Calendar of Events

Navigating the Emotional Layers and Subtext of a Poem

161 Louis A. Simpson Building

Join us for a poetry translation workshop where we'll examine and reflect on the importance of considering subtext, shifts, and ambiguity when translating a poem. Yilin Wang will share translations of several Chinese poems to invite attendees to reflect on the choices made by translators, and give a behind-the-scenes look at her process for poetry […]

Edward Said ’57 Memorial Lecture | Radiance in Pain and Resilience: The Global Reverberation of Palestinian Historical Trauma

10 McCosh

What is the role of cultural identity in preserving wellbeing and navigating the wounds of history? This lecture explores the profound historical trauma ingrained in the Palestinian experience and its global repercussions. Grounded in the wisdom of Edward Said, the lecture delves into the psychological dimensions of displacement, dispossession, and cultural distortion. It analyzes the […]

Antonin Artaud, Made in USA

105 Chancellor Green

Antonin Artaud (1896-1948), the world-famous author of The Theater and Its Double and To Have Done with the Judgment of God, became after his death the subject of passionate theoretical, critical, and aesthetic debates in France. This French enthusiastic reception was replicated in the United States in the 1950s, when certain texts by Artaud were […]

“A Better World for Migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean”

216 Aaron Burr Hall

Ana Maria Ibañez, Vice President of Sectors and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), will present the book "A Better World for the Migrant Population in Latin America and the Caribbean", which offers regional research on the use of cost-effective strategies to change people's perceptions of migration. ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKER Ana María Ibáñez, […]

Media and Modernity: “Ars::longa”

Room N107, School of Architecture Room N107, School of Architecture, Princeton

Graduate Program in Media + Modernity | Princeton University Paul Chan "Ars::longa” Tuesday, February 27, 2024 @5pm ET N107 (School of Architecture) It is traditionally understood that the first part of "Ars longa, vita brevis" means it takes a long time to master an art or technology. Another interpretation is that art lasts, perhaps longer […]

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