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Past Council Event Events

Fri, 9/23 · 5:00 pm7:00 pm · Betts Auditorium

Belknap Global Conversation with Filmmaker Ryusuke Hamaguchi

Humanities Council; Department of East Asian Studies; Department of Comparative Literature, the Program in East Asian Studies; Committee for Film Studies; Princeton Public Library

Thu, 9/8 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Chancellor Green Rotunda

16th Annual Humanities Colloquium

Humanities Council

November 22, 2021 · 4:30 pm5:30 pm · Zoom

Humanities Council Funding Information Session

Humanities Council

November 11, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Empire of Rubber: A Conversation About the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Liberia

Gregg Mitman, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Simon Gikandi, English


November 4, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · Zoom

Bodies of Knowledge Working Group—Conflating animal slaughter and animal and human sacrifice: Vasily Rozanov and ritual murder trials

Henrietta Mondry, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Humanities Council; Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
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October 7, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · Zoom

Bodies of Knowledge Working Group—The Human Colony: Symbiogenesis and Sympoiesis in the Works of Konstantin Merezhkovskii and Alexander Bogdanov

Mieka Erley, Colgate University

Humanities Council; Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
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September 30, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

Scriptural Vitality in Ancient Judaism: Poesis and Forward Moving Philology

Hindy Najman, Oriel College, University of Oxford

Humanities Council; Program in Judaic Studies

September 27, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

Medical Bondage, Mobility, and Fugitive Logic: Revisiting Harriet Tubman as an Intellectual Figure

Deirdre Cooper Owens, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Humanities Council; Center for Digital Humanities; Department of African American Studies; Department of Art and Archaeology
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September 23, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom Webinar and Livestream

15th Annual Humanities Colloquium

Humanities Council
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April 2, 2021 · 12:00 am2:30 pm · Zoom

Material Histories of Latin America

Program in Latin American Studies; Humanities Council

March 30, 2021 · 5:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: Absentees: On Variously Missing Persons

Daniel Heller-Roazen, Comparative Literature; Hal Foster, Art and Archaeology

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council


March 26, 2021 · 7:30 pm · Zoom

ESL: A Digital Theater Experiment

Humanities Council; The University Center for Human Values


March 23, 2021 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World

Linda Colley, History; Maya Jasanoff, Harvard University

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council; Department of History


March 2, 2021 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: A Most Interesting Problem — What Darwin’s Descent Of Man Got Wrong

Jeremy DeSilva, Dartmouth College; Holly Dunsworth, University of Rhode Island; Augustin Fuentes, Anthropology

Labyrinth Books; Department of Anthropology; Humanities Council

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