Facebook event information here. The election of Donald Trump has intensified the assault on climate science in the US, with his administration seeking to shut down environmental regulations. Climate science deniers such as Scott Pruitt[…]
“Incarceration as Punishment? Prison Abolition and Critical Theory” The Princeton Department of Philosophy Carl G. Hempel Lectures presented by Professor Tommie Shelby, Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard[…]
This event is sponsored by The American Whig Cliosophic Society and ODUS. It will feature a conversation with Grammy-nominated musician Vic Mensa and Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies Imani Perry.
The 1968/2018 Cities on the Edge Film Series Days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Tank Williams (Julian Mayfield) is an unemployed and itinerant steelworker who turns over his militant friend, Johnny (Max Julien)[…]
Join the Department of African American Studies for a special screening of a documentary film about three men who have spent longer in solitary confinement than any other prisoners in the US because of the[…]
After several years of grassroots organizing, political wrangling, and ultimately the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the spring of 1968 “fair housing” became the law of the land. The struggle to achieve federal[…]
The Land, Property, and Power in the Modern Metropolis series welcomes Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, Princeton University, on Monday April 16. Professor Taylor will discuss her chapter — “Unsophisticated Home Buyers” — from her forthcoming[…]
Enjoy a meal with African American Studies alums during the 2018 Reunions. Connect with the group on Facebook to spread the word and see who is coming!
Tracing conservatism back to its roots in the reaction against the French Revolution, Corey Robin (Brooklyn College, The Graduate Center, CUNY) argues that the right is fundamentally inspired by a hostility to emancipating the lower orders.[…]
Lamento Borincano, one of the honorary national anthems of Puerto Rico by famed composer Rafael Hernández, tells the narrative of a jíbaro that optimistically moves from the countryside to the city, only to find more exploitation and[…]