Cultural Theme Months
The Fields Center advises and oversees the development of nationally recognized heritage month programs that celebrate the rich cultural, social and political contributions of diverse groups in our society. In the past, events have included cultural performing artists, lectures, banquets and more. All Princeton community members are encouraged to get involved with the planning, implementation and attendance of these events as they are inclusive and provide opportunities to learn while community building.
Latino(a) Heritage Month (LHM)
Latino(a) Heritage Month (LHM) strives to increase awareness about Latino and Latin American histories, identities, cultures, accomplishments and contemporary issues. During the month of October, the LHM committee works closely with members of the campus and the surrounding community to address issues that affect Latinos and Latin Americans internationally, within the United States and on campus. Events are open to all.
Native American Heritage Month (NAHM)
During the month of November we celebrate the rich culture, history, political contributions and the worldwide contributions of Native American peoples. Members of the Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) committee also work closely with members of the student organization, Native Americans at Princeton (NAAP). Past year’s programs have included public lectures, film screenings, drumming circles and a campus-wide Pow Wow.
Black Heritage Month (BHM)
Held on campus each February, Black Heritage Month (BHM) celebrates the rich cultural, historical and political contributions of the African diaspora. Annually, BHM features an opening dinner with a keynote speaker, a talent showcase, panel discussions, film screenings, cultural performances and much more.
Asian Pacific Awareness Month (APAAM)
During the month of April, the Asian Pacific American Awareness Month (APAAM) is an annual celebration focused on promoting awareness of APAA culture and history among members of the campus community. In the past events have included, cultural performing artists, lectures, banquets and more.