The Princeton University Department of Anthropology, which offers both an undergraduate major and a Ph.D. program, takes an interpretive approach to contemporary realities and to the social worlds that people create and inhabit. We are interested in the comparative study of cultures, their interplay and relation to the past. Read full overview»
Princeton alum and playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins '06 received the 2014 Obie Award for Best New American Play on Monday, May 19, at the 59th annual Obie Awards ceremony in New York City. Jacobs-Jenkins was honored for two critically acclaimed Off-Broadway plays this season: Appropriate at the Signature Theater and An Octoroon at Soho Rep. The Brooklyn-based Jacobs-Jenkins is currently a playwright-in-residence at Signature Theatre Company in New York City. His other awards include a Princess Grace Award, the 2013 Sundance Theatre Institute Tennessee Williams Award, and various playwriting fellowships. Plans are underway for Jacobs-Jenkins to teach a course at Princeton next spring.