Humanities

  • New Indigenous initiatives ushered in at Princeton

    Friday, Oct 8, 2021
    by The Office of Communications

    A land acknowledgment marker and memorial garden, an Indigenous student affinity space, and a fall seminar series welcoming leading Indigenous scholars, artists and activists to campus are among several new programs and initiatives at Princeton University honoring and acknowledging local and international Indigenous communities.

  • Two new projects in humanities research receive innovation funding

    Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Catalyzing scholarship on original theories as well as enduring questions, the Dean for Research Innovation Fund for New Ideas in the Humanities aims to advance disciplines through support for activities such as conferences, new collaborations and creative work. Two projects will be funded:

    Preserving Black theater histories

  • Funds enable bold and creative new projects in the humanities

    Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    New ideas in the humanities

    The Enlightenment as a global phenomenon: Sophie Gee and Sarah Rivett associate professors of English, will bring together leading scholars across fields and disciplines at a conference to discuss the Enlightenment as a complex, global phenomenon that has had lasting impacts on religion, race, and geographic and cultural diversity.

  • New ideas in the humanities awarded Dean for Research funding

    Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research
    The translation into English of a major work of African literature and an exploration into the lives of writers and artists through their book-borrowing habits in 1920-30s Paris have been chosen to receive support from the Dean for Research Innovation Funds.
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