Superstition and Magic in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

Princeton’s twenty-fourth annual interdisciplinary Graduate Conference in Medieval Studies

In an age when authorities attempt to assault our modern modes of critical thinking, the term “superstition” and its premodern associations take on rearranged values. Current political discourse denounces fake news and […]

Religion and the American Normal

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 […]

Remembering Langston Hughes: His Art, Life, and Legacy 50 Years Later

Conference organized by Wallace Best, Department of Religion.

For more information, and to register, please visit the conference website.


The Way and the Words: Religion and Poetry in Medieval China

Conference on Religion and Literature in Medieval China: “The Way and the Words: Religion and Poetry in Medieval China, a Conference in Honor of Stephen Bokenkamp.”

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Religion and the State in Classical Greece and Rome

Friday, September 22

9:00-9:30 Breakfast and coffee

9:30 Welcome: Amit Shilo (UCSB) and Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton)

9:45-10:30 Evan Jewell (Columbia), “Growing the state: the cult of Iuventas”

Respondent: Anne Truetzel (Princeton)

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-11:30 Paul McMullen (Cambridge), “The ritual poetics of punitive politics: replacing […]

Conduct Risk: An Outsider’s Inside View: Keynote Address by David W. Miller

David W. Miller will address the ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference June 11-14, 2017 • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel • Orlando, FL.

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​We are very pleased to welcome David W. Miller, Ph.D., Director of the […]

Protestantism and the Materiality of Texts Conference

The goal of this interdisciplinary symposium is to explore shared areas of inquiry and pose new questions about Protestantism and the materiality of texts. It is co-organized by Holly Borham (Princeton University) and Sonia Hazard (Duke University),  and supported by […]

Global Enlightenment Conference

This conference intends to scrutinize the unexamined legacies of the Enlightenment from a global perspective. The long-eighteenth century (1680 to 1820) was once understood as the historical era during which the West became secular—intellectual, cultural and political institutions liberated from […]

Race and Religion in the Americas and the Atlantic World: A Conference in Honor of María Elena Martínez

This conference is in honor of the late historian, María Elena Martinez, whose work and influence crossed disciplinary, regional, and temporal borders. An area of her scholarship that has had a particularly broad impact has been rethinking the history of […]

Second Annual Undergraduate Jewish Studies Conference

The Undergraduate Judaic Studies Conference (UJSC) brings together undergraduate students from different college campuses and academic fields to present and discuss their research and connect with other highly motivated undergraduates.

For more information, please visit the conference website.

CSR is pleased to co-sponsor […]