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Sunday, November 11
Monday, November 12
"Solomon au feminin: Medieval French Bible Translation and the Case of Christine de Pizan's Proverbs 31:10-31
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Jeanette Patterson, ACLS Fellow, French and Italian
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Value and Values in Diplomacy: Morality, Negotiations and the Pursuit of Security in 1920s Europe
Politics Department
Brian Rathbun, University of Southern California

The International Relations Faculty Colloquium is co-sponsored with the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Operating Between Languages: A Symbolic Competence
Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages & Cultures
Department of French and Italian
Claire Kramsch, Berkeley University

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Ecrire en Tunisie hier et Aujourd'hui
Department of French and Italian
Hassouna Mosbahi

Co-sponsored by the Departments of History, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communications
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Global Seminars Open House
Global Seminars, led by Princeton faculty, are open to all freshman, sophomores, and juniors interested in summer abroad.
5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
A Long Way Gone: An Evening with Ishmael Beah
Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Sponsored by the Belknap Fund in the Council of Humanities and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Sakhioba Ensemble performing Georgian Polyphony
Sakhioba, a 12-strong all-male ensemble from the Republic of Georgia, will perform in Princeton as part of their 2012 US tour.  There will be a lecture beginning at 7:30, and the concert will begin at 8pm.

Presented by the Princeton Georgian Choirs and sponsored by the Department of Music, the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies, and the Graduate Student Government Events Board.
7:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 13
El "Zocalo" de Tina Modotti: los tranvias y el anarcosindicalismo mexicano
Program in Latin American Studies
Laura Gandolfi
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Climate Variability and Migration: Evidence from Thailand
Office of Population Research
Sara Curran, University of California, Los Angeles
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
The Cultural Politics of the Syrian Revolution
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Max Weiss, Asst. Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Tunisian Writing Between Yesterday and Today
History Department
Hassouna Mosbahi, Tunisian author and novelist

co-sponsored by the Departments of French and Italian, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Russia through the Looking-Glass: Mythologies and Realities of the Post-Soviet Civil Society
Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies
Irina Prokhorova, Chief Editor, New Literary Observer/Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie Publishing House, Moscow
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Film Screening and Discussion
Program in South Asian Studies
P. Sainath, rural affairs editor, The Hindu; lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, McGraw Professor of Writing
6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 14
"Election Management and Democracy: Laying the Groundwork for Democracy"
Program in African Studies
Indaba
Merga Bekana, Chiarperson for the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia and Addisu Gebreigzabhier, Deputy Chairman of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
The Princeton 'Sagamikawa' Scrolls and the End of the Warrior Ballad
Program in East Asian Studies
Patrick Schwemmer
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Rising Revisionist? China's Relations with the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa in the post-Cold War Era
China and the World Program
Dawn Murphy, CWP Fellow
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust
The Rose and Isaac Ebel Memoral Lecture
David Shneer, University of Colorado at Boulder

Sponsored by The Program in Judaic Studies, Perelman Institute, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Women and Militarization: Before, During, and After Wars
Cynthia Enloe, Clark University
Sponsor: LISD, Women in the Global Community Lecture Series
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Digital Effects and Cinephiliac Ethics: Chinese Film under the Sign of Globalization
East Asian Studies
Yomi Braester, University of Washington
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Russian Film Series "Bolt"
Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies. 

All films in this series are subtitled in English.

Alexei Ratmansky's "Bolt" - 2007, 145 min.

Organized by the Graduate Students in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 15
Airs of Modernity 1881-1914
PIIRS Grad Fellows Lunch Seminar
Enrique Ramirez, School of Architecture
Discussant: Diana West

For Princeton faculty and grad students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
U.S. Election Outcome and its impact on the Palestinian-Israeli Peace Plan
Workshop on Arab Political Development

Amaney Jamal, Director of the Workshop on Arab Political Development and of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice.

Daniel Kurtzer,Lecturer in Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; S. Daniel Abraham Visiting Professor in Middle East Policy Studies; and Former US Ambassador to Israel and Egypt.

Khalil Shikaki, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (Ramallah).



4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Marjorie Perloff on The Avant-Garde of Lost Empire in Karl Krause's "Last Days of Mankind"
Program in Latin American Studies
Majorie Perloff, Professor Emerita of English at Stanford University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, November 16
China's Civilian Nuclear Energy Expansion
Center for Science and Global Security
Sarah Case, U.S. Department of State
12:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Two Hegemonies, Cyprus Between the Byzantines and the Umayyads (ca. 650 - ca. 850 A.D.)
Hellenic Studies
Helmut Reimitz, History
1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 17