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Selected date: December 7, 2020
December 7, 2020 · 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

December 7, 2020 · 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

December 8, 2020 · 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

December 9, 2020 · 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

December 9, 2020 · 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

December 11, 2020 · 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

December 13, 2020 · 4:00 pm-5:00 pm · Virtual

The Archimedes Palimpsest: Beyond the Surface

William Noel, Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Princeton Bibliophiles and Collectors

December 15, 2020 · 4:30 pm-5:30 pm · via Zoom

Book Talk: The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

Lynne V. Cheney, American Enterprise Institute; Allen C. Guelzo, Humanities Council and James Madison Program

James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions

December 15, 2020 · 7:00 pm-8:30 pm · via Zoom

The Art of Anti-Racism and Social Justice: An Exhibition and Conversation

Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri, filmmaker, social justice advocate, and Princeton alumna; and guests

Lewis Center for the Arts; Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students; Freshman Seminars Program

December 16, 2020 · 2:00 pm-3:15 pm · via Zoom

Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Terence Keel, UCLA

Program in Medieval Studies; Humanities Council

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