, Grand Central’s Engineer, and Chasing Sound.
Information


22 November 2013, 1:00 p.m.boesky
Symposium & Book Signing –
Amy Boesky and other contributors
The Story Within: Personal Essays on Genetics and Identity

This day-long interdisciplinary symposium celebrates the publication of The Story Within with roundtable discussions, a writing workshop, and a keynote, all followed by a reception and dinner.
Admission: View the schedule and register here


23 November 2013, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.patterson
Book Signing –
Ted Patterson & Dean Smith
Football in Baltimore, 2nd edition
Greetings & Readings
Hunt Valley, MD
Admission: Free; 410-771-3022.


24 November 2013, 2:00 p.m.olesker_front_stoops
Book Talk & Signing
  Michael Olesker
Front Stoops in the Fifties: Baltimore Legends Come of Age
Barnes & Noble, Owings Mills
Owings Mills, MD
Admission: Free; 410-415-5758.

25 November 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Book Talk & Signing
  Michael Olesker
Front Stoops in the Fifties:
Baltimore Legends Come of Age

Three Arts Club of Homeland
Baltimore, MD
Admission: Program for members and guests; call 410-433-1765.


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11 November 2013, 6:00 p.m.sommer
Book Talk & Signing –
Alfred Sommer
10 Lessons in Public Health
Sponosred by the Johns Hopkins Women’s Club
Mason Hall, JHU’s Homewood Campus
Baltimore, MD
Admission: 410-516-6928.


12 November 2013, 12:30 p.m.olesker_front_stoops
Hopkins Club Lunch & Lecture
 – Michael Olesker
Front Stoops in the Fifties: Baltimore Legends Come of Age
Johns Hopkins Club, JHU’s Homewood campus
Baltimore, MD
Admission: $20; members contact the Club to make reservations; non-members contact Jack Holmes at 410-516-6928 to attend as a guest.


13 November 2013, 1:00 p.m.kelbaugh
Book Talk & Signing –
Ross Kelbaugh
Maryland’s Civil War Photographs
Pikesville Library
Baltimore, MD
Admission: Free; 410-887-1234.


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2 responses to “November book talks, exhibits, and University Press Week

  1. Very nice to read through this Press blog. Am encouraged by the active program of author book signings. Stephen H. Grant

  2. brendanccoyne

    Thanks for visiting our blog, Mr. Grant. “Collecting Shakespeare” promises to be a fascinating book and we look forward to seeing it come off press this spring — and to promoting it here!