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Sunday, April 20
Monday, April 21
Translating Text Types Across Cultures: Titularies in Ancient China
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Mercedes Valmisa, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University

12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 22
“'No animals were harmed in the filming of the Abattoir’: Paradoxes of Post-Soviet Culture”
Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Nancy Condee, University of Pittsburg

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Awakening African Lion
Raila Odinga on the Continent's Transformations and Challenges
Raila Odinga, Former Prime Minister of Kenya
Co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Innovations for Successful Societies, and the Program in African Studies
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 23
African Studies Senior Thesis Presentations
Program in African Studies
AFS Certificate Students
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
The Political Consequences of Communicating Uncertainty
Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change Research Community

Michael Tomz, Political Science, Stanford University
Commentator:  Robert O. Koehane, WWS, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Lady with the Dog, 1960, directed by Iosif Kheifits
Slavic Film Series
Mind the Gap: Between the Screen and the Page
Adaptations of Russian Classics

Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Cultures and the Program of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Lesbian Mermaids, Occult Melodramas, and West African Video-Film
Program in African Studies
Lecture series: Vampires and Zombies, the Better to Theorize You With
Lindsey Green-Simms, American University
7:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 24
The Genius of India: Linguistic Difference, Regionalism and the Indian Nation
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Pritipuspa Mishra, Fung Global Fellow, University of Southampton, UK.
Discussant: Gyan Prakash, Princeton University.
For pre-circulated paper contact
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion with Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer: Israeli-Palestinian Relations
Woodrow Wilson School

Amaney Jamal, Director, Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, Princeton • Amb. Daniel Kurtzer, former ambassador to Israel and Egypt; S. Daniel Abraham Professor in Middle Eastern Policy Studies • Rami Khouri, Visiting Professional Specialist, Wilson School
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 25
Saturday, April 26