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Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

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Film series to focus on the migrant crisis in Europe

Friday, Oct. 21; Monday, Oct. 24, and Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · various venues

The film series "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" continues with "Hope" on Friday, Oct. 21, in Jones Hall, Room 100; "Brűle la mer (Burn the Sea)" on Monday, Oct. 24, in East Pyne, Room 010; and "Vol Spécial (Special Flight)" on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in McCormick Hall, Room 101. The screenings, which start at 4:30 p.m., will be followed by a Q&A with each film's director.

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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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Princeton University Orchestra to perform

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23, 2016, various times · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

The Princeton University Orchestra will perform a program of Barber, Berlioz and Shostakovich at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. For tickets, call University Ticketing at 609-258-9220.

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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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Riley Lee to give shakuhachi recital

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m. · Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall

Riley Lee, a visiting faculty member in the Department of Music, will give a concert of traditional and modern shakuhachi (traditional Japanese flute) music at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall.

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Panel to examine 'Refugee Rights in an Era of Migration'

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · Robertson Hall, Room 016

A panel will examine "Refugee Rights in an Era of Migration" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in Robertson Hall, Room 016. Among the panelists will be Frederick Barton, former assistant secretary of state, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, and Ninette Kelley director of the New York office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Talk to focus on universities and core constitutional values

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 4:30 p.m. · McCormick Hall, Room 101

Stuart Taylor Jr., a member of the Class of 1970 and contributing editor at National Journal, will discuss "How Our Universities Have Betrayed Our Core Constitutional Values — and What We Can Do About It" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in McCormick Hall, Room 101.

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'Every 28 Hours' to be performed

Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, 7 p.m. · McCarter Theatre Center, Berlind Theatre

"Every 28 Hours" — a theater project and national partnership inspired by the widely shared and hotly debated statistic that a black person is killed by the police, security guards or neighborhood watch vigilantes every 28 hours in the United States — will be performed at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the McCarter Theatre Center's Berlind Theater. The performance is free but reservations are encouraged online or by calling McCarter's box office at 609-258-2787. The event is presented by the Department of African American Studies, the Lewis Center for the Arts and McCarter Theatre Center.

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Explore fall foliage with your camera at #Princetameet

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, 3 p.m. · Cannon Green

The University community and the public is invited to take a break from studying and explore fall foliage on campus with their cameras by joining the Midterm #Princetameet event at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, on Cannon Green. Sign-up online to participate or contact with questions.

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Works-in-Progress Series to begin

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, noon · Dickinson Hall, Room 230

The 2016-17 Gender and Sexuality Studies Works-in-Progress Series will begin at noon Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Dickinson Hall, Room 230, with a presentation by postdoctoral research associate Catherine Clune-Taylor, who will speak on "Securing Cisgendered Lives: A Critique of the Pathologization of Gender Variance in Children." To reserve a seat, please email The series continues through April.

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Talk to focus on 'Saudi Arabia and Iran: Building Understanding for Improved Ties'

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 12:30 p.m. · Burr Hall, Room 219

Banafsheh Keynoush, foreign policy adviser and author of "Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes?" will discuss the current tensions between the two nations in a talk titled "Saudi Arabia and Iran: Building Understanding for Improved Ties" at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Burr Hall, Room 219. RSVP required. Email

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Latino Grammy Award winner Moreno to perform

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, 8 p.m. · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

Singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno, a native of Guatemala who lives in Los Angeles, will give a concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. Moreno is the winner of a Latino Grammy Award for Best New Artist. This is the second event in this year's Wilson College Signature Lecture Series and is cosponsored by the Program in Latino Studies. Free tickets are available at the Frist ticket office or online.

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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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