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UPCOMING EVENTS 2014-15

Friday, March 6

Tribute French Algerian Author, Assia Djebar Chancellor Green Rotunda 4:30pm
Concert Princeton University Orchestra with winners of PUO concerto competition • also performing Respighi's Pines of Rome Richardson 7:30pm

Saturday, March 7

Symposium Producing Waste, Producing Space Betts 9:30am
Concert Princeton University Orchestra with winners of PUO concerto competition • also performing Respighi's Pines of Rome Richardson 7:30pm

Monday, March 9

Angelos Dalachanis Princeton "Who is Greek? Rethinking Citizenship and Identity in Mid-20th Century Egypt" 202 Jones 12:00pm
Erika Gilson Princeton The Quest for a Common "Alphabet" and Common Language for Turkic 216 Aaron Burr 12:00pm
Suzannah Clark Harvard Weber's Rest 102 Woolworth 4:30pm

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Humanities Students Win Pyne Prizes
The University's highest general distinction, the Moses Taylor Pyne Prize, has been awarded to students in the humanities. Yessica Martinez '15 is a Comparative Literature major writing a creative thesis.  Jake Robertson 15, a Slavic languages and literature major, is pursuing certificates in theater and Russian, East European and Eurasian studies.
Faculty Seminars in Historical Linguistics
The Council of the Humanities will sponsor three faculty seminars led by Timothy Barnes, Lecturer in Classics and Joshua Katz, Professor of Classics. This series of seminars convenes interested faculty for an introduction to historical and comparative linguistics.
Spring Faber Lectures
The Council of Humanities proudly announces six Eberhard L. Faber IV 1915 Memorial Fund in the Humanities lectures for Spring 2015. Thomas Laqueur (Berkeley), Leo Bersani (Berkeley), Reviel Netz (Stanford), Victoria Wohl (U Toronto), Mario Calabresi (Princeton), and John Lyons (U Virginia)
Council Names Esther Schor as Inaugural Behrman Professor
Esther Schor, a professor of English at Princeton, will become the inaugural Behrman Professor in the Council of the Humanities, beginning in spring 2016. The three-year appointment recognizes distinguished Humanities scholars and dedicated teachers from within the University community.
Anne Anlin Cheng to Direct American Studies
The Council is pleased to announce that Anne Anlin Cheng, professor of English and African American Studies, has been appointed director of the Program in American Studies, the University's oldest interdepartmental program of study.
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