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The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity, November 14, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14 at 6PM at Labyrinth Books (122 Nassau Street Princeton), Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor Emeritus at Princeton University and professor of philosophy and law at New York University, will discuss his book The Lies that Bind: Rethinking…

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Beth Lew-Williams — The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 6PM — Labyrinth Books Princeton The American West erupted in anti-Chinese violence in 1885. Following the massacre of Chinese miners in Wyoming Territory, communities throughout California and the Pacific Northwest harassed, assaulted, and expelled thousands…

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Imani Perry—Looking for Lorraine, October 17, 2018

Professor Imani Perry will discuss her biography of Lorraine Hansberry, playwright and author of Raisin in the Sun, at Labyrinth Books on Wednesday, October 17, 6 – 7:30 pm.

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Sean Wilentz — No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, Wednesday, October 3, 2018

At 6 pm on October 3, 2018, Labyrinth Books (122 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ) and the Princeton Public Library are pleased to invite you to a discussion of the Sean Wilentz’s radical reconstruction of the founders’ debate over slavery and…

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The Literary Canon Is Mostly White. Here’s an Alternative Latin American Reading List

Alejandra Oliva suggest nine books reflecting Latinx culture that can be read addition to some of the canonical texts of white/Western literature.  Click here to see the titles.

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