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Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

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Princeton University Art Museum to hold fall celebration

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, 5 p.m. McCosh Hall, Room 50, and Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum annual fall event to celebrate its fall exhibitions will begin with a keynote lecture "Kongo in Carolina: Art, History and the Politics of Authenticity" by Jason Young of the University of Buffalo at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in McCosh Hall, Room 50, followed by a reception in the art museum.

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Curators to discuss 'Kongo Across the Waters' exhibition

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, 3 p.m. Princeton University Art Museum

Susan Cooksey, curator of African art at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, and Robin Poyner of the School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida, will speak on the exhibition "Kongo Across the Waters" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition opens on Saturday, Oct. 25.

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Talk to Focus on China and WTO

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, 4:30 p.m. Robertson Hall, Room 002

Xiaojun Li, assistant professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, will speak on "Administrative Reform, Bureaucratic Access and Policy Influence: Institutional Explanation of Trade Liberalization During China's Accession to the WTO" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Robertson Hall, Room 002.

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McChrystal to discuss 'Lessons in Leadership'

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 4:30 p.m. Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium

Retired four-star General Stanley McChrystal, the former commander of U.S. and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Afghanistan and former commander of the premier military counter-terrorism force, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), will present a public talk titled, "From the Front Lines: Lessons in Leadership," at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. He will be joined in conversation with Evan Thomas, author, former Washington bureau chief and editor at large, Newsweek magazine. McChrystal is visiting the School as the 2014 Anna and G. Mason Morfit '97 Distinguished Visitor. Tickets, which are free, are required for this event.

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Abramson to speak "In Defense of Leaks"

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, 5 p.m. Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium

Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, will speak on the topic "In Defense of Leaks: Why a Free Press Matters More in the Age of Terror" at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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'Follow the Money' is subject of lecture series

Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 9, 2014, 8 p.m. Friend Center, Room 101

The lecture series "Follow the Money" will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 14-Dec. 9, in Friend Center, Room 101. The lectures are co-sponsored by the Princeton Adult School and the University's Office of Community and Regional Affairs Community Auditing Program. Economists and social scientists will lead lectures on topics related to income inequality. Registration for the lectures is $125 through the Princeton Adult School website.

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Historic map exhibit will mark 350th anniversary of New Jersey naming

Aug. 16, 2014-Jan. 25, 2015 Firestone Library, Main Gallery

The exhibit "Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888" will run from Saturday, Aug. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 in the Main Gallery of Firestone Library. The exhibit commemorates the 350th anniversary of the naming of New Jersey, and introduces viewers to the maps that charted the state’s development from unexplored colonial territory to the first scientifically surveyed state in the United States.

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