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30 Great Myths About Jane Austen' with Claudia Johnson and Clara Tuite

Was Jane Austen the best-selling novelist of her time? Are all her novels romances? Did they depict the traditional world of the aristocracy? Is Austen’s writing easy to understand? Well into…

From  PU Princeton University Library on June 21st, 2021 0 likes 41 plays

Environmental Resiliency: Sea Level Rise

This session was part of Engage 2020, Princeton University's new innovation and entrepreneurship conference. In collaboration with the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), this panel…

From  Innovation Innovation Communication on April 21st, 2021 0 likes 3 plays

CREMS: Creatures of the Imagination: Visualizing Monsters in the Early Modern Sciences-Trim

A workshop featuring talks by:Surekha Davies: “Life on the Edge: Imaginative Prototyping and Sea Monsters in Early Modern Europe” For early modern European naturalists, the ocean…

From  Barbara Leavey on April 19th, 2021 0 likes 9 plays

A Tale of Two Collections: The Icons of Nikolai Likhachev and Ilya Ostroukhov

“We always imagine Russian culture in the form of a diptych, in which one wing is Petersburg and the other Moscow,” the critic Abram Efros wrote in 1921. “In the field of Russian…

From  Jack Allen on April 13th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays

Welcome to the Scheide Library!

The Scheide Library was gifted to Princeton's Firestone Library in 2015. The collection had been housed within Firestone since 1959, when William H. Scheide '36 moved the collection from…

From  PU Princeton University Library on April 9th, 2021 0 likes 20 plays

Medieval Blood Libel and Anti-Asian American Racism

Links 1. Video home page on Middle Ages for Educators2. For reports and resources on Anti-Asian and Anti-Asian American Sentiment, see the AAPI COVID-19 Project.3. For images, maps, and graphs on the…

From  Jonathan Henry on March 31st, 2021 0 likes 46 plays

Cord Whitaker and Walter Pohl - Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity: Premodern Identities and the Trans-Atlantic Politics of Scholarship

Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity: Premodern Identities and the Trans-Atlantic Politics of ScholarshipThursday, February 11 Cord Whitaker, Wellesley College Walter Pohl, University of…

From  Sarah Porter on March 9th, 2021 1 likes 53 plays

After the Riot: Partisanship and Political Life in the Wake of January 6

This timely discussion featured five Princeton University faculty as they considered the events of January 6, the Trump impeachment trial, and how political misinformation affected American…

From  Department of History Department on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays

Collector’s Progress: The Mark Samuels Lasner Collection and its Princeton Connection

Mark Samuels Lasner, a member of the Friends of the Princeton University Library and Council, is a recognized authority on art and literature of the late Victorian era. His presentation will focus on…

From  PU Princeton University Library on February 22nd, 2021 0 likes 45 plays

Little Books and Big Ideas in the 17th Century (Princeton Bibliophiles & Collectors)

Jennifer Larson, professor of classics at Kent State University, will discuss the types of books 17th-century printers considered suitable for miniature and small formats and their relationship to…

From  PU Princeton University Library on February 1st, 2021 0 likes 33 plays

Clerk's Tale-Sita's Ramayana

A video by Moira Fitzgibbons for use on the Middle Ages for Educators site.

From  Jonathan Henry on January 25th, 2021 0 likes 24 plays

'He cried at his father’s funeral': Adventures in Primary Sources from the Collection of Robert J. Ruben '55

Robert J. Ruben ’55, world-renown bibliophile, presents from his collection of transforming medical and scientific works. He will share stories attached to their backgrounds and acquisitions,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 41 plays

Brief Introduction to Medieval Maps

A brief introduction to medieval maps, produced for Middle Ages for Educators.

From  Jonathan Henry on January 8th, 2021 0 likes 66 plays

From Rudolf II to Catherine II: Goltzius’ Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled and its Iconography

Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617): Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled, c. 1604–6 This superb large drawing, executed in a manner that imitates the technique of engraving on copper,…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 57 plays