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Conference: Finished? Early Modern Arts in the Imperfect Tense

010 East Pyne Princeton

“Imperfection” and “Renaissance” are antonyms. At least that is what Giorgio Vasari’s history of Italian artistic evolution (as with other early modern European writings on art, poetry, literature, music, and theatre) tries to convince us. His construction of perfection – in the sense of completeness and as an aesthetic ideal – as a defining attribute […]

Re/Framing Eastern European Cinema

50 McCosh Hall 50 McCosh Hall, Princeton

A three-day international conference, Re/Framing Eastern European Cinema, focusing on the re-conceptualization of Eastern European cinema and its master narratives before and in the aftermath of the Russian-Ukrainian war in 2022. Full schedule here.

Angelus Novus-Balancing Act from the Cosmological, Architectonic, Moral and Aesthetic Points of View

Green Hall 3C3 and Zoom

Join the bilingual round-table discussion about the principle of self-supporting balance. Panel discussants: Professors Attilio Pizzigone and Vittorio Paris (University of Bergamo), Erika A. Kiss (Princeton University) in person in Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy, and Professors Sigrid Adriaenssens and Chris Tully (Princeton University) participating online from Princeton, USA. Register for this hybrid event. Standing under […]

La Pisada Del Ñandú / The Rhea’s Footprint

216 Aaron Burr Hall

There is a special thread of continuity between voices, skins and stars that enables us to conjure up this visual essay in exhibition format. An essay formulated, perhaps, in the manner of those who listen to footsteps on the Earth, akin to the practices of healing with plants and to dances of transition and transformation, […]

4th Annual Mid-Atlantic Ottomanist Workshop

211 Dickinson Hall or Zoom

This workshop will provide an opportunity for scholars of Ottoman studies to gather, discuss their research, and receive substantive feedback. This initiative aims to bring together scholars of all stages based in the mid-Atlantic region who are working to advance the study of the Ottoman Empire as well as its interactions with the wider world […]

“Language and the Irish Novel,” a talk and reading by Barry McCrea

James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street Princeton

Award-winning writer Barry McCrea will give a brief talk on “Language and the Irish Novel” followed by a reading from his novel-in-progress Miracle at Thorn Island. Introduced by Visiting Leonard L. Milberg ’52 Professor in Irish Letters Fintan O’Toole. Admission: Free and open to the public; no tickets required. Accessibility: The Stewart Film Theater is […]

Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion “A Spear Through the Heart”

A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

This event will feature a screening of the 2022 documentary “A Spear Through the Heart”, which explores the life, legacy and impact of the legendary singer, songwriter, and activist, Hachalu Hundessa, who was assassinated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on June 29th, 2020. Hachalu was a hugely popular Oromo-Ethiopian musician widely viewed by the Oromo people […]

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