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Here is a list of upcoming author events at all four Busboys and Poets locations. For a complete schedule: Busboys and Poets event calendar. If you are interested in booking an event at Busboys and Poets, see Info for Authors and Publishers.

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October 2014

  Thursday, October 2
CANCELLED
Location: 14th & V
Nell Bernstein
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Campaign for Youth Justice, The New Press, Free Minds Book Club

Friday, October 3
9:30 AM -12:00 Noon
Location: 14th & V
Exploring Immigration and Identity in the K-12 Classroom with Américas Award Books: This hands-on workshop will explore issues of immigration and identity using children's literature.

 

 

Wednesday, October 8
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Helen Caldicott
Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Beyond Nuclear

 


Tuesday, October 21
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Anne Pruitt-Logan
Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe
Sponsors: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Chapter, at Howard University, Association of Black Women Historians, The Links, Inc., Arlington, VA Chapter, The National Council of Negro Women, YWCA, National Capital Area (NCA), Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets

 


Tuesday, October 28
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Rebecca Gordon
Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States
Sponsors: National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Amnesty International, Center for Victims of Torture, Church of the Brethren - Office of Public Witness, Disciples Justice Action Network, Franciscan Action Network, Islamic Society of North America, Justice and Witness Ministries, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Methodist Federation of Social Action, Witness Against Torture, TASSC, Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets

 

November 2014

Thursday, November 6
6:30-8:30 PM
Location: 14th & V
Bridgette Davis and Maxine Clair
Into the Go-Slow and Imagine This: Creating the Work You Love
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Washington D.C. Metro Chapter of the National Alumnae of Spelman College (NAASC)


Sunday, November 9
5:00-7:00 PM
Location: BloomBars
Rohini Mohan
The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War
Sponsors: Bloombars
Wednesday, November 19
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Eileen Appelbaum
Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Institute for Policy Studies' Inequality and the Common Good, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), Campaign for America's Future, Americans for Financial Reform

Thursday, November 20
8:00-9:30 PM
Location: 14th & V
Todd Miller
Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Institute for Policy Studies' Drug Policy Project, CodePink, ACLU, Witness for Peace, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES), American University's Department of Anthropology, SOA Watch, National Day Laborer Organizing Network