Winter 2016-2017 Events Calendar


Spotlight on the Humanities 2016-2017 series: Religion in American Life

Wednesday, December 7. noon

Hussein Rashid: American Muslims: 500 Years of History

Wednesday, January 18. noon

Albert J. Raboteau: “American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals and Their Struggle for Social and Political Justice

Wednesday, February 8. noon

Timothy Powell: What Native American Spirituality Can Teach Us about Working on Climate Change

Tuesday, February 28. 6:30 pm. Nassau Presbyterian Church

Krista Tippett in conversation with Gideon Rosen

Thursday, January 12. 7 pm

WWI and American Art with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Author Talks

Tuesday, December 13. 7 pm

Patrick Phillips and Debbie Vermaat on “Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America”

Wednesday, January 4. 7 pm

Author: Robert Strauss on his book “Worst President Eve: James Buchanan, the POTUS Rating Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser Presidents

Thursday, February 23. 7 pm. Nassau Presbyterian Church

Timothy Boyce on “From Day to Day” by Odd Nansen

Co-sponsored with Nassau Presbyterian Church, the Princeton Clergy Association, and the Jewish Center


Post-Elections Programs

Monday, November 28. 7 pm

Elections Recap

Wednesday, January 11. 7 pm

Kathleen McCleery: Credit or Blame? Assessing the Media in 2016

Friday, January 20. 11 am

Watch the Presidential Inauguration

Wednesday, February 22. 12 pm

Sam Daley-Harris: Writing Checks, Signing Petitions, and Protest Marches: Is That All There Is?

Poets at the Library

Monday, December 12. 7:30 pm

Kathe L. Palka and Abena Busia

Monday, January 9. 7 pm

Steve Smith and Robert Rosenbloom

Monday, February 13. 7 pm

Bill Wunder and Elizabeth “Mimi” Danson

Wednesday, February 8. 6:30 pm

Film and Discussion: “The Loving Story”

All events take place in the Community Room unless otherwise noted.

NEH Logo MASTER_082010

All programs are presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.