We invite applications from pre-tenure scholars and recent Ph.D. graduates in all disciplines for two postdoctoral or more senior research positions. These positions will be awarded for the academic year 2018-2019 to emerging scholars who will devote their ten-month residency at Princeton to writing about race in the national or global contexts and, with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty, to teaching one semester-long undergraduate course. PhD in relevant discipline required. Applicants should have received the doctorate within the past five years and cannot be in the process of writing a dissertation. The term for these positions extends from September 1, 2018 until July 1, 2019; a competitive salary will be provided. See more: aas.princeton.edu/programs/opportunities/
Accepting Applications for Postdoctoral Research Associates Until November 25
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Princeton senior Jordan Thomas awarded Rhodes Scholarship
Thomas, of Newark, New Jersey, is concentrating in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and is also earning certificates in Portuguese language and culture and African American studies. At Oxford, he plans to pursue an M.Phil. in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation.
Princeton conference celebrates Langston Hughes, poet and ‘champion of black America’
During a conference Nov. 10-11 at Princeton University, scholars, students, poets and fans from across the country celebrated the life and legacy of Langston Hughes to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. The conference, which drew around 250 registered attendees, was hosted by the Department of African American Studies, with additional support from departments and programs across campus.
Dr. Elizabeth Alexander to Deliver Keynote Address at ‘Remembering Langston Hughes’ Conference
‘Remembering Langston Hughes: His Art, Life, and Legacy Fifty Years Later’ is a local and national forum on Langston Hughes. Since his death in May 1967, his art, particularly his poetry, has been invoked to articulate both some of the nation’s loftiest hopes and its deepest fears. The forum takes place over two days, November 10th and 11th, at Princeton University. The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.
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