Recent News

Johnson Remembered as Passionate, Caring, ‘a Professor’s Professor’

Ann Johnson (GS Class of 2000), professor of science and technology studies at Cornell, died Dec. 11, 2016 from a rare form of uterine cancer. A memorial will be held on April 29, 2017.

Faculty Book: Wendy Warren: A New England History with Slavery Unbound

Wendy Warren discusses the development of her book about slavery in New England.

Book by Brunnermeier, James, Landau Named to Financial Times’ Best Books of 2016: Economics List

"The Euro and the Battle of Ideas" examines the challenges with the Euro and looks to the future of Europe.

Nancy Weiss Malkiel's New Book Examines Struggle for Coeducation

Professor of History, Emeritus, Nancy Weiss Malkiel discusses her new book, "'Keep the Damned Women Out': The Struggle for Coeducation."

Reverb: The Evolution of Architectural Acoustics

99% Invisible, a much acclaimed podcast about design, features Emily Thompson and her work on the history of sound, space, and architectural acoustics.

Historians Assess Obama's Legacy Under Trump's Shadow

Conference evaluates the Obama presidency and looks to the future.

Haldon Elected President of the International Association of Byzantine Studies

The Association is the major international body responsible for the development and promotion of the field.

Canaday and Kruse on Editorial Board of New Journal

Modern American History (MAH) will focus on research on the history of the United States since the late nineteenth century.

Zelizer Named Member of the National Academy of Social Insurance

The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) has nominated and approved Julian E. Zelizer as a new member.

When Women Came to Princeton

Nancy Malkiel talks about her new book "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation.

Historian Karp Explores 'This Vast Southern Empire' and Slavery

Karp answers questions about his book and how Southerners viewed their 19th-century world.

Public Symposium: Aesthetics and Life Sciences

October 21, 2016
Zimmerli Art Museum

HOS Colloquium: Pathologies of Blackness: Race-Medicine, Slavery, and Abolitionism

Suman Seth, Cornell University
Tuesday, October 11th
211 Dickinson Hall

My Poor Heart Sometimes Runs, Sometimes Whirls

Meet Sa'di the Comedian
Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz
Oct. 11, 2016

Class Close-Up: Documentary Film and the City

In this course, students will produce films that focus on the death of a man killed in the ’68 Trenton Riots.

Here's the Century-Long History Behind Colombia's Peace Agreement with the FARC

In The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog, Robert A. Karl provides the historical context of the Colombian peace accord.

Davis Center Fellows, Fall 2016

We are pleased to announce the Davis Center Fellows for Fall 2016 under the topic of Risk and Fortune.

Book in Translation

Philip Nord will speak about his book France's New Deal (now in translation) at the nineteenth annual book fair in Blois, France.

Struggles with Mein Kampf

Anson Rabinbach reviews the new annotated edition of Mein Kampf in the Times Literary Supplement.

Arno Mayer Interviewed by This American Life

History professor emeritus Arno Mayer speaks about working as a "morale officer" in a U.S. camp with Nazi prisoners.