A comedic look at a true story: the consequences of a queen’s affair with an African servant in the court of the Sun King. Written by award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by guest artist Daniela Varon, a longtime member of Shakespeare & Company.
An evening with the celebrated French sound poet Jean-Pierre Bobillot. (In French and English.)
Sarah Hutton, a pioneer of the study of early modern women philosophers and scientists, explores some of the ways in which early modern and Enlightenment women conceived of liberty and equality, especially the notion that to think is to be free.
George Varsos (University of Athens, Princeton University) discusses a comparative approach to translating Homer into modern languages.
Most cite mass migration across the Atlantic as the most important argument in support of the theory of mobility transition, but Professor Lucassen will reveal a more nuanced picture, offering a differentiated model that links mobility to larger processes of social, cultural, and economic change.