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Last day of Ph.D. General Examinations
May 17, 2024
Location
Princeton University
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
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Spring Term Final Examinations
May 10, 2024
Location
Princeton University
  • Alumni
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Princeton Research Day 2024
May 9, 2024, 12:00 pm

Princeton Research Day celebrates the research and creative endeavors of the campus-wide community. The event serves as an opportunity for researchers and creators to reach across disciplines by communicating in non-specialist language about their research or creative work.

Undergraduate
AAS Spring Term Study Breaks
May 6, 2024, 9:00 am

Join us in Morrison Hall's first-floor Gathering Space!

Take a breather and unwind with fellow students during these refreshing sessions. Don't miss out on the chance to recharge and connect. Food and beverages will be provided!

Location
Morrison Hall, Gathering Space
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Arts For Palestine - A Night of Poetry & Music
May 4, 2024, 5:00 pm

Join us for an inspiring evening as we celebrate culture and solidarity at "Arts For Palestine, a Night of Poetry & Music". This event brings together talented poets and musicians to share their art in support of Palestinian voices and stories.

Location
Cannon Green
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The Potential Project
May 2, 2024, 12:00 pm

Designed by Trenton-based multimedia artist and activist Bentrice Jusu, The Potential Project(Link is external) uses storytelling, visual art, photography and digital media...

Location
Oakes Lounge, Clio Hall
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  • Alumni
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HMEI Discovery Day
Apr 30, 2024, 11:30 am

First held in 2012, Discovery Day is an annual poster show organized as the culminating event for Princeton University seniors in the Minor in Certificate program (then ENV Certificate program)...

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Abolition Geography Student Symposium
Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 am

Abolitionist geographer Ruth Wilson Gilmore (2022) offers us two poignant questions: 1. How do we find the place of freedom? 2. More precisely, how do we make such a place repeatedly?

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  • Faculty & Staff
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Co-Writing Lab
Apr 26, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
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Nell Irvin Painter & Ruha Benjamin In Conversation, "I Just Keep Talking: A Life in Essays"
Apr 24, 2024, 6:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author of The History of White People and Old in Art School, presents a comprehensive new collection of essays spanning art, politics, and the legacy of racism that shapes American history as we know it...

Location
Labyrinth Books
Speakers
Undergraduate
AAS Spring Term Study Breaks
Apr 22, 2024, 4:30 pm

Join us in Morrison Hall's first-floor Gathering Space!

Take a breather and unwind with fellow students during these refreshing sessions. Don't miss out on the chance to recharge and connect. Food and beverages will be provided!

Location
Morrison Hall, Gathering Space
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
Co-Writing Lab
Apr 19, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
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In conversation Eddie Glaude Jr & Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: "We Are the Leaders We Have Been Looking For"
Apr 17, 2024, 6:00 pm

We are more than the circumstances of our lives, and what we do matters. In We Are the Leaders We Have Been Looking For, one of the nation’s preeminent scholars and ...

Location
Labyrinth Books
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  • Graduate Affairs
AY24 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Movement :: Black Stillness" ft.Crystal Fleming (Stony Brook University)
Apr 16, 2024, 5:30 pm

This year-long seminar explores quiet, rest, imagination, and play as essential for Black aliveness. What does it mean to imagine Black culture beyond resistance...

Location
Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room, 104 Morrison Hall
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  • Alumni
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Disinformation, Race and Finding the Facts
Apr 16, 2024, 4:30 pm

Program in Journalism; Department of African American Studies; Program in Latin American Studies; Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Location
A71 Simpson International Building
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  • Alumni
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Still We Rise: Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion
Apr 15, 2024, 5:30 pm

In 1972, a group of Aboriginal activists planted an umbrella in the lawn of the the Australian Parliament in Canberra proclaiming it the Aboriginal Tent Embassy...

Location
James Stewart Film Theater
Undergraduate
AAS Spring Term Study Breaks
Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 am

Join us in Morrison Hall's first-floor Gathering Space!

Take a breather and unwind with fellow students during these refreshing sessions. Don't miss out on the chance to recharge and connect. Food and beverages will be provided!

Location
Morrison Hall, Gathering Space
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
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  • Undergraduate
Joy Returns Home: Dance of the African Diaspora and Traditions of Unity
Apr 13, 2024

Joy Returns Home: Dance of the African Diaspora and Traditions of Unity, is a three day workshop series featuring Princeton Alumni Terrie Ajile Axam ‘73. Centering Afro-diasporic dance traditions of unity through the cultural arts, the series features the Sympoh Urban Arts breakdancing crew, Ethiopian and Eritrean traditional styles, and Axam’s…

Location
Lewis Center for the Arts, Ellie's Studio
Speakers
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
Co-Writing Lab
Apr 12, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
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  • Undergraduate
Undocumented Black Citizen Symposium
Apr 12, 2024, 8:30 am

Focusing on the relational and transnational experiences of people who identify as Black and immigrant (or descendants of immigrants) and who are living in diasporic communities in Europe and the Americas, the symposium...

Location
Chancellor Green Rotunda
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
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Joy Returns Home: Dance of the African Diaspora and Traditions of Unity
Apr 12, 2024

Joy Returns Home: Dance of the African Diaspora and Traditions of Unity, is a three day workshop series featuring Princeton Alumni Terrie Ajile Axam ‘73. Centering Afro-diasporic dance traditions of unity through the cultural arts, the series features the Sympoh Urban Arts breakdancing crew, Ethiopian and Eritrean traditional styles, and Axam’s…

Location
Lewis Center for the Arts, Ellie's Studio
Speakers
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Joy Returns Home: Dance of the African Diaspora and Traditions of Unity
Apr 11, 2024

Joy Returns Home: Dance of the African Diaspora and Traditions of Unity, is a three day workshop series featuring Princeton Alumni Terrie Ajile Axam ‘73. Centering Afro-diasporic dance traditions of unity through the cultural arts, the series features the Sympoh Urban Arts breakdancing crew, Ethiopian and Eritrean traditional styles, and Axam’s…

Location
Lewis Center for the Arts, Ellie's Studio
Speakers
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Spencer Trask Lecture: There's Always This Year
Apr 10, 2024, 5:00 pm

Hanif Abdurraqib is an award-winning poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His newest release, A Little Devil In America (Random House, 2021) was a winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal and the Gordon Burn Prize. In 2021, Abdurraqib was named a MacArthur Fellow. His first collection of…

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Postcolonial Colloquium: Feminist Soap Box: A Reading & Conversation with Yara Rodrigues Fowler
Apr 10, 2024, 4:30 pm

This event is a provocation, a loose polemic, that probes into the necessity & place of politics in aesthetics. what forms rise to the occasion of narrating our ongoing post/colonial present?

Location
East Pyne (111)
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  • Alumni
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Crystal Wilkinson, Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts
Apr 9, 2024, 5:00 pm

Crystal Wilkinson, a recent fellowship recipient of the Academy of American Poets, is the award-winning author of Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts, a culinary memoir, Perfect Black, a collection of poems...

Location
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building A17
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES)
Apr 5, 2024, 6:30 pm

On April 3, 4, and 5th, 2024, the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES), formerly the Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI), will celebrate 25 years of the program’s life at Princeton University...

  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Democracy in Action Series: Queer Black Advocacy in New Jersey
Apr 5, 2024, 12:00 pm

This discussion will focus on the unique challenges and policy issues impacting queer individuals, particularly queer Black people and people of color, in New Jersey...

Location
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, A17
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
Co-Writing Lab
Apr 5, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
YWCA Princeton's Stand Against Racism 2024
Apr 4, 2024, 7:00 pm

Founded by YWCA Trenton and YWCA Princeton in 2007, Stand Against Racism quickly grew to a national presence by 2010, when an additional 80 YWCA local associations across the nation participated...

Location
ETS Rosedale Road
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  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
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  • Undergraduate
Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES)
Apr 4, 2024, 6:00 pm

On April 3, 4, and 5th, 2024, the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES), formerly the Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI), will celebrate 25 years of the program’s life at Princeton University...

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
More Than Just Clothes: Fashioning Narratives in Public-Facing Research
Apr 3, 2024, 6:00 pm

Jason Cyrus is a curator of visual and material culture. His exhibitions use fashion and textile history to explore questions of creativity, identity, cultural exchange, and agency...

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES)
Apr 3, 2024, 12:00 pm

On April 3, 4, and 5th, 2024, the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES), formerly the Community-Based Learning Initiative (CBLI), will celebrate 25 years of the program’s life at Princeton University...

  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
AY24 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Movement :: Black Stillness" ft. Bettina Judd (University of Washington)
Apr 2, 2024, 5:00 pm

This year-long seminar explores quiet, rest, imagination, and play as essential for Black aliveness. What does it mean to imagine Black culture beyond resistance...

Location
Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room, 104 Morrison Hall
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  • Alumni
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The Caribbean Artists Movement: New Perspectives
Apr 2, 2024, 4:30 pm

Malachi McIntosh is the Barbara Pym Tutorial Fellow in English at St. Hilda’s. Prior to joining St Hilda’s, Malachi was  editor and publishing director of Wasafiri, the magazine...

Location
McCosh Hall, 40
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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
Co-Writing Lab
Mar 29, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Artist Conversation: Alia Bensliman and May Kosba
Mar 28, 2024, 5:30 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Reciting Women: Alia Bensliman & Khalilah Sabree, join the artist Alia Bensliman for a conversation with May Kosba, postdoctoral research associate...

Location
Art on Hulfish
Undergraduate
AAS Sophomore Open House
Mar 28, 2024, 5:00 pm

Please join our Majors along with Prof. Kinohi Nishikawa, our Director of Undergraduate Studies, as we discuss our Department's culture, curriculum, advising, and opportunities as you take the next step to your degree and career.

Location
Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room 104, Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Intersections Working Group
Mar 28, 2024, 12:00 pm

Courtney Thorsson teaches, studies, and writes about African American literature from beginnings to present using Black feminist methods. Her new book The Sisterhood: How A Network of Black Women Writers...

Location
McCosh Hall B14
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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
AY24 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Movement :: Black Stillness" ft. Rahsaan Mahadeo (Providence College)
Mar 26, 2024, 5:00 pm

This year-long seminar explores quiet, rest, imagination, and play as essential for Black aliveness. What does it mean to imagine Black culture beyond resistance...

Location
Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room, 104 Morrison Hall
Speaker
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
Co-Writing Lab
Mar 22, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
Undergraduate
AAS Spring Term Study Breaks
Mar 22, 2024, 9:00 am

Join us in Morrison Hall's first-floor Gathering Space!

Take a breather and unwind with fellow students during these refreshing sessions. Don't miss out on the chance to recharge and connect. Food and beverages will be provided!

Location
Morrison Hall, Gathering Space
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Undergraduate
Black Gay Everyman: Becoming The Subject Of Aids
Mar 20, 2024, 5:00 pm

Marcus Lee is currently a Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in LGBT Studies in the Society of Fellows and Visiting Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and African American Studies. Lee is a social scientist and writer, with…

Location
Green Hall 0-S-6
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  • Alumni
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  • Graduate Affairs
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  • Undergraduate
Ecotheories Colloquium: “Black Star: Charles Hérard-Dumesle’s Haitian Naturalism”
Mar 20, 2024, 4:30 pm

Early Haitian historian, scientist, and poet Charles Hérard-Dumesle’s massive natural history Voyage dans le nord d’Hayti (1824) proposes that colonialism’s best trick was...

Location
East Pyne Building, 111
Speaker
Graduate Affairs
Archiving Black Studies
Mar 19, 2024, 4:30 pm

Are you planning to do research in an archive? Are you unsure where to begin when it comes to archival research?

Location
Firestone Library, Room A-6-F
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Film Screening: "This Body, Too" (Y Este uer o También)
Mar 18, 2024, 1:30 pm
Location
James Stewart Theater (185 Nassau St.), Rutgers University
Speakers
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
Co-Writing Lab
Mar 8, 2024, 10:00 am

The Department of African American Studies will co-organize a weekly writing group with Reena Goldtree and Shatema Threadcraft. Shatema is an Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Vanderbilt…

Location
Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room, 201 Morrison Hall
  • Alumni
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
  • Public
  • Undergraduate
Gauss Seminars in Criticism: Denise Ferreira da Silva
Mar 6, 2024, 5:00 pm

The Humanities Council’s Spring 2024 Gauss Seminars in Criticism will be presented by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Samuel Rudin Professor in the Humanities Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Co-Director of…

Location
Betts Auditorium
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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Affairs
AY24 Faculty-Graduate Seminar: "Black Movement :: Black Stillness" ft. Zahyr Lauren (Artist)
Mar 5, 2024, 5:00 pm

This year-long seminar explores quiet, rest, imagination, and play as essential for Black aliveness. What does it mean to imagine Black culture beyond resistance, Black labor buoyed by leisure, Black thought marked by hesitance...

Location
Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room, 104 Morrison Hall
Speaker
Nat Turner and the Late Emancipation Novel
Mar 5, 2024, 4:30 pm

A public lecture in connection with the graduate seminar, “Postwar New York,” organized by Joshua Kotin and sponsored by Postwar New York: Workshops, a…

Location
McCosh Hall, Room 40
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