“Classical Spies” Location: McCormick Hall, Room 106 Date/Time: December 6, 2012, 5:00 pm Author Susan Heuck Allen will discuss her book “Classical Spies: American Archaeologists with the OSS in World War II Greece.” This event is cosponsored by the Princeton Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and Princeton Public Lectures.
Edward Wilson has cancelled his visit to Princeton due to illness. The Social Conquest of Earth Monday, April 8, 2013 at 8:00 pm, McCosh 50 Cosponsored by Vanuxem Lecture Series and the Program of Belknap Visitors in the Humanities Where do humans come from? What are we? Biologist Edward O. Wilson, one of our […]
Juggling Mathematics and Magic Monday, April 22, 2013 Louis Clark Vanuxem Lecture NOTE: McCosh 50 The mystery of magic and the art of juggling have surprising links to interesting ideas from mathematics. In this talk, Professor Graham will illustrate some of these connections. Ronald Graham, Irwin and Joan Jacobs Professor, Department of Computer Science and […]
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 8:00 pm NOTE: McCosh 10 Cosponsored by the Spencer Trask Lectures Series and the Program of Belknap Visitors in the Humanities The Thinking Eye Edward Tufte, data theorist and pioneer in the field of data visualization, will discuss seeing, reasoning, and producing in high science and high art. His […]
Politics and Culture in Latin America, a Conversation with Enrique Krauze Tuesday, October 8, 2013 6:00 PM in McCosh 50 Writer and Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa will discuss the current state of politics and culture in Latin America in a conversation with Enrique Krauze, Historian and Visiting Research Scholar. Mario Vargas Llosa’s novels, including […]
Far From The Tree Tuesday, February 10, 2015 McCosh 50; 6:00 pm Andrew Solomon is a writer of remarkable talent and intellect. His lectures explore the subjects of politics, culture and psychology with extraordinary humanity. His latest work, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children & the Search for Identity, is an examination of the means […]