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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.
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.


Saturday, October 22

3:00pm Mako Fujimura, Gordon Graham Fuller Seminary Graham, Princeton Theological Seminary Silence and Beauty: Hidden Faith Born of Suffering Labyrinth Books Princeton

Monday, October 24

12:00pm Translation and Intercultural Communication Erica Weitzman Northwestern Writing for Translation: Questions of Perspective in Ismail Kadare 216 Aaron Burr
12:00pm Near Eastern Studies Antoine Borrut U Maryland Astrology and History in Early Islam 202 Jones
4:30pm French and Italian Nadine Nambot, Maki Berchache director Brûle la mer (Burn the Sea): "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" film series 010 East Pyne
5:00pm Council of the Humanities Deadline David A. Gardner '69 Magic Project Grants (round one)

Tuesday, October 25

2:00pm East Asian Studies, Humanities Council Conference Without Borders? Globalization and the Refugee Crisis 202 Jones and Betts
6:00pm Bill Ayers U Illinois Chicago Demand the Impossible: A Radical Manifesto Labyrinth Books Princeton

Wednesday, October 26

12:00pm Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities Mellon Forum The Bulldozer in the Countryside, 15 years later School of Architecture, North Gallery
4:30pm Program in the Ancient World Nicola Terrenato U Michigan The Romanization of Rome. Between Cultural Change and Elite Tastes 010 East Pyne
4:30pm English Gregor Moder U Ljubljana Hegel and Spinoza: Telos and Teleology 111 East Pyne
4:30pm French and Italian Fernand Melgar director Vol Spécial (Special Flight): "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" film series 101 McCormick
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