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Sat, 2/25 · 9:30 am · 106 McCormick Hall

Chivalric Imageries

Sun, 2/26 · 2:00 pm · 209 Scheide Caldwell House

Linguistics Club Meeting

Program in Linguistics

Mon, 2/27 · 12:00pm · 202 Jones

A Delicate Operation: Provincial Administration, Khedivial Espionage, and the Critique of Colonial Economism in Egypt

Aaron Jakes, The New School

Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies

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Mon, 2/27 · 12:00pm · 144 Louis A. Simpson International Building

How (not) to Plan a Language: The Endurance of Esperanto

Esther Schor, Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; English

The Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication


Mon, 2/27 · 4:30pm · 202 Jones Hall

Visualizing the Invisible: The Scandalous Interpreter in the First Opium War, 1839-1842

Uganda Sze-pui Kwan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

East Asian Studies Program and Department


Tue, 2/28 · 4:30pm · Robertson Hall, Bowl 001

Democracy and Human Values Lecture: America’s Ailing Democracy: What’s Gone Wrong and What We Can Do About It

Martin Gilens, Politics

Program in American Studies, the Department of Politics and the University Center for Human Values

Tue, 2/28 · 4:30pm · 010 East Pyne

Populism and the Roman Republic: demagogues, democracy and the limits of debate

Catherine Steel, University of Glasgow

Department of Classics

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Tue, 2/28 · 4:30pm · 144 Louis A. Simpson International Building

Gender and Politics: Before and After the Break-Up of Yugoslavia

Vlasta Jalušič, Mirovni Institut, Peace Institute

Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and Program in European Cultural Studies


Tue, 2/28 · 4:30pm · 40 McCosh Hall

Susan Sontag: An-aesthetics and Agency

Deborah Nelson, University of Chicago

Department of English


Tue, 2/28 · 4:30pm · 202 Jones

Sound Imagination: The Making of a New Musical Culture in Modern China

Xiaobing Tang, University of Michigan

East Asian Studies Program

Huang Xinbo: Nie Er the Songwriter, 1935, 11.7 cm x 9 cm, wood engraving

Tue, 2/28 · 6:00pm · Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street

Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir

Sheila Kohler, Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Creative Writing

Labyrinth Books


Tue, 2/28 · 6:30pm · Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street

Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

Krista Tippett, author and Gideon Rosen, Philosophy

Princeton Public Library and Labyrinth Books


Wed, 3/1 · 12:00pm · 216 Aaron Burr

Havana in Transition

Rubén Gallo and Rachel Price, Spanish and Portuguese

Program in Latin American Studies

Wed, 3/1 · 12:00pm · 300 Wallace

God is on the Other Shore: Iranians in Dubai and the Formation of a Transnational Social Field (RSVP required)

Amin Moghadam, research scholar

Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies and Center for Migration and Development

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Wed, 3/1 · 4:30pm · 106 McCormick Hall

Utopics for Now: Why We Re-read Plato Today

Tony Vidler, Yale University

Program in European Cultural Studies

Detail of engraved artwork by Henri Theophile Hildibrand  1877 (engraving)

Wed, 3/1 · 4:30pm · 202 Jones

Dao-Buddhist Stelae of the Northern Dynasties and the Lived Religion of Local Communities

Gil Raz, Dartmouth College

East Asian Studies Program


Wed, 3/1 · 5:00pm · James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau St.

2016-17 Holmes Lecture: Poet Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine, poet

Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Creative Writing

Claudia Rankine, Visiting Professor of Creative Writing

Thu, 3/2 · 4:30 pm · Betts Auditorium

“The Post-Fact Era?” Covering the New Administration: Lessons from the International Correspondents

Edward Wong (The New York Times), Elaine Sciolino (The New York Times), Nicholas Schmidle (The New Yorker); moderated by Joe Stephens (The Washington Post and Ferris Professor of Journalism)

Humanities Council and Ferris Seminars in Journalism

Reporters speak on-camera as they wait for supporters to arrive at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Thu, 3/2 · 4:30pm · 101 McCormick

Against Normalization: Intersectionality and Social Justice in the Age of Trump

Kimberlé Crenshaw, UCLA and Columbia Law School

Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

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Thu, 3/2 · 4:30pm · 106 McCormick

Investigating a Minoan Coastal Town in East Crete: New Work at Palaikastro, 2012–16

Carl Knapett, University of Toronto

Department of Art and Archaeology


Fri, 3/3Sat, 3/4 · Palmer House, 1 Bayard Lane

Race and Religion in the Americas and the Atlantic World Conference

Department of Religion; cosponsored by the Humanities Council

Fri, 3/3 · 10:15am · 211 Dickinson

The Pirate, the Planter, and the Purveyor: Three Models of Colonial Investment

E.M. Rose, Harvard University

Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies

Fri, 3/3 · 1:30pm · 103 Scheide Caldwell

Old and New: The Birth of Byzantine Epigraphy

Sylvain Destephen, Université Paris Nanterre

Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Fri, 3/3 · 6:00pm · Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street

C.K. Williams Reading Series: Phil Klay

Phil Klay, fiction writer and Lecturer in Creative Writing

Lewis Center for the Arts' Program in Creative Writing

Sat, 3/4 · 5:00pm · Dodds Auditorium

The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.

Michael Padgett, curator of ancient art

Princeton University Art Museum

Greek, Attic, attributed to the Berlin Painter, Red- figure neck-amphora with ridged handles: Amazonomachy with Herkales, ca. 490–480 B.C. Ceramic. Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig (BS 453). Image courtesy Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig.