from the archive

Age Group: Teens

PSO Soundtracks: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Nell Flanders, assistant conductor of Princeton Symphony Orchestra, discusses Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and how it has often been described in dramatic terms of struggle and redemption. The talk, in advance of the orchestra’s February performance, will explore how the compositional aspects of the music inspire emotion and how decisions of musical interpretation support different narratives.

LQBTQI Cultural Competencies at the Bayard Rustin Center

This panel presentation, moderated by Robt Seda-Schreiber of the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice, will include information about language and definition of terms associated with the LGBTQI community, specifically lesser known identities within the community, that will increase cultural competency for those attending. Topics to be covered include: definitions of sexual orientation and gender identity […]

CANCELED: Continuing Conversations on Race

Not In Our Town Princeton’s collaboration with the library, “Continuing Conversations on Race” is on hold for the month of January and will continue in February and continue to be held on the first Monday of the month.

LLL: Briallen Hopper in Conversation with Rebecca Rainof and Bill Gleason

The author discusses “Hard to Love,” her debut collection of essays that honors categories of loves and relationships often seen secondary to marriage. She will be joined in conversation by Bill Gleason and Rebecca Rainof of Princeton University’s English department. Community Room   Co-sponsored by the library and Labyrinth Books.

Barry Schneier and Sean Wilentz in Conversation

Photographer Barry Schneier talks about “Bruce Springsteen: Rock and Roll Future,” his book of images from the May, 1974, concert that changed the trajectory of Springsteen’s career. Joining Schneier in conversation about this pivotal moment in 20th-century American music will be Sean Wilentz, the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History at Princeton University. A […]