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).

Saturday, April 18

Monday, April 20

Elektra Kostopoulo Rutgers The Island that Never Was: Ottoman Crete and Experiments of Federalization 202 Jones 12:00pm
Steven Chung Princeton Split Screen Korea: Shin Sang-ok and Postwar Cinema PIIRS Director's Book Forum Spring 2015 219 Aaron Burr 12:00pm
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

Nicholas Samaras poet Reading from American Psalm, World Psalm, with response by Albert Raboteau 103 Scheide Caldwell 4:30pm
Eric Foner Columbia Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad Labyrinth Books 6:00pm
Film Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles (1972) The City Lost and Found Film Series Betts 6:00pm

Wednesday, April 22

Andrés Jaque Princeton; Office for Political Innovation COSMO, lecture with response by Graham Burnett School of Architecture N-107 4:30pm
Naoko Shimazu Birkbeck, University of London Diplomacy as Choreography: The Greater East Asian Conference of 1943 202 Jones 4:30pm
Paul Pietroski Maryland Form and Composition 16 Joseph Henry 4:30pm
Christian Smith Notre Dame The Generosity Equation: Religion, Social Influences, and Avenues to Giving Betts Auditorium 4:30pm
Mark Doty Rutgers Deep Lane: Poems Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Thursday, April 23

Conference Wars of Religion Past and Present: An Interdisplinary Conference Rockefeller Classroom 9:15am
Pierre Joris On Paul Celan 105 Chancellor Green 4:30pm
John D. Lyons U Virginia Montaigne, Experience and History Eberhard L. Faber Lecture in the Council of the Humanities 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Andrew Preston Cambridge U National Security: The History of an Idea 211 Dickinson 4:30pm
William Waldron Middlebury What Are Objects Anyway? Vasubandhu’s Initiation into the Selflessness of Dharmas 137, 1879 Hall 4:30pm
Andreas Huyssen Columbia Miniature Metropolis: Literature in the Age of Photography and Film Labyrinth Books Princeton 6:00pm

Friday, April 24

Conference Wars of Religion Past and Present: An Interdisplinary Conference 105 Chancellor Green 9:15am
Ari Bryen Institute of Advanced Study Reading the ‘Citizenship Papyrus’ (P.Giss. I 40) 209 Scheide Caldwell 11:30am
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 Messa da Requiem   Richardson 7:30pm

Saturday, April 25

Concert Princeton University Orchestra and Glee Club performing Verdi's Messa da Requiem Richardson 7:30pm

Monday, April 27

Rosina Lozano Princeton The Spanish Soundscape of Territorial New Mexico 210 Dickinson 12:00pm
Jenny Erpenbeck writer The End of Days: A Novel in conversation with Susan Stewart (Princeton) Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 28

Ruth Ozeki novelist Sea Changes: A Conversation with Ruth Ozeki and Chang-rae Lee 10 McCosh (entry door #1, A or B) 4:30pm
Erica DiBenedetto, Nathaniel Wolfson, and Joseph Bedford Princeton Media+Modernity Doctoral Colloquium 2015 Betts 5:00pm
Jeff Nunokawa Princeton Note Book Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Wednesday, April 29

Samir Khalil Samir, S.J. Saint Joseph University The Role of Christians - in the Past -within the Arab-Islamic Society of the Middle East The Near East and the World Seminar Series 102 Jones 12:00pm
Kinohi Nishikawa Princeton Discussion of Claudia Rankine's Citizen Rocky/Mathey Classroom 4:30pm

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
Andreas Mayer Paris Conflicting Interpretations: Artemidorus, Freud, and the Science of Dreams 219 Aaron Burr 4:30pm
Freeman Dyson Institute for Advanced Study Dreams of Earth and Sky Labyrinth Books 6:00pm
Concert Anthony Roth Costanzo, Countertenor and Bryan Wagorn, Piano Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, May 1

Conference Seventh International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies 103 Scheide Caldwell 9:30am
Forum The State Between: A Symposium on New Jersey Urbanism Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities Betts 10:00am
Samir Khalil Samir, S.J. Saint Joseph University The Role of Christians – Today and Tomorrow - within the Arab-Islamic Society of the Middle East The Near East and the World Seminar Series 102 Jones 12:00pm
Concert The Ghost Trio Iarla O’Lionaird, Ivan Goff and Cleek Schrey play Irish traditional songs Taplin 4:30pm

Saturday, May 2

Mark Greif The New School The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America 1933-1973 Labyrinth Books 4:00pm

Wednesday, May 6

Chris Hedges journalist Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Saturday, May 9

Concert Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble and the University Jazz Vocal Collective It's An Afro Bop Thing Richardson 8:00pm

Tuesday, May 12

Lauren B. Davis novelist Against a Darkening Sky: A Novel and a conversation with Maria DiBattista (Princeton) Labyrinth Books 6:00pm

Monday, May 18

Workshop Plato's Statesman 301 Marx 8:45am

Tuesday, May 19

Workshop Plato's Statesman 301 Marx 8:45am

Thursday, September 24

Elaine Scarry Harvard Glass and Clay: Proust and Gallé TBA 4:30pm

Thursday, November 19

Natalie Diaz Independent Scholar/Poet Reading 28 McCosh 4:30pm

Tuesday, March 8

Zadie Smith NYU Reading 10 McCosh 4:30pm

Thursday, April 7

Marilynne Robinson novelist, essayist Reading 10 McCosh 4:30pm
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