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Two details of illustrated manuscripts from the “Täˀammərä Maryam,” a compilation text of miracle stories written about the Virgin Mary in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Egypt, and preserved in Gəˁəz (classical Ethiopic) between 1300 and the present. Photos courtesy of Princeton University Library

Friday August 20

Wendy Belcher, professor of comparative literature and African American studies, has been awarded two major grants, totaling over $600,000, from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
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Monday August 09

Over 250 participants from 42 countries on six continents attended “Global Publishing and the Making of Literary Worlds: Translation, Media, and Mobility,” a virtual conference for early-career academics in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. The conference took place Friday, June 4 through Sunday, June 6.
Exterior of Louis A. Simpson International Building. Photo byNick Donnoli, Office of Communications

Wednesday July 28

Watch DW News' "COVID-19 Special: South Korea battles surging cases" and see incoming Fung Fellow June Park speak on vaccine procurement and pandemic governance. Park is currently the Salzburg Global Seminar-Korea Foundation fellow in the Finance and Governance Program, working on post-pandemic geoeconomics conflicts in data governance/technology.
The Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC) has named Neil Blackadder, Sean Bye, Jeremy Tiang and Saskia Vogel as Princeton University’s translators in residence. Each of the four translators will be joining the Princeton community for one semester over the course of 2021-2023.

Friday July 09

The Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC) has named Neil Blackadder, Sean Bye, Jeremy Tiang and Saskia Vogel as Princeton University’s translators in residence. Each of the four translators will be joining the Princeton community for one semester over the course of 2021-2023.
Seven exceptional scholars from around the world will come to Princeton University this fall to begin a year of research, writing and collaboration as the ninth cohort of Fung Global Fellows. Six will engage in their fellowship virtually; one will be on campus.

Tuesday June 29

Seven exceptional scholars from around the world will come to Princeton University this fall to begin a year of research, writing and collaboration as the ninth cohort of Fung Global Fellows. Six will engage in their fellowship virtually; one will be on campus.
Over 525 participants from 52 countries on six continents attended “Language and Migration: Experience and Memory,” a virtual symposium held April 19-May 1 that convened humanists, social scientists, field-workers, policy-makers, artists and writers to think together about migrants as resourceful users, interpreters and creators of language. Image by Vika Andrukovič

Wednesday June 02

Over 525 participants from 52 countries on six continents attended “Language and Migration: Experience and Memory,” an interdisciplinary symposium that convened humanists, social scientists, field-workers, policy-makers, artists and writers to think together about migrants as resourceful users, interpreters and creators of language.
An interactive dashboard, created by researchers at Princeton University, displays daily district-level data on the spread of COVID-19 across India. The interface lets users explore and visualize the daily infection and mortality rates and compare such data across villages, towns and cities.

Monday May 17

An interactive dashboard, created by researchers at Princeton University, displays daily district-level data on the spread of COVID-19 across India. The interface lets users explore and visualize the daily infection and mortality rates and compare such data across villages, towns and cities.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri, director of Princeton University’s Program in Creative Writing, won the biennial John Florio Prize for her translation from the Italian of "Trick" by Domenico Starnone.

Thursday May 06

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri, director of Princeton University’s Program in Creative Writing, won the biennial John Florio Prize for her translation from the Italian of "Trick" by Domenico Starnone.
The Brazil LAB recently partnered with the Brazilian digital media outlet Nexo. Founded in 2015 — and reaching over 1.6 million readers — Nexo is part of the Trust Project, a global consortium promoting the integrity and quality of news that includes, among others, BBC, The Economist and The Washington Post.   Credit: Araquém Alcântara

Monday April 26

The Brazil LAB recently partnered with the Brazilian digital media outlet Nexo. Founded in 2015 — and reaching over 1.6 million readers — Nexo is part of the Trust Project, a global consortium promoting the integrity and quality of news that includes, among others, BBC, The Economist and The Washington Post. Credit: Araquém Alcântara
In a new study published on April 13, 2021 in the journal Scientific Data, a team of researchers from Princeton University and the University of Minnesota developed an energy use database covering urban areas across 640 urban districts in India. Such baseline data are essential for Indian cities to develop and evaluate low-carbon policies that align from local to state and national scales.

Thursday April 15

In a new study published on April 13, 2021 in the journal Scientific Data, a team of researchers from Princeton University and the University of Minnesota developed an energy use database covering urban areas across 640 urban districts in India. Such baseline data are essential for Indian cities to develop and evaluate low-carbon policies that align from local to state and national scales.