Council of the Humanities Calendar of Events

The Humanities Council prepares this calendar as a service to University departments and programs. Events hosted by humanities departments and programs should be submitted by the hosting program's registered user, who may log-in here in to submit events. Others may request listings for humanities-related events using the public submissions form. Questions to Rhea Dexter (rdexter@princeton.edu).

Monday, September 14

Symposium "Ferguson is the Future": Incubating Alternative Worlds Through Arts, Activism, and Scholarship African American Studies and Gardner Magic Project in the Council of the Humanities Chancellor Green 10:00am

Tuesday, September 15

Council of the Humanities Opening Event Ninth Annual Humanities Colloquium panel with Bernard Haykel (NES), AnneMarie Luijendijk (REL), Alison Isenberg (HIS); keynote by Rachael DeLue (ART) 219 Aaron Burr 1:30pm

Wednesday, September 16

Sean Wilentz Princeton Slavery and the U.S. Constitution American Studies Dodds Auditorium 4:30pm

Friday, September 18

Elizabeth Barnes UVA Social Construction and the Disappearing Body Philosophy Bowl 2 Robertson 4:00pm

Saturday, September 19

Exhibition Opening Cézanne and the Modern Exhibition Celebration: Lecture by Bridget Alsdorf, Princeton Art Museum 50 McCosh 5:00pm

Sunday, September 20

Monday, September 21

Sabinbe Schmidtke Institute for Advanced Study "An Anonymous Jewish Refutation of Samawʾal al-Maghribī's (d. 1175) Ifḥām al-yahūd" Near Eastern Studies 202 Jones 12:00pm

Thursday, September 24

Elaine Scarry Harvard Glass and Clay: Proust and Gallé Comparative Literature TBA 4:30pm
Concert Emerson String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Tuesday, September 29

Renaud Gagné University of Cambridge Lecture Classics 010 East Pyne 4:30pm

Thursday, October 1

David Grossman author An Evening with David Grossman Judaic Studies Betts Auditorium 4:30pm

Tuesday, October 6

Dimitri Gutas Yale Lecture Classics 010 East Pyne 4:30pm

Wednesday, October 7

Paul E. Walker U Chicago "The Public Voice of the Fatimids: A Shi'i Dynasty Announces Itself in a Sunni World" Near Eastern Studies 102 Jones 12:00pm

Sunday, October 11

Concert "Performance Up Close": Gallicantus, Renaissance Vocal Ensemble Princeton University Concerts Richardson 2:00pm
Concert Princeton University Concerts Richardson 4:00pm

Monday, October 12

Michael Lesy Hampshire College The Photography of History Gauss Seminars in Criticism and the Council of the Humanities 010 East Pyne 4:30pm

Tuesday, October 13

Michael Lesy Hampshire College The Photography of History Gauss Seminars in Criticism and the Council of the Humanities 010 East Pyne 4:30pm

Wednesday, October 14

Jan Assman University of Konstanz, Germany Lecture Comparative Literature 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
William Kentridge artist Belknap Lecture in the Humanities Council of the Humanities 10 McCosh 5:00pm

Thursday, October 15

Concert Pavel Haas String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, October 16

Selim Berker Harvard The Unity of Grounding Philosophy Bowl 2 Robertson 4:00pm

Sunday, October 18

Concert "Voices out of the Storm" Music from Theresienstadt: Richardson Chamber Players Princeton University Concerts Richardson 3:00pm

Wednesday, October 21

Michael Wood and James English Princeton, UPenn "Novel of the Year?": Michael Wood, chair, Man Booker Prize 2015 Judges in conversation with James English Comparative Literature 103 Chancellor Green 4:30pm

Tuesday, October 27

Concert "Performance Up Close": Calidore String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 6:00pm
Concert "Performance Up Close": Calidore String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 9:00pm

Tuesday, November 10

Athena Kirk Cornell Lecture Classics 4:30pm

Thursday, November 12

Concerts Arcanto String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00am

Monday, November 16

William "Bro" Adams National Endowment for the Arts Council of the Humanities Special Event 101 McCormick 5:00pm
Concert Isabelle Faust, violin Princeton University Concerts Chapel 7:00pm

Thursday, November 19

Natalie Diaz independent scholar/poet Reading Comparative Literature 28 McCosh 4:30pm
Concert Emmanuel Pahud, flute and Christian Rivet, guitar Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Tuesday, December 1

Concert "Performance Up Close": David Greilsammer, piano/prepared piano Princeton University Concerts Richardson 6:00pm
Concert "Performance Up Close": David Greilsammer, piano/prepared piano Princeton University Concerts Richardson 9:00pm

Tuesday, December 8

Cynthia Damon Penn Lecture Classics 4:30pm

Thursday, February 4

Concert Igor Levit, piano Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Sunday, February 21

Concert "Invitation to the Dance": Richardson Chamber Players Princeton University Concerts Richardson 3:00pm

Thursday, February 25

Concert Tetzlaff Trio Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Sunday, March 6

Concert Alexander Melnikov, piano Princeton University Concerts Richardson 2:00pm

Tuesday, March 8

Zadie Smith NYU Reading Comparative Literature 10 McCosh 4:30pm

Wednesday, March 9

Concert "Performance Up Close": Ébène String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 6:00pm
Concert "Performance Up Close": Ébène String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 9:00pm

Thursday, March 24

Concert "Performance Up Close": Escher String Quartet Princeton University Concerts Richardson 9:00pm

Thursday, April 7

Marilynne Robinson novelist, essayist Reading Comparative Literature 10 McCosh 4:30pm
Concert Paul Lewis, piano Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Thursday, April 14

Concert "Performance Up Close": Julien Labro, accordion/bandoneon/accordina Princeton University Concerts Richardson 6:00pm
Concert "Performance Up Close": Julien Labro, accordion/bandoneon/accordina Princeton University Concerts Richardson 9:00pm

Saturday, April 16

Concert Matthias Goerne, baritone and Alexander Schmalcz, piano Princeton University Concerts Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, May 13

Conference 40th Anniversary Conference "Europe Without Borders" European Cultural Studies TBD 1:00pm

Saturday, May 14

Conference 40th Anniversary Conference "Europe Without Borders" European Cultural Studies   TBD 9:00am
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