Upcoming Events

PLAS Presents: Cristina Rivera Garza: "Brief Domestic Archaeology of Deportation"

Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 12:00 pm

The crash of 1929 and the migration policies of president Hoover forced thousands of Mexicans out of the United States. Deportees found their way back into Mexico, where they reinvented their lives. Post-revolutionary regimes of the time had initiated an ambitious state-led cotton program right on the border between Texas and Tamaulipas.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Brazil LAB: How Can Brazil Avoid Tech Dystopia? On Election Hacking, Digital Identities, and Artificial Intelligence

Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 4:30 pm

A discussion with Ronaldo Lemos (Brazilian legal scholar and visiting professor at the School of International Public Affairs of Columbia University) and Edward Felten (Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and founding director of Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy).

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson

Superlative City: Experimental Urbanity in São Paulo

Fri, Feb 22, 2019 (All day) to Sat, Feb 23, 2019 (All day)

Superlative City is a book workshop and the third meeting of an interdisciplinary working group concerned with aesthetics, politics, and urbanism in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

Location: 211 Dickinson Hall

Marina Garcés (Spanish Philosopher)- Cities of Presentiment: A seminar conversation

Brazil LAB: Slavery, Emancipation, and Everyday Rhythms: Art Through Afro-Atlantic Histories

Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

A discussion with Lilia M. Schwarcz (Professor of Anthropology at the University of São Paulo and Visiting Professor at Princeton University), Carlos Fausto (Professor of Anthropology at the Museu Nacional of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) and Irene Small (Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art and Criticism in the Department of Art...

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson