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Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Ph.D. Student, Luke F. Johnson, recently had an essay published in the SubStance Journal. The Journal is a review of theory and literary criticism. Through a close reading of the work of French novelist Michel Houellebecq, Luke writes about the strange mix of desire and disgust that foreign food and foreign people stir up in the minds of French...

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020
Occasioning Character:
On the History of Princeton Anthropology and the Possibility of Disciplinary Representation
Monday, Feb 24, 2020

Jeffrey Himpele, Lecturer and Director of the VizE Lab for Ethnographic Data Visualization, is part of a team working on a project called New Jersey Families Study. The Study asks the question, "How do families support their children's early learning?" The study features a highly innovative "video ethnography" of parent-child interactions.

Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Ph.D. student, Vinicius de Aguiar Furuie, is one of four winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students. The fellowship supports the students’ final year of study at Princeton and is awarded to one Ph.D.

Friday, Feb 14, 2020

Senior Emma Coley has been named a co-winner of the 2020 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on a Princeton undergraduate. Coley joined the Ethnographic Studies program in the fall of her sophomore year.

Friday, Jan 17, 2020


As part of the Tokyo-Princeton Strategic Partnership project, “Policing, Public Space, and Democracy,” the Center on Transnational Policing (CTP) will provide an opportunity for two Princeton University students to travel to Tokyo during the Olympics in summer of 2020.

Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

 In his book "The Torture Letters," Ralph examines the torture of people of color at the hands of police from mid-1970s to the early 2000s in Chicago. Ralph details the appalling brutality of officers at Chicago’s Area 2 precinct. There, officers abused numerous suspects, sometimes wresting false confessions that resulted in death penalty...

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