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UPCOMING EVENTS 2014-15

Wednesday, October 22

Emily Apter NYU "Translation In-Equality" 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Christian Sahner Princeton Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present Labyrinth 6:00pm

Thursday, October 23

Paula Houghton Rutgers University "Yidiny and the Theorectical Entailment of Switch Languages" 010 East Pyne 4:30pm
Sara McDougall John Jay College (CUNY) "Money, Marriage, and the Illegitimate Children of Royalty" 106 McCormick Hall 4:30pm

Friday, October 24

Marie-Hélène Huet Princeton "From Plague to Cholera (1720-1832), Disasters and Civic Responsibility" for pre-circulated paper contact jhoule@princeton.edu 211 Dickinson 10:15am
Concert Princeton University Glee Club Football Concert Richardson 7:30pm

Saturday, October 25

Jason Young U Buffalo Fall Exhibitions Celebration and Lecture 50 McCosh and Art Museum 5:00pm

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.
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 Faculty to Team Teach in Humanistic Studies
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.
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