IHUM sponsors a small number of reading groups for graduate students and faculty. Groups convene around an interdisciplinary interest, and are open to all. Details about meetings and membership are available on each group's page, linked below. Click here for guidelines for running a group. If you are interested in starting a new reading group, please .
The Decoloniality Graduate Reading Group is a discussion group focused on reading hermeneutically along contemporary ethnographical, anthropological, and theological traditions. This year, the focus of the group will be Mass Incarceration and Prison Abolition.
Inventory is a literary translation project run by Princeton graduate students across disciplines. The group seeks to examine the art and practice of literary translation through collaborative workshops and through the publication of an annual journal.
The Maimonides Reading Group explores The Guide for the Perplexed in a non-linear fashion with special attention to its hidden, doubled, and multiplied meanings.
The IHUM Psychoanalysis Reading Group invites both professors and practicing psychoanalysts to lead discussion sessions around a shared, pre-circulated text of their choice. This year's theme is Deconstruction and Psychoanalysis.
The Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality (REN) Reading Group critically engages with a variety of texts on the topics of race, ethnicity, and nationality, with particular attention paid to our contemporary moment, historical time, and global context.
Reception of Ancient Philosophy Group
Greek philosophy’s journey to early modern Europe is one of the most important stories in the history of thought. But it’s also one of the hardest to tell...
The Theory Reading Group is a workshop, a supplement to Princeton’s intellectual culture, where theoretical texts will be chosen based on their interdisciplinary content and their immediate relevance to the present, within but also beyond the academy.