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Selected date: February 20, 2020
Thu, 2/20 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

The Largest Building Stone in the World: On the Naturalization of the Architectural Canon since 1945

Lucia Allais, Columbia University

Society of Fellows
SOF Allais

Thu, 2/20 · 4:30 pm-6:30 pm · 008 Friend Center

What are Philologists for in a Destitute Time? Orphic Reverberations, Verbal Static, and the Failure of the Humanities

John T. Hamilton, Harvard University

Department of Comparative Literature
John Hamilton

Thu, 2/20 · 5:00 pm-6:00 pm · 106 McCormick

Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological Evidence

Michael MacKinnon, University of Winnipeg

Department of Art and Archaeology; Department of Classics; Humanities Council

Thu, 2/20 · 5:30 pm-6:30 pm · 101 Carl Fields

Student Activism at Princeton: Then & Now (Part 1)

Princeton University Library

Thu, 2/20 · 6:00 pm-8:00 pm · 101 McCormick

Film Screening: Say Amen, Somebody

Department of Religion

Title image for film "Those Who Remained"

Fri, 2/21 · 4:00 pm-6:00 pm · 002 Robertson Bowl

Philosophy Colloquium: Nihilism and the Abundance of Values

Paul Katsafanas, Boston University

Department of Philosophy

Fri, 2/21 · 6:00 pm-7:30 pm · James Stewart Film Theater

Film Screening: Nationtime, Gary

Lewis Center for the Arts
Still image from Nationtime Gary film

Fri, 2/21 · 6:30 pm · Forum, Lewis Arts complex

Reading by Aaron Robertson

Aaron Robertson, fiction translator

Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Creative Writing

Mon, 2/24 · 12:00 pm-1:30 pm · 202 Jones

Iranian Minority Communities during the Iran-Iraq War and After

Nina Bolourchi, Rutgers University

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

Mon, 2/24 · 4:30 pm-Fri, 2/28 · 6:00 pm · 219 Aaron Burr

Latin America Today: Upheavals and Repression, Part II

Amy Williams Navarro, Woodrow Wilson School; María José Urzúa, Politics; Sebastian Rojas Cabal, Sociology; Miguel Centeno, Sociology

Program of Latin American Studies

Tue, 2/25 · 9:30 am-11:45 am · TBD

Presentation and Panel Discussion: Christopher Thornton

Christopher Thornton, National Endowment for the Humanities

Office of the Dean for Research

Tue, 2/25 · 12:00 pm-1:15 pm · School of Architecture, South Gallery

Mellon Forum: Displacement

Jasmine Mahmoud, Seattle University; Nora Akawi, Cooper Union

Princeton Mellon Initiative; Humanities Council
Mellon Forum

Tue, 2/25 · 4:30 pm-7:00 pm · Betts Auditorium

M+M: Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Matt Wolf, Filmmaker, Guggenheim Fellow

M+M Program in Media and Modernity

Tue, 2/25 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 103 Scheide Caldwell

Embracing the Dragon: Greece Becomes the 17th Plus 1

Sophia Kalantzakos, New York University, Abu Dhabi; Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
Kalantzakos

Tue, 2/25 · 7:30 pm · Rocky-Mathey Theater

Ciné-Club Presents: La Jetée (1962) and Toute la mémoire du monde (1956)

Department of French and Italian; Rockefeller College
Still image from the film La Jetee

Tue, 2/25 · 8:00 pm-10:00 pm · Taplin Auditorium

Don’t You Know?

Yihan Chen, Music

Program in East Asian Studies; Department of Music
Yihan Chen

Wed, 2/26 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · 219 Aaron Burr

The Birth of the Contemporary Avant-Garde in Guatemala, 1965-1974

Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, PLAS Visiting Fellow; Latin American art historian and curator

Program in Latin American Studies
Guatemala

Wed, 2/26 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

Money, Markets, and Monarchies: The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East

Adam Hanieh, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

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

Wed, 2/26 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 101 McCormick

Asian American Studies Lecture Series: Monica Youn and Jenny Zhang

Monica Youn, Creative Writing; Jenny Zhang, writer

Program in American Studies

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