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 contact the director.
The Reading Group of Biographical Writing in Early China (ca. 1000 BCE-220 AD) is an interdisciplinary project that focuses on fundamental questions related to life writing in antiquity.
The Decoloniality Graduate Reading Group is a discussion group focused on reading hermeneutically along contemporary ethnographical, anthropological, and theological traditions.
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 Psychoanalysis Reading Group is an interdisciplinary forum where faculty and graduate students from across the university can gather to discuss, explore, and present recent research on the uses of psychoanalytical theory today.
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.