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Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

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'Lobby Hero' to have senior thesis production

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, and Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 26-28, 2016, various times · 185 Nassau St., Matthews Acting Studio

"Lobby Hero," featuring seniors Charlie Baker and Stanley Mathabane, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 26-28, in the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St. A matinee will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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Budhos to talk on terrorism in the U.S. and surveillance in Muslim communities

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · East Pyne, Room 010

Marina Budhos, the author of "Watched" — the story of an immigrant teenager in Queens, New York, and a timely look at the issue of homegrown terrorism in the U.S. and surveillance in Muslim communities — will read from her novel and engage in a discussion moderated by Christina Lazaridi, lecturer in creative writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in East Pyne, Room 010.

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African American Conversation Series to include Glaude, Perry and Taylor

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 5 p.m. · Fields Center

The 2016-17 African American Studies Conversations Series continues at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Fields Center, with Eddie Glaude Jr., the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies; Imani Perry, the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies; Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor of African American studies; and Marc Lamont Hill of Morehouse University. The discussion will focus on contemporary black issues and an exploration of ideas about how African American communities might reinvigorate democratic life in post-Obama America. A Q&A will follow the discussion.

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Picon to speak on digital culture and architectural practice

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 6:30 p.m. · Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture

Antoine Picon of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design will give a talk "The Ownership Revolution: Digital Culture and the Transformation of Architectural Practice and Ideals" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture.

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Exhibition to feature art of South Asia

Oct. 22, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017 · Princeton University Art Museum

"Contemporary Stories: Revisiting South Asian Narratives," a new exhibition featuring major works by five internationally renowned artists, explores the continuing power and role of narrative in the art of South Asia and is on view Oct. 22, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017, at the Princeton University Art Museum.

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Fall drawing and sculpture exhibition to feature works by student artists

Oct. 19-Nov. 7, 2016 · 185 Nassau St., Lucas Gallery

The Program in Visual Arts presents an exhibition of new work by students in fall drawing and sculpture courses Oct. 19-Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau Street.

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Behavioral economics is topic of educational video series

Fridays, Sept. 16-Dec. 16, 2016, noon · Lewis Library, Room 225

The Lewis Science Library will show the DVD series "Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide" from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday Sept. 16 through Dec. 16, in Lewis Library, Room 225. Scott Huettel, the Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, will host the series on a range of topics. For a full schedule and list of weekly topics, visit the Lewis Library website.

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Exhibition to focus on global contemporary art

July 30-Oct. 30, 2016 · Princeton University Art Museum

"A Material Legacy," on view July 30-Oct. 30 at Princeton University Art Museum, brings together many of the most exciting artists of the past decade to illuminate the material impulse found in contemporary art practices. Nearly all made within the last ten years, and many in the last several years, the works in the exhibition provide a fresh view into art making in the 21st century and include globe-spanning artists from North America to Chile and India.

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Exhibit examines Wilson's contested legacy

Monday, April 4, through Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, various times · Robertson Hall, Bernstein Gallery

The contested legacy of Woodrow Wilson forms the focus of a new exhibition that opens Monday, April 4, in the Bernstein Gallery of Robertson Hall. The show, "In the Nation's Service? Woodrow Wilson Revisited," documents not only the positive but also the negative aspects of Wilson's tenure as 13th president of Princeton University and 28th president of the United States. The show is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and until 4:30 p.m. during the summer months.  

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