Calendar of Events

When Pages Breathe: Immersive Elocution of Literature, an installation

CoLab Gallery, Lewis Arts Complex

Lecturer in Theater Chesney Snow and students in his fall course, “The Oral Interpretation of Toni and William,” present a multimedia oral interpretation of literature installation that examines speech as an aspect of fine art through the exploration of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, as well as the literary canons of iconic American writer […]

Medieval Faculty Colloquium: “El Greco – Architect?”

209 Scheide Caldwell 209 Scheide Caldwell, Princeton

The Program in Medieval Studies is pleased to offer the Faculty Colloquium series for Fall 2023. Charlie Barber, Donald Drew Egbert Professor of Art and Archaeology, will present this lunchtime talk on Tuesday, November 28. Today, Domēnïkos Theotokópoulos (El Greco), ca. 1540-1614, is primarily known today for his extraordinary and distinctive paintings. In the seventeenth […]

“I Judge No One: A Political Life of Jesus”

1879 Hall, Room 140

David Lloyd Dusenbury Lounge Seminar About the book Why was Jesus, who said ‘I judge no one’, put to death for a political crime? Of course, this is a historical question—but it is not only historical. Jesus’s life became a philosophical theme in the first centuries of our era, when ‘pagan’ and Christian philosophers clashed […]

When Pages Breathe: Bringing Literature to Life — An Oral Interpretation of The Great Gatsby

Drapkin Studio at Lewis Arts complex Princeton

Experience the magic of classic American literature through the art of oral interpretation as the Program in Theater in collaboration with Princeton University Library’s special collections exhibition presents, When Pages Breathe: Bringing Literature to Life. Join us for a mesmerizing performance of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal work, The Great Gatsby, presented by Literature to Life […]

Reading by Kwame Dawes and Creative Writing Seniors

Godfrey Kerr Theater Studio, Lewis Arts complex 122 ALEXANDER STREET, Princeton

Critic, editor and poet Kwame Dawes, winner of the Windham-Campbell Prize for Poetry, a Pushcart Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and author of the recent collection Sturge Town, reads from his work along with seven creative writing seniors. The C.K. Williams Reading Series showcases senior thesis students of the Program in Creative Writing with established writers […]

“Prickly Moses: Poems” & “Aurora Americana: Poems”

Labyrinth Books 122 Nassau Street, Princeton

Labyrinth Books and the Princeton University Press invite you for an evening of readings by the poets whose collections are the most recent in the Press’s Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets. The series is edited by Professor Susan Stewart. Professor Stewart -- herself an acclaimed poet, critic, as well as translator -- will introduce the […]

“Beyond Reparations: Post-Colonial Loudreaders, Colonial Footprints, and the case for white studies”

201 Morrison Hall

Graduate Program in Media + Modernity | Princeton University WAI Think Tank "Beyond Reparations: Post-Colonial Loudreaders, Colonial Footprints, and the case for white studies” Tuesday, November 28, 2023 @6pm ET 201, Morrison Hall (African American studies) Event co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies (AAS). :: Please note that this event will start at […]

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