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Selected date: December 2, 2020
Wed, 12/2 · 12:30 pm · via Zoom

Assommons les pauvres! A Conversation with Shumona Sinha

Shumona Sinha, poet and novelist

Department of French and Italian

Wed, 12/2 · 3:00 pm-4:20 pm · via Zoom

Collections as Data: Preserving Black Histories, Cultivating Black Futures

Jennifer Garcon, University of Pennsylvania; Amanda Henley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Synatra Smith, Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Center for Digital Humanities; Princeton University Library

Wed, 12/2 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg

Hal Foster, Art and Archaeology; Yve Alain Bois, Institute for Advanced Study

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council

Fri, 12/4 · 2:00 pm-3:00 pm · Virtual

Before Zoom: Cinema, the Zoetrope, and other Optical Devices

Julie Mellby, Graphic Arts Curator

Princeton University Library

Mon, 12/7 · 9:00 am-11:00 am · via Zoom

Arabic-script Documents and Economic Exchange in Medieval Egypt (800–1150)

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

Mon, 12/7 · 12:30 pm-1:30 pm · Webinar

To Translate Octavia Butler: Race, History, and Sci-Fi

Mona Kareem, writer, literary scholar, and Arabic-English literary translator

Program in Translation & Intercultural Communication

Tue, 12/8 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: Why Vegan? How to Eat Ethically

Peter Singer, UCHV; Andrew Chignell, Religion

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; The Center for Human Values; Humanities Council

Wed, 12/9 · 10:00 am-12:00 pm · via Zoom

Reading Session on Arabic-script Documents

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

Wed, 12/9 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · virtual

An American Historikerstreit: Holocaust Representation and the Specter of Deconstruction

Jonathan Catlin, Department of History

Center for Collaborative History

Fri, 12/11 · 12:00 pm-1:30 pm · via Zoom

(Re-)Imagine all the peoples. Exegesis and ethnicity in the late Antique West

Gerda Heydemann, Freie Universität Berlin

Medievalists of Color; Program in Medieval Studies; Austrian Academy of Sciences; Institute for Advanced Study

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