NIOT Princeton


In Response to: Across Nassau Street

The Princeton Alumni Weekly’s article about Kathryn Watterson’s oral history of the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood, I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton, elicited letters from alumni about their experiences.  Philip L. Johnson ’61 wrote, “There were many white…

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Ruha Benjamin Received 2017 President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Ruha Benjamin, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and presenter for and friend of Not in Our Town, was one of four faculty members receiving the University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday,…

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Social Justice panels at Reunions

Friday, June 2, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.  Alumni-Faculty Forum: Reflections on Class & Race Moderator: Eddie Glaude *97, William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and Chair, Department of African American Studies. Panelists: Charlie Shorter ’62, Senior…

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Lorraine Hansberry: An American Radical at the Crossroads

Talk in the Department of English “Postwar New York” series will be presented by Imani Perry on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., McCosh Hall 40.

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University names West College for Toni Morrison; Wilson School auditorium for Sir Arthur Lewis

Princeton University’s trustees have approved recommendations to name West College, a prominent and central campus building, for the Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, an emeritus faculty member at Princeton, and to name the major auditorium in the Woodrow Wilson School of…

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