Current Lectures

October 11, 2018
Gennifer WeisenfeldDuke University

Electric Design: Light, Labor and Leisure in Prewar Japanese Advertising

5:00 pm ∙ 101 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art
October 18, 2018
Jeffrey HamburgerHarvard University

Mindmapping: The Diagram Paradigm in the Middle Ages – and Beyond

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

November 8, 2018
Israel FinkelsteinTel Aviv UniversityProgram in Archaeology

The Arid Negev Highlands (Southern Israel) in the Iron Age: The Impact of  the Exact and Life Sciences

12:00 pm ∙ 103 McCormick Hall

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Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study
Bor Hemet
November 8, 2018
Ralph UblUniversity of Basel

Delacroix's Lyric Form

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

November 9, 2018
Israel FinkelsteinTel Aviv UniversityProgram in Archaeology

Jerusalem in Biblical Times: Comments on the Archaeology and History of Jerusalem, ca. 1350-100 BCE

5:30 pm ∙ Institute for Advanced Study

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study
Boqer 2012 2
November 10, 2018
Nathan Arrington, Ian Burrow, Wade Catts, Rachael DeLueProgram in Archaeology

The Princeton Battlefield: Public Archaeology Day

9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Princeton Battlefield State Park


November 17, 2018
Out of Bounds: Exploring the Limits of Medieval Art

Cosponsor: The Index of Medieval Art
November 30, 2018
Fake Friends: A Symposium on Art History and ComparisonGraduate Conference

Location TBD ∙ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

February 15, 2019
Marcus MilwrightUniversity of VictoriaProgram in Archaeology

Architecture, Ornament and the Qur'an Fragments from the Mosque of San'a' in Yemen

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America
March 11, 2019
Lawrence NeesUniversity of DelawareThe Kurt Weitzmann Lecture

The Princeton Garrett 6 Evangelists Revisited

5:00 pm ∙ 101 McCormick Hall

March 13, 2019
Sabeth BuchmannAkademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

Subjects Put to the Test. Learning Exercises in Contemporary Art

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

March 15, 2019
Pearce Paul CreasmanUniversity of ArizonaProgram in Archaeology

Excavations at a Forgotten Female Pharaoh's "Temple of Millions of Years"

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America
April 4, 2019
Whitney DavisUniversity of California Berkeley

Art and Global Psychological Modernity

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

April 5–6, 2019
Two day symposiumThe Index of Medieval Art

Eclecticism at the Edges: Medieval Art and Architecture at the Crossroads of the Latin, Greek, and Slavic Cultural Spheres (c.1300-c.1550)

106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: PIIRS, SHERA, The Department of Art & Archaeology, the International Center of Medieval Art, The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
April 10, 2019
Thomas HarePrinceton UniversityProgram in Archaeology

Wednesday, April 10, 4:30 p.m., 106 McCormick Hall, Thomas Hare lecture. “The Black Sphinxes of Tanis.”

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

April 11, 2019
Caroline Van EckUniversity of Cambridge

Piranesi's Colossal Candelabra, Totem Poles and Other Varieties of Zoomorphism in the Age of Neoclassicism

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

April 15, 2019
Deborah SwallowThe Courtauld Institute of ArtThe James F. Haley '50 Memorial Lecture

Art and its Institutions: A View from London's Somerset House

5:00 pm ∙ 101 McCormick Hall