Forward Fest: Thinking Forward Arts & Humanities

Written by
Princeton University
Oct. 7, 2021

In this time of physical distancing, our need to remain connected to one another is one thing that signals our humanity. Professors in a variety of disciplines talk about how humanistic inquiry provides a useful lens for thinking about our current times and how reflecting on art and visual culture, music and literature helps us uncover connections that help us think forward new ideas in a variety of domains. Panelists include: Rachael Z. DeLue (Christopher Binyon Sarofim '86 Professor in American Art; Professor of Art and Archaeology and American Studies; Chair, Department of Art and Archaeology) Beatriz Colomina (Howard Crosby Butler Professor of the History of Architecture; Professor of Architecture; Co-Director, Program in Media and Modernity) Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis (Professor of Music; Director, Music Cognition Lab) Autumn Womack (Assistant Professor of African American Studies and English; Charles G. Osgood University Preceptor) Moderated by Rakesh Satyal ’02 (Novelist, writer, executive editor at HarperCollins)