Public Lectures

Princeton Public Lectures is offering both in-person and virtual participation to ensure that events are accessible to all who would like to attend.

To attend in-person events, registration is required and participants must attest to being fully vaccinated and boosted. Attendees must wear masks at all times when inside a Princeton facility. Please note that social distancing may not be available.

If you are unable to attend in-person, you may participate virtually by either registering for the event via Zoom webinar, or by watching the event via our Live Stream feed to Media Central.

Please see event listing for details and how to register.

Upcoming Lectures

Margaret Price
Nov 2, 2022, 5:00 pm

Fostering Collective Accountability in Academe: What We Can Learn from Disabled Faculty about Access and Care

Rebecca Solnit
Nov 8, 2022, 5:00 pm

The Story Crisis: Climate Chaos as Narrative Emergency

Past Lectures


Amb. Marie Yovanovitch
Apr 12, 2022, 6:00 pm

Lesson's From the Edge: A Conversation with Kim Lane Scheppele

Richardson Auditorium
Maggie Nelson
Apr 7, 2022, 5:00 pm

On Freedom: A Conversation with Gayle Salamon

McCosh 50
Joseph L. DeRisi, PhD
Apr 6, 2022, 5:00 pm

Pandemic Stories at the Intersection of Basic Science & Public Health

McCosh 50
Marc M. Howard
Mar 16, 2022, 5:00 pm

Finding Inspiration in American Prisons

McCosh 50
Adolph Reed
Nov 17, 2021, 5:00 pm

The Farce this Time: What Contemporary Antiracism Shares with the Ideology of the Solid South

McCosh 50
Esmé Weijun Wang
Nov 4, 2021, 6:00 pm

Esmé Weijun Wang: The Stigmatized Schizophrenias

Richardson Auditorium