Public Lectures

This Fall semester, Princeton Public Lectures is offering both in-person and virtual event participation.

To attend in-person events, registration is required and participants must attest to being fully vaccinated. 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 watching the event via our Live Stream feed to Media Central.

Please see event listing for details and how to register.

Upcoming Lectures

Kate Crawford
Oct 27, 2021, 5:00 pm

ATLAS OF AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence.
A conversation between Kate Crawford and Wendy Brown.

Esmé Weijun Wang
Nov 4, 2021, 6:00 pm

Esmé Weijun Wang: The Collected Schizophrenias

Adolph Reed
Nov 17, 2021, 5:00 pm

The Farce this Time: Contemporary Race-Reductionism and Lost Cause Ideology

Past Lectures


Jonathan Glover
Feb 12, 2003

Towards Humanism in Psychiatry: Interpretation

Vincent Courtillot
Dec 4, 2002

Mass extinctions in the Phanerozoic: a single cause and if yes which?

Jared Diamond
Oct 9, 2002

Collapses of Ancient Societies, and their Lessons for Today

Ariel Dorfman
Oct 2, 2002

Who Are the Real Barbarians? A Latin American Perspective