Events Archive: 2019/20 2019/20 | 2018/19 | 2017/18 | 2016/17 | 2015/16 Sep3Digital Humanities and Visual Resources: The Material and Digital Lives of Eastern European and Russian ArtifactsSep3Speaking Figuratively: What Does Text Have To Do With Image?Sep5Thinking Infrastructurally: What’s In It for Humanities Scholars?Sep913th Annual Humanities Colloquium: Tradition, Critique, & ImaginationSep13Conference: Colonialism, Decolonization, and Global JusticeSep13The Creation of The HungerSep16Ethnicity and Conflict in Iraq’s Oil City: A History of KirkukSep16Gutenberg & After: Europe’s First Printers 1450-1470Sep16From Royal Society to the 2020 Olympics: Transcultural Symbolic LanguagesSep17University Constitution Day Lecture: Is Constitution Day Unconstitutional?Sep17On the Populist Reason, Ecuador-VenezuelaSep17Plato’s Phaedo and the Origins of the Concept of BodySep17Open Archive: Princeton School DaysSep18Recovering Lost Footprints: The New Mayan NarratorsSep18Machines That Made Them: Identifying Twentieth-Century Duplicating TechnologiesSep19A Vital Legacy: A Symposium in Conjunction with Helen Frankenthaler Prints: Seven Types of AmbiguitySep19Dreams in Greek and Roman Religion: The Evidence of InscriptionsSep19Radicalized Brazil | Now What?Sep19The Language of Forgetting and ObliterationSep19Race After Technology Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim CodeSep19An Evening of Literature and Music: Chandrahas Choudhury and Princeton SwaraSep19Seuls en Scène presents: “Le Désordre du discours” by Fanny de ChailléSep20Dealing with Doubt in Medieval English LawSep20Reading and Conversation with John BanvilleSep20Tabella Picta: Dedicatory Paintings in Greek and Roman ReligionSep20Seuls en Scène presents: “Le Marteau et la faucille” by Don DeLilloSep21Seuls en Scène presents: Laure Adler in Conversation with Julien Gosselin and Pascal RambertSep21Seuls en Scène presents: “Qui a tué mon père” by Edouard LouisSep22Seuls en Scène presents: “Avignon à vie” by Pascal RambertSep23From Spoken to Signed: American Sign Language TranslationSep23The Art of Bible Translation: A Belknap Conversation with Robert AlterSep24Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: MAPPING with Laura Kurgan and Matteo PericoliSep24Genres of Failure in Autotheory and AutofictionSep24Animalia: A Conversation with Jean-Baptiste Del AmoSep25Data Visualization of our Collective CollectionsSep25Building Process and Regola D’arte: A Customized Approach to the Restoration of Historic MasonrySep25Environmental Humanities Colloquium: Once Upon a TomorrowSep25Moral Thought in the Age of TherapySep25Help (Not) Wanted: Immigration Politics in JapanSep25Reading by Yusef Komunyakaa, Maxine Hong Kingston, and David TreuerSep25Seuls en Scène presents “blablabla”Sep26Teach with Collections: Open HouseSep26“A Monster in its Breadth and Length”: Schiller’s Wallenstein and the Poetics of Scale, 1798–2007Sep26Nathalie Sarraute’s Quiet RevolutionSep26Slow Thought and The Love of LanguageSep26Susan Stewart Presents Two New Princeton University Press PoetsSep27Conference: Considering the Counterculture: A History in IdeasSep27Hannah Arendt, Karl Jaspers, and the Nobel Prize: Examining the Archival RecordSep27Small Planet, Big Crises, and Hope Through Democratic ActionSep27Seuls en Scène presents: “La Loi des prodiges”Sep27The Future of Technology and the Tale of Two Books: A Conversation with Microsoft’s Brad Smith and The Daily Show’s Trevor NoahSep28Seuls en Scène presents: “Radio Live”Sep30Adventures in the Skin Trade: Thomas Southerne’s Oroonoko and the Marks of ReligionSep30Translating PersianSep30Film Forum: “On Body and Soul” (2017), Ildikó EnyediOct1Publishers’ Panel on Open Access Book PublishingOct1Política y Narrativa de Mujeres en Chile Periodo 2000-2019Oct1M+M: Zvi Efrat: The Israel ProjectOct1Gauss Seminars in Criticism: A Call to Action: The (Burning) Case for a Green New DealOct2The Power & Poetry of the Popol Vuh, the Creation Epic of the MayaOct2Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Elaine Castillo and Jessica HagedornOct2Book Talk: The Italian Book of Short StoriesOct2Academic Performance Under StressOct3Early Iron Age Archaeology and the Tyranny of the Text: the Case of Athletic NudityOct3Converts to the Real: Catholicism and The Making of Continental PhilosophyOct3I Was the Voice of DemocracyOct4A Single Drop of Ink for a Mirror: A Symposium on Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Visual ArtsOct4Book Symposium: Parliament the Mirror of the Nation: Representation, Deliberation, and Democracy in Victorian BritainOct4Arrian the Priest: Provincial Cultural Identity and Roman Imperial PolicyOct4Philosophy Colloquium: Three Justifications for Women’s SportOct4Reading by Matthew ZapruderOct7Teaching LocallyOct7From Rage to Repentance: An Emotions History Approach to Qur’an and SiraOct7The Politics of Translation: The Discovery of Walter Benjamin in ChinaOct7The History of Emotions and Islamic Pietistic LiteratureOct7Dignity as a Central Category of World Politics and its Russian VersionOct7Film Forum: “Simon, the Magician” (1999), Ildikó EnyediOct7Film Screening: “Mary Shelley”Oct8Radical Nonfiction Film Series: “Hale County” and “Easter Snap” plus New Short FilmsOct8Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: TraumaOct8M+M: Graphic AssemblyOct9The Open Invitation. Activist Video, Mexico, and the Politics of AffectOct9Iranian Cosmopolitanism: A Cinematic History of Nationalism in the Early Twentieth CenturyOct9Epistemological Racism, Southern Theory, and Scholarly EthicsOct9Superheroes on the CouchOct9Literature for the People: Greek Modernists and the Media,1944-46Oct10PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress: Andy Alfonso and Francisco CabezonOct10Fall 2019 Anschutz Lecture: Life After Earth: Speculations in World-Building from California to the Red PlanetOct10Translation and Philology in Greek-Chinese Comparative PhilosophyOct10Writing Prose: Narrative Forms and Social Communication in Goethe’s Unterhaltungen deutscher AusgewandertenOct10Mpala in Motion: Student Films from the PIIRS Global Seminar in KenyaOct10Nature, Art and the Subjectivity of ColorOct10The Song of Songs: A BiographyOct10Film Screening: Le MisanthropeOct10Radical Nonfiction Film Series: America and New Short FilmsOct11A Conversation with Clément Hervieu-LégerOct11The Temple of Hera at Olympia and RomeOct11Shipwrecks of the Modern: An Unknown Incident in the Life of Dimitris PikionisOct11Philosophy Colloquium: Determinism and the Metaphysics of QuantityOct11Belonging(s) in MovementOct11Last Letters: The Prison Correspondence between Helmuth and Freya von Moltke, 1944-45Oct11The Spirit of Truth-Seeking IOct14For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on IraqOct14The Eliot Indian Bible and Early Colonial Language EncountersOct14The Waltz, the Cotillon, and the Hazards of ChoiceOct14Relics and their Legacy in the Borderlands of East Roman and Sasanian EmpiresOct14Film Forum: “My Twentieth Century” (1989), Ildikó EnyediOct15Gauss Seminars in Criticism: Michael HardtOct15Thinking on the Edge of the AbyssOct16Scientific Racism in the French Debate about General Liberty during the Haitian RevolutionOct16Born This Way: Science and Citizenship in the American LGBTQ MovementOct16Environmental Humanities Colloquium: Humans as Acquired TasteOct16Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet CommunismOct16Full Extreme: Party Music, Affect, and the Politics of ModernityOct16Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic RepublicOct16On Content and MethodOct16Reading by Aleksandar Hemon and Andrew MotionOct17Kwartler LectureOct17The Role of Race in the 2020 ElectionsOct17Emergency Politics as Emergency Claim-makingOct17The Auctioneer’s Genre: Digital Approaches to Category Construction and the Rhetoric of the 18th Century Art MarketOct17Artist Talk: Jordan NassarOct17Sanctified Sisters: A History of Protestant DeaconessesOct17Open Archive: World War II on the Princeton HomefrontOct17Radical Nonfiction Film Series: “My First Film” and “Walled Unwalled”Oct17The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas and the Cost of America’s CoastsOct18The Powers of African Spirituality in Global Consciousness: Light, Vision, & TruthOct18Critical Art Historical Data VisualizationOct18The Amazing Adventures of Progressive Group Rights: A Jewish Constitutional Moment in Early-Twentieth-Century New YorkOct18Inference to the Best Explanation as a Form of Non-Deductive Reasoning in MathematicsOct18Fung Program Movie: “The Toxic Reigns of Resentment”Oct19In Good Taste: Food and Feasting in Chinese ArtOct21On Display: The Public Lives of 20th-Century American WomenOct21First Impressions: The Print Trade in Children’s BooksOct21A Synthesis of Graeco-Arabic Philosophy with Sharia: The Case of the Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Adjudications on al-Ghazālī’s Tahāfut al-falāsifaOct21Messengers of Disaster: Raphaël Lemkin, Jan Karski, and GenocideOct2116th Annual Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture: Where We Come FromOct21Medieval Futures: The Shape of Time in Universal HistoriesOct21Is Population Growth a Problem: If so, What Would be an Ethical Response?Oct21Film Forum: “Radio Kobanî” (2016), Reber DoskyOct22A Historiography of the TrendOct22COUP 53Oct22Fagles Lecture: “The Classics Can Console?”Oct22M+M: John R. Blakinger: Undreaming the BauhausOct22Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma QueenOct23SHE BAD: Women In FilmOct23Education is No Panacea: Inequality and Poverty in BrazilOct23Modern Europe Workshop: Artists between Tragedy, Camouflage, Mourning, and Mockery: From the Great War to the 1920sOct23The Seine: The River that Made ParisOct23Eternal Entertainment? Revisiting the So-called Acrobat Figurines at the First Emperor’s TombOct23Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black HomeownershipOct23Comparative Diplomatics: Multilingual Documents of Medieval Sicily and Peasant StudiesOct23Ciné-Club: “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud” (1958), Louis MalleOct24Law, Agency, and the Management of Property in the Roman EmpireOct24The Challenges of Beneficence: Revising the TermsOct24a thread, a hair, a lineageOct24Book Talk: Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner TableOct25Princeton Poetry FestivalOct26Cervantes Symposium of the Northeast: Cervantine VenturesOct29Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterOct30Building Communities of Data-Curious Humanists: The Test Case of Slavic DH at Princeton (and Beyond)Oct31Books for Children: Transnational Encounters, 1750-1850. Part IINov2Princeton’s Civil WarNov3Toni Morrison: The Pieces I AmNov42019-2020 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting PrizeNov4Architecture ArboretumNov4The ‘Secular’ Sasanian Empire: Babylonian Rabbinic Stories and Strategies of Accommodation in ContextNov4Philosophy Colloquium: Reasons as Evidence and ExplanationsNov4Book Talk: The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of NationalismNov4Jay Wright: A Poetry ReadingNov4Film Forum: “Womb” (2010), Bence FliegaufNov5Book Talk: The Nevada Test SiteNov5Translating Poetry, Translating BlacknessNov5Some Medieval PoeticsNov5Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: Unreal CitiesNov5The Art of Assemblage: Decorating for the Seasons and StatusNov5Profiles in Distinguished Teaching with Rosina LozanoNov5Wong Kar Wai’s Soundtracks: Music—Bricolage—RepresentationNov5Places of RemembranceNov5A Visit with Maya LinNov5M+M: Fall 2019 Doctoral Colloquium: Session I: Ivan L. Munuera + Ying Sze PekNov6My Princeton Oral History TrainingNov6Defeated Revolutionaries, Lasting Legacies: The Afterlife of Revolution in Dhufar, OmanNov6Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Ken Chen and Sally Wen MaoNov6Queer Exile in Interwar Berlin and ParisNov6Tanner Lecture: Active and Passive Citizens I: Rousseau and SieyèsNov6Rosie Won the War: A Conversation and a DisplayNov6Adorno, Aesthetic Negativity, and the Problem of IdealismNov6I-language and interspeaker variation in a refugee communityNov6Book Talk: Race for ProfitNov6Comparative Diplomatics — Making a Case: Pahlavi Documents from early Islamic IranNov6EXILENov6Ciné-Club: “Un flic” (1972), Jean-Pierre MelvilleNov6Fall Film Series: Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)Nov7Discovering Gandhi in PrisonNov7Knotty Testimonies: Reckoning with Andean Cord-keeper Accounts from the Mid-sixteenth CenturyNov7The Art of Assemblage: Auspicious Elegance and Erudition on DisplayNov7Tanner Lecture: Active and Passive Citizens II: Active DemocracyNov7On the Virtues of Philology from Nietzsche to Machine LearningNov7My Princeton Oral History TrainingNov7The Poetics of an Amazonian World: Flutes, Spells, Necklaces, and ManiocNov7States of Health: Visualizing Illness and HealingNov7International Cinema Series: Birds of PassageNov7Radical Nonfiction Film Series: “Hale County” and “Easter Snap” plus New Short FilmsNov8Amazonian Poetics | Poéticas Amazônicas WorkshopNov8My Princeton Oral History TrainingNov8Paradoxes of ParrhesiaNov8Film Screening: Pat SteirNov8Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies 50th Anniversary SymposiumNov11Law School PreviewNov11Tracing the Specter of Semilingualism in Bilingual Educational PolicyNov11Trust Us? Journalism In a Time of Doubt and DisinformationNov11Religion and the Nation in Greece and Turkey: From Conflict to CooperationNov11A Sociology of Segregated InclusionNov11Film Forum: “Just the Wind” (2012), Bence FliegaufNov12A New Law on Earth’: Humanity’s Journey from Science to Science Fiction in the Wake of World WarNov12Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterNov12Jean de Meun and Visual Eroticism in Fifteenth-Century PoeticsNov12We Shall Come to You in a Manner More Befitting a King: The Royal Succession in Sasanian IranNov12The Fire Next Time: Eddie Glaude and Steve Shapiro in ConversationNov12Now that the World has Become an Endless Hotel’: Greek Narratives of Displacement in the Middle East during WWIINov12Egyptian Italian Encounters in Modern Italian Literature. Ideas of exile in Enrico Pea’s Vita in Egitto (1949)Nov12Beyond the Canon: Anne Conway on Sense PerceptionNov13El Camino de Arriba y el Camino de Abajo: Life on the Road in the South-Central AndesNov13Rileggere il CortegianoNov13Paris Modern: Paulette Nardal and the Paradoxes of Colonial FeminismNov13Old Dominion Public Lecture Series: Me Versus ThemNov13Environmental Humanities Colloquium: A Woman of Many MasksNov13Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the SecularNov13A General Introduction to the Peking Opera 中国京戏之审美原则与表演形式Nov13Music and Cultures of MigrationNov13Socrates NOWNov14Discovering Gandhi in PrisonNov14Biderman Lecture: James LoefflerNov14The Conspiratorial Mood of Plato’s RepublicNov14Present Tense: The Iconology of TimeNov14Book Talk: Blue Hours and An American Abroad in a Post-American WorldNov14Prof Pick Screening: NiagaraNov15Symposium: States of Health: Visualizing Illness and HealingNov15The Poetics of Material LifeNov15In Principio: The Beginning of Europe’s Printed-Book TradeNov15The Inscribed Ancient City: Writing and Reading in First Century PompeiiNov15Pictorial Argument in Palaeologan ManuscriptsNov15Articulating Sinic Values at the Interstices of Empire: Literary Sinitic, Vernacular Vietnamese, and Neo-Confucianism in the Cham HeartlandNov15Conversations on Identity and DifferenceNov16Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterNov18The City as a ‘River of Fire’: Religious Processions in Tenth-century ConstantinopleNov18Nature by Design: Rewilding, De-extinction and the Ongoing Troubles with American WildernessNov18Film Forum: “Dealer” (2004), Bence FliegaufNov19Mellon Forum: Divided CitiesNov19PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress: Charlie Hankin and Patrick J. SignoretNov19The Arts of Land and Water DefenseNov19Book Talk: Mary Toft: or The Rabbit QueenNov20Pacific and Atlantic Worlds: Encounters, Ecologies, EpistemologiesNov20Art & Activism in Puerto Rico: Valor y CambioNov20Plots, Secrets, Truths and Lies in Modern Iranian HistoriographyNov20Managing Research Data in the HumanitiesNov20Under the Surface: William Seabrook, Marjorie Worthington, and (Sub)cultural Bonds in 1930s ParisNov20A diachronic perspective on interspeaker covariation in sound changeNov20Liberation Through Labor? The Urban Commune Movement in BeijingNov20Ciné-Club: “Tirez sur le pianiste” (1960), François TruffautNov20Library Music Live: Rarely Performed Music from the Special CollectionsNov21Discovering Gandhi in PrisonNov21Roman Names and Roman Citizenship in EgyptNov21Urban Legends: Moses, Jews, and Africans in Illuminated World ChroniclesNov21States of Health: Visualizing Illness and HealingNov21Now that the World has Become an Endless Hotel: Greek Narratives of Displacement in the Middle East during WWIINov22Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism in Cicero’s De officiisNov22Unlikely Migrants: Race, Slavery, and Gradated Liberties in the Late Ottoman MediterraneanNov22Words and Places: A Literary Tour and Walking WorkshopNov22Philosophy Colloquium: Inference to the Best TheoryNov22Conversations on Identity and DifferenceNov23A Barbara Strozzi Symposium and ConcertNov25LUDUS: Playtime with ManuscriptsNov25The Sword and the Shield: Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and American DemocracyNov26Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterDec2How to Say “Religion” in Late Antique IranDec2The Manichaean Story of Adam and Eve: Between Gnostic and Zoroastrian TraditionsDec3Telling Tales of Clever Women: Writing, Agency, and the Devotional Book in Late Medieval GermanyDec3Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: Buffer ZonesDec3Why We Need a More Global History of Incarceration, and Why We Currently Don’t Have OneDec3Old Dominion Public Lecture: Darwin’s DiagramDec3Down with Influence! Proposals to Free the Humanities From an Empty WordDec3Byzantium Between the Paradigms of Philosophical and Prophetic EschatologyDec31809: A Genealogy of the PresentDec3Queer Letters: Writing Stories About Identities, Families, Gender, Cultures, and CommunitiesDec3Book Talk: Aftershocks of DisasterDec3Open Archive: Memorializing Princeton’s HistoryDec4Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Yiyun Li and Jia TolentinoDec4From Periphery to Paris: Food, Photography and Planning in Interwar FranceDec4Environmental Humanities Colloquium: Salvage: Experiment, Engagement and the Environmental HumanitiesDec4Reading Late Imperial Chinese Fiction: A Century of DevelopmentsDec4Luther, Theology, and the Research UniversityDec4Canonical and Non-canonical QuestionsDec4Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya FigurinesDec4Film Forum: “The Burning Child” (2019), Joseph Leo KoernerDec4Ciné-Club: “Détective” (1985), Jean-Luc GodardDec4Fall Film Series: The Assassin (2015)Dec5Discovering Gandhi in PrisonDec5Bodies of Knowledge Working Group: Queer Affect in Crip Landscapes: Disability, Desire, DevastationDec5A Whole New Spinoza: Historical discoveries out of literary methodsDec5Dante, Teacher of his ReaderDec5A World Made of Travel: Digital Approaches to the Eighteenth-Century Grand Tour of ItalyDec5Fixing History: Ethics, Ritual, and Two Objects at PrincetonDec5International Cinema Series: Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the TurtlesDec6Thinking Europe on Europe’s Margins: Russian and Greek discourses in the Early Nineteenth CenturyDec6Conversations on Identity and DifferenceDec6Film Screening: Me, My Selfie and IDec7Refugee Oral History ConventionDec7The Spirit of Truth-Seeking IIDec7Literature and Environment: A Reading and Creative Writing ColloquiumDec9Queer Palestine and the Empire of CritiqueDec9Is Interpretation a Kind of Translation? Toward A Common Theory of TurbulenceDec9The 10th Anniversary Edition of The Life You Can SaveDec9Improv and Being HumanDec10Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterDec10Prescription Vegetable?Dec10Book Talk: The Seine: The River That Made ParisDec10From Roman Sicily to a Sicilian Rome: Sicilian Influence on Rome in the Seventh and Eighth CenturiesDec11Argentina: A Regional Outlier in an Unsettled Region?Dec11Comparative Diplomatics: What Can(‘t) Greek Documents from Egypt Tell Us About Greek Documents from Bactria?Dec11The Lawful Piracy of James Joyce’s PoemsDec11“O Lord”: Religious Evidence on Elephantine Island in EgyptDec11Historical Fiction Book Group: Their Finest Hour and a HalfDec12Discovering Gandhi in PrisonDec12PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress: Charlie Hankin and Patrick J. SignoretDec12Proposing a New CourseDec12The Art of Being Human: St. Cecilia Through Poetry and FilmDec12NEW TIME AND LOCATION: The Secret Lives of PhDsDec12Framing Fors: Anecdotal Narratives in Livy’s History of Early RomeDec12The Archive of Psychoanalysis: The Temptation of the Plot in Freud’s Studies on HysteriaDec12Equivocation: A Play Reading and PanelDec12How the Bulgarian Jews Survived the HolocaustDec13Conversations on Identity and DifferenceDec14Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterDec14NEW DATE: Redesign Your Workplace: Space and CreativityDec14Serve It ForthDec15Exhibition Talk: Gutenberg & AfterDec16Workshop on Albert the Great, De Natural LociDec18Illuminating Incarceration in Antiquity Through Digital HumanitiesDec19Discovering Gandhi in PrisonJan7Continent in Dust, Continent in Flux: Experiments in a Chinese Weather SystemJan9NEW DATE: The Thicker Than Water Open MicJan13Theory Underwater: Diving Memoirs, Vampire Squid and Speculative FictionJan16Within & Without: Les Six at 100, Musicology ConferenceJan16Jewel of the Delta: A Podcast Launch and Listening EventJan22In Pursuit of the Picturesque: British Color Plate Books 1776 – 1868Jan23Forced Life: Female Sexual Reproduction as Panacea and Poison in the Sixth Age of ExtinctionJan24Hidden in Plain Sight: How Changing Our Priorities Can Reveal Underrepresented Demographics in Special CollectionsJan27Research Data Management Workshop for Graduate StudentsFeb3City, Chaos, and Conflict in Syrian Television DramaFeb3No Sources, No Targets: Translation as RealignmentFeb3Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: U.S. Immigration and Abolitionist FuturesFeb4Wandalgarius’ Letters of the LawFeb4M+M: MoMA RehangFeb5Oil, Labor, and the Making of the Iranian RevolutionFeb5Rivers of Blood: Violence & Rural Transformation in Bolivia’s 1952 RevolutionFeb5Crisis in the Red Zone: The Death of an African DoctorFeb6Skin Memories of War: Uncertainty, Opacity, and the Chemical Afterlife of VietnamFeb6Revisiting Exodus! Twenty Years LaterFeb6The Caliph and the Monks’ Cattle: An Almohad Decree in Favor of a Catalan Monastery (1217 CE)Feb6Princeton International Cinema Series: Cold Case HammarskjöldFeb6Biosynthesis & New Paradigms of MakingFeb6Film Screening: They Shall Not Grow OldFeb7Music Decoding: Forgetting Perfection, Finding Results in Digital MusicologyFeb9Samples: Greek Music Across Digital and Acoustic DomainsFeb10Conceiving Authority: Pregnancy and Agency among Haredi Women in JerusalemFeb10Sound Design and Foley Artist for Theater with Chesney SnowFeb10Faber Lecture: Coral Psyches: Melville on Minds and IslandsFeb11Spring 2020 Anschutz Lecture: Becoming a ManFeb11Greece as an Imperial Crossroad, 1797-1830Feb11Ambient Media and Chaucer’s House of FameFeb12Beyond the Will of TruthFeb12Diaries, Notes & SketchesFeb12Old Dominion Public Lecture Series: The Division: John Doar, the Justice Department, and the Civil Rights MovementFeb12The Iranian Unfinished Revolution: Elaine Sciolino and David Burnett in conversation with Behrooz Ghamari-TabriziFeb12Reading by Sheila Heti and Joy HarjoFeb13From Pathology to ‘Born Perfect’: The Role of Scientific Authority in Campaigns to Ban Conversion TherapyFeb13The Ballad and Its NarrativesFeb13Cold War’s Nature: The Korean Demilitarized Zone and Mid-Century American ScienceFeb13Inside Buffalo. An African-Italian StoryFeb13On Pattern-Thinking: A Conversation on R. Buckminster FullerFeb13Public Humanities Working Group: East Coast Corridor Public OutreachFeb14Empirical Moral Psychology in the Philosophy CurriculumFeb14Philosophy Colloquium: The Scientists Qua Scientist Makes No AssertionFeb17Multi-centric Historicities of Law in Colonial Algeria (1870-1930)Feb17Buddhism and Free WillFeb18Mellon Forum: SpaceFeb18On the Aesthetic of Diagrams in Byzantine ArtFeb18Celebrating Diversity in the Francophone WorldFeb18M+M: Vanessa R. Schwartz: Jet Age Aesthetic: The Glamour of Media in MotionFeb19Crossovers: Chilean Singer Claudia Acuña in ConversationFeb19Environmental Humanities Colloquium: After Us the DelugeFeb19Pictures and Voices from a Paper Empire: Late Meiji (1868-1912) Magazines and Modern Japanese Mass CultureFeb19Francisco Goya and the Problem of Political ArtFeb20The Largest Building Stone in the World: On the Naturalization of the Architectural Canon since 1945Feb20What are Philologists for in a Destitute Time? Orphic Reverberations, Verbal Static, and the Failure of the HumanitiesFeb20Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological EvidenceFeb20Student Activism at Princeton: Then & Now (Part 1)Feb20Film Screening: Say Amen, SomebodyFeb21Those Who Remained (2019): Film Screening and Discussion with Director Barnabás TóthFeb21Philosophy Colloquium: Nihilism and the Abundance of ValuesFeb21Film Screening: Nationtime, GaryFeb21Reading by Aaron RobertsonFeb24Iranian Minority Communities during the Iran-Iraq War and AfterFeb24Latin America Today: Upheavals and Repression, Part IIFeb25Presentation and Panel Discussion: Christopher ThorntonFeb25Mellon Forum: DisplacementFeb25M+M: Recorder: The Marion Stokes ProjectFeb25Embracing the Dragon: Greece Becomes the 17th Plus 1Feb25Ciné-Club Presents: La Jetée (1962) and Toute la mémoire du monde (1956)Feb25Don’t You Know?Feb26The Birth of the Contemporary Avant-Garde in Guatemala, 1965-1974Feb26Money, Markets, and Monarchies: The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle EastFeb26Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Monica Youn and Jenny ZhangFeb26The Ruins Lesson: Meaning and Material in Western CultureFeb27Law Enforcement, Diversity, and AccountabilityFeb27Serious Games: Annibale Carracci, PietàFeb27Metrical Latin Lives of MohammedFeb27Inscribing Land Titles: Geographical Imaginations in Legal TextsFeb27Portrait of the Algerian Jew as a Berber: Postcolonial Imaginaries in Contemporary Jewish Algerian LiteratureFeb27The British Empire, the League of Nations, and the Problem of International Investment in Republican ChinaFeb27Electric Mud: Presentation of The Surreal Visions of Hernán Díaz Alonso/HDA-xFeb28Medieval and Early Modern Global Latin: The Eurasian Latin ArchiveFeb28Does Energy Cause Ethnic War? East Mediterranean and Caspian Sea Natural Gas and Regional ConflictsFeb29The Next Chapter: A Princeton English Alumni PanelMar1In Pursuit of the Picturesque: Exhibition Tour and TalkMar2Rethinking the Aerial Destruction of Cities in East Asia, 1932-45Mar2‘Africa’ in French: Mid-Century Translations of Colonial BlacknessMar2From Opulent Banquets to Drudgery: The World of Mesopotamian MusiciansMar2LUDUS: Puzzling out the Fleury PlaybookMar2Archiving America: A Hemispheric ApproachMar2Margaret Dauler Wilson Lecture: Sensible Qualities in Locke, Berkeley, and WilsonMar2Urban Renewal and Recovery: The Case of Antioch on the OrontesMar2The Salaberga Psalter and the Ethiopian FaceMar3Historical Change, Archaeology and Environment: Examples from the East Roman/Byzantine WorldMar3Whitney J. Oates Fellow Graduate WorkshopMar3McGraw Center Teaching Initiatives and Programs for Faculty: Peer ReviewMar3Theo’s Choice: Celebrating Diversity in the Francophone WorldMar3From the Puritan Errand to the Errant Latin(x): Language, Race, and American MemoryMar3Homo NarransMar3M+M: Elena Vogman: Dance of Values: Sergei Eisenstein’s Capital ProjectMar3From Medieval Charters to Roman Law and Back Again. Some Examples from the Late Antique WestMar4Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the AmericasMar4Conducting Research on Latino/a/x PeopleMar4Human Rights Guerrillas: Iran in the Long 1970sMar4Film Forum: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)Mar4Old Dominion Public Lecture Series: Blood Flowers: RecolonizationsMar4Monastic Lessons in Cloth from Late Antique Egypt: Worn, Embodied, and RememberedMar4Environmental Humanities Colloquium: Sovereignty at the Margins: Precarious Lives in the Bengal DeltaMar4Clausal Complementation as a Compatibility RelationMar4Reading by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Yoko TawadaMar5Anne Tyng: Ordered RandomnessMar5Bodies of Knowledge: Standing in Line: Bodies in a Struggle with Soviet ScarcityMar5The Colossus of Rhodes: Towards a Spatio-Temporal Aesthetic of Scale in Hellenistic SculptureMar5The Nineteenth-Century German Recitation Anthology and the Fortunes of WeltliteraturMar5Perilous Reporting: The Growing Threat to Journalists in the FieldMar5CANCELLED: Theory Colloquium: Rey ChowMar6Reading by Hannah SullivanMar6Conversations Greek and Indian: Comparative Work on Plato’s Republic and Shantideva’s BodhicaryavataraMar6Metallurgy and Violence in Late AntiquityMar6Philosophy Colloquium: Self-Consciousness and Self-DivisionMar6Renaissance VoyagesMar6Reading by Hernan Diaz and Program in Creative Writing StudentsMar9The Dark Side of the Nile: Nonnus of Panopolis and his worldMar9POSTPONED: Talking to a Wall: Social Change and Public Communication in Late AntiquityMar10Masterclass and Conversation with Sammi Cannold and Emily MaltbyMar10What Medieval Africa Offers for Thinking Global ConnectednessMar10Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Family and Legal Ties Between France and Algeria after DecolonizationMar10M+M: Martino Stierli: Montage and the Metropolis: Architecture, Modernity, and the Representation of SpaceMar10CANCELED: Book Talk: A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the PastMar10CANCELED: Ciné-Club Presents: Je t’aime, je t’aime (1968)Mar11CANCELED: The Clandestine Hands of the State: The Relational Dynamics of Police Collusion in Drug MarketsMar11CANCELED: Film Forum: The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)Mar11CANCELED: Study Session: Pomodoro Power HourMar11CANCELED: Alaskan Volcanoes and Mediterranean HistoryMar11CANCELED: Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American DreamMar11Book Talk: Einstein In BohemiaMar12CANCELED: Reading (lots of) Papyri, Writing (new kinds of) Ancient HistoryMar12Bodies of Knowledge Working Group: Medicalization of Love: Neuroscience, Addiction and New Diagnostic CategoriesMar12CANCELED: Student Activism at Princeton: Then & Now (Part 2)Mar13CANCELED: Symposium: From Cover to CoverMar13CANCELED: From Cover to Cover: Spring Symposium of the Research Group on Manuscript EvidenceMar23CANCELED: On the Origins of Limited-Term Sentences of IncarcerationMar23CANCELED: Religion in the Modern UniversityMar23CANCELED: (In)visibilities, Omissions and Discoveries: Archival Absences in Life Magazine and BeyondMar24CANCELED: Songwriting: Theory of Medieval Song – I RecordMar24CANCELED: Philology and the Place of ArabicMar24CANCELED: Encounters of the Third Kind: Christians, Muslims, Traditional-religious Communities, and Their Interactions in Medieval EthiopiaMar24CANCELED: Conversation with Ken CernigliaMar24Curated Scrap Paper: Documents on the Reverse Sides of Medieval Japanese DiariesMar24POSTPONED: Carl E. Schorske Memorial Lecture: Daniel MendelsohnMar24M+M: Juliane Vogel: The Poetics of GlueMar25CANCELED: In the Aftermath of Violence: Andean Stones and the Heroics of Small Construction DetailsMar25POSTPONED: Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Karan Mahajan and Jenny XieMar25POSTPONED: The Making of a Paragon of Virtue: The Transnational Commemoration of Consul Sugihara’s 1940 Visas to Jews in LithuaniaMar25CANCELED: Operation ‘Pushkin’: The White Russian Who Loved Poetry, Scammed the FBI, and Won Hitler’s HeartMar25CANCELED: Renaissance Heraldry in Venetian Cyprus and the Greek Cathedral of NicosiaMar26POSTPONED: The Stuff of Memory: Soviet War Memorials and the Political Economy of Building Materials and Sculptural LaborMar26CANCELED: Securitas: Embodied ConceptMar26POSTPONED: “Vale poco” [of little value], a Forgotten Spanish-Chinese Dictionary in a Manila ArchiveMar26CANCELED: Music from an Elliptical Orbit: Tunes, Tuning, and the Gravitational Pull?Mar26CANCELED: New Imaginings: Storytelling, Science and ActivismMar27CANCELED: Silence: 5th Annual French and Italian Graduate ConferenceMar27CANCELED: Powers as Sources of Change in AristotleMar27CANCELED: Euphrates SoundscapesMar27CANCELED: Reading by Hala Alyan and Program in Creative Writing StudentsMar28POSTPONED: The Antislavery Moment: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Origins of the Abolitionist ImpulseMar29CANCELED: Concert: the Fate of BonesMar30VIRTUAL: Only the Clothes on Her Back: Law, Textiles, and Commerce in the Nineteenth-Century United StatesMar31CANCELED: Conversation with Georgia StittMar31CANCELED: Mendel Music Library Presents: Dialogues des CarmélitesMar31CANCELED: Ciné-Club Presents: Selected Silent FilmsApr1CANCELED: The Body as Social SculptureApr2CANCELED: Seeing America From a DistanceApr2CANCELED: The Limits of Legibility: Experiments in Writing ChineseApr2CANCELED: A Reading by Kevin BarryApr3POSTPONED: Political Values | Market Values | Art Values | The Ethics of American Art in the 1980s ConferenceApr6VIRTUAL: LAO Lunch: Online Learning Check-inApr6CANCELED: Structuring Spontaneity: The Twilight of Anarchist Organization in Spain and Italy, c. 1917-1923Apr7The Nobodies of Medieval Latin LiteratureApr7VIRTUAL: Pre-Modern Pandemics in History, Science, and Popular MediaApr7CANCELED: Medieval Studies Faber Lecture: Fred DonnerApr7VIRTUAL: Covid-19 in Brazil Today: Reckoning with the Pandemic in the Global SouthApr8CANCELED: Long Live Fashion, Down with Art: Surrealism in the Department StoreApr8CANCELED: The Netherlands: Culture and Global History, 1500-1700Apr8POSTPONED: Princeton Environmental Film Festival: Free SoloApr9VIRTUAL: Mellon Forum: DisabilityApr9POSTPONED: Princeton Environmental Film Festival: PatrimonioApr9CANCELED: Bacchae in Relief: Wole Soyinka and the GreeksApr9VIRTUAL: Statesmanship in Times of Crisis: Robert P. George in Conversation with Allen C. GuelzoApr9VIRTUAL: Reflecting on Boccaccio’s Decameron (The Frame Tale)Apr9VIRTUAL: The Making of HBO’s Chernobyl: A Conversation with Writer/Producer Craig Mazin ’92Apr12POSTPONED: Princeton Environmental Film Festival: All The Time in the WorldApr12POSTPONED: ANTHROPOCENE: The Human EpochApr13POSTPONED: A Queer, Queer Race: Origins for Japanese/American LiteratureApr13POSTPONED: Princeton Environmental Film Festival: WyethApr14VIRTUAL: Forced Womanhood!Apr14VIRTUAL: Mellon Forum: CitizenshipApr14Rich Bride Poor Bride: Two Trousseau Lists from the Cairo GenizaApr14CANCELED: Ciné-Club Presents: La Planète Sauvage (1973)Apr15VIRTUAL: Structuring Spontaneity: The Twilight of Anarchist Organization in Spain and Italy, c. 1917-1923Apr15Countertenor and Early Music PrincetonApr16VIRTUAL: Public Works and Private Capital: A New Appraisal of Interstate Highway Financing in 1950s AmericaApr16Masterclass with Lawrence Zazzo, CountertenorApr16VIRTUAL: The Social Networks of Antiquities Collectors in Northern-Song China: An Experiment in Digital HumanitiesApr17Writing the Region: Knowledge, Practice, and Power in South AsiaApr17VIRTUAL: African Summit at PrincetonApr20VIRTUAL: Mellon Forum: HomeApr20PLOrk in QuarantineApr21Internal Inequalities: Taxpayers, Taxation and Expenditure in a Composite Colonial State, c. 1890-1937Apr21Book Talk: The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the VoteApr22VIRTUAL: Information Management in Early Modern China: The Grand Secretariat and Its Clerks, ca. 1700-1800Apr22Faber Lecture: The Italian Cinema of the New Millennium: The Case of La Grande BellezzaApr22CANCELED: Faber Lecture: The Art and Nature of Glass: A Material in the History of KnowledgeApr22Covid-19 and Amazonia’s FutureApr22LIFE Magazine’s Photojournalism and the American Century?Apr23CANCELED: Surveying the Museum: Tom Lloyd, Black Study, and the Art Workers’ CoalitionApr23Subversive Voices of Twenty-First Century ItalyApr23Book Talk: Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval EnglandApr24VIRTUAL CONFERENCE: American Contact: Intercultural Encounter and the History of the BookApr24LAO Movie ScreeningApr24CANCELED: The Minoan House of the Frescoes at Knossos: The Life and Afterlife of an ExcavationApr25CANCELED: Revisiting the Common GroundApr28CANCELED: Neque mare viderunt, neque diagrammata: Picturing Space in Modern GeometryApr28CANCELED: Magie Lecture: Josiah OberApr28CANCELED: Ciné-Club Presents: Level FiveApr29CANCELED: IHUM Faber Lecture: EncumbranceApr29CANCELED: Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Min Jin Lee and Parul SehgalApr29LAO Movie ScreeningsApr30CANCELED: Leibniz on Continuity, between Euclid and DedekindApr30The Body as Social SculptureApr30(In)visibilities, Omissions and Discoveries: Archival Absences in Life Magazine and BeyondApr30CANCELED: Samurai’s Oath in Medieval Japan: From Princeton University CollectionApr30The Sounds of Jewish PrayerApr30The Redemptive Power of ArchitectureApr30The Princeton Livestock Exchange Presents: Dan TepferApr30Art Making | Drawing Interior SpacesMay1Teaching and Discussing Race, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism with Intentional Action in Different Classics ClassroomsMay1CANCELED: Drawing Lines Through Rivers and Towns: A History of AxiomaticsMay1Conversation with a Theater MakerMay5Princeton Research Day 2020May5CANCELED: Medieval Studies Faculty ColloquiumMay5CANCELED: Book Talk: Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and its Urgent Lessons for Our OwnMay6‘They Were Amazed by What She Said’: Morisca Resistance in Early Modern GranadaMay6Pandemic and Chaos: Where to Next, Brazil?May7Conference: Language and Migration: Experience and MemoryMay7Program in Journalism Senior ColloquiumMay7The Fate of Internationalism: Talking Solidarity in a PandemicMay7La Fontaine’s, “Les Animaux malades de la peste”May7Cocktails & Conversations – “Babylon Berlin”May7The Museum, Citizenship, and the Post-Coronavirus AgeMay7Book Talk: How to be a Bad EmperorMay7Art Making | Drawing Contemplation and ReflectionMay8Pandemic, Creating a Usable Past: Epidemic History, COVID-19, and the Future of HealthMay12The Forgotten War: Yemen’s Regional Crisis in the Midst of a Global PandemicMay12Book Talk: Inky Fingers: The Making of Books in Early Modern EuropeMay13Research in Gender and Sexuality Studies with PUL Primary MaterialsMay13Princeton Livestock Exchange: Casey DriessenMay13Book Talk: Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass IncarcerationMay13LAO Movie ScreeningMay14Public Humanities Working Group: The Public Humanities at PrincetonMay14The Story of Pandemics in Scholarship and Popular Culture, 1890-2020May14Multimodal Pedagogy in the Italian Language ClassroomMay14The Female Gaze: LIFE Magazine, Gender, and World War IIMay15Newspaper Navigator: Reimagining Digitized Newspapers with Machine LearningMay16Princeton Livestock Exchange: AND (Aliya Ultan and Daniel Ivan Bruno)May20Princeton Livestock Exchange: Claire ChaseMay20The (so-called) Trenton Project Presents: Individually, TogetherMay20Book Talk: Inky Fingers: The Making of Books in Early Modern EuropeMay21Plague: From the Late Neolithic to the Black DeathMay21Contemporary Conversations: Artistic Practice in Response to the PresentMay22Book Talk: Tehrangeles DreamingMay22New Theories on the Oldest American Woodcut: The Portrait of Richard Mather by John Foster, ca. 1670May22Conversation with a Theater Maker: Anne KauffmanMay25Gender Crossings in the American MusicalMay28The ‘Plague of Cyprian’: Sources, Problems, Origins and the ‘Crisis of the Third Century’May28Reunions Lecture: Architecture as Art or Science at the End of the 18th Century: the Case of Jean-Jacques Lequeu’s Graphic WorkMay28An Art Historical Tasting: Food and Drink in Italian Renaissance and Baroque ArtMay29Conversation with a Theater Maker: Kimber LeeJun4Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique PandemicsJun8Race in the COVID Era: What America’s History of Racism and Xenophobia Means for TodayJun11The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown?