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Wallace Best & Judith Weisenfeld in Conversation — Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem, November 9, 2017

Princeton University professors Wallace D. Best and Judith Weisenfeld discuss Best’s new book on Hughes: a new perspective on the role of religion in the poet’s work. Their conversation, sponsored by Labyrinth Books and Princeton University’s Departments of Religion and…

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Author Talk: Sharon Draper, October 24, 2017

As part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, Sharon Draper,  acclaimed author and educator, visits the library to talk about her historical novel for young adults, “Copper Sun.” The book tells the story of 15-year-old Amari whose happy life in…

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Book Discussion: “I Hear My People Singing,” Thursday, October 12, 1 pm

On Thursday, October 12 at 1 pm, as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, join Nell Irvin Painter, Edwards Professor of American History at Princeton University, for a discussion of Kathryn Watterson’s book “I Hear My People Singing: Voices of…

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Forum on Writings on Politics, Inequality and Liberation, Thursday, September 22, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

The forum in the Chancellor Green Rotunda will celebrate recent book releases by three faculty members, Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Chika Okeke-Agulu, and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Professor Glaude, chair of the Department of African American Studies, will moderate a conversation featuring his…

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Book Talk: Alison Isenberg in conversation with Eric Avila

When the interstate highway program connected America’s cities, it also divided them, cutting through and devastating countless communities — many of them minority urban neighborhoods lacking the political and economic power to resist the construction. Within the context of the…

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