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UPCOMING EVENTS 2014-15

Tuesday, March 31

Monica Miller and Tanisha Ford Barnard; Princeton (CAAS) Intersections Working Group presents: In Conversation 201 Stanhope 4:30pm
Gerardine Wurzburg Princeton "Wretches and Jabberers" Film Screening 101 McCormick 4:30pm
Ashley Lazevnick and Ignacio González Galán Princeton MEDIA+MODERNITY Doctoral Colloquium 2015 205 East Pyne 5:00pm

Wednesday, April 1

Slavoj Žižek philosopher A Critique of Object-Oriented-Ontology and New Materialism 46 McCosh 4:30pm
Tracy K. Smith Princeton Ordinary Light: A Memoir Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Thursday, April 2

Eric Bulson Claremont Graduate U Wireless and the Invention of the Avant Garde 127 East Pyne 4:30pm
Barbara E. Borg U Exeter Reviving Tradition in Hadrianic Rome: From Incineration to Inhumation 010 East Pyne 4:30pm

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Task Force on the Future of the Humanities
As part of the University's strategic planning process, a newly formed Task Force on the Future of the Humanities has been charged with gathering data and formulating recommendations about academic initiatives and cross-campus collaborations in the humanities. We welcome comments, questions, and ideas from members of the University community.
Faculty Seminars in Historical Linguistics
The Council of the Humanities will sponsor three faculty seminars led by Timothy Barnes, Lecturer in Classics and Joshua Katz, Professor of Classics. This series of seminars convenes interested faculty for an introduction to historical and comparative linguistics.
Spring Faber Lectures
The Council of Humanities proudly announces six Eberhard L. Faber IV 1915 Memorial Fund in the Humanities lectures for Spring 2015. Thomas Laqueur (Berkeley), Leo Bersani (Berkeley), Reviel Netz (Stanford), Victoria Wohl (U Toronto), Mario Calabresi (Princeton), and John Lyons (U Virginia)
Council Names Esther Schor as Inaugural Behrman Professor
Esther Schor, a professor of English at Princeton, will become the inaugural Behrman Professor in the Council of the Humanities, beginning in spring 2016. The three-year appointment recognizes distinguished Humanities scholars and dedicated teachers from within the University community.
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