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


Rebecca Traister
Apr 4, 2017, 6:00 pm

All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation 

McCosh 50
Craig Venter
Mar 8, 2017, 6:00 pm

From Synthetic Life to Human Longevity 

McCosh 50
David Miliband
Mar 1, 2017, 6:00 pm

The Global Refugee Crisis and What to do About It

McCosh Hall 10
Jamelle Bouie
Dec 1, 2016, 6:00 pm

The Elections: What Happened and What’s Next

McCosh 50
Linda Greenhouse
Nov 17, 2016, 6:00 pm

Telling it Like it is: The Evolving Dialogue Between Courts and Legislatures

McCosh 50
Robert Schenkkan
Oct 20, 2016, 4:30 pm

All the Way: LBJ and the Civil Rights Bill

Dodds Auditorium