Program in American Studies
Congratulations to Sean Wilentz, the George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History. He was among 25 recipients of the Berlin Prize Fellowship for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 terms. Awarded by the American Academy in Berlin to scholars, writers and artists who represent the highest standards of excellence in their fields, the prize includes a monthly stipend, partial board and residence at the Academy's Hans Arnhold Center in Berlin-Wannsee. Wilentz, a spring 2015 fellow, received the prize for his project "The Politics of American Antislavery."
Congratulations to Jane Manners and George Laufenberg, winners of the 2014 Graduate School Teaching Award. See here for more information.
Congratulations to Isabel Kasdin, winner of the Pyne Honor Prize!
Congratulations to Dixon Li! He has been named a 2014 Marshall Scholar. The Marshall Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living at a British university of the recipient's choice for up to two years.
Congratulations to Emily Thompson for receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship for "Sound Effects: Technicians and the Talkies in the American Film Industry, 1925-1933".
Link to President Eisgruber's Statement on American Studies Association Boycott of Israel
The Princeton Program in American Studies, founded in 1942, sponsors teaching, research, and public discussion about the history, literature, art, society and culture of the United States. By bringing together students and faculty from the all the arts, humanities, and social sciences to explore questions that cross disciplinary boundaries, the Program reflects the creative ferment in the study of American life and culture. We strive to gain a deeper and broader perspective on issues which profoundly affect contemporary life and scholarship.