Council of the Humanities Calendar of Events

Friday, February 27

Sarah Broadie U St Andrews, NYU Virtue and the Natural Goods: an Aristotelian Perspective Bowl 2 Robertson 4:00pm
Concert Princeton University Glee Club and the Nassau Sinfonia Richardson 7:30pm

Sunday, March 1

Concert Richardson Chamber Players: "Pierrot's Stage" Richardson 3:00pm
Concert Tribute to Contemporary Greek Lyricist Lina Nikolakopoulou with vocalist Nikos Kouroupakis Taplin 4:00pm

Monday, March 2

Lance Hewson U Geneva Facts, Frictions and Fictions in Translation Theory 216 Aaron Burr 12:00pm
Timothy Barnes and Joshua Katz Princeton An Unruly Discipline: Indo-European between Linguistics and Philology Faculty Seminar in the Council of the Humanities • rsvp to rdexter@princeton.edu 15 Joseph Henry House 4:30pm

Tuesday, March 3

Robert Germany Haverford College All the World's a Stage: Contemplatio Mundi in Early Roman Theater 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Lillan Lan-ying Tseng NYU Immortality in a Global Context: The Tomb of the King of Nanyue in Early China Revisited 106 McCormick 5:00pm
Film Los Sures The City Lost and Found Film Series Betts 6:00pm

Wednesday, March 4

Elizabeth Anderson U Michigan When the Market was 'Left' Tanner Lectures on Human Values 101 McCormick 4:30pm
Leo Bersani UC Berkeley Orality and Sociality 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Karen Green U Melbourn and IAS Locke, Enlightenment, and Liberty in the Works of Catherine Macaulay and her Contemporaries Lecture Hall, West Building, IAS 5:00pm
Paul Muldoon Princeton One Thousand Things Worth Knowing: Poems Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Thursday, March 5

Elizabeth Anderson U Michigan Private Government Tanner Lectures on Human Values 101 McCormick 4:30pm
Jonathan Eburne Penn State The Great Surrealist Bargain Basement 127 East Pyne 4:30pm
Columba Stewart St. John's U Outracing Ignorance: Rescuing the Christian Manuscripts and Cultures of Syria and Iraq 202 Jones 4:30pm

Friday, March 6

Tribute French Algerian Author, Assia Djebar Bowl 16, Robertson 3:00pm
Concert Princeton University Orchestra with winners of PUO concerto competition • also performing Respighi's Pines of Rome Richardson 7:30pm

Saturday, March 7

Symposium Producing Waste, Producing Space Betts 9:30am
Concert Princeton University Orchestra with winners of PUO concerto competition • also performing Respighi's Pines of Rome Richardson 7:30pm

Monday, March 9

Erika Gilson Princeton The Quest for a Common "Alphabet" and Common Language for Turkic 216 Aaron Burr 12:00pm
Suzannah Clark Harvard Weber's Rest 102 Woolworth 4:30pm
Timothy Barnes and Joshua Katz Princeton An Unruly Discipline: Indo-European between Linguistics and Philology Faculty Seminar in the Council of the Humanities • rsvp to rdexter@princeton.edu 15 Joseph Henry House 4:30pm

Tuesday, March 10

Evelyn Lincoln Brown Woodcuts, Paintings, Music and the Law: Parasole Family Enterprises in Early Modern Rome 127 East Pyne 4:30pm
Melissa Lane and Danielle Allen Princeton; IAS The Birth of Politics: Eight Greek and Roman Political Ideas and Why They Matter Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Wednesday, March 11

Mark Aronoff Stony Brook U Competition as a Factor in the Organization of Linguistic Morphology 15 Joseph Henry House 4:30pm
A.E. Stallings and Akhil Sharma poet; writer Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series Berlind 4:30pm
Royall Tyler Australian National U Eyewitnesses to Strange Times: Hino Nako (Takemuki-ga-ki) and Nijō Yoshimoto (Ojima no kuchizusami) 202 Jones 4:30pm

Thursday, March 12

Ernesto Cortés, Jr. grass roots organizer Religion and Power: New Directions in Social Ethics Two-Day Conference • Registration required via website 101 McCormick 4:30pm
Richard R. John Columbia U Antimonopoly: An American History 211 Dickinson 4:30pm
Naomi Murakawa & Eddie Glaude Princeton The First Civil Right Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Friday, March 13

Ernesto Cortés, Jr. grass roots organizer Religion and Power: New Directions in Social Ethics Two-Day Conference • Registration required via website 219 Aaron Burr 8:30am
Peter van Inwagen Notre Dame Composite Persons Bowl 2 Robertson 4:00pm

Saturday, March 21

Concert Meet the Music: Inspector Pulse Pops a String Richardson 1:00pm

Monday, March 23

Jackie Jay Eastern Kentucky U From Grammar to Translation: Current Controversies in Ancient Egyptian Linguistics 216 Aaron Burr 12:00pm
Pnina Lahav Boston U Golda Meir: American roots, Zionist life 219 Aaron Burr 4:30pm
William Caplin McGill U Beyond the Classical Cadence: Thematic Closure in Early Romantic Music 102 Woolworth 4:30pm
Geoff Pullum U of Edinburgh Linguistic Science and English Grammar 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Leo Bersani UC Berkeley Thoughts and Things Round Table Discussion 321 East Pyne 4:30pm

Tuesday, March 24

Alan Stahl Princeton The Mint of Venice in the Face of the Great Bullion Famine Money in the Middle Ages Lecture Series 105 Chancellor Green 4:30pm
Laura Levitt Temple U Holding the Past: Justice and the Promise of Jewish History 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Film Medium Cool (1969) The City Lost and Found Film Series Betts 6:00pm

Wednesday, March 25

Christopher Jones Harvard Isidore of Pelusium, Sophist and Monk 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Jean Comaroff Harvard The Return of Khulekani Khumalo, Zombie Captive: Person, Time and Conduct in South Africa The Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture 219 Aaron Burr 4:30pm
Caroline W. Bynum Columbia U Raised to Glory, Crowned with Gold: German Nuns and Their Statues in the Late Middle Ages The Robert J. H. Janson-La Palme *60 Lecture 101 McCormick Hall 5:00pm
Emily Nussbaum The New Yorker Where Do We Go From Here?: Fans, Fanfiction and the Media, Publishing, and Entertainment Industries with Elizabeth Minkel, Jamie Broadnax, Heidi Tandy, Anne Jamison TBD 7:00pm

Thursday, March 26

Keeanga-Yamahtta; Rachael Z. DeLue; Mariana Mogilevich Princeton Looking at an Object: Romare Bearden's The Block II in conjunction with the Art Museum exhibit The City Lost and Found Sterling Morton Gallery 5:30pm
Concert Lisa Batiashvili, Violin and Paul Lewis, Piano Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, March 27

Julia Staffel Washington U, St. Louis Attitudes in Active Reasoning Bowl 2 Robertson 4:00pm
Glenn Patterson novelist Readings from his recent work Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau 4:30pm
Dennis O'Neil, Paul Levitz, Louise and Walter Simonson, and Larry Hama DC Comics, Marvel Comics, IDW Publishing Lightning in a Panel:The American Superhero and the Invention of a Modern Mythology Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall 4:30pm
Darcey Steinke writer Emerging Writers Series with CWR Thesis Students Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Monday, March 30

Brian Kane Harvard Hearing Double: Jazz and Ontology 102 Woolworth 4:30pm
Phillip Nord Princeton 1956 Memorial de la Shoah in Marais 321 East Pyne 4:30pm
Lisa Lowe Tufts U The Intimacies of Four Continents 010 East Pyne 4:30pm

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

Wednesday, April 1

Thursday, April 2

Reviel Netz Stanford The Aesthetics of Mathematics Faber Lecture 106 McCormick 4:30pm
Eric Bulson Claremont Graduate U Wireless and the Invention of the Avant Garde 127 East Pyne 4:30pm

Friday, April 3

Conference Learning From/In Latin America Betts 10:00am

Monday, April 6

Dierdre Moloney Princeton Mixed Status Families and US Immigration Policy from the Early Twentieth Century to the Present rsvp to cwkessel@princeton.edu 102 Jones 12:00pm
Slavoj Žižek Abjection, Ugliness, Disgust: A Delimitation From Kristeva. TBD 4:30pm

Tuesday, April 7

Film Los Inundados (1961) The City Lost and Found Film Series Betts 6:00pm

Wednesday, April 8

Mario Calabresi Editor-In-Chief: Lastampa Two Italian Nights: From terrrorism to Economic Doom 321 East Pyne 4:30pm

Thursday, April 9

Kate Paesani Wayne State U The Multiliteracies Framework: A New Paradigm for Collegiate Language Teaching 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Devin Johnston and Robert Adamson Poetry Reading On Avant-Garde Print Networks 105 Chancellor Green 4:30pm

Friday, April 10

Regina Ui Chollatain University College, Dublin A ‘New’ Gaelic League Idea: Douglas Hyde 100 Years On Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau 4:30pm

Monday, April 13

Slavoj Žižek Ontology and Sexual Difference with Alenka Zupančič and Mladen Dolar TBD 4:30pm

Wednesday, April 15

Slavoj Žižek Do We Live in End Times? A Critique of Millenarist Reason TBD 4:30pm
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht Stanford “Hegel’s Prose of the World and Diderot’s Neveu de Rameau 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Rachel Kushner and John Yau poet; author Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series Berlind 4:30pm

Thursday, April 16

Larissa MacFarquhar The New Yorker What is Family? What are Strangers? James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics 101 Friend Center 4:30pm
Christopher Bush Northwestern Avant-Garde Futures 127 East Pyne 4:30pm
Seth Monohan Eastman Tristan 102 Woolworth 4:30pm
Concert Australian Chamber Orchestra with Martin Frost, clarinet Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, April 17

Conference Princeton The English Legal Imaginary, 1500-1700: Early Modern Law, Politics, and Literature Bobst Center 8:00am
The Eighteenth Century Symposium Revolution in Thought: The French Revolution and Long-Term Cultural Change 211 Dickinson 1:00pm
Poulomi Saha UC Berkeley Easter Risings: The Irish Insurrection in India Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau 4:30pm
Robin Cormack Courtauld Institue of Art The Kurt Weitzmann Lecture - Discovering Icons at Sinai: From Uspenskij to Weitzmann 101 McCormick 5:00pm

Saturday, April 18

Conference Princeton The English Legal Imaginary, 1500-1700: Early Modern Law, Politics, and Literature Bobst Center 8:00am
The Eighteenth-Century Symposium Revolution in Thought: The French Revolution and Long-Term Cultural Change 211 Dickinson 9:00am

Monday, April 20

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen U Wisconsin, Madison Sophia Rising: The Making of "Women's Wisdom" in American Thought, 1960s-80s 210 Dickinson 12:00pm

Tuesday, April 21

Film Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles (1972) The City Lost and Found Film Series Betts 6:00pm

Thursday, April 23

Andrew Preston Cambridge U National Security: The History of an Idea 211 Dickinson 4:30pm
Pierre Joris On Paul Celan 105 Chancellor Green 4:30pm

Friday, April 24

C.A. Conrad, and Dorothea Lasky poets Emerging Writers Series with CWR Thesis Students Labyrinth Books 6:00pm
Concert Princeton University Orchestra and Glee Club performing Verdi's Requiem • Richardson 7:30pm 9:30pm

Monday, April 27

Rosina Lozano Princeton The Spanish Soundscape of Territorial New Mexico 210 Dickinson 12:00pm

Thursday, April 30

Johanna Malt King's College - London Casts, Impressions and the Found Body in Avant-Garde and Contemporary Art 127 East Pyne 4:30pm
Concert Anthony Roth Costanzo, Countertenor and Bryan Wagorn, Piano Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, May 1

Concert The Ghost Trio Iarla O’Lionaird, Ivan Goff and Cleek Schrey play Irish traditional songs Taplin 4:30pm

Saturday, May 9

The Humanities Council prepares this calendar as a service to University departments and programs.  Registered users may submit humanities-related events here; others may send event listings directly to Mary Borchers, Editor of the Calendar (mborchers@princeton.edu).

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