Event Archive

An archive of previous and past events.

Jo Walton Reading with Singing

Seminary Co-op Bookstore (Chicago) —

A reading from Jo Walton’s Thessaly series, with singing by Ada Palmer. See details.

16 Mar

Gencon Writer’s Symposium

Indianapolis

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4 Aug

MidAmericon (Worldcon 2015)

Bartle Hall, Kansas City, MO

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17 Aug

Pandemonium Books Tor Author Event

Pandemonium Books, 4 Pleasant St, Cambridge, MA 02139 — 6 PM

Massive multi-author Tor event at Pandemonium Books in Cambridge MA, featuring myself, Scott Lynch, Elizabeth Bear, Max Gladstone, Charlie Stross, Fran Wilde, and Jo Walton. We’re going to play a group […]

16 Feb

Boskone 2017

Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston

Boskone 2017 in Boston, including a half-hour “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, and panels including “Why Libraries are (Still) Important,” “Poetry and Performance,” “Words Have More Than […]

17 Feb

Neighborhoods of the World Italian Festival

Navy Pier, Chicago — 12:00 to 2 PM

I will do a hands-on presentation on the history of printing at the Italy festival on Chicago’s Navy Pier, featuring real examples of antique books and manuscripts that you can touch […]

5 Mar

Launch Event for “Seven Surrenders”

57th Street Books, Hyde Park, Chicago — 6:00 PM

A public launch celebration for “Seven Surrenders” featuring a dialog between myself and the excellent scholar/critic David M. Perry, hosted at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park, here in Chicago.

7 Mar

Pre-RSA Gallery Reception “Tensions in Renaissance Cities”

Special Collections, Regenstein Library, University of Chicago Campus — 12:00

A public reception for our Special Collections exhibit “Tensions in Renaissance Cities” organized by myself and a group of U Chicago and Northwestern students, plus SIFK postdoc Stuart McManus. Leading up to […]

29 Mar

Renaissance Society of America Conference Chicago

Palmer House Hotel, Chicago

At the annual Renaissance Society of America Conference, taking place in Chicago this year, I will present a paper on “The Humanist Roots of Enlightenment Radical Religion Seen through Renaissance […]

30 Mar