Digital Humanities Speaker Series, 2012–2013 - Dr. Charles Henry: "The Current State of the Digital Humanities"
Professor Henry will speak on Thursday Sepetember 27, 5pm in McCormick 101.
On Wednesday, September 26, from 1:30-2:30pm, representatives from Mendeley will be at Lewis library in Room 225, to present an introduction and demo for Princeton faculty and students. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. http://www.mendeley.com/ For further information, contact: Anne Langley Head Librarian, Science and Technology&n
Digital Knowledge Sharing: Collaborations Between American Indian Communities and the American Philosophical Society
You are invited to attend the inaugural event of the Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group, whose aim is to be a hub for students and faculty interested in the multidisciplinary field of Native American and Indigenous Studies:
Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In War on the Waters, James M. McPherson has crafted an enlightening, at times harrowing, and ultimately thrilling account of the war's naval campaigns and their military leaders.
This course will use social network analysis, both its theory and computational tools, to make sense of the social and information networks that have been fueled and rendered accessible by the internet.
"Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective" edited by Michael Laffan and Max Weiss
Fear is ubiquitous but slippery. It has been defined as a purely biological reality, derided as an excuse for cowardice, attacked as a force for social control, and even denigrated as an unnatural condition that has no place in the disenchanted world of enlightened modernity. In these times of institutionalized insecurity and global terror, Facing Fear sheds light on the meaning, diversity, and dynamism of fear in multiple world-historical contexts, and demonstrates how fear universally binds us
Three portraits of men who were at the very center of governance in thirteenth-century France—men who strove in the shadow of King Louis IX (Saint Louis) to impose a redemptive regime on the realm.
"Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD" by Peter Brown
Through the Eye of a Needle challenges the widely held notion that Christianity's growing wealth sapped Rome of its ability to resist the barbarian invasions, and offers a fresh perspective on the social history of the church in late antiquity.