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The Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts seeks to support innovative interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship and teaching in the humanities and humanities-related social and natural sciences. Each year, the Society chooses a new cohort of postdoctoral Cotsen fellows, who are appointed for three-year terms to conduct research and to teach in a home department or program at the University. The thirteen Cotsen fellows are joined by Princeton faculty members who participate in the Society as faculty fellows. Meeting regularly for formal and informal discussion, seminars, lectures, and reading groups, the fellows pursue new knowledge and understanding within and across disciplines and aim to advance intellectual exchange among the University's students and faculty.



Thursday, Oct 4, 2018

Justin Perez, Fund for Reunion-Cotsen Fellow in LGBT Studies, was awarded funding from the University Committee on Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences for a research trip to conduct ethnographic fieldwork for his current book project “Queer Amazonia: Transactional Politics...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

Guangchen Chen, Cotsen Fellow in the Society and a scholar of comparative literature, spent this past summer in China and Japan to gather new materials for his book project “Collecting as Radical Conservatism: Materialistic Interventions into Literariness in 20th-Century China,” with...


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