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HomePrinceton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies - A Program of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs


The Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies was founded in 1994 to improve the clarity, accuracy and sophistication of discourse about the nation's artistic and cultural life. Its programs and activities are designed to create an infrastructure of well-trained scholars who have access to regularly collected information about cultural organizations, activities and providers, and who produce timely research and analysis on key topics in arts and cultural policy.

CPANDA: Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive

In 2008, the National Endowment for the Arts launched the 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA) on CPANDA, which will serve as the official source for the data. The SPPA is the primary source of information about the U.S. public’s artistic activities.

Formerly located on CPANDA's website, Quick Facts is a valuable tool for research and statistics on topics including artists and performers, funding issues, public attitudes, arts education, and arts organizations.



Wednesday,March 26, 2014

165 Wallace Hall - noon-1:30
Christian Sahner

Christian Sahner is a historian of the Middle East. He is the author of the forthcoming book, "Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present" (Oxford University Press, forthcoming, September 2014), a blend of history, memoir, and reportage about a country at war. He received his AB summa cum laude from Princeton University in Art & Archaeology (2007), followed by an M.Phil in Arabic and Byzantine Studies from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar (2009). He is currently completing his doctorate in the Department of History at Princeton, where his research focuses on the role of non-Muslims in medieval Islamic societies. His essays have appeared in The Times Literary Supplement and The Wall Street Journal. In December, with Prof. Stanley Katz, he organized a conference at Princeton about the threats facing cultural heritage in Syria.



Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Peter Kaufman







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