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UPCOMING EVENTS 2014-15

Wednesday, October 1

Anand Pandian and Gyan Prakash Johns Hopkins; Princeton Ayya's Accounts: A Ledger of Hope in Modern India in conversation Labyrinth 6:00pm

Thursday, October 2

Nathaniel Mackey Duke A Poetry Reading From His Work 40 McCosh 4:30pm
Abdellah Hammoudi and Didier Fassin Princeton; IAS "Recent Anthropological Debates on Ontology" 219 Aaron Burr 4:30pm
Claus Pias Institut für Kultur und Ästhetik Digitaler Medien "Friedrich Kittler and the 'Misuse of Military Equipment': On the Situation of a Thought-Image 1964 / 1984 /2014" 106 McCormick 4:30pm
Concert Emerson String Quartet Richardson 8:00pm

Friday, October 3

Jennifer Foray Purdue "Imperial Aftershocks: The Legacies of Decolonization in the Netherlands" for pre-circulated paper contact jhoule@princeton.edu 211 Dickinson 10:15am

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Council Chair to Lead Task Force on the Future of the Humanities
As part of the University's strategic planning process, a newly formed Task Force on the Future of the Humanities has been charged with gathering data and formulating recommendations about academic initiatives and cross-campus collaborations in the humanities.
Gauss Seminars in Criticism this October
Maurizio Bettini of the University of Siena will deliver three lectures on October 6, 8, and 9, as part of the Gauss Seminars in Criticism. The lectures will be introduced by Daniel Heller-Roazen, Director of the Gauss Seminars and Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Comparative Literature.
October 15 Deadline for Magic Grants, $5,000-$50,000
The Council of the Humanities invites faculty and departmental proposals for projects that break new ground intellectually or pedagogically, including team-taught interdisciplinary courses. Deadlines are October 15 and March 2.
Grants of $7500 for Princeton Faculty Members
The Program in Humanistic Studies offers summer grants of $7500 for faculty members who team teach interdisciplinary courses, including the capstone seminar (HUM 470); "East Asian Humanities"; and "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture." Interested colleagues are encouraged to contact Kathleen Crown (kcrown@princeton.edu) for more information.
Dean of Research Announces Innovation Fund in the Humanities
The Dean of Research invites faculty to propose projects that will result "in the advancement of a discipline" or "a major piece of scholarly work." Deadline is November 21. For more information, contact Karla Ewalt, Associate Dean: kewalt@princeton.edu.  
Digital Humanities Center Welcomes Associate Director Jean Bauer
Jean Bauer will direct the new Center for Digital Humanities at Green Hall, continuing and expanding the projects of the Digital Humanities Initiative. An Open House will be held on Monday, September 29 at 4:30pm.
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