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Past Book Talk Events

March 30, 2021 · 5:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: Absentees: On Variously Missing Persons

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Comparative Literature; Hal Foster, Art and Archaeology

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

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council; Department of History, Linda Colley, History; Maya Jasanoff, Harvard University

March 10, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

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

Center for Collaborative History, Rashid Khalidi Zoom

March 2, 2021 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

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

Labyrinth Books; Department of Anthropology; Humanities Council, Jeremy DeSilva, Dartmouth College; Holly Dunsworth, University of Rhode Island; Augustin Fuentes, Anthropology

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

Intersections Working Group Presents Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez

Department of African American Studies, Yomaira C. FIgeuroa-Vasquez

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

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

Friends of Princeton University Library, Dorothea and James von Moltke Virtual

December 16, 2020 · 2:00 pm3:15 pm · via Zoom

Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Program in Medieval Studies; Humanities Council, Terence Keel Zoom (see description)

December 15, 2020 · 4:30 pm5:30 pm · via Zoom

Book Talk: The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Lynne V. Cheney, American Enterprise Institute; Allen C. Guelzo, Humanities Council and James Madison Program The lecture will be held via Zoom webinar. Registration is required.

December 8, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: Why Vegan? How to Eat Ethically

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; The Center for Human Values; Humanities Council, Peter Singer, UCHV; Andrew Chignell, Religion

December 2, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council, Hal Foster, Art and Archaeology; Yve Alain Bois, Institute for Advanced Study

October 29, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · via Zoom

Book Talk: The ‘Menial Class of Follower’: World War one and the Servant Problem in the Indian Army

Center for Collaborative History, Radhika Singha Zoom

October 28, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · via Zoom

Global History Workshop Book Talk: Time’s Monster: How History Makes History

Center for Collaborative History; Department of History, Priya Satia Zoom

October 27, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe

Labyrinth Books; Humanities Council, Caroline Bynum, author; Brooke Holmes, Classics

October 16, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · Livestream

Blumenberg’s Moment

Department of German, Paul Fleming, Cornell University; Florian Fuchs, German Livestream Zoom

October 11, 2020 · 3:00 pm4:00 pm · Online

Kwame Anthony Appiah: The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity

Friends of Princeton University Library, Kwame Anthony Appiah Virtual

September 22, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library, Humanities Council, Daniel Mendelsohn, author; Michael Wood, English and Comparative Literature (Emeritus)

September 21, 2020 · 7:00 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

Book Talk: Adventures in English Syntax

Humanities Council; Program in Linguistics; Princeton Public Library; Labyrinth Books, Robert Freidin

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