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December 2017

Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House about the Future of Faith in America

December 11, 2017 @ 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
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Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Michael Wear, former aide to President Obama on faith-based issues and founder of Public Square Strategies LLC, a consulting firm that helps businesses, non-profits, foundations, and Christian organizations at the intersection of faith, politics, and culture. This Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion Series is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.  Attendance is limited to Princeton University students, fellows, and faculty, with…

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February 2018

Religion and the American Normal

February 9, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - February 10, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

This conference will explore the intersections of religion and constructions of the normal in twentieth and twenty-first-century American life. We consider three broad themes: the creation of American religious norms, the work religion has done to produce and maintain notions of the normal American, and the ways in which certain religious perspectives have become normalized in American political and social life. The first session, “Norming Religions,” will focus on the production of a religious mainstream and margins (declaring certain groups…

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Muslims Need Not Apply? Religious, Ethnic, and Gender Discrimination in the U.S. Labor Market

February 12, 2018 @ 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Grace Yukich

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Grace Yukich, Associate Professor of Sociology at Quinnipiac University. Dr. Yukich is a sociologist whose research, writing, and teaching focus on immigration, religion, social movements & politics, race & ethnicity, and culture. Her first book, One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America (2013, Oxford University Press), is an ethnographic study of how immigration is changing the relationship between religion and politics in the United States, especially migration from Latin America. She is…

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Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

February 26, 2018 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Karen Weisman will be joining us from the University of Toronto on February 26 at 4:30 in the Hinds Library, McCosh B14. Professor Weisman’s talk is entitled “Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century.” “In this talk, I discuss early-to-mid-nineteenth century Anglo-Jewish poetry, a field which is slowly emerging as one of the more remarkable and provocative sites of the long nineteenth century.   I argue that in many respects, the poetry represents an…

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Giving as a Lifelong Habit – Doll Interview on Religion and Money with Ann Fudge

February 26, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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On Monday, February 26, 2018 David. W. Miller, Director of the Princeton University Faith & Work Initiative interviewed Ann Fudge on the topic of “Giving as a Lifelong Habit.”  Click here to watch the video. ANN M. FUDGE Former Chairman and CEO Young & Rubicam Brands Ann Fudge is the former chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, a global network of marketing communications companies. Prior to that, Fudge served as president of the Beverages, Desserts, and Post Division,…

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