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


John McPhee
Nov 12, 2014, 6:00 pm

Writing on the Writing Process: A Reading

Hugh Herr
Nov 11, 2014, 6:00 pm

The New Era of Human 2.0: New Minds, New Bodies, New Identities

McCosh 50
Paul Krugman
Oct 6, 2014, 6:00 pm

Learning From Europe

McCosh 50
Frédéric Mitterrand
Apr 7, 2014, 6:00 pm

Culture and Politics in 21st Century France: The French Cultural Exception

McCosh 50
Gary Marcus
Mar 31, 2014, 6:00 pm

The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

McCosh 50
Olivier Assayas and Ian Buruma
Mar 4, 2014, 6:00 pm

Film and Terrorism: Discussion by Filmmaker Olivier Assayas and Critic Ian Buruma

McCosh 50