Calendar of Events

Locality and linguistic theory: The crucial role of African tone languages

1-S-5 Green Hall 1-S-5 Green Hall, Princeton

We are at a juncture when the communication practices of other species are becoming better understood, which linguists can take as an opportunity to readdress a fundamental question: what makes human language human? In this talk, I will examine one core architectural property of language, namely "locality", which restricts the possible long-distance interactions in linguistic […]

Waapance! ‘Let it Light!’: Awakening Myaamia ‘Miami Indian’ Storytelling Practices

210 Dickinson Hall Princeton

George Ironstrack, citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and assistant director of the Myaamia Center will share the story of the revitalization of Myaamia ‘Miami Indian’ storytelling practices along with a few Aalhsoohkaana ‘Winter Stories’ and Aacimoona ‘Historical Narratives’ as examples of the progress of this effort. The renewal of storytelling practices sits within […]

Writers Out: an evening of fiction and poetry

Princeton Public Library (2nd Floor Newsroom)

Princeton faculty and graduate students will share their new writing during an evening of readings and refreshments. Aliya Ram, Julia Kornberg, Ilya Kaminsky, Jeff Dolven, Joyce Carol Oates, and Rachael Uwada Clifford will read their poetry and fiction. This event is part of the IHUM Salon Series. Please note this event will take place in […]

Resisting Gravity: A lecture from John McMorrough

Betts Auditorium

John McMorrough is an architect and writer who explores the relationship between contemporary culture and design methodology through architecture’s extended field of practices. In addition to buildings, his writing engages with complementary media such as installations, films, and other structured narratives. As a partner at studioAPT (Architecture Project Theory), he also works on design projects […]

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