The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collections of Princeton University, where the renowned author served on the faculty for 17 years.
Seven artists, filmmakers and scholars will discuss aspects of the photographic medium’s changing issues in a digital age in “Photography: Before & After” Artist Lecture Series. Presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Visual Arts and the Program in American Studies at Princeton University, the series is based on a recent exhibition at the Center’s Lucas Gallery. The lectures will be presented on October 9 through November 17 on the Princeton campus. The series is free and open to the public.
The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Princeton Atelier will present a talk by author and consultant Alex Pang on “Contemplative Computing: Reclaiming Attention in the Age of Distraction” as part of a course entitled “Pay Attention: The Art of Here and Now” being taught by theater director Marianne Weems. The talk will be held on Thursday, November 6 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau St. and is free and open to the public.
Princeton University will honor award-winning writer and longtime faculty member Joyce Carol Oates at a special tribute event on Friday, November 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Chancellor Green Rotunda. The event will feature panel discussions by several of Professor Oates’ former students including Jonathan Ames, Christopher Beha, Pinckney Benedict, Boris Fishman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Kristiana Kahakauwila, Walter Kirn, Jennifer Anne Kogler, Julie Sarkissian, and Whitney Terrell. Learn more …