Elaine Pagels, the Harrington Spear Paine Foundation Professor of Religion at Princeton University will deliver the 2013 James Baldwin Lecture. Entitled "Art, Music, and Politics in the Book of Revelation," the lecture will occur at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Princeton University’s McCormick Hall, Room 101. This event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Archive – January 2013
At Princeton University's annual King Day celebration January 21, Professor of English and African American studies Anne Cheng honored the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech from 1963. Cheng, a native of Taiwan, shared her own personal view of "living with difference."
Princeton University will honor the memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual King Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 21, in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall. Doors open at 1 p.m. The keynote address will be delivered by Anne A. Cheng, professor of English and African American studies and a Princeton alumna. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 1:15 p.m. with musical selections from the Arts High School Gospel Choir, from Arts High School in Newar
Since the center was established in 2006, it has increased the number of certificate students, added programs for graduate students, and boosted the number of courses offered. But with the recent departures of several high-profile faculty members — Cornel West *80 among them — and no set time frame for the introduction of a major, the center is evaluating how much it has achieved and how far it still has to go.