What is religion’s place in the academy today? Are religious perspectives viable in a pluralistic academic setting? In his lucid and penetrating essay Religion in the University," prominent philosopher of religion Nicholas Wolterstorff draws on authors ranging from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein and Charles Taylor to argue that religious orientations and voices do have a home in modern academic discussion. He also offers a sketch of what that home should look like. This author-meets-critics panel discussion is the inaugural event for Princeton’s new Project in Philosophy and Religion (https://pppr.princeton.edu). Reception to follow.
A special public debate between members of the Princeton Debate Panel and Rikers Debate Project Alumni recorded by the New Yorker! The Rikers Debate Project is a volunteer run organization that teaches competitive debate skills to current and formerly incarcerated debaters across the country.
Artist Hugh Hayden explores history, race and the creation of the America we know today through a series of site-responsive installations at Art@Bainbridge, the Princeton University Art Museum’s gallery space in downtown Princeton. In this talk, Hayden will join Princeton Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu, who specializes in African and African Diasporic art history and theory, for a conversation about Creation Myths on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in 50 McCosh Hall, followed by a reception at the Museum.
One of the most acclaimed music documentaries of all time, Say Amen, Somebody is George Nierenberg’s masterpiece — a joyous, funny, deeply emotional celebration of African American culture, featuring the father of Gospel, Thomas A.
Twenty years after the publication of his foundational first book, Dr. Glaude reflects on the intellectual currents shaping the book and how they have informed his subsequent scholarly work and his public interventions.
Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts presents The Toni Morrison Conversations — Artists Reflect on Toni Morrison’s Gifts to Life, Art and Culture - Anna Deavere Smith and Marlon James join Tracy K. Smith in the second in a series of Princeton Atelier events featuring artists engaging with themes, questions and possibilities relevant to the work and legacy of writer Toni Morrison