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Be Careful What You Regulate: Sarbanes-Oxley and Banks’ Growing Appetite for Risk

Sep 17, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Frank Dobbin, Harvard University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Abe is Back... Now What?

Sep 17, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
Henry Wendt III Lecture

Gerald Curtis, Columbia University

Projet Luciole

Sep 17, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  010 East Pyne

French Theater Festival
Director Nicolas Truong and Florent Masse will converse to introduce Projet Luciole and introduce Seuls en Scène – French Theater Festival 2014.

Presented by the Department of French and Italian,  L’Avant-Scène and the Program in Theater

Projet Luciole

Sep 17, 2014  ·  8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.  ·  Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio

French Theater Festival

A hit of the Avignon Theater Festival 2013, Projet Luciole (Project Luciole), as a theater project, seeks to invent a philosophical theater that shows the energy and the vivacity of critical thought. Created and Directed by Nicolas Truong. With Artistic Collaboration by Judith Henry and Nicolas Bouchaud
Performed by Judith Henry and Nicolas Bouchaud

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, L’Avant-Scène and the Program in Theater

Projet Luciole

Sep 18, 2014  ·  8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.  ·  Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio

French Theater Festival

A hit of the Avignon Theater Festival 2013, Projet Luciole (Project Luciole), as a theater project, seeks to invent a philosophical theater that shows the energy and the vivacity of critical thought. Created and Directed by Nicolas Truong. With Artistic Collaboration by Judith Henry and Nicolas Bouchaud
Performed by Judith Henry and Nicolas Bouchaud

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, L'Avant-Scene, and the Program in Theater

The Translational Life of Cities: Language and the Urban Imagination from Montreal to Trieste

Sep 22, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Sherry Simon, Concordia University

Europe's Other Democracy Problem: Should Brussels Protect Democracy and the Rule of Law Inside EU Member States

Sep 22, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  301 Marx Hall

Program in Law and Public Affairs
European Union Program

Jan-Werner Müller, Princeton University, Politics
Commentator Lisa L. Miller, Rutgers University

“El manejo de recursos culturales en una sociedad que no protege el patrimonio: la arqueología de Buenos Aires”

Sep 23, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program on Latin American Studies
Daniel Schavelzon, University of Buenos Aires

Schooling as a Collapsible Power in Post-War Liberia

Sep 24, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba

Negotiating the Nature State: Conservation and the State in North-Central Namibia, 1920-2000

Sep 24, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Emmanuel Kreike, Princeton University

Contemporary Debates on Caste in India

Sep 25, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Gopal Guru, Jawaharlal Nehru University

How to Study Diffusion – Innovations in Theories, Methods and Research Designs

Sep 26, 2014  ·  8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Directors: Matthias Koenig (University of Göttingen), Andreas Wimmer (Princeton)
Two-Day Workshop September 26 & 27
Fung Global Fellows Program

Tales of the Open World: The Fall of the Ming Dynasty as Chinese Rumor, Dutch Theater, and Global News

Sep 29, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Pieter Keulemans, Princeton University

The Persistence of the Real: Syrian Television Drama in the Satellite Era

Sep 29, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

Program in Near Eastern Studies
Christa Salamandra, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, the City University of New York

The Art of Conversion: Kongo Christian Visual Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Sep 29, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  106 McCormick Hall

Program in African Studies
"Kongo Arts in Africa and the World" Lecture Series
Cecile Fromont, University of Chicago

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Center for African American Studies.

Organized by Chika Okeke-Agulu in conjuction with the exhibition "Kongo Across the Waters" at the Princeton University Art Museum (October 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015)

The Rwanda Government's Genocide Narrative in Comparative Context

Oct 1, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

The Program in African Studies
Indaba
Annette Seegers, University of Cape Town, Visiting Professor, Princeton University

Connection or Diffusion? Around the Histories of 1688

Oct 1, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Sanjay Subrahmanyam, University of California at Los Angeles / College de France, Paris
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Politics of Police Detention in Japan: Facilitating Interrogations

Oct 1, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
Silvia Croydon, Kyoto University

Faim

Oct 1, 2014  ·  8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.  ·  Matthews Acting Studio 185 Nassau Street

French Theater Festival

This partly autobiographical tale portrays the terrifying descent of a man who wanders through the streets. It echoes the fate of all the anonymous faces that populate today's cities. “A deeply moving adaptation” Fabienne Pascaud. Télérama. “A poignant and mesmerizing moment that makes us think” Armelle Héliot Le Figaro. Directed by Arthur Nauzyciel. Performed by Xavier Gallais

Presented by the Department of French and Italian,
L’Avant-Scène and the Program in Theater

Faim by Knut Hamsun

Oct 2, 2014  ·  8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.  ·  Matthews Acting Studio 185 Nassau Street

French Theater Festival

This partly autobiographical tale portrays the terrifying descent of a man who wanders through the streets. It echoes the fate of all the anonymous faces that populate today's cities. “A deeply moving adaptation” Fabienne Pascaud. Télérama. “A poignant and mesmerizing moment that makes us think” Armelle Héliot Le Figaro. Directed by Arthur Nauzyciel. Performed by Xavier Gallais

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, L'Avant Scene, and the Program in Theater

L’Autre Monde ou les États et Empires de la Lune - By Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac

Oct 4, 2014  ·  8:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.  ·  Matthews Acting Studio 185 Nassau Street

French Theater Festival

Convinced that the lunar star is a world comparable to our own, the story’s narrator strives to go there. A first attempt brings him to Canada from where he lands, almost by accident, on the moon, only to find himself immediately captured by its inhabitants… Adapted for the stage, Directed and Performed by Benjamin Lazar. Music by La Rêveuse performed by Florence Bolton, viola da gamba & Benjamin Perrot, theorbo and baroque guitar.

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, L'Avant Scene and the Program in Theater

L’Autre Monde ou les États et Empires de la Lune - By Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac

Oct 5, 2014  ·  5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.  ·  Matthews Acting Studio 185 Nassau Street

French Theater Festival

Convinced that the lunar star is a world comparable to our own, the story’s narrator strives to go there. A first attempt brings him to Canada from where he lands, almost by accident, on the moon, only to find himself immediately captured by its inhabitants… Adapted for the stage, Directed and Performed by Benjamin Lazar. Music by La Rêveuse performed by Florence Bolton, viola da gamba & Benjamin Perrot, theorbo and baroque guitar.

Presented by the Department of French and Italian, L'Avant Scene and the Program in Theater

Translating Kafka into the Central European Novel

Oct 6, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Michelle Woods, State University of New York, New Paltz

Public Health Challenges in an Ever-Changing Brazil

Oct 7, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Latin American Studies
Jose Ricardo Ayres, University of São Paulo and Woodrow Wilson School

When the Sorting Hat Does Not Sort: A Natural Experiment on Culture

Oct 8, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Joan Ricart-Huguet, Ph.D. Candidate, Politics

Ebola and Global Health Diplomacy

Oct 8, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Ambassador Jimmy Kolker
Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Conduits, Barriers and the Diffusion of Policy Externalities: Criminalization and the Case of Human Trafficking

Oct 8, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Beth Simmons, Harvard University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Elite Parties, Poor Voters: How Social Services Win Votes in India

Oct 9, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Tariq Thachil, Yale University

Unpacking Derrida's Library: Secrets of the Archive

Oct 9, 2014  ·  3:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Directors: Eduardo Cadava (Princeton) and Avital Ronell (NYU)
PIIRS Conference

Wars, After-Wars and Structural Crises in the Middle East

Oct 10, 2014  ·  10:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.  ·  Bowl 16, Robertson Hall

Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) Conference

Sponsored by the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP), in co-sponsorship with the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice; the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies; the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development; and the Woodrow Wilson School

When did the Twentieth Century End?

Oct 10, 2014  ·  2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.  ·  Dodds Auditorium

Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
Speakers:
Fritz Stern, (German Historian, Columbia University professor emeritus; Jeremy Adelman (Princeton); Kate Epstein (Rutgers University, Camden);Prof. Norbert Frei (Jena Center, Friedrich Schiller University); Sheldon Garon (Princeton); Harold James(Princeton)
Franka Maubach (Jena Center, Friedrich Schiller University); Philip Nord (Princeton);Anson Rabinback (Princeton);Dominik Rigoll (Jena Center, Friedrich Schiller University)
October 10, 2014, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
October 11, 2014, TBD - 216 Aaron Burr Hall

Yiddish Translation Matters

Oct 13, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Anita Norich, University of Michigan

Ma kisi nsi: Kongo a Sansala Art

Oct 13, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  106 McCormick Hall

Program in African Studies
"Kongo Arts in Africa and the World" Lecture Series
Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz, Michaelis School of Fine Art University of Cape Town

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Center for African American Studies.

Organized by Chika Okeke-Agulu in conjuction with the exhibition "Kongo Across the Waters" at the Princeton University Art Museum (October 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015)

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Oct 13, 2014  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

Regarding the Political Economy of the Obscene

Oct 14, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Latin American Studies
Dylon Robbins '10, New York University

Big Data and Old Diseases: Discovering What Drives Rubella Dynamics and Why Measles Still Kills Children in Africa

Oct 15, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
C. Jessica Metcalf, Princeton University

Zoopoetics: The Animal in French Literature

Oct 17, 2014  ·  9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

Directors: Andre Benhaim (Princeton) Anne Simon (CNRS/EHESS, Paris)
PIIRS Conference

Playing By Ear

Oct 20, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Liesl Yamaguchi, Princeton University

Wages of Intimacy: Domestic Workers' Disputes over Compensation in the Higher Courts in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

Oct 20, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Latin American Studies
Henrique Espada Lima, UFSC

Roundtable Discussion, "Current Politics in India"

Oct 20, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Panelists:
Kanchan Chandra, NYU; PIIRS Visiting Scholar
Christophe Jaffrelot, CNRS & Sciences Po, France;
    Princeton Global Scholar
Atul Kohli, Princeton
Discussant: Isabelle Clark-Deces, Princeton

Now the Country Belongs to All of Us!: Toward a 'Post-Neoliberal' Ecuador

Oct 21, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Latin American Studies
Erin Fitz Henry, The University of Melbourne

Uganda Lacrosse and Sport as a Development Tool

Oct 22, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Anya Gersoff '16, Princeton University

Positional Politics: Regulating the Voluntary Sector in India

Oct 23, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Erica Bornstein, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

High Stakes Writing in Translation: Rodolfo Walsh and "Operation Massacre"

Nov 3, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Daniella Gatlin '06, Independent Translator

Environmental Jurisprudence and Inequality in India

Nov 3, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  3rd Fl. Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan, Yale University

Schooling as a Collapsible Power in Post-War Liberia

Nov 5, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Eva Harman, Ph.D. Candidate, Antropology

Lin Yutang and Hu Shi: Two Liberal Paths for Modern China

Nov 5, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
Qian Suoqiao, Confucius Institute, School of Modern Languages

The Diffusion of Protest and Non-violent Direct Action

Nov 5, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, University of Essex, UK
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

"Translatio Studii" in South Asia: Two Case Studies from the 'Vernacular Millennium' (1300- )

Nov 6, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Deven Patel, University of Pennsylvania

Workshop, "Urbanization in India: Dimensions and Implications"

Nov 7, 2014  ·  9:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies

What Does and Does Not Get Translated: The Case of Literature

Nov 10, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Denis Feeney, Princeton University

TBD

Nov 12, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

Kongo or Congo? Violence, Modernism and the Visual Unconscious of Belgian Colonialism, 1897-2013

Nov 12, 2014  ·  5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  101 McCormick Hall

Program in African Studies
"Kongo Arts in Africa and the World" Lecture Series
Debora Silverman, UCLA

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Center for African American Studies.

Organized by Chika Okeke-Agulu in conjuction with the exhibition "Kongo Across the Waters" at the Princeton University Art Museum (October 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015)

The Substance of Merit: Comparing Autonomy Across India's Public Universities and Colleges

Nov 13, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  3rd Fl. Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
Dinsha Mistree, Princeton University

Hannah Arendt's Plurality of Languages

Nov 17, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Thomas Wild, Bard College

Four Moments Revisited: Kongo in the American Imaginary

Nov 17, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  106 McCormick Hall

Program in African Studies
"Kongo Arts in Africa and the World" Lecture Series
Donald Cosentino, UCLA, Emeritus

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Center for African American Studies.

Organized by Chika Okeke-Agulu in conjuction with the exhibition "Kongo Across the Waters" at the Princeton University Art Museum (October 25, 2014 - January 25, 2015)

TBD

Nov 19, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Sarah Rich, RISE, IAS

Democratic Foundations of Policy Diffusion

Nov 19, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Katerina Linos, University of California at Berkeley
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Is Pakistan a Democracy?

Nov 20, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  3rd Fl. Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall

Program in South Asian Studies
S. Akbar Zaidi, Columbia University

Social Justice

Nov 21, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  105 Bobst Hall

American University of Beirut and Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs/Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice Workshop

Co-sponsored with the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development

Reduplication in Akan-Twi: A Morphological and Phonological Interface

Nov 26, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Hannah Essien, Princeton University

The Perils of (Mis)Translation in Israel/Palestine

Dec 1, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Lital Levy, Princeton University

Books, Goods and Guns: The Political Returns of Colonialism

Dec 3, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Joan Ricart-Huguet, Ph.D. Candidate, Politics

Global Diffusion

Dec 3, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

John Meyer, Stanford University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Minor Ways Have Their Reason -- Discourses on Divination in Chinese Tradition

Dec 3, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
10th Annual F.W. Mote Memorial Lecture

Michael Lackner, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Dec 4, 2014  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

The Road to Gloro: Max Talmey and the Einsteinian Language

Dec 8, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Michael Gordin, Princeton University

TBD

Dec 10, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Carolyn Rouse, Princeton University

From the Spring of Nations to the Arab Spring: Building Better Typologies of Regime Diffusion

Dec 10, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Seva Gunitsky, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / University of Toronto
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Great Indoors: Paradoxes of Inwardness among Mongolian and Danish Protestants

Feb 5, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Morten Pedersen, University of Copenhagen

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Feb 10, 2015  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

AALIMS - Oxford Conference on Political Economy of Islam and Muslim Societies

May 15, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m.11:45 p.m.  ·  Oxford University

Co-sponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center and the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development

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