Faculty, Student, Alumni Notes
- Nicholas J.P. Williams, a 2015 alumnus and assistant curator at the Bakken Museum, published “Becoming What You Eat: The New England Kitchen and the Body as a Site of Social Reform,” an article developed from his senior thesis, in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
- Princeton Theological Seminary published an article about the collaboration between the Spring 2019 AMS course “American Agrarians” and a seminary course, and the courses’ hands-on sessions at the Farminary.
- Journalist, author, and activist Helen Zia, a 1973 alumna, spoke about her book Last Boat Out of Shanghai at the Milford Readers and Writers Festival with Anne Cheng, professor of English and American studies and director of the Program in American Studies.
- Ali Valenzuela, assistant professor of politics, analyzed the September 12, 2019 Democratic presidential primary debate as part of a panel on WHYY's Radio Times.
- On the podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz (episode 74, “I Hear Here!”), Professor of History Emily Thompson discusses how acoustics have shaped history and how spaces might be made to sound better.
- AMS core faculty member Paul Nadal, assistant professor of English and American studies, delivered public lectures at two universities in the Philippines.
- The New Yorker examines Anne Cheng’s The Melancholy of Race (Oxford University Press, 2000) and 2018 Asian American Studies Lecture Series speaker David Eng’s Racial Melancholia, Racial Dissociation (Duke University Press, 2019).
- Anne Cheng held a conversation with Danielle Wu, curator of Ghost in the Ghost, a group exhibition titled after one of Cheng’s essays.
- AMS and LAO seniors and Student Advisory Council members Kauribel Javier and Samuel Vilchez Santiago were honored at 2019 Class Day. Javier received the Frederick Douglass Service Award. Vilchez Santiago received the 2019 Priscilla Glickman ’92 Memorial Prize.
- Ashlie Sandoval has been named a 2019-20 Princeton Mellon Fellow in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities, through support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Program in American Studies and the Department of English.
- Phi Beta Kappa honored Rosina Lozano, associate professor of history and Class of 1942 University Preceptor, in its annual awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
- Sean Wilentz, the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History, received the University’s Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.