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


Alison Bechdel
Oct 9, 2018, 6:00 pm

An Evening with Alison Bechdel

McCosh 10
Carolyn Porco
Sep 26, 2018, 6:00 pm

Cassini to Saturn: The Journey and the Legacy

McCosh 10
Dr. Willie Parker
Apr 16, 2018, 6:00 pm

Shall the Fundamentalists Win? The Moral Argument for Reproductive Justice

McCosh 10
Yasir Qadhi
Apr 2, 2018, 6:00 pm

A Muslim Theologian Responds to Violence in God's Name 

Friend Center Auditorium 101
Stanley McChrystal
Feb 28, 2018, 6:00 pm

The Purpose of the Spartan Army: Diplomacy and Military Force in Today’s World 

McCosh 10
Michelle Alexander
Feb 26, 2018, 6:00 pm

Mass Incarceration, Criminal Justice, and Civil Rights: Michelle Alexander in Conversation with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

McCosh 10