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December 8, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:00 pm · Livestream

Personal Limits: A Series on Personal Writing, #3

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


November 11, 2021 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Personal Limits: A Series on Personal Writing, #2

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


October 27, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:00 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


October 26, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:00 pm · Zoom

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

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


October 25, 2021 · 12:30 pm1:30 pm · Zoom

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

Amelia Becker, Humanities Council, Linguistics


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

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

Anthony Grafton, History



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


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





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

Book Talk: Einstein In Bohemia

Michael Gordin, History


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

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

Lewis Hyde, author


March 10, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

What Medieval Africa Offers for Thinking Global Connectedness

Francois-Xavier Fauvelle, Collège de France


March 5, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · 16 Joseph Henry House

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

Angela Brintlinger, Ohio State University


March 3, 2020 · 1:30 pm2:50 pm · 012 East Pyne

Theo’s Choice: Celebrating Diversity in the Francophone World

Thomas Cauvin, Colorado State University


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