Council of the Humanities Calendar of Events

Wednesday, February 4

Padraic Scanlan Harvard Copper Money, Anti-Slavery and Empire in West Africa 211 Dickinson 5:00pm

Thursday, February 5

Morten Pedersen U Copenhagen The Great Indoors: Paradoxes of Inwardness Among Mongolian and Danish Protestants 219 Aaron Burr 4:30pm
Concert Isabelle Faust, Violin & Alexander Melnikov, Piano Richardson 8:00pm

Wednesday, February 11

Dan Edelstein Stanford Revolution in the Name of Revolution: On Political Authority and Time 105 Chancellor Green 4:30pm
Evie Shockley and Meg Wolitzer poet; author Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series Berlind 4:30pm

Thursday, February 12

Concert Chicago Symphony Winds Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, February 13

Fintan O'Toole Princeton Unspeakable Horror: How Ireland Forgot the Great War 2014 Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street 4:30pm

Saturday, February 14

Ian Thompson Newcastle U, England On the Versailles Gardens under Louis XIV 101 McCormick 3:00pm

Wednesday, February 18

Concert Brentano String Quartet with Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano Richardson 7:30pm

Thursday, February 19

Mauro Calcagno UPenn Spectral Poetics: The Wooster Group’s Production of Busenello/Cavalli’s La Didone 127 East Pyne 4:30pm

Friday, February 20

CWR Thesis Students and Marie Howe poet Emerging Writers Series Labyrinth 6:00pm

Saturday, February 21

Princeton University Jazz Faculty Recital Composing in the Moment Taplin 8:00pm

Monday, February 23

Tariq Ali writer; filmmaker Edward Said Memorial Lecture: The State of Palestine 10 McCosh 5:00pm

Thursday, February 26

Moira Fradinger Yale Antigone in Peru: from Lima to Huamanga 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Concert Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, February 27

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

Wednesday, March 4

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

Friday, March 6

Concert Princeton University Orchestra with winners of PUO concerto competition • also performing Respighi's Pines of Rome Richardson 7:30pm

Saturday, March 7

Concert Princeton University Orchestra with winners of PUO concerto competition • also performing Respighi's Pines of Rome Richardson 7:30pm

Wednesday, March 11

Royall Tyler Australian National U Eyewitnesses to Strange Times: Hino Nako (Takemuki-ga-ki) and Nijō Yoshimoto (Ojima no kuchizusami) 202 Jones Hall 4:30pm
A.E. Stallings and Akhil Sharma poet; writer Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series Berlind 4:30pm

Thursday, March 12

Richard R. John Columbia U Antimonopoly: An American History 211 Dickinson 4:30pm

Saturday, March 21

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

Wednesday, March 25

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

Thursday, March 26

Concert Lisa Batiashvili, Violin and Paul Lewis, Piano Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, March 27

Glenn Patterson Belfast novelist Readings from his recent work Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street 4:30pm
CWR Thesis Students and Philipp Meyer writer Emerging Writers Series Labyrinth 6:00pm

Thursday, April 2

Riviel Netz Stanford U "The Aesthetics of Mathematics" 106 McCormick 4:30pm

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

Friday, April 10

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

Wednesday, April 15

Rachel Kushner and John Yau poet; author Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series Berlind 4:30pm

Thursday, April 16

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 Hall 1:00pm
Poulomi Saha UC Berkeley “Easter Risings: The Irish Insurrection in India” Stewart Theater, 185 Nassau Street 4:30pm

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 Hall 9:00am

Thursday, April 23

Andrew Preston Cambridge U National Security: The History of an Idea 211 Dickinson 4:30pm

Friday, April 24

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

Saturday, April 25

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

Thursday, April 30

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 public service. We invite departments and programs to submit their events to Mary Borchers, Editor of the Calendar, so the listing can be as complete as possible. 

 

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