Local Academic Events, Beyond Historical Studies

Listed here are events taking place outside of the Institute and the School of Historical Studies that may be of interest to SHS faculty and members.  Please note that this is not intended to be a complete list of events taking place at Princeton University, in the town of Princeton or at neighboring institutions.  More complete listings of events sponsored by Princeton University departments can be found on the University's departmental events calendars, a list of which can be found here

The events identified below do not include SHS’ Lunchtime Colloquia or the Institute Calendar, which identifies events and activities happening throughout the Institute.

2022

Monday, December 5, 2022

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Priscilla Layne, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “The Kids Aren’t Alright: Afro-German Afrofuturism and the Fight for Futurity.” 4:30 pm, 205 East Pyne and via Zoom.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University and the Princeton University Library present, Richard J.A. Talbert, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Wangyal Shawa, Princeton University Library, “Late Ottoman Turkey in Princeton’s Forgotten Maps, 1883-1923.” 4:30 pm, Engineering Library, Fine Hall, Visualization Lab, and Online. Registration required.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The Department of French and Italian at Princeton University presents “L’Avant-Scene presents Fragments XXII.” 3:00 pm, Berlind Theater Rehearsal Room. Registration required.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Josephine Meckseper, Artist, “Ten Minutes Later.” 5:00 pm, Betts Auditorium.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Hilary Plum, Author; Adrienne Raphel, Princeton Writing Program, “Two Writers on Writing: Considering Class, Play, Power, and Language in the Essay and the Poem.” 6:00 pm Labyrinth Books and Livestream.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University, L’Avant-Scene presents, “Race in French Theater.” 7:30 pm, Godfrey Kerr Studio, Lewis Arts Complex. Registration required.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley, “Value and Solidarity.” 12:00 pm, 300 Wallace Hall. Registration required.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Focus on Ukraine Seminar Series, Mark R. Beissinger, Politics; Iuliia Skubytska, Judaic Studies; Yana Prymachenko, History; Mykola Riabchuk, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Politics, “Is Ukraine Still Post-Soviet?” 12:15 pm, 016 Robertson Hall. RSVP required.

The Department of History at Princeton University presents its Modern America Workshop, Megan Armknecht, Princeton University, “Reproducing Power, Reproducing Diplomacy: Slavery in the U.S. Legation in Madrid, 1858-1861.” 12:00 pm, 210 Dickinson Hall, and via Zoom. In-person registration.

The Program in Linguistics at Princeton University presents Rozenn Guérois, LLACAN, “On the origins of Cikunda, ‘a language without a land.’” 4:30 pm, 1-S-5 Green

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Marisol Gómez-Mouakad, filmmaker, “’Angélica’ Film Screening and Q&A with Marisol Gómez-Mouakad.” 4:30 pm, 219 Aaron Burr Hall.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University and Labyrinth Books present, Peter Brooks, Author; Brigid Doherty, German, Art & Archaeology, “Seduced by Story: The Use and Abuse of Narrative.” 6:00 pm, Labyrinth Books and Livestream.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

The Department of History at Princeton University presents its Modern Europe Workshop and Russian and Eurasia Workshop, Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Russia’s Policy on Muslim Migration: Refugees from the North Caucasus, 1860-2020.” 4:30 pm, 211 Dickinson Hall, and via Zoom.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Claudia Rapp, University of Vienna, “Communities of piety from Late Antiquity to Byzantium.” 4:30 pm, 010 East Pyne.

Princeton University Public Lectures; Labyrinth Books present Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago, “Justice for Animals.” 5:00 pm, 50 McCosh Hall, and via Zoom.

Friday, December 9, 2022

The Department of History at Princeton University presents Alison McManus, Final Public Oral Exam,  “The Other Chemists’ War: The Uses, Dual Uses, and Abuses of Chemical Weapons in World War II.” 10:00 am, 230 Dickinson Hall.

The Center for Collaborative History at Princeton University presents its Davis Center Seminar, William Cavert, Davis Center Fellow/St. Thomas University, “Vermin Eradication and Agrarian Improvement in Early Modern England.” 10:15 am, 211 Dickinson Hall.

The Center for Collaborative History at Princeton University presents its conference, “Art and the Americanization of France.” December 9-10, 1:30 pm, 211 Dickinson Hall. Registration required.

The Humanities Council at Princeton University presents Rena Karefa-Johnson, FWD.us; Zoë Towns, Old Dominion Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and Department of African American Studies, “Crime, Safety and Justice in the 2022 Elections.” 12:00 pm, Barfield-Johnson Seminar room 201, Morrison Hall.