Calendar of Events

Translation as a Multiplayer Game

144 Louis A. Simpson Building

We typically conceive of translation as a solitary activity, yet translating plays for performance – the focus of much of Neil Blackadder’s work – involves extensive collaboration with directors and […]

Toward a History of Waiting: Social Hierarchy and Architecture

205 East Pyne

In early modern continental Western Europe, antechambers became standard in the residences of the elites. As a time-space infrastructure these rooms shaped encounters between unequals. By imposing spatial distance and […]

The Ver-Fremdworteffekt. Adorno on Language’s Glitches

010 East Pyne Princeton

Theodor W. Adorno has written two texts on foreign words and how they affect language. These texts contain a theory of how something apparently universal gives rise to another, to a different, a differently universal universality. The talk will explore what this means structurally and politically. Frank Ruda is Chair of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy […]

Reception + Gallery Talk | Living Histories: Space for Reckoning by STOSS Landscape Urbanism + MPdL Studio

North Gallery, School of Architecture Princeton

How do we ensure that public spaces tell the complex and interconnected histories that have shaped our culture and inform who we are? How do we bring to light those stories that lie buried just beneath the surface of a society in ways that allow us to confront the harder and sometimes brutal realities of […]

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