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In this interdisciplinary workshop, senior and junior scholars will reflect on early modern Catholic visions of early Christian temporalities.

Metastable Demons: The Otherworldly Operators of the 20th Century

Friday, March 31, 2017
Bowen Hall Auditorium 222

The Society of American Historians has elected Regina Kunzel and Julian Zelizer as new members, recognizing the literary and scholarly distinction of their historical writings.

History professor emerita Nell Irvin Painter discusses the politics of race and class in the Trump Era.

Risk on the Table

Food, Health, and Environmental Exposure

March 10-11, 2017

Image credit: “Plastic Vanitas” by Michael Downing ©2012

Members of the University science community gathered on the Day of Action to discuss the importance of science and its historical and current role in the political climate.

Shennette Garrett-Scott aims to tell the first history of financial industries that places black women at the forefront.

Eric Sandweiss and Martha A. Sandweiss discuss the violation of Jewish graveyards past and present.

Giovanni Ceccarelli
Jacco Dieleman
Shennette Garrett-Scott
Pablo Gómez Zuluaga
Caley Horan
Vanessa Ogle
Carl Wennerlind

This panel takes as its starting point Zanele Muholi’s Faces and Phases, a series of photographs documenting the black lesbian, transgender, and queer community living in South Africa. Panel participants include Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Nijah Cunningham, Jacob Dlamini, and Eduardo Cadava.

The fellowship supports graduate students' final year of study at Princeton and is awarded to those whose work has exhibited the highest scholary excellence.

Graduate student Ezelle Sanford III writes about the desegregation of healthcare.

The laboratory as camera: experiment and the photographic archive of Victorian science

Read about the latest changes in the Department this year.

The Emerson Award honors scholarly studies that contribute significantly to interpretations of the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity.

Martha Sandweiss's Princeton and Slavery Project and Alison Isenberg's Trenton/Princeton Project have received support from the Princeton Histories Fund.

The work of Simeon Evstatiev, former Davis Center Fellow (2013-2014), has been featured in a documentary, Taking Charge of Faith: Salafism and the Balkans.

Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, will present the 2017 Annual Meredith Miller Memorial Lecture on March 2, 2017. 

A faculty task force has proposed a makeover of American studies that would transform the University’s oldest certificate program into the Collaborative Center for the Study of America.