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


David Sedlak
Oct 6, 2016, 6:00 pm

Water 4.0: The Next Urban Water Revolutions

McCosh 50
Rob Reich
Sep 20, 2016, 4:30 pm

The Moral Quandaries of Public Service

McCormick 101
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Apr 11, 2016, 6:45 pm

Bringing Mathematics to the Silver Screen

McCosh 50
Angela Davis
Mar 31, 2016, 4:30 pm

Keynote speaker at the Gender, Violence and Anti-Violence Conference

David Henry Hwang, Playwright
Mar 26, 2016, 6:00 pm

Whose Story? Re-centering the Mainstream

McCosh 50
Jennifer Doudna
Feb 24, 2016, 6:00 pm

The Science and Bioethics of Editing Our Genes

McCosh 50