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Past Book Talk Events

Mon, 3/28 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · Zoom

Book Talk | Organize the world. Another Cold War Story

Sandrine Kott, University of Geneva

Center for Collaborative History

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

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

November 18, 2021 · 5:00 pm · 219 Aaron Burr

“Hymns for Humanists”: Dessa on Religion, Humanism, and Artistic Inspiration

Dessa, rapper, singer, and writer

Department of Religion; Humanities Council; Lewis Center for the Arts; Center for Culture, Society and Religion
Poster for Dessa, a rapper, singer, and writer

November 12, 2021 · 12:00 pm2:00 pm · Zoom

The Haitians: A Decolonial History (Book Discussion, Part IV)

Professor Marlene Daut & Professor Mame-Fatou Niang, University of Virginia & Carnegie Mellon University

Department of African American Studies

November 11, 2021 · 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

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 1, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

Realität ist schlichtweg das Unverdächtige: On Blumenberg and Critical Affect

Karen Feldman Professor and Chair, Department of German, University of California, Berkeley

German Department

October 13, 2021 · 5:30 pm6:30 pm · Virtual

Personal Limits #1: Sarah Chihaya and Merve Emre

Sarah Chihaya, English; Merve Emre, University of Oxford; Monica Huerta, English, American Studies

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

October 6, 2021 · 6:00 pm7:00 pm · Labyrinth Books and Livestream

Twilight in Hazard: An Appalachian Reckoning

Alan Maimon, author; Joe Stephens, Journalism

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; Humanities Council

October 1, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

A History of Ireland in 100 (and More) Words

Máire ní Mhaonaigh and Sharon Arbuthnot, authors

Fund for Irish Studies at Princeton University

September 22, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · Zoom

PIIRS Director’s Book Forum: The Hungry Eye with Leonard Barkan

Leonard Barkan, Comparative Literature

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

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 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 10, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

Global History Workshop | Book Talk: “The Hundred Years War on Palestine”

Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University

Center for Collaborative 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

February 16, 2021 · 12:00 pm1:00 pm · Zoom

Intersections Working Group Presents Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez

Yomaira C. FIgeuroa-Vasquez, Michigan State University

Department of African American Studies


January 10, 2021 · 3:00 pm5:00 pm · Virtual

Last Letters: The Prison Correspondence Between Helmuth James and Freya von Moltke 1944-45

Dorothea and James von Moltke, Labyrinth Books

Friends of Princeton University Library

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