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Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors

Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors features book talks by faculty authors from the University of Maryland. The series began in 2005 to highlight new books by faculty members from the College of Arts and Humanities. In 2007-2008 the series expanded to include all faculty members at the University of Maryland.

These free events are open to all members of the campus community as well as the general public. Each author answers questions following his or her talk and signs books, which are available for purchase. Light refreshments are served.

For more information about the series or upcoming events, contact us at lib-authorseries@umd.edu

Upcoming Events

Happiness for All?: Unequal Hopes and Lives in Pursuit of the American Dream

February 27th, 2018 from 4:30pm - 6:00pm

6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events Room

Carol Graham

A Conversation with Carol Graham, Professor, School of Public Policy


The Algerian New Novel: The Poetics of a Modern Nation, 1950-1979

March 8th, 2018 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm

6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events Room

Valerie Orlando

A Conversation with Valerie Orlando, Professor and Department Head, Department of French & Italian


Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation: Unfinished Gendered Revolutions

April 5th, 2018 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm

6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events Room

Sahar Khamis

A Conversation with Sahar Khamis, Associate Professor, Department of Communication

Past Events

View our gallery of Past Speaking of Books Events!