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December 2013   >>
Sunday, December 1
Monday, December 2
Exophonic Writing in Japanese
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Seiichi Makino, Princeton University
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Writing Amrika: The American Encounter in Modern Arabic Fiction
The Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies
Fall 2013 - Brown Bag Lunch Talk
Benjamin Smith, Swarthmore College
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Reframing History: Nicaragua Revisited
PLAS Lecture
Susan Meiselas

Co-sponsored with Wilson College, as part of its Signature Lecture Series
5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 3
Choosing Sites: Force, Mobility and Labor in Mozambique, 1942-1961
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Zachary Guthrie-Kagan, History
Discussant: Marissa Smith, Anthropology

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"Internal Repatriation: Repurposing Cultural Heritage in the Soviet 1970s"
Program in Russian, East European, and Euasian Studies
Julie Buckler, Harvard University
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4
Marriageable Mates: Partnership Formation as an HIV Prevention Strategy in Rural Uganda
Program in African Studies
Elizabth Sully, Ph.D. Candidate, Office of Population Research, WWS
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
Death and the Afterlife: The Ethical Import of Human Continuity
PIIRS Research Community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Samuel Scheffler, Philosophy, New York University
Commentator:  Robert H. Socolow, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Theory and Micro-Level Evidence from North India
Comparative Politics
Project on Democracy and Development
Simon Chachard, Dartmouth University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Program in African Studies
Second Senior Thesis Colloquium
Open only to African Studies faculty and certificate seniors.
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Suicide Room (Poland, 2011)
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, December 5
Vernacular Homelands: Language and Region in Nineteenth Century India
Program in South Asian Studies
Pritipuspa Mishra, 2013-2014 Fung Global Fellow; University of Southampton (U.K.)
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
The Desinicization of Modern Uyghur
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Arienne Dwyer, University of Kansas
Discussant: Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, New York University
For pre-circulated paper contact

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 6
Conference, "Contemporary Hindi-Urdu Literature and Arts"
Program in South Asian Studies
9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Workshop, "Empire and Memory"
PIIRS research community, "Empires: Domination, Collaboration, and Resistance
Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University
Navina Haidar, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Julia Adeney Thomas, University of Notre Dame
1:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7
Conference, "Contemporary Hindi-Urdu Literature and Arts"
Program in South Asian Studies;
Cosponsored by the Council of the Humanities
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.