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December 2, 2019 · 12:00 pm-1:30 pm · 202 Jones

How to Say “Religion” in Late Antique Iran

Thomas Benfey, Near Eastern Studies

Program in Near Eastern Studies; The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

December 2, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 103 Scheide Caldwell

The Manichaean Story of Adam and Eve: Between Gnostic and Zoroastrian Traditions

Paul Dilley, Institute for Advanced Studies; University of Iowa

Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity

December 3, 2019 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · 209 Scheide Caldwell

Telling Tales of Clever Women: Writing, Agency, and the Devotional Book in Late Medieval Germany

Sara S. Poor, German

Program in Medieval Studies

December 3, 2019 · 12:00 pm-1:15 pm · School of Architecture, South Gallery

Mellon Forum on the Urban Environment: Buffer Zones

Keller Easterling, Yale University; Tali Hatuka, Tel Aviv University

Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities

December 3, 2019 · 12:00 pm-1:30 pm · 019 Bendheim

Why We Need a More Global History of Incarceration, and Why We Currently Don’t Have One

Matthew Larsen, Society of Fellows

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination

December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Old Dominion Public Lecture: Darwin’s Diagram

Rachael Z. DeLue, Art and Archaeology

Humanities Council

December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 105 Chancellor Green

Down with Influence! Proposals to Free the Humanities From an Empty Word

Maxime Rovere, Eberhard L. Faber Short-Term Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of French and Italian

Department of French and Italian

December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 103 Scheide Caldwell

Byzantium Between the Paradigms of Philosophical and Prophetic Eschatology

András Kraft, Mary Seeger O'Boyle Postdoctoral Reasearch Fellow, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 205 East Pyne

1809: A Genealogy of the Present

Ben Morgan, Worcester College, University of Oxford

Department of German

December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:30 pm · Princeton Public Library (2nd Floor Conference Room)

Queer Letters: Writing Stories About Identities, Families, Gender, Cultures, and Communities

Humanities Council; Princeton Public Library; Labyrinth Books

December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 216 Aaron Burr

Book Talk: Aftershocks of Disaster

Yarimar Bonilla, Hunter College, City University of New York; Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Rutgers University,

Program of Latin American Studies

December 3, 2019 · 6:00 pm-8:30 pm · Princeton Public Library

Open Archive: Memorializing Princeton’s History

Izzy Kasdin; Stephanie Schwartz, Historical Society of Princeton

Princeton Public Library; Historical Society of Princeton

December 4, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Yiyun Li and Jia Tolentino

Yiyun Li and Jia Tolentino, Authors

Program in American Studies

December 4, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 105 Chancellor Green

From Periphery to Paris: Food, Photography and Planning in Interwar France

Meredith TenHoor, Pratt Institute

A David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project

December 4, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 111 East Pyne

Environmental Humanities Colloquium: Salvage: Experiment, Engagement and the Environmental Humanities

Allison Carruth, UCLA

Princeton Environmental Institute

December 4, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 202 Jones

Reading Late Imperial Chinese Fiction: A Century of Developments

Robert E. Hegel, Washington University

Program in East Asian Studies

December 4, 2019 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 1879 Hall Lounge

Luther, Theology, and the Research University

Christine Helmer, Northwestern University

Department of Religion

December 4, 2019 · 4:30 pm · 1-S-5 Green Hall

Canonical and Non-canonical Questions

Donka F. Farkas, University of California, Santa Cruz

Program in Linguistics

December 4, 2019 · 5:00 pm-6:00 pm · 101 McCormick

Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

Mary Miller '75, Getty Research Institute

Department of Art and Archaeology

December 4, 2019 · 7:30 pm-10:00 pm · James Stewart Film Theater

Film Forum: “The Burning Child” (2019), Joseph Leo Koerner

University Center for Human Values

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