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The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred
Jan 20, 2023, 4:00 pm

In this lecture, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her love for physics, from the Standard Model of Particle Physics and what lies beyond it, to the physics of melanin in skin, to the latest theories of dark matter—along with a perspective informed by history, politics, and the wisdom of Star Trek. 

Location
McDonnell Hall, Room A02

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan 16, 2023, 9:00 am

Join the Arts Council of Princeton as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will begin the morning with remarks from our 2023 featured speaker, Tina Campt – noted Black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art and Roger S. Berlind ’52 Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University – during a community bagel and coffee breakfast.

Location
Arts Council of Princeton
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Artist Conversation: Samuel Fosso
Dec 15, 2022, 5:30 pm

The Nigerian-Cameroonian artist Samuel Fosso is arguably one of the most compelling photographers working in the genre of self-portraiture today. Samuel Fosso: Affirmative Acts is the first museum survey of his work in the United States. Samuel Fosso and Princeton…

Location
Princeton University Art Museum

Speakers

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Seeing Providence Chinatown
Dec 14, 2022, 10:00 am

Jeffrey Yoo Warren - an artist, community scientist, illustrator, and researcher - presents his project, Seeing Providence Chinatown, a virtual reconstruction of the since-disappeared Chinatown in Providence.

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
The Truth about Truth-Telling and Racial Justice: Field Notes from Northern Ireland, Rwanda And South Africa
Dec 12, 2022, 4:30 pm

In 2021, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Senator Cory Booker proposed legislation to establish a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation.

Location
Robertson 101, Arthur Lewis Auditorium

Speaker

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
Crime, Safety and Justice in the 2022 Elections
Dec 9, 2022, 12:00 pm

Join the Department of African American Studies for a conversation with Rena Karefa-Johnson, moderated by Zoë Towns, Old Dominion Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and Department of African American Studies, as they debrief and reflect on the 2022 midterm elections.

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room 201, Morrison Hall

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Book Discussion: Rehearsals for Living
Dec 8, 2022, 6:00 pm

Please Join Us For An Evening with Robyn Maynard and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Hosted by Naomi Murakawa. The first 20 attendees will be given a FREE copy of "Rehearsals for the Living."

Location
Chancellor Green Rotunda

Speakers

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
2022-2023 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Speculative Futures"
Dec 7, 2022, 4:30 pm
Black Speculative Futures

This seminar investigates the enduring interplay between speculation and Blackness. In recent years, speculation has emerged as a key term in Black and African American Studies with speculation emerging as the site where…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room 201, Morrison Hall

Speaker

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
The Kid’s Aren’t Alright: Afro-German Afrofuturism and the Fight for Futurity
Dec 5, 2022, 4:30 pm

Drawing on theoretical models culled from Black (German) studies, Afrofuturism, performance studies and queer theory, in this talk I will analyze examples Black German artists’ engagement with “future-making” through fantasy and speculative and science fiction. From the “Afronauts” painting cycle (1999) of visual artist, Daniel Kojo Schrade,…

Location
East Pyne Room 205

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
World AIDS Day Lecture with George M. Johnson
Dec 1, 2022, 7:00 pm

(Mixer before at 6:30 PM with leaders and sponsors with the speaker)

World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness…

Location
Betts Auditorium

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
LLL: Donald Yacovone & Eddie Glaude, Teaching White Supremacy-America's Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of our National Identity
Nov 30, 2022, 6:00 pm

Henry Louis Gates calls Yacovone’s new book “the most profoundly original cultural history in recent memory.” We are thrilled that Eddie Glaude, one of the nation’s most prominent scholars and public intellectuals, will be joining the author to discuss the clear and damning evidence assembled by Yacovone of white supremacy’s deep-seated roots…

Location
Labyrinth Books

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
2022 AAS Faculty Book Celebration
Nov 28, 2022, 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening of celebration and fellowship with Faculty and friends! We will be honoring the recently published books of Chika Okeke-Agulu, Ruha Benjamin, Dannelle Cordero Gutarro, Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Imani Perry, and Autumn Womack.

Please RSVP by Monday, November 21, 2022

Location
Chancellor Green Rotunda
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Abolishing State Violence: A World Beyond Bombs, Borders, and Cages
Nov 28, 2022, 12:30 pm

Join us for a conversation between Naomi Murakawa and Ray Acheson about the connections between various forms of state violence, and the movements to abolish them.

Location
Robertson Hall 023
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Leisure Justice: Pleasure, Policy, and the Promotion of Equality ft. Shaun Ossei-Owusu
Nov 21, 2022, 4:30 pm

Shaun Ossei-Owusu is an interdisciplinary legal scholar with expertise in legal history, criminal law and procedure, civil rights, and the legal profession.

Location
Robertson 100, Arthur Lewis Auditorium
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Open House | Samuel Fosso: Affirmative Acts
Nov 19, 2022, 1:00 pm

Celebrate the opening of Samuel Fosso: Affirmative Acts at Art on Hulfish. Born in 1962 and currently working in the Central African Republic, Samuel Fosso is one of the most renowned contemporary…

Location
Princeton University Art Museum
Undergraduate
SIFProfessional Development Series: Business Etiquette + Personal Branding
Nov 18, 2022, 2:00 pm

Learn the written - and unwritten - rules of professional norms and how you can ensure you present yourself professionally while still being authentic.

This program will be counted towards SIFProfessional credits.

For some events coordinated by the Center for Career Development, you may be asked to use a face covering. If…

Location
Conference Room, Center for Career Development
Public
Stop Telling Women to Smile
Nov 17, 2022, 7:00 pm

We are so excited to announce that artist, activist, and author Tatyana Fazlalizadeh will be coming to campus this Thursday, November 17th. In 2012, Tatyana created Stop Telling Women to Smile, an international street art project that addresses gender based street harassment. After speaking with women about their experiences, she designed a…

Location
Carl A. Fields Center

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics: Robert Gooding-Williams (Columbia) "Du Bois and 'The Souls of White Folk'"
Nov 17, 2022, 4:30 pm

Du Bois means his moral psychology to serve two purposes. The first is a social scientific explanation—specifically, the social scientific explanation of the domination and exploitation of the world’s darker peoples. The second is to articulate the Christian white supremacist’s ideal conception of his life as a Christian, for it is in virtue of…

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
2022-2023 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Speculative Futures" ft Justin Leroy (Duke)
Nov 16, 2022, 4:30 pm
Black Speculative Futures

This seminar investigates the enduring interplay between speculation and Blackness. In recent years, speculation has emerged as a key term in Black and African American Studies with speculation emerging as the site where…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room 201, Morrison Hall

Speaker

Undergraduate
Personal Statement Workshop with Law School Deans
Nov 16, 2022, 4:30 pm

Learn the tips and tricks to writing a strong personal statement.

Deans of admissions from Seton Hall School of Law, Saint John's School of Law, and Villanova School of Law will discuss what law schools are looking for in a personal statement and tips for drafting a strong personal statement.

Please note that face coverings…

Location
Room 23, East Pyne Building
Undergraduate
Resume Writing 301: Resume to Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Nov 15, 2022, 4:30 pm

Are you planning to apply for graduate or professional schools or to start graduate education this fall? Do you need a curriculum vitae (CV) for a position you are applying to?

During this program you will learn:

The differences between resume and CV Fundamental components and format of CV to talk about your experiences…
Location
Room 207, Frist Campus Center
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Caribbean Studies Speakers Series: Sound, Archive, Literature – Fall 2022
Nov 15, 2022

The Caribbean Studies Speakers Series represents a collective effort to foreground Caribbean Studies at Princeton University by convening a group of scholars based on their innovative research in and on the region. From experimental soundscapes and digital self-writing to archival pedagogies and emancipatory memory, the works of these pioneers cross academic disciplines, not to mention historical, linguistic, and national boundaries.

Location
Room 010, East Pyne Building
Undergraduate
Resume Writing 201: Customizing for Positions/Industries
Nov 11, 2022, 2:00 pm

Now that you know the basics of resume writing, let's take it to the next level - customizing your resume to specific positions you are applying to.

During this program, you will learn how to:

Decode job descriptions Bridge your experience to match job descriptions Create a resume format highlighting most relevant…
Location
Conference Room, Center for Career Development
Undergraduate
Alumni Career Paths: Social Impact through Careers in Education
Nov 10, 2022, 4:30 pm

Meet Princeton alumni in a variety of career pathways in education that feed into the common goal of social impact through equity, inclusion, access, and diversity.

This program will highlight the impactful work of Princeton alumni, provide opportunities to learn about careers in education, practical career search skills and connect…

Location
Multipurpose Room A, Frist Campus Center
Undergraduate
PCAs Present: Building a LinkedIn Profile
Nov 9, 2022, 7:30 pm

If you are new to LinkedIn and wondering how to build a strong profile, this program is for you! During the program, you will:

Develop an understanding of the purposes of LinkedIn and how it's different than a resume Learn how to build an effective student LinkedIn profile
Undergraduate
PCAs Present: Resume Writing 101 - Essentials
Nov 7, 2022, 5:00 pm

Are you hoping to start building your resume? Do you need to learn how to convert your high school resume to a college resume?

Resume writing is a great way to reflect on your experiences, achievements and learning so far. It's never too early to start building your resume.

Peer Career Advisers (PCAs) trained by the Center…

Location
Room 207, Frist Campus Center
Undergraduate
Exploring Law School for SIFP and Underrepresented Groups of Students
Nov 4, 2022, 12:00 pm

Are you considering law school and want to learn about the pre-law experience at Princeton? Brandon Treviño, the pre-law adviser, will share how you can explore pre-law as an undergraduate.

During this program, you will find out what you can be doing during your time at Princeton to explore and prepare for law school. This discussion…

Location
Conference Room, Center for Career Development
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Gene Jarrett & Simon Gikandi – Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Life and Times of a Caged Bird
Nov 3, 2022, 6:00 pm

A major poet, Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906) was one of the first African American writers to garner international recognition in the wake of emancipation. In this definitive biography, the first full-scale life of Dunbar in half a century, Gene Andrew Jarrett offers a revelatory account of a writer whose Gilded Age celebrity as the “poet…

Location
Labyrinth Books
Undergraduate
Industry Insights: Finance and Consulting Internship & Job Search
Nov 3, 2022, 4:30 pm

Alumni and employers will share insights into recruitment timelines for full-time roles and internships, diversity programs, company structures, and opportunities available within the finance and consulting industries.

Speakers will also share information about their diversity and inclusion efforts within their organizations. This…

Location
Conference Room, Center for Career Development
Undergraduate
PCAs Present: Building Your Professional Network (Networking 101)
Nov 1, 2022, 7:30 pm

You've probably heard networking is an important component of job/internship search. But what is it, and how do you do it?

This program will teach you how to:

Articulate the purpose of networking and methods to build and maintain relationships Use Princeton-specific networking tools (e.g., Career Compass, TigerNet) …
Interview Skill-Building Cohort Group for Beginners
Nov 1, 2022, 4:45 pm

Interviewing is a critical skill you need for your entire professional life.

This cohort group will cover the basics of interviewing and the different types of interview questions, and provide an opportunity to build confidence and skills in a small, friendly, supportive environment. You will also have an opportunity to practice…

Location
Conference Room, Center for Career Development
Exploring Law School
Oct 31, 2022, 4:30 pm

Are you considering law school and want to learn about the pre-law experience at Princeton? Brandon Treviño, the pre-law adviser, will share how you can explore pre-law as an undergraduate.

During this program, you will find out what you can be doing to prepare for and explore law school.

Please use your Princeton Zoom…

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Caribbean Studies Speakers Series: Sound, Archive, Literature – Fall 2022
Oct 31, 2022

The Caribbean Studies Speakers Series represents a collective effort to foreground Caribbean Studies at Princeton University by convening a group of scholars based on their innovative research in and on the region. From experimental soundscapes and digital self-writing to archival pedagogies and emancipatory memory, the works of these pioneers cross academic disciplines, not to mention historical, linguistic, and national boundaries.

Location
Room 010, East Pyne Building
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
LLL: Ruha Benjamin & Nicole Fleetwood, Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want
Oct 27, 2022, 7:00 pm

Vividly recounting her personal experiences and those of her family, Benjamin shows how seemingly minor decisions and habits could spread virally and have exponentially positive effects. She recounts her father’s premature death, illuminating the devastating impact of the chronic stress of racism, but she also introduces us to community…

Location
Princeton Public Library

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PCAs Present: Internship Search
Oct 27, 2022, 5:00 pm

Are you wondering what an internship search is like?

Peer Career Advisers (PCAs) will go over the internship search process step-by-step and teach you how to take advantage of programs, events and resources at Princeton and through the Center for Career Development.

They will also discuss the importance of self-care and a…

Location
Room 207, Frist Campus Center
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Undergraduate
Join Maysoon Zayid to Talk Candidly About Disabled Life as a Princeton Student
Oct 27, 2022, 4:30 pm

Join comedian, disability advocate, and Princeton Arts Fellow Maysoon Zayid for a fun, candid conversation about disabled life at Princeton University. All students who identify as disabled are welcome to join Maysoon on Zoom from

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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
Media & the Making and Unmaking of Mass Incarceration
Oct 27, 2022, 12:00 pm

Please join us for a brown bag discussion with Zoë Towns, the Vice President for Criminal Justice Reform at 

Location
Whig Hall, Oakes Lounge
Industry Insights: Rotational Programs
Oct 26, 2022, 4:30 pm

Rotational programs provide exposure to many different roles within an organization. Instead of being hired to work in just one job or department, participants gather in-depth experience by rotating through multiple roles and departments.

Industry Insights is a series of programs led by alumni and employers, which help participants…

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Gauss Seminars in Criticism: Hortense J. Spillers
Oct 25, 2022, 5:00 pm

The Humanities Council’s Fall 2022 Gauss Seminars in Criticism will be presented by Hortense Spillers (Emerita, Vanderbilt University). Her visit, under the general title, “Criticism in Times of Stress,” will comprise a …

Location
Betts Auditorium

Speaker

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Princeton Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) (CANCELED)
Oct 25, 2022, 4:30 pm

Join members of the Princeton community, poet Bay Davis and Mexican Aztec dance troupe Atl Tlachinolli for a community altar building event, poetry reading, dancing and reception.

4:30 pm
Community altar building
Dancing
Spoken word poetry

Location
East Pyne Courtyard and Upper Hyphen

Speakers

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • By Invite Only
The Undeserving Debtor: Racialized Perversity and Debt Relief
Oct 25, 2022, 12:00 pm

Past speakers: Nell Painter, Wendy Belcher, Kinohi Nishikawa, Stacey Sinclair, Eddie Glaude, Nijah Cunningham, Anna Arabindan-Kesson

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room 201, Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
Till Movie Screening and Talk Back w/film producer Keith Beauchamp
Oct 24, 2022, 5:00 pm

Award-Winning Filmmaker 

Location
Princeton Garden Theatre

Speakers

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Politics of Contamination: Nuclear Impact on Community Health
Oct 24, 2022, 12:30 pm

How does the nuclear industry affect community health? Which communities are most affected? How has the landscape been politicized through nuclear policy? Within these political and ecological realities, what might models of care look like, either now or in the future? This conversation will consider how legislation, policy, and practice around…

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Novus I-Corps Program at Princeton University
Oct 24, 2022, 11:30 am

Introductory training to learn how to change your focus from the science / technology to the people it benefits and more!

Location
Frick Chemistry Laboratory - 124 - Princeton, NJ 08540
Sophomore Career Kickoff - Oct. 21 and 22
Oct 21, 2022, 2:00 pm

Thinking about your career during sophomore year may sound early but it’s a perfect time to get started. Learning about the many paths Princeton students take after graduation and steps you can take now to explore your own interests will help you avoid stress and put you in a good position to find work that excites you after graduation.

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Beyond Boundaries: Seeing Art History from the Caribbean
Oct 20, 2022, 9:00 am

The Research and Academic Program at the Clark Art Institute presents Beyond Boundaries: Seeing Art History from the Caribbean, a Clark Conference.

Why has art history—a discipline often defined by its relationship…

Location
Auditorium, Clark Art Institute
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
2022-2023 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Speculative Futures" ft. Justin L Mann
Oct 12, 2022, 4:30 pm
Black Speculative Futures

This seminar investigates the enduring interplay between speculation and Blackness. In recent years, speculation has emerged as a key term in Black and African American Studies with speculation emerging as the site where…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room 201, Morrison Hall

Speaker

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Seminar: Ganja & Hess
Oct 11, 2022, 7:30 pm

While Black voices have been unjustly marginalized in the dominant narratives of American cinema, Black talent has a long history of enriching the movies, often operating brilliantly within the restraints set by independent production and distribution. With Princeton professor Kinohi Nishikawa as our guest curator for this series, we’ve recruited a roster of experts to speak on films ranging in release date, subject matter, and genre. Taken together, these films represent an evocative cross-section of the Black experience as reflected at the movies.

Location
Virtual

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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
James Baldwin Lecture Series: "The Limits Of The Quantitative Approach To Discrimination"
Oct 11, 2022, 5:00 pm

The annual James Baldwin Lecture series was launched March 29, 2006, aiming to celebrate the work of Princeton faculty and to provide an occasion for the intellectual community to reflect on the issue of race and American democracy. The lectures also honor the work of the late essayist James Baldwin, one of America’s most powerful cultural critics.

Location
East Pyne 010

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