On November 27, 2018, Josh Lambert, academic director of the Yiddish Book Center, delivered the Princeton University Fall 2018 Lapidus Family Fund Lecture in American Jewish Studies. The lecture was titled “Rebooting Jewish Television: Transparent, Streaming Media, and Foundation-Backed Culture.” It was held in McCormick Hall, Room 101, and cosponsored by the Program in Judaic Studies.
- Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
- Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018
Assistant Professor of Politics Desmond Jagmohan, delivering the 2018 Princeton University Constitution Day lecture, located the journalism of Ida B. Wells in a tradition of combative printed speech that, he suggested, was thoroughly rooted in the United States by the time of the Constitutional Convention, and was essential to the political and cultural conditions in which the Constitution was written and ratified.
- Thursday, May 24, 2018
Before dispersing for the summer, friends of the Program in American Studies gathered to celebrate books published by teaching faculty and executive committee members during the 2017-18 academic year. The books engage with texts and narratives from the 1600s to the present that, though in many cases long absent from public discussion, have left their imprints in American law, language, landscape, iconography and ideas.