Series: Teaching with Collections
Teaching with Collections: Religious Intersections in Jerusalem
A first-year class of students visited Princeton University Library (PUL) Special Collections to visualize the importance of the city of Jerusalem to three major faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Led by Jonathan Gribetz, Associate Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies and in the Program in Judaic Studies, the seminar investigated the foundation of the holy city through a variety of sources, ranging from biblical lamentations to archeological excavations, and international political resolutions.Posted on Wednesday, 8 February 2023 - 8:09am in Anti-Racism & Social Justice, Series: Teaching with Collections, General news
Teaching With Collections: Special Studies in Modernism
What does James Joyce's "Ulysses" tell us 100 years later?Posted on Thursday, 21 April 2022 - 3:35pm in Series: Teaching with Collections, General news
Teaching with collections: ‘Insurgent Archivings’
Fernando Acosta-Rodriguez helped introduce graduate students to materials that fill those silences in PUL’s Special Collections, which included some of the Library’s Latin America Ephemera (LAE) holdingsPosted on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - 1:49pm in Series: Teaching with Collections, General news, Special Collections
Virtual teaching with collections: 'Archiving the American West'
Students in the course, “Archiving the American West,” taught by Martha Sandweiss, professor of history, in collaboration with Gabriel Swift, curator of Western Americana, and Brian Wright, Ph.D candidate in history, explored these questions by engaging with Princeton University Library (PUL)'s Collections of the American West.Posted on Thursday, 22 July 2021 - 3:18pm in Series: Teaching with Collections, General news
Virtual teaching with collections: 'A History of Words'
Students in the spring 2021 course, “A History of Words: Technologies of Communication from Cuneiform to Coding,” examined cutting-edge digital archives and applied new tools that are transforming how historians engage with the past.Posted on Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - 10:48am in Series: Teaching with Collections
Virtual teaching with collections: ‘Reading the Landscapes of Colonial Latin America’
This spring, students in the course, “Reading the Landscapes of Colonial Latin America,” taught by Noa Corcoran-Tadd, associate research scholar and lecturer in Latin American studies, examined the Library’s Mesoamerican manuscripts collection to gain insight into the dramatic influence of Spanish colonialism of the Americas.Posted on Thursday, 22 April 2021 - 8:52am in Series: Teaching with Collections
Virtual teaching with Special Collections: 'Language to Be Looked At'
In fall 2020, students examined modernist and avant-garde experiments in word and image in the 20th century in the Program in Humanistic Studies course, “Language to Be Looked At,” co-taught by Joshua Kotin, associate professor of English, and Irene Small, associate professor of art and archaeology.Posted on Sunday, 14 March 2021 - 9:43am in Series: Teaching with Collections
Virtual teaching with Special Collections: 'Reading Toni Morrison'
In fall 2020, students in the course, “Topics in African American Literature: Reading Toni Morrison,” taught by Autumn Womack, received unprecedented digitized access to Princeton University Library's copyrighted Toni Morrison Papers, which document the Nobel laureate’s creative practice, as well as first-hand insights from Morrison’s long-time assistant, Rene Boatman, who now serves as a consultant to the collection.Posted on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - 4:42pm in Series: Teaching with Collections
Virtual teaching with Special Collections: ‘Colonial Spanish American Literature: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’
In early summer, Nicole Legnani, assistant professor of Spanish & Portuguese, anticipated a key hurdle in order to teach virtually in fall 2020. Legnani was the first Princeton faculty member to “virtually visit” with Special Collections staff this past summer to determine possibilities for remote instruction.Posted on Monday, 9 November 2020 - 5:02pm in Series: Teaching with Collections
Virtual dives into the archives: How classes transitioned mid-semester to teaching with Special Collections online
Special Collections moved quickly to support an online campus after President Eisgruber announced Princeton’s shift to virtual instruction on Monday, March 9.Posted on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 - 5:11pm in Series: Teaching with Collections, Special Collections
Teaching with collections: ‘America Then and Now’
This fall semester, Princeton undergraduates in the team-taught course “America Then and Now” explored the shaping of America through a range of experiences in and outside the classroom. In mid-November, the nearly 100 students in the course visited Princeton University Library’s Special Collections to gain hands-on experience in archival research.Posted on Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 5:19pm in Series: Teaching with Collections, Collections, General news, Special Collections
Teaching with collections: Students in French renaissance seminar visit early printing exhibition
A graduate seminar in French renaissance literature tours an unprecedented exhibition of early European printing.Posted on Monday, 23 September 2019 - 3:13pm in Series: Teaching with Collections, Collections, Special Collections