Event Archives

Events Archive

The Future of Exploration and a New Discovery in Human Evolution
Fri, Dec 2, 2022, 4:30 pm6:30 pm

Understanding where we come from as a species has been one of the great goals of humankind, exploring the questions of where we come from and why we are here as a species. In this lecture, Professor Lee Berger (the Phillip Tobias Chair in Human Evolution at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and an Explorer at Large…

Location
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Speaker
Lost Writings | Escritos Perdidos
Fri, Dec 2, 2022, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

A Brazil LAB book forum on the cosmopolitanism and transcendences of the poor and their silenced insurgencies in Brazil’s southern borderlands, with authors João Biehl and Miqueias Mugge.

Discussants:

Hendrik Lorenz,…

Location
144 Louis A. Simpson Building
Native Nation Building and Sustainability
Tue, Nov 29, 2022, 4:30 pm6:30 pm

Location
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Speaker
The Anthropology of Madness and the Ethical-Aesthetic Imagination
Thu, Nov 17, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Stefania Pandolfo *91 is professor and director of the UC Berkeley Medical Anthropology Program on Critical Studies in Medicine, Science, and the Body at the University of California, Berkeley. Pandolfo studies theories and forms of subjectivity, and their contemporary predicaments in the Middle Eastern and Muslim world,…

Location
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Speakers
Sustainable Oystering: A Farmer-to-Table Conversation
Wed, Nov 16, 2022, 4:30 pm7:00 pm

Anita Lo is a French-trained chef and cookbook author (Cooking Without Borders and SoLo, a Modern Cookbook for a Party of One, which won Eater’s Cookbook of the Year and was nominated for an IACP award) based in New York City. She is best known for her work at annisa, a contemporary American…

Location
Shultz Dining Room in Robertson Hall
Speakers
Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Fintan O'Toole (columnist for the Irish Times and book author): "Known and Strange Things: The Political Necessity of Art"
Thu, Nov 10, 2022, 4:30 pm6:30 pm

ABSTRACT: The relationship between democracy and art has shifted simultaneously in opposite directions. On the one hand, very few people still believe that aesthetic experience has a positive political value. Yet, on the other, democratic practice is increasingly saturated in performativity and the fictional narratives of…

Location
Friend Center, 101
Tanner Lectures on Human Values: Fintan O'Toole (columnist for the Irish Times and book author): "Known and Strange Things: The Political Necessity of Art"
Wed, Nov 9, 2022, 4:30 pm6:30 pm

ABSTRACT: The relationship between democracy and art has shifted simultaneously in opposite directions. On the one hand, very few people still believe that aesthetic experience has a positive political value. Yet, on the other, democratic practice is increasingly saturated in performativity and the fictional narratives of…

Location
Friend Center, 101
"Osage Murders Reign of Terror"
Sat, Nov 5, 2022, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Talk with Lily Shangreaux '74 and Dan Bigbee Jr.

Emmy-Award-Winning Producers of the documentary, "Osage Murders Reign of Terror"

In the summer of 2022 "Osage Murders Reign of Terror" won an Emmy in the historical/cultural program category. "Osage Murders Reign of Terror" is a historical documentary…

Location
104 Carl A. Fields Center
Playwriting with Anthropology
Thu, Oct 27, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is an American playwright. He won the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His plays Gloria and Everybody were finalists for the 2016 and 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama respectively. He was named a MacArthur Fellow for…

Location
219 Aaron Burr Hall
Speakers
TITRATION: Radioactive Waste, Princeton, & the Navajo Nation
Wed, Oct 26, 2022, 10:00 am11:30 am

Presenters:

The Members of Nuclear Princeton

Sam Brinton, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition, Office of Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Jay Jones, Tribal Liaison, Office of Integrated Waste…