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Politics to Pop Culture: A Conversation with Marc Lamont Hill & Imani Perry
Sep 25, 2019, 6:00 pm

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is currently the host of BET News and a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of…

Location
Carl A. Fields Center, Multipurpose Room 104
Speakers
Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate Deadline to Add/Drop Courses Without a Fee Ends
Sep 24, 2019, 11:59 pm

For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.

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Ruha Benjamin's Book Talk: Race After Technology
Sep 19, 2019, 6:00 pm

Join us as Prof. Ruha Benjamin sits down with Prof. Eddie Glaude to discuss her recent book, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (Polity 2019).

Location
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
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The Work of Several Lifetimes
Sep 19, 2019, 6:00 pm

“The Work of Several Lifetimes,” an exhibition of new work created over the past year by 2018-19 Hodder Fellow Mario Moore, presents etchings, drawings, and large-scale paintings of Black men and women who work at or around the Princeton University campus in blue collar jobs.

Location
Labyrinth Books Princeton
Speaker
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  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students
Fall Semester Classes Begin
Sep 11, 2019, 12:00 am

For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.

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  • Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate Academic Year Sign-In Period Ends
Sep 10, 2019, 11:59 pm

For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.

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  • Undergraduate Students
First-Year Student Fall Term Course Selection
Sep 10, 2019, 12:00 am

For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.

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  • Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate Academic Year Sign-In Period Begins
Sep 4, 2019, 8:00 am

For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.

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  • Graduate Students
Graduate Student Academic Year Sign-In Period Begins
Sep 1, 2019, 7:30 am

For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.

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AAS Class Day 2019
Jun 3, 2019, 1:00 pm

We are happy to announce our 2019 Class Day Ceremony and Reception. This year, we are welcoming our second class of Concentrators and our newest class of Certificate Students.

Location
Carl A. Fields Center
Alumni
2019 AAS Alumni Mix & Mingle
May 31, 2019, 2:00 pm

It's that time again! May 31st will be our Annual AAS Alumni Mix & Mingle. We hope you'll be there to celebrate another year of new friends, and old connections. Help us get the word out by sharing this and tagging your classmates — more information to be announced.

Location
Stanhope Hall
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"Frantz Fanon and the Politics of a Global Anti-imperialism," A Workshop on the Manuscript of Anuja Bose
May 29, 2019, 10:00 am

ABSTRACT: In this book manuscript, I trace the ways in which Fanon engages with questions of empire, solidarity, and political resistance throughout his four published works Black Skin, White Masks (1952); Year V of the Algerian Revolution (1959); The Wretched of the Earth (1961); and Towards…

Location
Marx Hall, Room 301
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Keynote Address with Ruha Benjamin and 2019 Critical Race and Digital Studies Conference: Race, Technology, & the Future: Setting the Agenda
May 28, 2019, 5:00 pm

This one-day International Communication Association post-conference on, seeks to bring together established and emerging scholars of race and technology to critically reflect on ways that race and inequality structurally organizes and manifests in digital architectures, individual and collective identities, local and global communities,…

Location
NYU Washington, DC Abramson Family Auditorium 1307 L St, NW
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Public / Open To All
"No Yankee Rule for Us": Annexation Rumors and the Interwar Circum-Caribbean Black Press
May 1, 2019, 5:00 pm

In the aftermath of World War I, rumors that the United States was planning to annex the islands of the British West Indies swept across the Caribbean, sparking panics in Trinidad, Jamaica, Barbados, Grenada, and elsewhere. Annexation rumors were transmitted by sailors and migrants as well as by the cosmopolitan circum-Caribbean black…

Location
MIT Building 4, Room 270
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Undergraduate Students
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Leadership Institute Scholarship
Apr 30, 2019, 11:59 pm

This opportunity awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated African-American or Black students receiving an associates, undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degrees. The award varies from $1,500 - $8,200. Students living in or attending school in the District of Rep. Bonnie…

Graduate Students
Religion as a Category of Analysis: Discussion with Jessica Delgado
Apr 30, 2019, 12:00 pm

Scholars of gender, sexuality, and race generally understand these as categories of analysis rather than simply areas, subjects, or objects of study. Many scholars of religion—particularly those who are also interested in gender, or sexuality, and race—understand religion in the same way. What is gained for scholars of gender, sexuality, and race in thinking of religion as a category of difference and power?

Location
130 Corwin Hall Seminar Room
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Elaine Pagels & Wallace Best In Conversation: Why Religion? A Personal Story
Apr 29, 2019, 6:00 pm

Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help address these questions. She will talk about her new book with fellow scholar of religion, Wallace Best.

Location
Labyrinth Books Princeton
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Public / Open To All
A Conversation with Taiye Idahor and Chika Okeke-Agulu
Apr 25, 2019, 5:30 pm

Join us for a conversation between the Nigerian multimedia artist Taiye Idahor, the 2019 Sarah Lee Elson, Class of 1984, International Artist-in-Residence, and Princeton Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu as they discuss Idahor’s practice, her interest in history, architecture, and popular culture, and the changing art scene in Lagos. A reception in…

Location
McCosh Hall / 10
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Public / Open To All
The Genres of Slavery
Apr 24, 2019, 4:30 pm

Location
Chancellor Green 103
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Undergraduate Students
Beyond The Majors Night
Apr 23, 2019, 4:30 pm

Yes, you need a major, but it needn't be the sole definer of your Princeton experience.  This is a chance to hear from seniors about how unique combinations of classes and extra-curricular activities helped them find a path through Princeton truly tailored to their interests and goals.  

Location
Computer Science Building, Room 104
Graduate Students
Archives Brown Bag
Apr 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

Archival research takes many forms for the graduate student. Navigating catalogs, archive paperwork and decorum, the use of manuscripts, printed works, documents, and other various forms of media, as well as the regulations one must abide by when working in the archive can prove to be a difficult and confusing task. The…

Location
Dickinson 210
Speaker
Public / Open To All
Princeton University Public Lectures | Race, Gender and the Law: Anita Hill in Conversation with Imani Perry
Apr 18, 2019, 8:00 pm

This is a ticketed event

Please see below for information on how to obtain a free ticket.

Anita Hill is University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University.  She is Of Counsel in Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll’s Civil Rights & Employment Practice…

Location
Richardson Auditorium
Speakers
Public / Open To All
Solitary: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox
Apr 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

Albert Woodfox, prison activist and Black Panther, survived more than four decades of solitary confinement in Louisiana’s notorious Angola state prison—punished for a crime he did not commit. In his new book, Solitary, he tells his story of struggle, transformation,…
Location
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room A17
Speakers
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students
[UPDATED] From Black Power to Black Empowerment
Apr 16, 2019, 12:00 pm

A new phrase entered the English lexicon in the late 1960s. Amidst growing calls for “community control” and reparations for slavery the United Methodist Board of Missions announced a $1.3 million grant supporting what they termed “black empowerment”. At the time, few paid attention to what was, in effect, a re-appropriation of Black Power…

Location
Seminar Room 201, Stanhope Hall
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Undergraduate Students
Schwarzman Scholars Program Information Session
Apr 15, 2019, 5:15 pm

Mr. Stephen Schwarzman, the Chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group, and Dr. Robert Garris of the Schwarzman Scholars Program, will present an overview of this scholarship in China, endowed by Mr. Schwarzman. Current juniors, as well as seniors and those alumni who will not yet have reached their 28th birthday by the time they would matriculate…

Location
Lewis Library, 120
Undergraduate Students
Luce Scholars Program Information Session
Apr 11, 2019, 4:30 pm

Can you imagine how spending a postgraduate year in Asia could be transformative to your future professional career? Learn about the Luce Scholars Program, a yearlong individualized professional postgraduate placement in Asia for U.S. citizens and recent alumni in any concentration except East Asian studies. (Applicants may have studied an…

Location
Simpson International Building, A66
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Film Screening: Toni Morrison’s “The Foreigner’s Home”
Apr 10, 2019, 5:00 pm

The Foreigner’s Home explores Toni Morrison’s artistic and intellectual vision through “The Foreigner’s Home,” her 2006 exhibition at the Louvre. Through exclusive footage of Morrison in dialogue with artists, along with extensive archival footage, music, and animation, the film presents a series of candid and incisive exchanges about race, identity, “foreignness,” and art’s redemptive power.

Location
Princeton Garden Theatre
Speakers
Undergraduate Students
ReachOut, Sachs Global, Dale & Labouisse Information Session
Apr 10, 2019, 4:30 pm

Please attend this session to learn about these excellent Princeton fellowship opportunities that undergraduates apply to during the fall semester of their senior year to fund projects undertaken following graduation. This is a great opportunity to design your own project. Please note that both the ReachOut and Dale allow students to undertake…

Location
Simpson International Building, Davis Multipurpose Rooms B60–62 (one level below the Office of International Programs)
Undergraduate Students
General Fellowships Information Session
Apr 4, 2019, 8:00 pm

This informal evening session will review major fellowship opportunities, including the Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, Schwarzman, Dale, Sachs, Labouisse, and ReachOut awards. Dr. Steve Gump will discuss the application process and how these postgraduate opportunities can contribute to your academic and professional development. We’ll have time…

Location
Dillon Tower Conference Room, Dillon Gym
Undergraduate Students
Churchill, Hertz, NSF & NDSEG Scholarship Information Session
Apr 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

Dr. Michael Morse, Executive Director of the Churchill Foundation and a Princeton alumnus, will present an overview of the Churchill Scholarship, which funds graduate study in STEM fields at Churchill College, Cambridge. He will discuss the application process and address questions. We will then discuss a range of domestic STEM fellowships,…

Location
Simpson International Building, A71
Public / Open To All
Screening of The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
Apr 2, 2019, 7:30 pm

 

The Program in Visual Arts hosts a screening of The Green Book: Guide to Freedom at the Princeton Garden Theatre, followed by a Q&A with writer/director Yoruba Richen and…

Location
Princeton Garden Theatre
Undergraduate Students
AAS Sophomore Open House
Mar 28, 2019, 4:30 pm
Are you thinking about concentrating or getting a certificate in African American Studies?

Please join fellow concentrators and the Director of Undergraduate Studies who will provide insights into the departmental life, curriculum, advising, and opportunities.  We look forward to meeting you!


Refreshments will…

Location
Barfield – Johnson Seminar Room (201 Stanhope Hall)
Public / Open To All
Domestic Cages: A Black Feminist Reconsideration of Carceral History
Mar 27, 2019, 12:00 pm

Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Center for Collaborative History's Modern America Workshop (MAW)

Lunch will be provided; please RSVP here.

Location
210 Dickinson Hall
Speaker
Brown Matter, Noisy Flesh — A Conversation with Amber Jamilla Musser & Xandra Ibarra
Mar 26, 2019, 4:30 pm
INTERSECTIONS  WORKING  GROUP  PRESENTS   BROWN MATTER, NOISY FLESH

 

A CONVERSATION

WITH PROFESSOR

AMBER JAMILLA MUSSER

Location
McCormick 106, Princeton University Art Museum
Speakers
Public / Open To All
Remorseless Cannibals And Loving Scribes: Samples and Highlights from Princeton University's Collection of Ethiopian Manuscripts (1500s-1900s)
Mar 12, 2019, 4:30 pm

​​​​​​Princeton University has the most significant collection of Ethiopian manuscripts in the Americas. Written in the ancient African language of Gəˀəz, these documents represent seven centuries of vibrant literary and artistic creativity on the part of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.  One of the most important of these texts, and the most richly illustrated​ is the Täˀammərä Maryam, or Miracles of the Virgin Mary. Scholars and priests from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church will introduce Princeton’s collection, discuss its highlights, and talk about the importance of the Virgin Mary to this tradition. Some of these documents will be on display as well.

Location
Firestone Library, Rare Books and Special Collections, C Floor
Speakers
Public / Open To All
Race & The NFL: A Conversation with Michael Bennett
Mar 11, 2019, 7:00 pm

For this particular Sports, Race and Society Lecture, we will be featuring a conversation with NFL Player and Activist, Michael Bennett. This discussion, moderated by Eddie Glaude, will explore the influence and relationship of the NFL to community issues around race and the black experience.

Location
Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University
Speakers
Public / Open To All
Refuge For The Homeless: Adorno, Jazz, and Black Dwelling
Mar 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

Part of The Department of Comparative Literature Lecture Series.

Location
Aaron Burr Hall, Room 219
Speaker
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students
GSS WiP Series: Black Disability Politics
Mar 6, 2019, 12:00 pm

Come join a conversation with Sami Schalk on Articulating and Enacting Black Disability Politics in the National Black Women's Healthcare Project!

Lunch will be served!

RSVP here:

Location
130 Corwin Hall Seminar Room
Speaker
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Students
Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Mariame Kaba
Mar 5, 2019, 4:30 pm

This Faculty-Graduate Seminar will feature Mariame Kaba, Social Justice Institute, Barnard Center for Research on Women.

This seminar explores the intersections of technology, surveillance, and inequality. While the Cambridge Analytica…

Location
Barfield - Johnson  (201)
Speakers
Undergraduate Students
Marshall & Gates Cambridge Scholarship Information Session
Mar 5, 2019, 4:30 pm

The Marshall Scholarship was established in 1947 to strengthen the U.S.–U.K. relationship by funding U.S. students to undertake postgraduate study and serve as cultural ambassadors throughout the U.K. Marshall Scholars are selected on the basis of their academic achievement and their ability to become leaders in their future fields and to…

Location
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, A17
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students
Policy & International Affairs Awards Information Session
Mar 4, 2019, 4:30 pm

Learn about two master’s degree–funding opportunities for U.S. citizens aimed at training and preparing a diverse population for pursuing Foreign Service careers: the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship and the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. A recent Rangel Fellow will be on hand to discuss the application…

Location
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, 399
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduate Students
2019 NYU Policy Case Competition
Feb 28, 2019, 11:59 pm
Students from colleges and universities around the world are invited to think critically and innovate by researching, designing and presenting policy proposals on today’s most pressing issues.

Hosted annually by the New York University Politics Society since 2014, the Policy Case Competition is a conference where students of all experience…

Public / Open To All
Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody: A Tribute To James Cone
Feb 28, 2019, 6:00 pm

James H. Cone is widely recognized as the founder of Black Liberation Theologya synthesis of the Gospel message embodied by Martin Luther King, Jr., and the spirit of Black pride embodied by Malcolm X. Prompted by the Detroit riots and the death of King, Cone, a young theology professor, was impelled to write his first book, Black Theology and Black Power, followed by A Black Theology of Liberation. With these works he established himself as one of the most prophetic and challenging voices of our time.

Location
Labyrinth Books Princeton
Speakers
Undergraduate Students
Rhodes & Sachs Worcester Scholarship Information Session
Feb 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

Students interested in learning more about the Rhodes and Sachs Worcester Scholarships, both for
postgraduate study at Oxford, are encouraged to attend this information session. We will also speak
about the application process and the benefits of studying in the U.K. We will be joined by recent
Rhodes recipients.
The…

Location
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, A17
Public / Open To All
"Shattering the Silence" Black Mental Health Conference
Feb 23, 2019, 9:00 am

The Black Pre-Med Society of Princeton University seeks to empower Black communities by shedding a light on nuanced perspectives regarding mental health. By addressing mental health issues as they are informed by Black experiences, they hope to "Shatter the Silence" on this pressing issue that affects so many.

This conference is…

Location
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Speakers
Public / Open To All
SUPERLATIVE CITY: Experimental Urbanity in São Paulo (Day 2)
Feb 23, 2019, 8:30 am

Superlative City is a book workshop and the third meeting of an interdisciplinary working group concerned with aesthetics, politics, and urbanism in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. All sessions are free and open to the public. Attendees are strongly encouraged to register in advance to receive and read pre-circulated papers.  Register and learn more at spsymposium.blogspot.com.

Location
211 Dickinson Hall
Public / Open To All
SUPERLATIVE CITY: Experimental Urbanity in São Paulo (Day 1)
Feb 22, 2019, 3:00 pm

Superlative City is a book workshop and the third meeting of an interdisciplinary working group concerned with aesthetics, politics, and urbanism in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. All sessions are free and open to the public. Attendees are strongly encouraged to register in advance to receive and read pre-circulated papers.  Register and learn more at spsymposium.blogspot.com.

Location
211 Dickinson Hall
  • Public / Open To All
  • Faculty & Staff
  • Graduate Students
  • Alumni
  • Undergraduate Students
UBA Presents: Filmscreening "For Ahkeem"
Feb 21, 2019, 7:30 pm

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After a school fight lands 17-year…

Location
Princeton Garden Theatre
Speaker
Public / Open To All
GSS Work-in-Progress Series: Brittney Cooper
Feb 19, 2019, 12:00 pm

The Interruption of Everything: Toward A Black Feminist Theory of Time

Lunch will be served.
RSVP here or e-mail gss@princeton.edu.

Location
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016
Speaker