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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Now on the University Homepage: "Eyewitness to History: The Refugee Crisis in Greece"

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.
NEH Award: Next Generation Humanities PhD Planning Grant
The NEH Grant Core Committee announces that Princeton University has been awarded a $25,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the Next Generation Humanities Ph.D. planning grant.
Eric Gregory Named Chair of the Humanities Council

Eric Gregory, Professor of Religion, has been appointed Chair of the Humanities Council. Gregory is also Director of the Program in Humanistic Studies and the Stewart Seminars in Religion.

Journalism Student Azza Cohen '16 Named to Princeton Board of Trustees
Azza Cohen '16, who graduated with a degree in history and certificates in South Asian studies and Urban studies, was elected by the junior, senior and two youngest alumni classes to serve four years as a young alumni trustee.
Jeff Dolven Named Second Behrman Professor in the Humanities
The Council of the Humanities is pleased to announce that Jeff Dolven, associate professor of English, will become the second Behrman Professor in the Humanities, starting his three-year term next spring.

CAMPUS-WIDE HUMANITIES EVENTS

Saturday, October 1

9:30am German Conference Synesthesia of Law 101 McCormick

Monday, October 3

12:00pm Translation and Intercultural Communication Alexandra Berlina translator Translating Viktor Shklovsky 216 Aaron Burr
12:00pm Near Eastern Studies Lindsey Stephenson Princeton Debts and Death: Bahrain Court Records and the Iranian Everyday, 1920-1945 202 Jones

Tuesday, October 4

12:00pm Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos U Westminster Waves in Space: The Spatiotemporal Movements of Spatial Justice 210 Dickinson
4:30pm Medieval Studies Ali Benmakhlouf Paris Est U Why Read Arabic Philosophers? 219 Aaron Burr
4:30pm Comparative Literature Deborah Smith translator Publishing from the Margins: the Challenges, Opportunities and Responsibilities of Working with 'Under-Represented' Languages 010 East Pyne
5:00pm Media and Modernity Monica Amor, Irene V. Small Maryland Institute College of Art, Princeton Nonobjects and Folded Frames School of Architecture, N-107

Wednesday, October 5

4:30pm Humanities Council Information Session Applying for a Gardner Magic Project Grant 16 Joseph Henry House
4:30pm Linguistics Donald Ringe U Penn The Invariant Transparency Hypothesis 1-S-5 Green Hall
6:00pm Labyrinth Books Susan Sugarman, Joseph Avery Princeton What Freud Really Meant Nassau Street

Thursday, October 6

4:30pm Classics Duncan Kennedy Bristol University Plato and Lucretius on the Theoretical Subject: A Metaphysical Inquiry 010 East Pyne
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