Event Archive

An archive of previous and past events.

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

MidAmericon (Worldcon 2015)

Bartle Hall, Kansas City, MO

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17 Aug
2016

Gencon Writer’s Symposium

Indianapolis

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4 Aug
2016

Reading and Conversation with Jo Walton and Ada Palmer

Powell's Books (Portland) —

Part of Jo Walton’s book tour for the release of My Real Children, featuring a reading by Jo, a conversation about the book between Jo and Ada, and music by Ada. See […]

17 Aug
2015

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
2015