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Mellon Forum // Soil Forensics: Property and the Buried Truth in Medellín

Betts Auditorium and Zoom Princeton

As Colombia attempted to achieve peace, the city of Medellín aimed to move beyond its violent past, breaking ground on ambitious green development projects to bring parks and infrastructure to the city’s most peripheral neighborhoods. But these projects threatened to evict local residents, as city planners deployed maps of soils at risk of landslide as […]

“El Greco’s Synagonism: Art Theory and Practice“

103 Scheide Caldwell

Apparently, as suggested in the account of Francisco Pacheco, or in his own notes on Vitruvius and Vasari, Domenikos Theotokopoulos took a clear position in the paragone debate. But this position becomes more complex, even contradictory if one takes a look at El Greco´s own artistic production. The medium in question is often situated from […]

People on Sunday: A Conversation about Music and Film

Taplin Auditorium

Live original music by Andrew Lovett (classical music-inspired) and Jacob Khawaja (jazz-inspired) will accompany a screening of the experimental German silent film “People on Sunday” (Robert Siodmak and Edgar G. Ulmer, 1930), along with a conversation about their respective musical choices and how each approached playing live to accompany the film. This lecture is part […]

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