Past Events

April 2016
Omar Musa at Spur Festival
April 7, 2016,
Toronto CA

From neuroscientists to anthropologists to Malcolm Gladwell, there’s no scarcity of theory about why people cleave to a defined . . .

Pushout launch at OSF
April 6, 2016,
New York NY

Monique W. Morris will be in conversation with Joanne N.

Steve Phillips at the Ford Foundation with Deepa Iyer
April 6, 2016,
New York NY

As we move through this polarized election season, political organizations are spending millions of dollars chasing . . .

Monique W. Morris at Busboys & Poets
April 5, 2016,
Washington DC

Join author Monique W. Morris to discuss her new book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

Book Talk & Strategy Session to End School Pushout for Black Girls in Philadelphia
April 4, 2016,
Philadelphia PA

Monique Morris shares insight from her latest book, Pushout, followed by conversation and work groups led by girls of color, advocates, . . .

Steve Phillips at the Center for Latin American Studies, UC Berkeley
April 4, 2016,
Berkeley CA

Steve Phillips will discuss his new book Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority in . . .

March 2016
Omar Musa at City Lights
March 30, 2016,
San Francisco CA

Omar Musa will read from and discuss his new novel Here Come the Dogs. A signing will follow.

The Boy Who Could Change the World at Red Emma's
March 29, 2016,
Baltimore MD

James Grimmelmann and Frank Pasquale discuss the life and work of Aaron Swartz. 

Justin Krebs at Porter Square Books
March 28, 2016,
Cambridge MA

Founding director of Living Liberally Justin Krebs will discuss his new book Blue in a Red State: A Survival Guide to Life in the Real America . . .

Sarah Shourd with PEN Prison Writing Program
March 28, 2016,
New York NY

Co-editor of Hell Is A Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement Sarah Shourd will participate in the PEN Prison Writing Program . . .

Deepa Iyer at the Asian American Federation
March 15, 2016,
New York NY

Fact: More than 54% of Asian American youth report being bullied in school and online. Be a part of the . . .

Hell Is a Very Small Place Launch with Open Society Foundations
March 15, 2016,
New York NY

Please join The New Press and Open Society Foundations for a conversation with the co-founders of Solitary Watch—Jean Casella and James . . .