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September 2013   >>
Sunday, September 29
Monday, September 30
Reframing the Three Percent Problem: International Literature in America Today... and Tomorrow
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Chad Post, Publisher of Open Letter Books, University of Rochester
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
**CANCELLED** Renaissance and Reformation: History, Language, and Translation in the Making of Nahda
The Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies
Fall 2013 - Brown Bag Lunch Talk
Marwa el-Shakry, Columbia University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India
Program in South Asian Studies
Aseem Shrivastava, environmental economist and writer
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, October 1
Waiting for Darkness: Apocalyptic Eschatology in Early Medieval China
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: April Hughes, Religion
Discussant: Zachary Kagan-Guthrie, History

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
“Modern Taxes and Modern States: How Russia and the World learned to love taxes in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.”
Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Yanni Kotsonis, New York University
Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 2
Style Erasing History: The case of "Aguda" Architecture in Lagos (1894 -1914)
Program in African Studies
Adedoyin Teriba, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art and Archaeology
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
Motivated Audiences: Belief and Attitude Formation about Science Topics
PIIRS Research Community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Susan Fiske, Psychology, Princeton University
Commentator:  Lars O. Hedin, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Where the Wild Genes Are
East Asian Studies Program
Henry Wendt III '55 Lecture
Aihwa Ong, University of California, Berkeley
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
China's Search for Security
China and the World Program
Andrew Scobell, RAND Senior Analyst
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Not Angels but Angels (Czech Republic, 1994)
Slavic Film Series at Princeton
Out of the Iron Closet: Gay Cinema After Socialism

Sponsored by: The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; The Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; The Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Organized by Philip Gleissner, Slavic Languages and Literatures
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 3
The Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirshman
PIIRS Director's Book Forum
Jeremy Adelman, Walter Samuel Carpenter III Professor in Spanish Civilization and Culture, professor of history, and director of the Council for International Teaching and Research and of the Fund for Canadian Studies

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Voices of a New Nation: Encounters with the National Language from Shanghai to Chongqing, 1928-1945
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Janet Chen, Princeton University

4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Friday, October 4
Saturday, October 5