• Save The Date: Pan-African Graduation

    Sun, May 31, 2020, 5:00 pm
    The Pan-African Graduation, inaugurated in 2005, serves as an intimate gathering for family, friends, and members of the African diaspora to celebrate the culture and accomplishments of the graduating class.
  • CALL FOR ENTRIES: Undergraduate Prize Submissions, Dept. of English (Due 3/11/19)

    Fri, Mar 13, 2020, 11:59 pm
    The Department of English has Class Day Prizes for Creative Writers! All undergraduate students are welcome to enter poetry, essays and short stories for these awards. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the term. To submit a prize entry, click on the prize descriptions below or visit our website.
  • The Toni Morrison Conversations: Anna Deavere Smith and Marlon James

    Tue, Feb 4, 2020, 7:30 pm
    Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts presents The Toni Morrison Conversations — Artists Reflect on Toni Morrison’s Gifts to Life, Art and Culture - Anna Deavere Smith and Marlon James join Tracy K. Smith in the second in a series of Princeton Atelier events featuring artists engaging with themes, questions and possibilities relevant to the work and legacy of writer Toni Morrison
  • Sentenced to Science: One Man's Story and the History of Prison Experimentation

    Tue, Dec 3, 2019, 4:19 pm
    For much of the 20th century, incarcerated individuals were exploited by medical researchers. In an enlightening talk, Allen Hornblum, a criminal justice expert and author of Acres of Skin, and Yusef Anthony, a formerly incarcerated man who was repeatedly subjected to medical experimentation, will present this sordid history and take questions on this once widespread and disturbing American practice. This event will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd at 4:30 p.m. in McCormick 101 (Architecture Building), and is generously sponsored by the Princeton Progressives.
  • A Poetry Reading by Jay Wright

    Mon, Nov 4, 2019, 7:30 pm

    “one of America’s leading African-American voices.” — Poetry Foundation

    Acclaimed playwright, poet, and essayist Jay Wright reads from his work. Presented by the Program in Creative Writing and the Bain-Swiggett Fund in the Department of English.


  • PIIRS Undergraduate Fellowship

    Sun, Dec 15, 2019 (All day)

    The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) administers a program aimed at facilitating summer international research for the senior thesis. These fellowships are available to students working in any discipline who are about to begin the second semester of their junior year on campus, and are interested in conducting summer research abroad for their senior thesis.

  • 2020-2021 Postdoctoral Positions Application

    Fri, Dec 13, 2019, 11:59 pm
    The Department of African American Studies at Princeton University invites 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 2020-2021 to emerging scholars who will devote their nine-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. Teaching opportunities will be subject to sufficient course enrollments, and when teaching, the successful candidate will hold the additional rank of Lecturer. PhD in relevant discipline required.
  • Council Welcomes Proposals for Being Human Festival 2019

    Fri, Sep 27, 2019 (All day)

    This fall, Princeton University will host the USA hub of the international Being Human festival. The public celebration brings together local organizations, including universities, museums, galleries, libraries, schools, and businesses, to engage with research across the humanities.


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