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SAVE THE DATE: Friday, November 11, 2016 - 9am-Noon, Fifth Annual Urban Studies Research Methods Workshop, Carl Fields Center, MPR.

Urban Studies Senior Thesis Colloquium - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 9am-2pm - 300 Wallace Hall. Breakfast and lunch available. RSVP to valsmith@princeton.edu. Click here for Colloquium schedule.

World Premiere of Paris, Ni Hao, a documentary film about Chinese immigrants in Paris. This 40-minute film explores the evolving and sometimes tense relationship of eight first and second-generation Chinese immigrants with their adoptive city and how they must redefine themselves to thrive in their new surroundings. One of the film’s main characters, Rui Wang, will join Sharon and Purcell after each screening for a discussion focused on cultural displacement, immigration, and human rights. Paris, Ni Hao will premiere - Wednesday, April 20th, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. in McCormick Hall 101, adjacent to the Princeton University Art Museum. Admission is FREE, but space is limited, so please RSVP. Read more...

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 9am-Noon, Fourth Annual Urban Studies Research Methods Workshop, Carl Fields Center, MPR. The Workshop is especially suited for planning sustained projects such as JPs, and undergrad or grad thesis research, but it is also useful at any stage, such as identifying last-minute material, or looking ahead to choose courses based on research methods.  Although the content of presentations will emphasize urban-focused research, the methods are universal.Open to all Princeton University students and faculty. Breakfast items will be available. Click here for schedule details and RSVP information.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 9th Annual Humanities Colloquium, 1:30-4:20 PM, 219 Aaron Burr Hall. Click here for schedule details.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - Urban Studies Film Series, "Bombay Velvet", 7:00pm, Princeton Garden Theatre. In collaboration with the Program in Urban Studies, a film series co-organized by the Princeton-Mellon Initiative and hosted by the Princeton Garden Theatre will premiere with the feature-length film Bombay Velvet based on Gyan Prakash's book Mumbai Fables.  A reception will precede the film screening. From India, this period crime drama about an ordinary man who dreams of making it big. Set in 1960s Bombay, "Bombay Velvet" is adapted from historian and Princeton University and Urban Studies Professor Gyan Prakash’s book Mumbai Fables.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - Urban Studies Senior Thesis Colloquium - Carl Fields Center MPR-Room 104 beginning at 11am. Lunch noon-1pm - RSVP for lunch to valsmith@princeton.edu.

Thursday, April 23 & Saturday, April 25 - Join us for the world premiere of SPECKS OF DUST, a documentary film that follows the fight against human trafficking in Varanasi, India. Directed by Azza Cohen '16, Urban Studies Certificate junior and Shaina Watrous '14, the film follows the lives of the extraordinary individuals who have dedicated their lives to helping others find justice. The three main characters of the film, Ajeet Singh, his wife Santwana Manju and their daughter Barish, will be at each premiere along with the filmmakers to host a discussion on the themes of human rights, advocacy, and humility. We promise it will be a very special evening!

Thursday, April 23: 7:30pm at McCormick 101, Princeton University Art Museum
Saturday, April 25: 7:30 pm at James M. Stewart '32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
FREE tickets available at Frist Ticket Center 

 

 

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