The Book Scene Presents When America Fell Silent Book Signing by Houston On-Air Radio Personality Freddy Cruz

The Book Scene Bookstore 1820 W. 43rd St., Houston, TX

The Book Scene will host Houston on-air radio personality and author Freddy Cruz for a book signing and discussion. Freddy Cruz is a Houston author and on-air radio personality who recently published his first novel titled When America Fell Silent. Cruz’s novel, a fictional dystopian political thriller, is about retired Navy SEAL Hayden Randall who …

Free

Mo Rocca: Mobituaries- An Afternoon Book Signing & Interview with Ernie Manouse

Julia Ideson Building 550 McKinney St., Houston, TX

Beloved humorist and CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca delivers Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Retelling, an entertaining and rigorously researched celebration of the dead people (and things) of the past who have long fascinated him. Inspired by his #1 hit podcast of the same name, the book includes all new essays on artists, entertainers, sports …

$25 – $30

WORLD CONGRESS ON MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Theme: Scrutinizing Latest Approaches in the Sphere of Materials Science and Engineering Conference Brochure | Submit Abstract | Scientific Sessions Herald Meetings LLC takes pleasure in inviting the scientific community across the globe to attend the World Congress on Materials Science and Engineering during August 26 - 27, 2020 at Prague, Czech Republic around the …

$599

Join us for a Conversation with Bestselling Nonfiction Writer and Feminist Activist Dr. Naomi Wolf.

online United Kingdom, London

Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, New York Times bestselling nonfiction writer and feminist activist Dr. Naomi Wolf will share her recent book, Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love. Outrages explores the history of state-sponsored censorship and violations of personal freedoms through the inspiring, forgotten history of one writer’s refusal …

Free

Recurring

REELpoetry/HoustonTX

REELpoetry is a dynamic 5 day curated international festival featuring collaborations among filmmakers, poets, musicians and artists to create short poemfilms and videopoetry, REELpoetry screens short pieces from 26 countries and 67 creatives including 13 from Texas. Networking opportunities in real time each day, interactive workshops, talks, Q&A Tickets are Give-What-You-Can.

Give What You Can

ReadOut Festival of Lesbian Literature

Virtual Event via Zoom

The LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport Library in Gulfport, Florida presents ReadOut 2021: A Festival of Lesbian Literature, held virtually through Zoom on February 26-28, 2021. This free festival will feature leading lesbian authors and is open to an international audience. The LGBTQ Resource Center is proud to once again bring back this annual …

Free

Brian Greene Livestream

The Progressive Forum Website

World-renowned theoretical physicist to discuss his book, Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe, in a half-hour interview with Progressive Forum president Randall Morton. Don’t miss this discussion of the ultimate story: The beginning of the universe to the end; the evolution of stars; cellular life; …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Writer and Historian Lisa Sigel

Zoom https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/j/99218982071?pwd=Ukdac2NrVzk4bUVQYkFycWVka0V0dz09, Houston, TX

Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Lisa Sigel will discuss her book, The People’s Porn: A History of Handmade Pornography in America. About The People’s Porn The first history of American handmade and homemade pornography, The People’s Porn offers the backstory to the explosion of amateur pornography on the web. In doing …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Michael Nava

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, July 28 2021 at 6:30 PM EST for a ZOOM conversation with author Michael Nava. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Michael will discuss his most recent novel, Lies with Man. About Lies with Man In Nava’s latest novel featuring lawyer Henry Rios, it is 1986 in Los …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Activist and Writer Minnie Bruce Pratt

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Thursday, August 5 2021 at 6:30 pm EST for a ZOOM Conversation with activist and writer Minnie Bruce Pratt. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Minnie Bruce Pratt will discuss her poetry book, Magnified. About Magnified This collection of love poems draws us into the sacred liminal space that …

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A ZOOM Conversation with Professor of Portuguese and Writer Steven F. Butterman

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 6:30 pm EST for a ZOOM Conversation with Professor and Author Steven F. Butterman Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Steven Butterman will discuss his book, Queering and Querying the Paradise of Paradox: LGBT Language, New Media and Visual Cultures in Modern Day Brazil. …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Rabih Alameddine

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Rabih Alameddine. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Alameddine will discuss his latest book, The Wrong End of the Telescope.  The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and password …

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A ZOOM Conversation with Author Leslie Cohen

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Leslie Cohen. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Leslie will discuss her latest book, The Audacity of a Kiss. The event is free, open to the public, and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Adam Zmith

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Adam Zmith. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Adam will discuss his latest book, Deep Sniff: A History of Poppers and Queer Futures. The event is free, open to the public, and conducted via ZOOM. Upon …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Sarah Schulman

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Sarah Schulman. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Sarah will discuss his latest book, LET THE RECORD SHOW: A Political History of ACT UP, New York 1987-1993. The event is free, open to the public, and …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author and Historian Jeffrey H. Jackson

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author and historian Jeffrey H. Jackson. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Jackson will discuss his latest book, Paper Bullets. The event is free, open to the public, and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Cultural Critic Allen Ellenzweig

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with cultural critic Allen Ellenzweig. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Allen will discuss his latest book, George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye. The event is free, open to the public, and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Professor of Portuguese and Writer Steven F. Butterman

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm EST for a ZOOM Conversation with Professor and Author Steven F. Butterman Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Steven Butterman will discuss his book, Queering and Querying the Paradise of Paradox: LGBT Language, New Media and Visual Cultures in Modern Day Brazil. …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Aaron Lecklider

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, April 6 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Aaron Lecklider. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Aaron will discuss Love’s Next Meeting: The Forgotten History of Homosexuality and the Left in American Culture. The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM. …

Free

Leading Neuroscientist David Eagleman

Congregation Emanu El 1500 Sunset Blvd., Houston

One of the world’s leading science communicators, Stanford University neuroscientist and best-selling author David Eagleman, will discuss his latest book about brain plasticity, Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain, at The Progressive Forum on Thursday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. CT. All ticket buyers attending will receive a free copy of Livewired. The …

$45 – $150

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Robert Jones Jr.

Online Event

Join us on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Robert Jones, Jr.. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Robert will discuss The Prophet. The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and password will be automatically emailed …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Derritt Mason

Virtual Event via Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm EST for a ZOOM Conversation with Author Derritt Mason. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Derritt Mason will discuss his book, Queer Anxieties of Young Adult Literature and Culture. The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM. Upon …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Robert Jones Jr.

Online Event

Join us on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Robert Jones, Jr.. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Robert will discuss The Prophet. The event is free, open to the public and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and password will be automatically emailed …

Free

A ZOOM Conversation with Author Nawaaz Ahmed

Online Event

Join us on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm for a ZOOM conversation with author Nawaaz Ahmed. Presented in conversation with SNMA Executive Director Hunter O’Hanian, Nawaaz will discuss his latest book, Radiant Fugitives. The event is free, open to the public, and conducted via ZOOM. Upon registering a link and password will be …

Free
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