Event Archive

 Please keep in mind that all the events listed below have since past. As a reference, we created a space for past AAS events to be archived. 

 

Black Voters Matter: 2020 Election

Tue, Feb 25, 2020, 5:00 pm
A conversation about the 2020 Election with LaTosha Brown and Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., moderated by Imani Perry.
Location: 101 McCormick Hall, Princeton University
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Serving the Last Plantation

Mon, Feb 24, 2020, 12:00 pm
In this lecture, Dr. Jones analyzes how federal lawmakers, as overseers of the congressional workplace, retreat from the very principles they promulgate in federal workplace law, and alternatively, maintain a workplace that is above the law.
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201) , Stanhope Hall, Princeton University
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students
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Tags: Lecture

C.K. Williams Reading Series: Aaron Robertson

Fri, Feb 21, 2020, 5:00 pm

Fiction translator and Princeton alum Aaron Robertson ’17 reads from

Audience: Public / Open To All
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William Greaves: Psychodrama, Interruption, and Circulation

Fri, Feb 21, 2020, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

Location: Hurley Gallery
Audience: Public / Open To All

Film Screening of Say Amen, Somebody By George T. Nierenberg

Thu, Feb 20, 2020, 6:00 pm

One of the most acclaimed music documentaries of all time, Say Amen, Som

Location: McCORMICK 101
Audience: Public / Open To All

Conversation: Hugh Hayden and Chika Okeke-Agulu

Thu, Feb 20, 2020, 5:30 pm
Artist Hugh Hayden explores history, race and the creation of the America we know today through a series of site-responsive installations at Art@Bainbridge, the Princeton University Art Museum’s gallery space in downtown Princeton. In this talk, Hayden will join Princeton Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu, who...
Location: Princeton University Art Museum
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Caste and Race: Global Marginality and Solidarity

Wed, Feb 19, 2020, 12:00 pm

Location: SoA South Gallery, Princeton University
Audience: Public / Open To All
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Jomo Tariku (Designer)

Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201) Stanhope Hall, Princeton University
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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Space, Time, and Religion in Early America - Keynote Address featuring Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 4:30 pm
Twenty years after the publication of his foundational first book, Dr. Glaude reflects on the intellectual currents shaping the book and how they have informed his subsequent scholarly work and his public interventions.
Location: Lewis Library, Room 120
Audience: Public / Open To All

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...
Location: Richardson Auditorium
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Vision and Value: Cotton and the Materiality of Race

Mon, Jan 20, 2020, 5:00 pm

Location: Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross, London, WC1X 9EW
Audience: Public / Open To All
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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...

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

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...
Audience: Graduate Students
Tags: Announcement

2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.

Wed, Dec 11, 2019, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201) Stanhope Hall, Princeton University
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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The Spirit of Truth-Seeking II: Art Exhibition Opening

Sat, Dec 7, 2019, 9:00 am

Location: Arts Council of Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All
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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...
Location: McCormick 101
Audience: Public / Open To All

An Evening with Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated "Central Park Five"

Wed, Nov 20, 2019, 6:30 pm
Location: McCosh Hall, Room 10
Audience: Public / Open To All
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AAS Course Event: Artist Talk for AAS 245: “Twentieth-Century African American Art”

Fri, Nov 15, 2019, 4:30 pm

Audience: Public / Open To All
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The Toni Morrison Conversations – Bill T. Jones and Deana Lawson

Wed, Nov 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
The Toni Morrison Conversations – Artists Reflect on Toni Morrison’s Gifts to Life, Art and Culture.
Location: The Lewis Center
Audience: Public / Open To All
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Tanisha C. Ford (University of Delaware)

Wed, Nov 13, 2019, 4:30 pm
Tanisha C. Ford is an award-winning writer, cultural critic, and historian, and a former Postdoctoral Fellow in African American Studies at Princeton. Ford is Associate Professor of Africana Studies and History at the University of Delaware, where she teaches courses on Black feminism, fashion and beauty, movements for social justice, youth...
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201) Stanhope Hall, Princeton University
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni
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Princeton Public Library and the Paul Robeson House Present: Eddie Glaude & Steve Shapiro in Conversation

Tue, Nov 12, 2019, 6:00 pm
Location: Labyrinth Books Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Hustlers Across Africa: How We Can Catapult African Ingenuity into Modern Ubiquity

Tue, Nov 5, 2019, 6:30 pm
Location: Carl A. Fields Center, Multipurpose Room 104
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Translating Poetry, Translating Blackness

Tue, Nov 5, 2019, 12:00 pm

Interdisciplinary Doc

Location: 399 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Princeton University
Audience: Public / Open To All
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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.

 

Location: Wallace Theater, Princeton University
Audience: Public / Open To All
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SPECIAL SCREENING, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

Sun, Nov 3, 2019, 1:30 pm
us for a one-time-only screening of this artful meditation on the powerful themes Toni Morrison has confronted throughout her literary career.
Location: Mill Hill Playhouse, 205 E Front St, Trenton, NJ 08611
Audience: Public / Open To All
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a thread, a hair, a lineage

Thu, Oct 24, 2019, 4:30 pm
A special AAS 349 Course Event. Professor Sonya Clark’s work draws from the legacy of crafted objects and the embodiment of skill. As an African American artist, craft is a means to honor her lineage and expand notions of both American-ness and art. Clark is a professor in the Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College in Western...
Location: McCormick Hall, Room 106
Audience: Public / Open To All
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"Race for Profit" Book Talk with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor & Imani Perrry

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with two eminent African American Studies Scholars of how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned.
Location: Labyrinth Books Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All

2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Jerome Harris (Housing Works)

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201), Stanhope Hall
Audience: Graduate Students
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When Birds Refused to Fly

Sun, Oct 20, 2019, 2:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Audience: Public / Open To All

When Birds Refused to Fly

Sat, Oct 19, 2019, 8:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Location: Hearst Dance Theater
Audience: Public / Open To All

When Birds Refused to Fly

Sat, Oct 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Audience: Public / Open To All

When Birds Refused to Fly

Fri, Oct 18, 2019, 8:00 pm
Hearst Choreographer-in-Residence Olivier Tarpaga, artistic director of Nomad Express International MultiArts Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, presents this new work that uses a soundtrack created by the choreographer’s father’s band to visually connect the 1960s Sub-Saharan African independence movements to the painful fight for Civil...
Location: Hearst Dance Theater
Audience: Public / Open To All

The Past Meets the Present: Race, Student Activism and Higher Education with Dr. Stefan Bradley, Dr. Ibram Kendi, and Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 6:00 pm

Location: Carl A. Fields Center
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Graduate Affairs Job Market Panel and Reception

Tue, Oct 15, 2019, 4:30 pm
In this hour-long discussion, African American Studies Faculty will offer candid reflections on the academic job and fellowship market.
Location: Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room 101, Stanhope Hall
Audience: Graduate Students
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Fighting for Justice from Gaza to Ferguson

Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 5:00 pm
 
Location: McCosh Hall 46
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Graduate & Law School Application Q&A Session

Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 12:00 pm
Need help or advice about your Graduate School or Law School application? Don’t Worry! Join Professor Imani Perry for an informative Q&A session.
Location: James Madison Room, Whig Hall
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Speaker(s):
Tags: Announcement

Thrive: Celebrating and Empowering Princeton’s Black Alumni

Sat, Oct 5, 2019 (All day)
Mark your calendars for October 3-5, 2019 for THRIVE: Empowering and Celebrating Princeton’s Black Alumni.
Audience: Alumni
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Thrive: Celebrating and Empowering Princeton’s Black Alumni

Fri, Oct 4, 2019 (All day)
Mark your calendars for October 3-5, 2019 for THRIVE: Empowering and Celebrating Princeton’s Black Alumni.
Audience: Alumni
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Thrive: Celebrating and Empowering Princeton’s Black Alumni

Thu, Oct 3, 2019 (All day)
Mark your calendars for October 3-5, 2019 for THRIVE: Empowering and Celebrating Princeton’s Black Alumni.
Audience: Alumni
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2019-2020 Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Tia Blassingame (Scripps College)

Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 4:30 pm
As our media-saturated culture exhausts every possible angle of consuming race, a new generation of scholars, activists, and artists has turned to investigating the structuring conditions of how blackness is experienced in everyday life.
Location: Barfield - Johnson Seminar Room (201), Stanhope Hall
Audience: Graduate Students
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Naomi Klein & Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on the Climate Crisis

Tue, Oct 1, 2019, 7:00 pm

Location: Richardson Auditorium
Audience: Public / Open To All
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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.

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Politics to Pop Culture: A Conversation with Marc Lamont Hill & Imani Perry

Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 6:00 pm

Location: Carl A. Fields Center, Multipurpose Room 104
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Undergraduate Deadline to Add/Drop Courses Without a Fee Ends

Tue, 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.
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Ruha Benjamin's Book Talk: Race After Technology

Thu, 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
Audience: Public / Open To All
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The Work of Several Lifetimes

Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 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
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Fall Semester Classes Begin

Wed, Sep 11, 2019 (All day)
For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.
Audience: Public / Open To All, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Undergraduate Academic Year Sign-In Period Ends

Tue, 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.
Audience: Public / Open To All, Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

First-Year Student Fall Term Course Selection

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 (All day)
For more information on this and Princeton University's Academic Calendar and Deadlines, visit registrar.princeton.edu/academic-calendar-and-deadlines.
Audience: Public / Open To All, Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Undergraduate Academic Year Sign-In Period Begins

Wed, 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.
Audience: Public / Open To All, Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Graduate Student Academic Year Sign-In Period Begins

Sun, 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.
Audience: Public / Open To All, Graduate Students

AAS Class Day 2019

Mon, 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
Audience: Public / Open To All

2019 AAS Alumni Mix & Mingle

Fri, 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
Audience: Alumni

"Frantz Fanon and the Politics of a Global Anti-imperialism," A Workshop on the Manuscript of Anuja Bose

Wed, May 29, 2019, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Marx Hall, Room 301
Audience: Public / Open To All

Keynote Address with Ruha Benjamin and 2019 Critical Race and Digital Studies Conference: Race, Technology, & the Future: Setting the Agenda

Tue, 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
Audience: Public / Open To All
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"No Yankee Rule for Us": Annexation Rumors and the Interwar Circum-Caribbean Black Press

Wed, 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.

Location: MIT Building 4, Room 270
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Leadership Institute Scholarship

Tue, Apr 30, 2019, 11:59 pm

Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Religion as a Category of Analysis: Discussion with Jessica Delgado

Tue, 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...
Location: 130 Corwin Hall Seminar Room
Audience: Graduate Students

Elaine Pagels & Wallace Best In Conversation: Why Religion? A Personal Story

Mon, 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...
Location: Labyrinth Books Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All
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A Conversation with Taiye Idahor and Chika Okeke-Agulu

Thu, 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
Audience: Public / Open To All
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The Genres of Slavery

Wed, Apr 24, 2019, 4:30 pm

Location: Chancellor Green 103
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Beyond The Majors Night

Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 4:30 pm

Location: Computer Science Building, Room 104
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Archives Brown Bag

Tue, Apr 23, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Location: Dickinson 210
Audience: Graduate Students
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Princeton University Public Lectures | Race, Gender and the Law: Anita Hill in Conversation with Imani Perry

Thu, Apr 18, 2019, 8:00 pm

Location: Richardson Auditorium
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Solitary: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox

Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room A17
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Tags: Lecture

[UPDATED] From Black Power to Black Empowerment

Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:20 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
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
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Tags: Lecture

Schwarzman Scholars Program Information Session

Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 5:15 pm to 6:00 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.

Location: Lewis Library, 120
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Luce Scholars Program Information Session

Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 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.

Location: Simpson International Building, A66
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Film Screening: Toni Morrison’s “The Foreigner’s Home”

Wed, 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,...
Location: Princeton Garden Theatre
Audience: Public / Open To All
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ReachOut, Sachs Global, Dale & Labouisse Information Session

Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 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)
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

General Fellowships Information Session

Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 8:00 pm to 9:30 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
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Churchill, Hertz, NSF & NDSEG Scholarship Information Session

Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 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
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Screening of The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

Tue, Apr 2, 2019, 7:30 pm

 

Location: Princeton Garden Theatre
Audience: Public / Open To All

AAS Sophomore Open House

Thu, 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 be served...

Location: Barfield – Johnson Seminar Room (201 Stanhope Hall)
Audience: Undergraduate Students

Domestic Cages: A Black Feminist Reconsideration of Carceral History

Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Location: 210 Dickinson Hall
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Brown Matter, Noisy Flesh — A Conversation with Amber Jamilla Musser & Xandra Ibarra

Tue, Mar 26, 2019, 4:30 pm
INTERSECTIONS  WORKING  GROUP  PRESENTS   BROWN MATTER, NOISY FLESH

 

Location: McCormick 106, Princeton University Art Museum
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Remorseless Cannibals And Loving Scribes: Samples and Highlights from Princeton University's Collection of Ethiopian Manuscripts (1500s-1900s)

Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 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...
Location: Firestone Library, Rare Books and Special Collections, C Floor
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Race & The NFL: A Conversation with Michael Bennett

Mon, 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
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Refuge For The Homeless: Adorno, Jazz, and Black Dwelling

Thu, Mar 7, 2019, 4:30 pm
Part of The Department of Comparative Literature Lecture Series.
Location: Aaron Burr Hall, Room 219
Audience: Public / Open To All
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GSS WiP Series: Black Disability Politics

Wed, Mar 6, 2019, 12:00 pm

Location: 130 Corwin Hall Seminar Room
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
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Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Mariame Kaba

Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 4:30 pm

Location: Barfield - Johnson  (201)
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students
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Marshall & Gates Cambridge Scholarship Information Session

Tue, Mar 5, 2019, 4:30 pm to 5:30 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
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Policy & International Affairs Awards Information Session

Mon, Mar 4, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 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.

Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, 399
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

2019 NYU Policy Case Competition

Thu, 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.
Audience: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody: A Tribute To James Cone

Thu, 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...
Location: Labyrinth Books Princeton
Audience: Public / Open To All
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Rhodes & Sachs Worcester Scholarship Information Session

Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 4:30 pm to 5:30 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.

Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, A17
Audience: Undergraduate Students
Tags: Announcement

"Shattering the Silence" Black Mental Health Conference

Sat, 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.

Location: Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Audience: Public / Open To All
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SUPERLATIVE CITY: Experimental Urbanity in São Paulo (Day 2)

Sat, Feb 23, 2019, 8:30 am to 3:15 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...
Location: 211 Dickinson Hall
Audience: Public / Open To All

SUPERLATIVE CITY: Experimental Urbanity in São Paulo (Day 1)

Fri, 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...
Location: 211 Dickinson Hall
Audience: Public / Open To All

UBA Presents: Filmscreening "For Ahkeem"

Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 7:30 pm

Location: Princeton Garden Theatre
Audience: Public / Open To All, Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni, Undergraduate Students
Tags: UBA Event

GSS Work-in-Progress Series: Brittney Cooper

Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Location: Robertson Hall, Bowl 016
Audience: Public / Open To All
Speaker(s):

Black Poetry: A Conference

Sat, Feb 16, 2019, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
FEATURING:
Location: The Lewis Center
Audience: Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Public / Open To All, Undergraduate Students

Living a Creative Life: A Conversation with Questlove and Imani Perry

Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 9:30 pm

Princeton University Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students is honored to host iconic musician and author Questlove, the drummer and joint frontman for...

Location: McCarter Theatre Center
Audience: Public / Open To All
Speaker(s):

Black Poetry: A Conference

Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
FEATURING:
Location: The Lewis Center
Audience: Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Public / Open To All, Undergraduate Students

Black Poetry: A Gala Reading

Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 7:00 pm

 

Location: Matthews Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center
Audience: Public / Open To All

Simon Gikandi: On Art and Suffering

Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Old Dominion Public Lecture Series in the Humanities Council

The Humanities Council invites the campus community to join us for a new series of public lectures given by the Council’s Old Dominion Research Professors for 2018-19.

Location: 010 East Pyne Hall, Princeton NJ 08544
Audience: Public / Open To All
Speaker(s):
Tags: Lecture

Faculty-Graduate Seminar Featuring Elizabeth Hinton, Harvard University

Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 4:30 pm

This Faculty-Graduate Seminar will feature Elizabeth Hinton, Associate Professor of History and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Location: Barfield - Johnson  (201)
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students

Precarious Ph.D: Academic Labor and the Changing University

Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 5:00 pm

It is now more than two decades since academics, workers, students, and organizers first began to name the “crisis” of labor in higher education. In the years since, universities have continued to contract, reorganize, and redistribute resources in ways that have made traditional models of academic labor increasingly untenable for all but the...

Location: Barfield - Johnson (201)
Audience: Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Alumni, Undergraduate Students
Speaker(s):

Race, Walls, & Capitalism: A Social History of the Border Wall

Wed, Feb 6, 2019, 12:00 pm

Today the national border wall is the highest symbol of American identity, freedom, and security. This lecture uncovers how walls and fences were the founding infrastructure of the United States that oriented and consolidated emergent ideas of race, racial hierarchies, and labor in the landscape, marking the spatial shifts of global capitalism...

Location: Seminar Room 201, Stanhope Hall
Audience: Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Speaker(s):

[Call For Papers] Punishing Trauma: Institutional and Individual Responses and Consequences for Children’s Adversities

Fri, Jan 25, 2019, 11:59 pm

Call for Papers 

Location: Columbia University, NYC
Audience: Graduate Students

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Thu, Dec 6, 2018, 4:30 pm

Location: 010 East Pyne Hall, Princeton NJ 08544
Speaker(s):