Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
The Alt-Right movement — which has gained attention through their support of Donald Trump’s campaign — has been associated with white nationalism, white supremacism and right-wing populism and other fringe groups. But who exactly comprises the alt-right? Where did the group first originate? Is this a new phenomenon? And have we seen glimpses of such a movement throughout history? In episode 13, professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang interview Rick Perlstein, author of The New York Times bestseller “Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America” about the origins and implications of the alt-right and its connections to the Republican Party.
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
This issue of @princeton.edu share stories of lessons learned in the lab and in the field through research and service, provides an update on major campus construction, and, in the context of the upcoming presidential election, includes some analysis of political polls and the next four years under a new president.
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
Issues related to health — at the personal, community and global scales — will challenge the next president, both in his or her first 100 days and throughout the next four years. In the third part of a Q&A series on challenges that will face the new president, Princeton University researchers Janet Currie, Heather Howard, Adel Mahmoud and Uwe Reinhardt examine a number of these issues.
10:00 am Tue, Jul 26, 2016 to 5:00 pm Sun, Oct 2, 2016
The Princeton University Art Museum's exhibition of approximately forty photographs celebrates the pioneering legacy of David H. McAlpin, Class of 1920, whose seminal gift to Princeton of more than five hundred photographs, beginning in 1971, made this one of the earliest museums to commit to photography as a fine art form. His 1971 gift included exceptional works by acclaimed historical photographers of the nineteenth and the early twentieth century, including Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston.
Sat, Jul 30, 2016 (All day) to Sun, Oct 30, 2016 (All day)
"A Material Legacy," on view July 30-Oct. 30 at Princeton University Art Museum, brings together many of the most exciting artists of the past decade to illuminate the material impulse found in contemporary art practices. Nearly all made within the last ten years, and many in the last several years, the works in the exhibition provide a fresh view into art making in the 21st century and include globe-spanning artists from North America to Chile and India.
4:30 pm to 6:00 pmWed, Oct 5, 2016
The history and continuing struggle to win and maintain voting rights for all citizens, is the subject a book discussion by Michael Waldman, president of New York University’s (NYU) Brennan Center for Justice, at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. Waldman will be joined in conversation by Julian Zelizer, the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs, at the Woodrow Wilson School.
4:30 pm to 6:00 pmThu, Oct 6, 2016
An analysis of “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present will be the subject of a book talk on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium, on the Princeton University campus. The event is free and open to the public. The Woodrow Wilson School's “Up to the Minute” events keep the Princeton community up to date on world events, drawing on the expertise of the School’s faculty and visitors. The discussion, “United States of Jihad,” will be presented by author Peter Bergen, CNN national security analyst and vice president of New America. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion.