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Events Archive

Author Syl Ko Speaking in Brooklyn

Syl Ko, co-author of Aphro-ism will be speaking at an event at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in Brooklyn on December 9th called Beyond Binaries: Towards New Constructs of Personhood and Gender.

Martin Rowe to Speak About Jo-Anne McArthur's Photographs at NYU

Lantern Publisher and author Martin Rowe will be giving a lecture at NYU on Thursday, November 16 at 6:20pm to a class called "The Animal Turn in Literature" taught by Professors Una Chaudhuri and Yanoula Athanassakis. He will be speaking about the work of photojournalist and author Jo-Anne McArthur and how she communicates about animals with the composition of her photographs. You can view a similar talk here.

Compassion Arts & Culture and Animals Festival

Compassion Arts and Culture & Animals Foundation present the Compassion Arts Festival happening on October 21 & 22. The festival will include many artists and scholars including two Lantern authors, Jo-Anne McArthur and Martin Rowe. You can learn more and buy tickets here.

Author Pythia Peay speaks at Woman's National Democratic Club

Pythia Peay, author of America on the Couch, is speaking at the Woman's National Democratic Club in Washington D.C. on October 17th. She will talk about her book and speak with Diane Perlman, discussing why America elected Donald Trump as President. You can learn more here.

Lantern at Sanctuary conference

Lantern will be at Sanctuary: Reflecting on Refuge a conference about care and purpose at farmed animal sanctuaries, which will be held at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT on September 29-30. Authors Lori Gruen and pattrice jones are both helping to organize the event and will also be speaking. Will will have their books and others for sale.

Lantern at Hudson Valley Veg Fest

Lantern will be at this year's Hudson Valley Veg Fest. It will be in Poughkeepsie, NY on September 23rd & 24th from 10am-6pm.

Lantern Authors at the Toronto Veg Fest

The Veg Food Fest, presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association, is happening this weekend from September 8-10. Several of our authors will be speaking including, Carol J. Adams, Jo-Anne McArthur, and Bruce Friedrich. You can see the full schedule here.

Lantern at the Animal Rights National Conference

We will be at the 2017 Animal Rights National Conference this year, which is happening right outside of Washington D.C. from August 3-6. We will be selling books and some of our authors will be speaking including, Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, Nick Cooney, Karen Davis, Bruce Friedrich, Melanie Joy, Lisa Kemmerer, Tobias Leenaert, Jo-Anne McArthur, Virginia Messina, Victoria Moran, Ingrid Newkirk, and Martin Rowe. See the full speaker list here.

Lantern authors at the Vegetarian Summerfest

The Vegetarian Summerfest is happening this year at the University of Pittsburg Johnstown from July 5-9. Several of our authors will be speaking including, Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, Sherry Colb, Mylan Engel, Michael Greger, Virginia Messina, Victoria Moran, and Hillary Rettig. See the full speaker list here.

Aph and Syl Ko Discussing Aphro-ism in Baltimore

Aph and Syl Ko, authors of our newest book, Aphro-ism, will be at Red Emma's Bookstore in Baltimore, MD on June 24th. They will be discussing the book, answering questions, and signing copies.

Bay Area Book Festival

Alycee Lane, author of Nonviolence Now!, will be at the upcoming Bay Area Book Festival on Sunday, June 4th.

The Sexual Politics of Meat Exhibition

The Sexual Politics of Meat Exhibition will be at The Animal Museum from February 25-April 30. Our book, The Art of the Animal, serves as the exhibition catalogue for this exhibit, which features fourteen women artists whose work has been inspired by the eco-feminist Carol J. Adams.

Lori Gruen to Speak at Animal Encounters Conference

Lori Gruen, author of our book Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals, is a keynote speaker at Animal Encounters: Human-Animal-Contacts in the Arts, Literature, Culture, and the Sciences, a conference taking place November 25-27 at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in the Department for German and Comparative Studies.

NYC Premiere of The Promise

The NYC premiere of The Promise is taking place on November 13th at the IFC Center. This film follows the investigation of a brutal murder and the high-profile trial of Lantern author Jens Söring. Discover dark family secrets and the complexities and issues with the American justice system. Click here to find out more and buy tickets.

Watch The Promise at Upcoming Film Festivals

The Promise has been selected for several film festivals. This film follows the investigation of a brutal murder and the high-profile trial of Lantern author Jens Söring. Discover dark family secrets and the complexities and issues with the American justice system. It will be shown at the Virginia Film Festival, the Denver Film Festival, DOC NYC, and the IDFA Masters selection.

DAR Library's free Author Lecture Series: Pythia Peay

Pythia peay, author of our book American Icarus, is part of the DAR Library’s free Author Lecture Series. Learn more about the topic of her talk here. The lecture is on November 5, from 1-2pm in Washington, DC and you can register here.

Meat, Climate Change and Food Activism in China: A Screening and Discussion

Join us, along with Brighter Green and Satya Magazine, for the New York City premiere of the documentary film “Six Years On,” the sequel to “What’s for Dinner?,” a riveting film about meat consumption in China and its costs. Click here to find out more!

The Africa Network for Animal Welfare

Join us, along with Brighter Green and Satya Magazine, for a conversation with three members of the Nairobi-based Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW), which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2016: executive director/co-founder Josphat Ngonyo, wildlife scientist and director of public affairs Kahindi Lekalhaile and board chair Ambassador Nehemiah Rotich. Click here to find out more!

Ruth Lauer-Manenti Book Signing
Ruth Lauer-Manenti, author of our book Fell in Her Hands, is going to be celebrating the launch of this book with a reading, Q&A, and book signing at Jivamukti Yoga, on October 6th.

Lisa Kemmerer to speak in Europe
Lisa Kemmerer, author of our book Call to Compassion: Religious Perspectives on Animal Advocacy, co-authored by Anthony J. Nocella, is going on a tour to speak about animal liberation and ecofeminism in Europe. She will be in the UK, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, and Italy during the month of September. Check out her Facebook for more information.

Zoe Weil at 11 Days of Global Unity Tele-summit
Zoe Weil, author of our book The World Becomes What we Teach, is going to be speaking at 11 Days Global Unity Tele-summit, taking place September 11th-21st.

Alex Lockwood's The Pig in Thin Air: July Events
Alex Lockwood, author of the latest in our {bio}graphies series, The Pig in Thin Air, will be at the following places for meet and greets and talks; Vegan Haven food store in Seattle on Tuesday July 12th, Phinney Books in Seattle on Wednesday July 13th, Village Books in Bellingham, WA on Monday July 18th, First Unitarian Church in Portland, with Gene Baur on Thursday July 21st, and Nice Shoes, a vegan shoe store in Vancouver on Monday July 25th.

Lori Gruen at the Animaladies Conference
Lori Gruen, author of our book Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals, is the keynote speaker at the Animaladies conference, which will explore the cultural connections between madness, species, race, and gender. The conference is taking place July 11-12 at the University of Sydney, Australia. For more information or to register, visit the website.

Check out our authors at the Animal Rights National Conference
The Animal Rights National Conference is happening this year on July 7th-10th in Los Angeles, CA. Several Lantern authors will be speaking including, Nick Cooney, Karen Davis, Bruce Friedrich, Melanie Joy, Lisa Kemmerer, Ingrid Newkirk, and Kim Stallwood.

Check out our booth at the Animal Rights National Conference
The Animal Rights National Conference is happening this year on July 7th-10th in Los Angeles, CA. Make sure to stop by our booth where you can meet author Kim Stallwood during all four days and artist Patricia Denys on the 10th.

Vegetarian Summerfest
The Vegetarian Summerfest is happening this summer from July 6-10 in Johnstown, PA. Several of our authors will be speaking there including: Carol J. Adams, Sherry F. Colb, Mylan Engel Jr., Victoria Moran, and Kerrie Saunders, MS, LLP, PhD.

Alex Lockwood's The Pig in Thin Air: June Events
Alex Lockwood, author of the latest in our {bio}graphies series, The Pig in Thin Air, will be at the Yorkshire Vegan Festival in Leeds on Saturday, June 18. Lockwood will also speak at the ONCA Gallery in Brighton on Wednesday, June 1 at 6pm and at the Bournemouth Vegan Fair on June 25 and 26.

Shin Pond Summer Retreat Program
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) runs the Shin Pond Summer Retreat Program in Maine and is looking for interested parties to apply for a residency at the property, which is open between July 1 and October 3, 2016. You can find more info here.

'With their skins on them, and…their souls in them': Towards a Vegan Theory
Alex Lockwood, author of The Pig in Thin Air, the latest in our {bio}graphies series, will be speaking at Towards a Vegan Theory, an interdisciplinary humanities conference taking place at Oxford University on Tuesday, May 31.

“Animal Studies–An Introduction” online course at Harvard’s Summer School
Harvard’s Summer School will offer Animal Studies–An Introduction as an online course. The deadline for registration is May 16 and you can find course and registration info here.

Alex Lockwood at the Newcastle Vegan Festival & Other May Events
Alex Lockwood, author of the latest in our {bio}graphies series, The Pig in Thin Air, will be at the Newcastle Vegan Festival on Saturday, April 7. You can also find him at the North East Vegan Festival in Sunderland on Sunday, May 15. For additional May book tour events, please visit his website.

Alex Lockwood Coming to Manchester's Northern Vegan Festival
Alex Lockwood, author of the latest in our {bio}graphies series, The Pig in Thin Air, will be at the Northern Vegan Festival on Saturday, April 23 in Manchester. Lockwood will also be in Newcastle on Wednesday, March 30 at 7pm at The Literary Salon in Bar Loco, and on April 15 at 6:30pm at Ampersand Inventions.

Entangled Empathy Book Symposium at the APA Pacific Division Meeting
Lori Gruen, author of our book, Entangled Empathy, will be speaking at the upcoming American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific Division Meeting in San Francisco. The Entangled Empathy Book Symposium will be chaired by Shelley Wilcox of San Francisco State University. Read the event program here, and register here.

On Art and Animals: A Conversation with Valentina Sonzogni and Janell O’Rourke

How has the animal body—whether whole or in parts—been envisioned in art through the ages and in contemporary culture? How might it be seen in contemporary art, beyond the sensationalism of Damien Hirst or the reductiveness of viral cat memes? Join us as Italian culture and art historian Valentina Sonzogni and Janell O’Rourke, artist and co-founder of ArtAnimalAffect, explore their work imag(in)ing and reflecting on the human–animal relationship in and through the mirror of art.

Click here for more information.

Earth in the Balance: Environmental Activism & Social Change in Brazil & China

Join us for a conversation with Myanna Lahsen and Zhu Qing, a scholar in Brazil and an activist in China, working from different entry points on climate change, environmental protection, animal agriculture, knowledge politics, and successful strategies for social impact. They will describe their current work and explore avenues for active collaboration spanning Brazil, China, and the U.S.

Click here for more information.

The World Peace Diet at the Brighton VegFest
Will Tuttle, author of our book The World Peace Diet, will be giving presentations on veganism and compassionate living at this year's Brighton VegFest. For more of Will Tuttle's upcoming talks, please visit his website.

Angela Singer Featured in Taxidermy Art Exhibition
The work of artist Angela Singer, contributor to our book The Art of the Animal, will be featured in Taxidermy, Art, and the Animal Question: A Symposium at Brown University.

The Long View
Join Satya Magazine for it's launch of The Long View at MooShoes NYC. Lantern authors Matt Ball, Karen Davis, Martin Rowe, Lori Gruen, Lisa Kemmerer, and Kim Stallwood are included in the volume.

A Conversation about Conservation in Eastern and Central Africa
Lantern Books and Brighter Green are delighted to invite you to an in-depth discussion on conservation, development, and the protection of animals and local communities in Central and Eastern Africa with three experts in the field: Jean Kim Chaix, Josphat Ngonyo, and Ambassador Nehemiah Rotich. 6:00 p.m. 371 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Tampa VegFest
Jo-Anne McArthur will be showing The Ghosts in Our Machine and discussing We Animals at the Tampa VegFest, so be sure to come by!

Malaprops Reading
Laura Wright, contributor to Defiant Daughters, and Carol J. Adams, who wrote the foreword, will be presenting Laura's new book in North Carolina. The Art of the Animal will also be available!

The Spooky Truth About Dairy
Join Elise Desaulniers, author of Cash Cow, and Gene Baur, head of Farm Sanctuary, for a conversation about the dairy industry in North America. Moderated by Mia MacDonald of Brighter Green. Free, with snacks provided.

Sexual Politics Brasil
Carol J. Adams will be participating in Brasil VegFest this year in Recife!

Brooklyn Book Festival
We'll be at the festival again celebrating the event's tenth year. Come to our borough and say hello!

Where Spirit and Action Meet
Alycee Lane, author of Nonviolence Now!, will participate in a panel at ABC Home about the role of Buddhism and spirituality in the struggle for racial justice. Thich Nhat Hanh was instrumental in Dr. King's decision to speak out against the Vietnam War. When Dr. King was assassinated, Thich Nhat Hanh vowed to redouble his efforts to build the Beloved Community they had discussed together and to continue teaching the importance of "being peace" in the non-violent struggle for peace and justice. This event is part of the Miracle of Mindfulness Tour.

Toronto Veg Fest
Élise Desaulniers will be unveiling the new English edition of Cash Cow at this free three day festival of vegan food.

Unitarian-Universalist New Vegan
Contributors Beth and Daniel Redwood will be presenting Letters to a New Vegan at the blessing of the animals service in Salem, OR. The national Unitarian-Universalist association adopted a Statement of Conscience several years ago that encourages members to reduce or eliminate animal products in order to better care for the "interdependent web of all existence.”

Animal Rights Conference
Join Lantern in Washington D.C. for the annual animal rights conference.

Death and Letting Go
Ellen Tadd, author of The Wisdom of the Chakras, will be leading a workshop on dealing with death at Twisted Trunk Yoga in NYC.

Art of the Animal Launch
Beautiful art book The Art of the Animal will have its launch at the Animal Publics conference in Melbourne.

The Seed
Yep, we'll be at The Seed in Brooklyn with our pals Vegan Publishers.

National Animal Rights Day
Stop by Union Square and visit Lantern's table (and see Charles Patterson, author of Eternal Treblinka, speak).

Left Forum
Visit us at the Left Forum with our friends from VINE Sanctuary, including pattrice jones, author of The Oxen at the Intersection.

The Unknown Face of Islam
Come have Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer sign her new book about Circassians at Book Expo America!

Trust Your Heart in Alaska
Michael Aanavi, author of The Trusting Heart, will be reading and signing books at Barnes & Noble in Anchorage.

Baltimore Veg Fest
Stop by and chat with Jo-Anne McArthur, author of We Animals, at the Lantern table at the Baltimore Veg Fest!

Sistah Vegan Conference 2015
How do veganism and the Black Lives Matter movement intersect? Breeze Harper, author of Sistah Vegan, has organized this online webinar/conference for people to discuss how to successfully work in both movements.

Stories of Love and Liberation
Jo-Anne McArthur will be talking about We Animals with the Cornell Vegan Society for "Earth Month."

Queering Animal Liberation
pattrice jones of VINE Sanctuary and author of Aftershock and The Oxen at the Intersection will be presenting at Vassar College. Click here for details.

Veggie Pride Parade in NYC
Join us at the Veggie Pride Parade this coming Sunday!

Lori Gruen at SculptureCenter
Lori Gruen, author of Entangled Empathy, will be discussing the artwork of Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook with Arnika Fuhrmann at SculptureCenter in Long Island City.

NYC Veg Food Festival
Yeah, we'll be at the Vegetarian Food Festival, and we hope to see you there!

Justice for All?
pattrice jones, author of the {bio}graphies title The Oxen at the Intersection, will be speaking at this event, along with Sunaura Taylor, contributor to the forthcoming The Art of the Animal and 2013's Defiant Daughters.

Lori Gruen, author of Entangled Empathy, will be talking about "Empathy beyond the Human" at Whitman College's Global Studies Symposium.

Running, Eating, Thinking Radio
Three contributors to Running, Eating, Thinking (Lisette Oropesa, Martin Rowe, and JL Fields) will be on Main Street Vegan radio.

Defiant Daughters Is VSDC Book Club Choice
The Vegetarian Society of DC Book Club will discuss Defiant Daughters at its meet-up. See here for more details.

Forthcoming Books for the New Year
The right way to start your year: with Changing the Game by Norm Phelps, and Entangled Empathy by Lori Gruen!

pattrice jones Presents The Oxen
pattrice will be discussing The Oxen at the Intersection, the latest in our {bio}graphies series, at Next Chapter Bookstore in Barre, VT.

Terrorization Event Week
Vassar Animal Rights Coalition is sponsoring a full week of presentations and discussions on The Terrorization of Dissent, and features Jason Del Gandio. (Nov. 16-22)

Tanzania Networking
Bill Hatcher will be discussing The Marble Room with Her Excellency Liberata Mulamula, Ambassador of Tanzania, in Denver. The event is open to the public.

Growl with BVS
Join Kim Stallwood and the Boston Vegetarian Society for a discussion of Growl over dinner at Grasshopper Restaurant.

Our own Martin Rowe, editor of Running, Eating, Thinking, is running his first ultramarathon. Wish him stamina and luck: we need him back next week!

Stallwood and Maine Animal Coalition
Kim Stallwood will be discussing Growl at an event in Portland, Maine sponsored by the Maine Animal Coalition, University of Southern Maine's Women and Gender Studies Program, and Maine Friends of Animals.

Stallwood at Red Emma's
Kim Stallwood will be reading from Growl at Red Emma's in Baltimore.

REAL Growl
Kim Stallwood will be interviewed about Growl by Caryn Hartglass on The Progressive Radio Network.

Growl at Grindcore
Kim Stallwood will be Growl-ing at Grindcore House in Philadelphia. Don't miss it!

Ecofeminism, Animal Rights, and Intersectionality
Carol Adams and Lori Gruen will be releasing their new book Ecofeminism at Bluestockings in NYC, and have invited Kim Stallwood (Growl) and pattrice jones (The Oxen at the Intersection) to join them. The conversation will surely be rich and lively!

Martin Rowe on Vegan Food Chat
Our own Martin Rowe will be answering compassionate publishing questions via Twitter with Vegan Food Chat.

Growling in America
Kim Stallwood kicks off the Growl U.S. book tour at NYU.

Namulundah Florence at BookCourt
Please join Namulundah Florence for the launch of her book Wangari Maathai: Visionary, Environmental Leader, Political Activist at BookCourt in Brooklyn.

Will Tuttle at the Boston Veg Fest
Will Tuttle will be presentingWorld Peace Diet at the fabulous gathering we call Boston Veg Fest.

Growl at Edge Hill Uni
Hear Kim Stallwood speak about his new book Growl at the launch of the Centre for Human Animal Studies at Edge Hill Uni.

Lantern is proud to again be participating in the Catskill Animal Sanctuary Shindig, a full day of food, animals, fun, and books!

Yes, it's true: Lantern Books will be at Chicago VeganMania.

Stallwood at Manchester Metropolitan Uni
Kim Stallwood, "animal witness," speaks about Growl in Manchester.

Veg Fest UK
Kim Stallwood will be speaking about Growl at 4 p.m. at VegFest Don't miss it, Londoners!

Lantern turns 15!
Join us for our 15th birthday celebration and launch of Running, Eating, Thinking at Book Court, 6:30 p.m.

People's Climate March
Publishers are not an official contingent, but that's not stopping us from participating in the People's Climate March. If you're anywhere near NYC, we hope to see you there!

Brooklyn Book Festival
You bet we'll be at the annual Brooklyn Book Festival! Come see us in our home borough.

Sanctuary Fundraiser
Join us this Saturday in Coxsackie, NY for a fundraiser for Catskill Animal Sanctuary.

Terrorization of Dissent Book Launch
Join contributors Sarahjane Blum, Carol Glasser, Anthony Nocella, David Pellow, and Aaron Zellhoefer at Boneshaker Books to discuss the AETA and The Terrorization of Dissent.

National Weekend of Action Against the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act
People around the country are reading The Terrorization of Dissent and Muzzling a Movement and getting active to protect activists from trumped up terrorism charges. Find out what's happening near you, or organize your own event.

The Seed NYC
Come visit the Lantern table and get your copy of Running, Eating, Thinking signed at The Seed!

Lantern at AR2014
We'll be at the animal rights conference in L.A. Come and browse our new books!

July Jamboree
We'll be participating in Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary's July Jamboree, hanging with animals, listening to music, eating, and bringing our books to you.

Vegetarian Summerfest
Carol Adams, Patti Breitman, Sherry Colb, Karen Davis, Michael Greger, Victoria Moran, and Kerrie Saunders will all be presenting at this year's Vegetarian Summerfest!

Taking Action for Animals
Matt Ball, author of The Accidental Activist, Nick Cooney, author of Change of Heart and Veganomics, and Bruce Friedrich, co-author with Matt of The Animal Activist's Handbook, will be presenting at HSUS's annual conference.

Animal Rights and the Left
Join Karen Davis, author of The Holocaust and the Handmaid's Tale, and pattrice jones, author of The Oxen at the Intersection, for a discussion of why animal activism is often not taken seriously by activists for other causes.

Bristol VegFest
Kim Stallwood, author of Growl, will be presenting at Bristol VegFest (U.K.).

Sherry Colb on Go Vegan Radio
Hear Sherry Colb, author of Mind If I Order the Cheeseburger?, on Go Vegan Radio.

Shelter at Heartspring
Rebecca Haid, one of the authors of Second Shelter, will be presenting at the parents' conference and workshop at The Heartspring School in Wichita. Contact Kristina Baker for more info (800-835-1043).

Chakra Workshop
Ellen Tadd, author of The Wisdom of the Chakras, is running a workshop at Virayoga Studio in NYC.

A Rising Tide of Silence
The new film about Fr. Thomas Keating is opening in NYC. Watch the trailer, and watch for his forthcoming book this spring.

We Animals Exhibit
The National Museum of Animals & Society will be having a We Animals photo exhibit in Los Angeles April 5 through the 27th. Martin Rowe will be reading from The Polar Bear in the Zoo as part of the introduction.

Veggie Pride Parade
Join Lantern at the annual NYC Veggie Pride Parade.

Cheeseburger Book Club
The Pittsburgh Vegan Meetup's book club has invited author Sherry Colb to join them when they discuss her book Mind If I Order the Cheeseburger?.

McArthur at Pages Festival
Jo-Anne McArthur will be speaking about We Animals and The Ghosts in Our Machine (film) at the Pages Festival in Toronto.

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
Come visit Lantern at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival!

McArthur at Humane Society
Jo-Anne McArthur will be presenting We Animals at the Ottowa Humane Society.

We Animals Book Launch
Jo-Anne McArthur will be reading and signing copies of We Animals February 8th at Bello Bio restaurant in Toronto at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from food and book sales will benefit Snooters Sanctuary.

Film Screening: Island of Lemurs
A preview of the film featuring Patricia Wright, author of High Moon Over the Amazon, and benefiting Centre ValBio, will be showing February 1 in NYC, at the Lincoln Square IMAX theater. Buy tickets here.

Albany Veg Festival
Saturday, November 16
Polish Community Center
225 Washington Ave. Ext.
Albany, NY
Catch up with Sherry Colb, author of Mind If I Order the Cheeseburger? at the Albany Veg Fest.

The Ghosts in Our Machine
Friday, November 8
Village East Cinema
New York City
The Ghosts in our Machine, the film that features Jo-Anne McArthur and We Animals, is premiering in NYC.

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