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Friday, October 24

Churchland, Prelec, Rosen, Roskies, Salecl Brain, Language, and Philosophy Neuroscience Institute 9:30am
Marie-Hélène Huet Princeton "From Plague to Cholera (1720-1832), Disasters and Civic Responsibility" for pre-circulated paper contact 211 Dickinson 10:15am
Concert Princeton University Glee Club Football Concert Richardson 7:30pm

Saturday, October 25

Jason Young U Buffalo Fall Exhibitions Celebration and Lecture 50 McCosh and Art Museum 5:00pm

Sunday, October 26

Susan Cooksey and Robin Poynor U Florida; U Florida Curators' Conversation: "Kongo across the Waters" Art Museum 3:00pm

Thursday, October 30

Amy Jo Burns author Cinderland: A Memoir Labyrinth 6:00pm

Monday, November 3

Daniella Gatlin '06 independent translator "High-Stakes Writing in Translation: Rodolfo Walsh and Operation Massacre" 216 Aaron Burr 12:00pm


Council Chair to Lead 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.
October 15 Deadline for Magic Grants, $5,000-$50,000
The Council of the Humanities invites faculty and departmental proposals for projects that break new ground intellectually or pedagogically, including team-taught interdisciplinary courses. Deadlines are October 15 and March 2.
Grants of $7500 for Faculty to Team Teach in Humanistic Studies
The Program in Humanistic Studies offers summer grants of $7500 for faculty members who team teach interdisciplinary courses, including the capstone seminar (HUM 470); "East Asian Humanities"; and "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture." Interested colleagues are encouraged to contact Kathleen Crown ( for more information.
Dean of Research Announces Innovation Fund in the Humanities
The Dean of Research invites faculty to propose projects that will result "in the advancement of a discipline" or "a major piece of scholarly work." Deadline is November 21. For more information, contact Karla Ewalt, Associate Dean:
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