Social Criticism and Political Thought: Banu Bargu "Dying-in: Politics of Life, Theaters of Death"

Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 12:00 pm

ABSTRACT: One of the novel forms of nonviolent resistance to emerge since the 1980s, and which has gained an increased visibility in the last few years, is a form of action called the “die-in.” In these protest actions, activists have placed themselves in public sites and lain on the ground, feigning dead bodies.

Location: 301 Marx Hall

CFI Event: Against the Idea of a New Epoch: Who is the “Anthro” in the Anthropocene?

Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 12:00 pm

The Climate Futures Initiative in Science, Values, and Policy announces a lunchtime seminar on Friday, April 27th.

Chris Cuomo, Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia, will present Against the Idea of a New Epoch: Who is the “Anthro” in the Anthropocene?

Location: Guyot Hall, Room 100

Early Modern Philosophy - Philosophy of the Mind Conference

Sat, Apr 28, 2018, 9:00 am to Sun, Apr 29, 2018, 5:00 pm

Cosponsored with the Department of Philosophy.

Location: TBA

Carl G. Hempel Lectures with Tommie Shelby, Harvard University

Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 4:00 pm to Wed, May 2, 2018, 6:00 pm


Carl G. Hempel Lectures
Department of Philosophy

Tommie Shelby, Harvard University


Monday, April 30, 4 – 6 p.m.

Tuesday, May 1, 4-6 p.m.

Location: McCormick Hall 101

Migration and Human Values Series: "One Way Ticket": The Meanings of Migration in African American History and Life.

Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

Wallace Best, Professor of Religion and African American Studies. Acting Director, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson International Building

Collaborations in Graduate School and Beyond

Thu, May 3, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

A workshop on strategies for intellectual collaboration with Jill Jarvis (Yale), Luch McNair (CUNY), and Brahim El Guabli (Princeton), based on their experience editing the JNAS special issue "Violence and the Politics of Aesthetics: A Postcolonial Maghreb without Borders."

Moderator: Rachel Bergmann (Comp. Lit., Princeton)


Location: Frist Campus Center, Seminar 206

The Intellectual Lives of Hugo Grotius: Texts, Contexts and Controversies Across the Disciplines

Fri, May 4, 2018 (All day) to Sun, May 6, 2018 (All day)

Drawing together scholars of philosophy, political theory, theology and literature, this conference aims to explore Grotius’ various projects and to place his work in conversation with contemporaries at a crucial transitional moment in European intellectual history.

Organizers: Mogens Lærke (CNRS, IHRIM, ENS de Lyon) and Russ Leo (Princeton University)

Location: 301 Marx Hall

Migration and Human Values Series: Liberty, Listening: "The New Colossus," and the Poetry of Immigration

Mon, May 7, 2018, 4:30 pm

Esther Schor, Leonard L. Milberg '53 Professor of American Jewish Studies. Professor of English and Acting Chair, Council of the Humanities

Location: A71 Louis A. Simpson International Building

Law, Religion, and Complicity

Tue, May 8, 2018 (All day)

This conference addresses the latest round of conflicts between law and religious conviction. In these conflicts, religious adherents seek exemptions from general legal requirements on the grounds that the requirements would make them complicit in conduct their religion forbids.

Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399

Love and Friendship in the Movies

Thu, May 10, 2018 (All day) to Fri, May 11, 2018 (All day)

For more information visit the event webpage.

Cosponsored by the Council of the Humanities and the Department of Philosophy.