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 […]

Reading by award-winning writer Caoilinn Hughes

James Stewart Film Theater Princeton

Award-winning writer Caoilinn Hughes (The Wild Laughter) reads from her work, including an excerpt from her forthcoming novel, The Alternatives (Riverhead, April 2024). An unforgettable family portrait, The Alternatives follows four Irish sisters who were plunged prematurely into adulthood when their parents died in tragic circumstances. Now in their thirties and living disparate lives, three […]

Political Imaginaries Unmoored: Beyond the Universal and Particular

219 Aaron Burr Hall

This talk uses a series of images to evoke a form of diagrammatic reasoning which lies beyond the stranglehold of western dialectics of the universal and particular, the general and the individual, the abstract and the concrete, structure and event. Elizabeth A. Povinelli is Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Columbia University, […]

Photo History’s Futures: Aglaya Glebova

101 Friend Center

2021 marked 50 years of photography at Princeton, sparking both a reflection on the medium’s history and projection toward its future. As part of the Photo History’s Futures lecture series highlighting exciting voices in the field, the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Princeton University Art Museum welcome Aglaya Glebova to speak about her […]

Fall Student Reading

Chancellor Green Rotunda Princeton

Selected students from fall courses in Creative Writing read from their work in fiction, poetry, screenwriting and literary translation as part of the Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series, presented by the Program in Creative Writing. Admission: Free and open to the public; no tickets required. Accessibility: Chancellor Green Rotunda is an accessible venue via […]

PHS & LLL Present – Meth Lunches: Food and Longing in an American City

Princeton High School Auditorium

Labyrinth, Princeton High School, and partners present James Beard Award–winning author Kim Foster. Her book is a new portrait of hunger and humanity in America and has been woven into the curriculum of several classes at the high school this fall. Food is a conduit for connection; we envision smiling families gathered around a table—eating, […]

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