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Wed, 12/8 · 6:00 pm-7:00 pm · Livestream

Personal Limits: A Series on Personal Writing, #3

Monica Huerta, English, American Studies; Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Classics

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; Lewis Center for the Arts; Humanities Council; Department of English

Thu, 11/11 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Personal Limits: A Series on Personal Writing, #2

Monica Huerta, English, American Studies; Lili Loofbourow, writer

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; Lewis Center for the Arts; Humanities Council; Department of English

Wed, 10/27 · 6:00 pm-7:00 pm · Zoom

Black Bodies, White Gold—Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World

Anna Arabindan-Kesson, African American Studies, Art and Archaeology; Chika Okeke-Agulu, Art and Archaeology, African American Studies

Labyrinth Books; African American Studies; Humanities Council; the Princeton Public Library

Tue, 10/26 · 6:00 pm-7:00 pm · Zoom

The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance

Leonard Barkan, Comparative Literature; Caroline Mangone, Art & Archaeology

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council

Mon, 10/25 · 12:30 pm-1:30 pm · Zoom

Translating Between Modalities: The Case Study of American Sign Language and English

Amelia Becker, Humanities Council, Linguistics

Program in Translation & Intercultural Communication; Humanities Council; Program in Linguistics

May 12, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books

Book Talk: Inky Fingers: The Making of Books in Early Modern Europe

Anthony Grafton, History

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council

May 7, 2020-May 9, 2020 ·

Conference: Language and Migration: Experience and Memory

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies; Humanities Council; Department of Comparative Literature; Department of English; Lewis Center for the Arts; University Center for Human Values

May 5, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books

CANCELED: Book Talk: Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

Eddie S. Glaude Jr., African American Studies

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council

April 23, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books

Book Talk: Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

D. Vance Smith, English; Andrew Cole, English

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council

April 3, 2020-April 4, 2020 · 106 McCormick

POSTPONED: Political Values | Market Values | Art Values | The Ethics of American Art in the 1980s Conference

Department of Art and Archaeology; University Center for Human Values; Humanities Council; American Studies
Ethics of American Art

Abolitionist

March 23, 2020 · 4:30 pm · McCormick

CANCELED: (In)visibilities, Omissions and Discoveries: Archival Absences in Life Magazine and Beyond

Princeton University Art Museum; Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities; Humanities Council
Archival Silences PUAM

March 11, 2020 · 7:00 pm · Princeton Public Library

Book Talk: Einstein In Bohemia

Michael Gordin, History

Labyrinth Books, Humanities Council, Princeton Public Library
Gordin

March 10, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Labyrinth Books

CANCELED: Book Talk: A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past

Lewis Hyde, author

Labyrinth Books, Humanities Council, Princeton Public Library

March 10, 2020 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

What Medieval Africa Offers for Thinking Global Connectedness

Francois-Xavier Fauvelle, Collège de France

Department of Comparative Literature; Humanities Council
Fauvelle

March 5, 2020 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House

Bodies of Knowledge: Standing in Line: Bodies in a Struggle with Soviet Scarcity

Angela Brintlinger, Ohio State University

Humanities Council; Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

March 3, 2020 · 1:30 pm-2:50 pm · 012 East Pyne

Theo’s Choice: Celebrating Diversity in the Francophone World

Thomas Cauvin, Colorado State University

Department of French and Italian

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