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2023-24 Old Dominion Public Lecture Series – Painting in Common: Works of Love from Denmark’s Modern Breakthrough

010 East Pyne Princeton

Imagine a portrait of a couple in which each paints the other within the same frame. Reciprocal double portraits are extremely unusual in the history of art, and virtually unheard of in the context of marriage, but a remarkable group of them were made in late nineteenth-century Denmark. These paintings were part of a broader culture of […]

Comparative Diplomatics: “How can Jesuits be mistaken for Buddhist monks? Ōuchi Yoshinaga’s 1552 commendation and its Portuguese and Latin Afterlives”

Jones 202 Jones Hall, Princeton

Thomas Conlan (East Asian Studies) will be presenting on “How can Jesuits be mistaken for Buddhist monks? Ōuchi Yoshinaga’s 1552 commendation and its Portuguese and Latin Afterlives.” All are welcome. Refreshments will be served! Conveners: Thomas Conlan (East Asian Studies/History), Helmut Reimitz (History), Marina Rustow (Near Eastern Studies/History) Coordinators: Stephanie Luescher (Near Eastern Studies) and […]

Thomas Mann’s Princeton Exile

Chancellor Green Café

To celebrate the touring exhibition Thomas Mann: Democracy Will Win!, presented by the Princeton German Department in the Lower Hyphen in East Pyne from November 6th - 28th, there will be an official opening at 5pm on Tuesday, November 14th, in the Chancellor Green Café, East Pyne Building. Following opening remarks by Thomas Y. Levin, […]

Atelier@Large: Conversations on Art-making in a Vexed Era – Andrey Kurkov and Alan Lightman

Richardson Auditorium Richardson Auditorium, Princeton

In a series of conversations that bring guest artists to campus to discuss what they face in making art in the modern world, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, director of the Princeton Atelier, moderates a discussion with Andrey Kurkov, award-winning Ukrainian journalist and author of 19 novels, including the international bestseller Death and the Penguin, […]

Reading by Marlon James & Patricia Smith

Drapkin Studio at Lewis Arts complex Princeton

Man Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings and the bestselling Dark Star Trilogy; and Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize winner and Professor of Creative Writing Patricia Smith read from their work as part of the 2023-24 Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series. Admission: Free and open to the public; […]

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