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Karen Emmerich, associate professor of comparative literature and director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication, was awarded the 2019 National Translation Award (NTA) in prose on Fri., November 8 at the American Literary Translators Association’s (ALTA) annual conference.

Thursday November 14

Karen Emmerich, associate professor of comparative literature and director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication, was awarded the 2019 National Translation Award (NTA) in prose on Fri., November 8 at the American Literary Translators Association’s (ALTA) annual conference.
Princeton University researchers have received a $2.5 million federal grant to lead an interdisciplinary effort with academic, city government and nonprofit partners that will develop a scientific process for establishing urban food systems that are less wasteful and environmentally detrimental. The grant will be administered by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).

Friday November 08

Princeton University researchers have received a $2.5 million federal grant to lead an interdisciplinary effort with academic, city government and nonprofit partners that will develop a scientific process for establishing urban food systems that are less wasteful and environmentally detrimental. The grant will be administered by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).
The conference “Amazonian Leapfrogging: Long-term Vision for Safeguarding the Amazon for Brazil and the Planet” at Princeton Oct. 17-18 offered an opportunity to discuss an alternative vision for the Brazilian Amazon, which is threatened by illegal deforestation, fires and socioeconomic inequality. Shown from left: Beto Veríssimo, a Brazil LAB scholar and co-founder and senior researcher of the nonprofit Imazon; Ilona Szabó, director of the think-and-do-tank Igarapé; Michael Celia, the Theodora Shelton Pitn

Tuesday October 29

The Amazon is the world’s largest and most diverse tropical forest and the ancestral home of over 1 million indigenous peoples. How to preserve it was the centrally urgent theme at a conference at Princeton on Oct. 17-18.
Larissa Kyzer and Damion Searles have been named as Princeton University’s Translator in Residence for the spring 2019 semester by the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC).

Monday October 21

Larissa Kyzer and Damion Searles have been named as Princeton University’s Translator in Residence for the spring 2019 semester by the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC).
  Students in the Global Seminar “Documentary Filmmaking in Kenya: Visual Storytelling on Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation” made five short films as part of the summer course based at the Mpala Research Centre. Video still by Nicolas Chae, Ingrid Koester, Maende J, and Lauren Olson

Thursday October 17

Students in the Global Seminar “Documentary Filmmaking in Kenya: Visual Storytelling on Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation” made five short films as part of the summer course based at the Mpala Research Centre.

Friday October 11

The scientific verdict is unanimous: human survival depends on a planet rich in other species. Scientific consensus also warns that this life-support system is collapsing because of us. Documentary filmmaker Katie Carpenter is an award-winning storyteller about threats to biodiversity, and she’s a studied communicator who multiplies her impact through teaching, consulting and public appearances.

Friday September 27

On Friday, Sept. 20, on the stage of a Richardson Auditorium brimming with students, faculty, and community members, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, spoke with Program in African Studies Acting Director and Professor of History Emmanuel Kreike about his presidential goals, the barriers to Ghana’s development, and the African Union’s role in continental development.

Friday September 27

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, addressed the Princeton University community on September 20, 2019 for a public lecture hosted by Prof. Emmanuel Kreike, Director of the Program in African Studies at Princeton. The event was sponsored by the Program in African Studies, Africa Summit Princeton, Princeton in Africa, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance, Innovations for Successful Societies, and LISD.
“A Fist or a Heart” by Kristín Eiríksdóttir and translated by Larissa Kyzer, an Icelandic to English literary translator and the Fall 2019 Translator in Residence at Princeton University, released on September 24, 2019.

Thursday September 26

“A Fist or a Heart” by Kristín Eiríksdóttir and translated by Larissa Kyzer, an Icelandic to English literary translator and the Fall 2019 Translator in Residence at Princeton University, released on September 24, 2019.
Two members of World Politics' editorial committee are winners of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) annual book awards.

Thursday August 29

Two members of World Politics' editorial committee are winners of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) annual book awards.