Lecture Events

Fri Nov 17, 2017 - Sat Nov 18, 2017 · 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium

Princeton University campus · Presented by: McCarter Theatre CenterPrinceton University Art Museum

The Princeton & Slavery Project, a scholarly investigation of Princeton University’s historical engagement with the institution of slavery, hosts a scholarly symposium on November 17-18, 2017. Watch a simulcast of Toni Morrison's keynote address from 4:30-6 PM in the Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts complex. Limited seating is first-come, first-served.

East Pyne Room 161 · Presented by: Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

What happens when the political imagination fails? Can we work past a failure of imagination, or should we 'call it by its real name,' namely a confrontation with reality? Do we have to be able to imagine the shape of something in order to realize it? Is it time for a new philosophy of history? Lunch provided — RSVP to jp16@princeton.edu.

301 Julis Romo Rabinowitz · Presented by: Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities

Reparative scholarship offers a positive orientation, a hope to live more fully & feel better. But there is a downside. Critique can sometimes ingest & reassemble dominant modes of thinking & being. Could repair end up rebuilding what it was designed to take apart? Lunch provided — RSVP to jp16@princeton.edu.

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