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Archives of Repetition: Adapting Greek Heroines in the Digital Age

216 Aaron Burr Hall

Focusing on Agustina Gatto’s Ifigenia en, and Yara Travieso’s La Medea, this talk will analyze how contemporary playwrights/directors reimagine Greek characters and myths. Travieso and Gatto demystify canonical works, and create new forms of audience engagement, while also playing with the limits of the theatrical experience. In their work, the use of technology and social […]

Betting on the Farm: Institutional Change in Japanese Agriculture

202 Jones Hall

Betting on the Farm (Cornell University Press, 2022) explains variations in strategic change within Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA), the nationwide network of farm co-ops that has dominated the Japanese agricultural landscape since the mid-20th century. JA’s tradition-bound organizations are under increasing economic and demographic pressure to expand farmer incomes by adapting co-op strategies to rapidly […]

Variation in color expression in languages of Cameroon

1-S-5 Green Hall 1-S-5 Green Hall, Princeton

ABSTRACT: Explaining observed variation in linguistic data and its correlates is a particular challenge when describing under-studied languages lacking huge corpora. The use of a certain variable may be conditioned phonologically or grammatically, but also by sociolinguistic factors ranging from speech registers to language contact phenomena. In this talk, I showcase the various levels of […]

A Universe of Terms: Religion in Visual Metaphor

A17 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building Washington Road, Princeton

How can we foster a more inclusive, responsible, and communicative future? What if illustrated scholarship is one way to get there? Organized around eight terms in the study of religion, the groundbreaking, multifaceted book A Universe of Terms: Religion in Visual Metaphor combines text and image to examine the human as both catalyst of crisis […]

Organizing Stories: Dinner & Dialogue

Rockefeller College Private Dining Room

Join the Organizing Stories team for their first event of the spring semester. Graduate students will discuss cultivating self sustaining praxis and artistic resistance while organizing around labor rights, gender based violence, BIPOC maternal health, and Black liberation! RSVP here.

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