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Seuls en Scène – Princeton French Theater Festival

Princeton University

Seuls en Scène brings celebrated French actors and directors, as well as promising early-career artists, to Princeton University and the local community to present their work, introducing American audiences to […]

Mindscapes Unveiled, an exhibition by Chanika Svetvilas

Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex

Princeton’s Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab 2022-23 Artist-in-Residence Chanika Svetvilas presents a culminating exhibition from her year-long project, Anonymous Was the Data, which uplifts the individual lived experiences of […]

“Animal Spirits: The American Pursuit of Vitality from Camp Meetings to Wall Street” with Jackson Lears & Graham Burnett

Labyrinth Books 122 Nassau Street, Princeton

Join us for a discussion of Jackson Lears’s new book, in which he retrieves the spiritual visions and vitalisms that animate American life and the possibilities they offer today. Animal Spirits explores an alternative American cultural history by tracking the thinkers who championed the individual’s spontaneous energies and the idea of a living universe against the […]

McGraw Center Faculty Presentation: The Power of Checking In – Mid-Semester Course Feedback

Zoom Princeton

The purpose of this session is to present faculty with approaches to conducting midterm course evaluations for course improvement and advancement of their teaching. Faculty will be presented with compelling evidence from the literature on the benefits of conducting such activities, as well as multiple approaches and strategies that could be taken, including short survey […]

Walking in Place: A Tour of Princeton and Vicinity, Organized by Robert Sullivan

Maclean House Maclean House, Princeton

Join Robert Sullivan for a lunchtime walk and talk that can be visited, too, in the online modes suggested in the signup form. This will be a tour-walk where we talk and think in heads-together moments. You might walk the walk or be at home, or elsewhere. You could do a little of the walk, […]

Pond Music: Interspecies Improvisation

Institute for Advanced Study

David Rothenberg will drop a hydrophone in the Institute pond, which will then be transmitted to speakers above ground. He will then improvise with the sounds of plants and insects in the pond. A concert by the Animal Song Collective, a Humanities Council Magic Project

The Thief Who Stole My Heart

A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

This talk commences by introducing the audience to the sacred bronzes created by a master sculptor around the year 1000, and suggests that his inspiration may well have been child-saint Sambandar’s opening hymn that hails god Shiva as “the thief who stole my heart.” Vidya Dehejia then moves beyond this sensuous imagery to ask questions […]

Medieval Song and the Sounding of World, Body, and Imagination

Taplin Auditorium Taplin Auditorium

LUDUS and the Program in Medieval Studies present "Medieval Song and the Sounding of World, Body, and Imagination:" a lecture-performance by Sarah Kay and Concordian Dawn.   “Almost everything we might wish to know about the sound of medieval music is lost to us,” warns Daniel Leech-Wilkinson. Through the double medium of discursive speculation and […]

McGraw Center Faculty Special Event: A Celebration of Excellent Teaching and Mentoring

330 Frist Princeton

Join us for a celebration of excellent teaching and mentoring! This event will feature short pedagogy presentations by and engaged discussion with recent winners of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, followed by a wine and cheese reception. Featuring presentations by Matt Weinberg (Computer Science ); Neta A. Bahcall (Astrophysics); and Jesse Gomez (Neuroscience)

Embodied Minds in the Late Capitalist System: Suicide and Environmental Degradation in Africa

144 Louis A. Simpson Building

This talk limns the landscape of suicide in Africa, but also here in the US, as a means to contemplate the deadly and I believe escalating psychic toll of our environmental predicament. It asks how climate change — a welter of incremental, corrosive shifts layered with sudden catastrophic events generated and perpetuated through industrial systems […]

Carlos Fonseca *15 | A Discussion on His Latest Novel: Austral

216 Aaron Burr Hall

Princeton alumnus Carlos Fonseca *15 will be in conversation with Xita Rubert, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, to discuss his latest novel Austral. Translated by Megan Mcdowell, Austral (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023) is a story that deals with issues concerning memory, extinction and language. Rubert and Fonseca will be discussing these […]

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