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Celebrating Liliana Cavani’s Life and Films

Various Princeton

Presented by the Department of French and Italian and The Italian Cultural Institute, New York. In association with the Humanities Council, the Department of Comparative Literature, Committee for Film Studies […]

Medieval Faculty Colloquium | Making Things Up: Improvisation in the Illustrated ‘Cantigas de Santa María’

209 Scheide Caldwell

The Program in Medieval Studies is pleased to offer the Faculty Colloquium series for Spring 2023. Pamela Patton (Art and Archaeology) will present this lunchtime talk on Wednesday, March 29. Patton’s project-in-progress examines artistic improvisation in the two illustrated Cantigas de Santa María manuscripts now in the Escorial (RBME, MS T-I-1) and Florence (Bib. Naz. […]

Book Talk “The Face of Peace: Government Pedagogy amid Disinformation in Colombia”

216 Aaron Burr Hall

Colombia’s 2016 peace agreement with the FARC guerrillas sought to end fifty years of war and won President Juan Manuel Santos the Nobel Peace Prize. Yet Colombian society rejected it in a polarizing referendum, amid an emotive disinformation campaign. Gwen Burnyeat joined the Office of the High Commissioner for Peace, the government institution responsible for […]

Towards a New Understanding of the Late Imperial Corpora or How to Read An Anatomy of Lenses (Jingshi 鏡史), 1681

202 Jones Hall

A talk from Tina Lu, Yale University. ABSTRACT: Although it is mentioned in other seventeenth-century texts and strongly associated with Sun Yunqiu (~1630-1662), Jingshi (compiled sometime after 1681) was only rediscovered in 2015 as one of a handful of seventeenth-century Chinese texts that allude to a Chinese-made telescope. In both halves of my project—what Jingshi […]

The Background Fantastic: Ambient Fantasy from YouTube to the Metaverse

100 Jones Hall

Join the Committee for Film Studies for the first lecture in our spring 2023 series that brings prominent film scholars into conversation with members of the Princeton community. This event features Paul Roquet, associate professor of media studies and Japan studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Talk title “The Background Fantastic: Ambient Fantasy from […]

LLL Presents | Take What You Need: A Novel

Labyrinth Books and Livestream 122 Nassau Street, Princeton

In her new novel, Idra Novey zeroes in on the joys and difficulty of family, the ease with which we let distance mute conflict, and the power we can draw […]

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