Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Receives Lannan Book Award Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor of African American studies, has been awarded the 2016 Lannan Cultural Freedom Especially Notable Book Award from the Lannan Foundation for "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation."
Elaine Pagels awarded National Humanities Medal Princeton University faculty member Elaine Pagels, an authority on the religions of late antiquity and the author of "The Gnostic Gospels" and "Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas," has been named a recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal.
This summer, six Princeton undergraduates participated in Princeton's first journalism seminar abroad, honing their on-the-ground reporting skills as they reported on the refugee crisis in Athens and on the island of Lesbos.
Video: Eddie Glaude at the 10th Annual Humanities Colloquium A video of the 10th Annual Humanities Colloquium lecture by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. (Religion and African American Studies), on “Democratic Virtue and #BlackLivesMatter,” is now available on the Council's website. The lecture was delivered on September 12 to members of the University community.