Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW) traveled to Hopewell Living History Farm with students in “American Agrarians: Ideas of Land, Labor, and Food” to tap maple trees and learn about processing sap, and the different products made on the farm using maple syrup.
- Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
- Thursday, Dec 20, 2018
On Jan. 3, 1777, British and American forces fought a critical battle of the Revolutionary War on and around the Princeton University campus. This semester, 18 students in the course “Battle Lab: The Battle of Princeton” are using hands-on fieldwork to explore how the battle may have unfolded.
- Thursday, May 16, 2019
- Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020This fall semester, Princeton undergraduates in the team-taught course gained hands-on experience in archival research.
- Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020A visit to the course “Too Cute!: Race, Style, & Asiamania,” taught by AMS director Anne Cheng.
- Monday, Jan 27, 2020Students podcast on how local food systems can offer a more sustainable future.
- Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019
On a Monday this spring, talk rose in the air with whiffs of garlic and ginger, and students held up their phones to capture the lively scene in the Friend Center Convocation Room. It was lunch time, and the annual cook-off and feast prepared by teams of students in the course “Literature, Food and the American Racial Diet” was being served.
- Friday, Jan 18, 2019
- Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019
When scholarship and personal experience overlap, ideas that emerge can become critique and expression simultaneously.
To Paul Nadal, a postdoctoral research associate in the Program in American Studies who taught the fall 2018 course “The Asian American Family,” the connection between race and kinship that the class set out to explore suggested that students’ investigations might produce more than seminar papers could contain.
- Monday, Apr 30, 2018
The Program in American Studies is proud to announce the launch of the new course designation ASA for Asian American studies, marking the beginning of Princeton’s growing curriculum in Asian American studies. Our thanks to Acting Director Judith Weisenfeld for her collaboration with the Registrar and the Office of the Dean of the College to make this happen.