PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival, co-hosted by the UCHV Film Forum

Sat, Sep 21, 2019, 2:00 pm to Sun, Sep 22, 2019, 6:00 pm

The 2019 Princeton Independent Film Festival (PRINDIE) is co-hosted by the UCHV Film Forum. The festival will showcase short films and feature live performers, VR demos and educational speakers. 

Location: McCormick Hall, Room 101
Tags: Film Forum

Princeton Workshop in Normative Philosophy

Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Marx Hall, Room 201

"Demons in Paradise" (2017), Jude Ratnam

Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 5:00 pm

Watch the trailer

Location: Princeton Garden Theatre
Tags: Film Forum

“Truth and Evidence” American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy Annual Meeting

Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy (publishers of annual NOMOS volumes)

Co-Chairs: Melissa Schwartzberg, Pol Sci, NYU (NOMOS editor); Philip Kitcher, Philosophy, Columbia (volume co-editor); Stephen Macedo, ASPLP President

Location: Marx Hall, Room 301

Considering the Counterculture: A History in Ideas

Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 1:30 pm to Sat, Sep 28, 2019, 6:30 pm

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a generation of young Americans sought to
create lives and build communities which were outside of mainstream American
norms and practices. They looked in new directions for spiritual fulfillment,
experimented with communal living arrangements, pushed back against

Location: Dickinson Hall, Room 211

Small Planet, Big Crises, and Hope Through Democratic Action

Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or coauthor of nineteen books, including
the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet. Her latest work is Daring
Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want,
coauthored with Adam Eichen, focusing on the roots of the U.S. democracy

Location: McCosh Hall, Room 50

The Ethics of the Next Billion Years

Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us for an event with Associate Professor Will MacAskill, co-founder of
the Global Priorities Institute and author of Doing Good Better: Effective
Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference.

In this talk, Professor MacAskill will introduce the philosophy of
longtermism, presenting the argument that...

Location: Lewis Library, Room 120

Dr. Alan Shewmon:"The Challenge to 'Brain Death': Are We Taking Organs From Living Human Beings, and If We Are, Does it Matter?"

Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Patrick Lee, Professor of Philosophy and John N. and Jamie D. McAleer Professor of Bioethics, Franciscan University of Steubenville;  Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University; 
Location: TBD

Richard Bourke (University of Cambridge): "History and Normativity in Political Theory"

Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Abstract: What should be the relationship between normative and historical reasoning in political theory? This question is often addressed in terms of the idea of a “normative payoff” hidden in the depts of past political thought, waiting to be teased out by incisive commentary.

Location: Marx Hall, Room 301

Book Symposium: "Parliament the Mirror of the Nation," Greg Conti

Fri, Oct 4, 2019, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

A book workshop on "Parliament the Mirror of the Nation," by Assistant Professor of Politics, Greg Conti


Richard Bourke, University of Cambridge Bryan Garsten, Yale University Bernard Manin, New York University Helena Rosenblatt, City University of New York
Location: Marx Hall, Room 301
Audience: Open To Princeton University Community: Faculty, Staff, Fellows & Students


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