Calendar of Events

The Rise of the Christian Economy in the post-Christian West

East Pyne 010 East Pyne 010, Princeton

Join us on April 11 for a lecture with Ian Wood, scholar of early medieval history and Professor emeritus at the University of Leeds, on the Christian economy of the early medieval west. In recent years a number of historians, most notably Peter Brown, have drawn attention to ‘the spiritual economy’.  They have pointed to the […]

Translators on Publishing

A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

What goes into the choosing of an author or the making of a book? How do translators move from research to words—from ideas to “solutions,” if we can call them that? What happens after translation, when a book finally enters the world? This event brings together Flora Thomson- DeVeaux and Katrina Dodson in celebration of […]

The Jesuits: A History

Zoom Princeton

Since its founding by Ignatius of Loyola in 1540, the Society of Jesus—more commonly known as the Jesuits—has played a critical role in the events of modern history. From the Counter-Reformation to the ascent of Francis I as the first Jesuit pope, The Jesuits presents an intimate look at one of the most important religious […]

Cinema with Power | Documentary Screening and Welcome Reception

101 Friend Center

Meet Director Jha and view two of his national award-winning documentaries, “Faces After the Storm” (1981) and “Sonal” (2001) The M.S. Chadha Center for Global India  (CGI) invites you to a series of events with Prakash Jha, eminent film maker from India and CGI Artist in Residence. Jha is widely known for his hard-hitting social […]

Media and Modernity: “Gawkers”

Room N107, School of Architecture Room N107, School of Architecture, Princeton

Bridget Alsdorf "Gawkers” Tuesday, April 11, 2023 @5pm ET N107 (School of Architecture) Modern Paris calls to mind the flâneur, but all around him were gawkers (badauds). Bridget Alsdorf will discuss her recent book, Gawkers: Art and Audience in Late Nineteenth-Century France (Princeton University Press, 2022), which offers an alternative genealogy of the modern viewer. […]

LLL Presents | Reading Shakespeare Reading Me

Labyrinth Books and Livestream 122 Nassau Street, Princeton

Leonard Barkan’s new book is a gripping, funny, joyful account of how the books you read shape your own life in surprising and profound ways. He is joined by fellow Renaissance scholar and his former student Leah Whittington. Leonard Barkan is Professor of Comparative Literature emeritus at Princeton. His many celebrated books include The Hungry Eye: Eating, […]

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