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Using Semantic Vectors to Uncover Nuance and Better Understand Ancient Roman Texts and Culture, Natalia Tam, UG '25 (4391AAA4)

Latin is difficult for machines to translate due to the language being highly inflectional and overlapping word forms frequently creating ambiguity. Even with the help of dedicated human translators,…

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Columbus Also Dies, Jonathan A. Romero, GS (9E9F3B76)

"Columbus Also Dies" is a video art that explores the memory of colonization in the 20th century through the creation and destruction of monuments to Columbus. Representations of said…

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Princeton Mellon Initiative - " A Living Tradition in a Foreign Land: Integrating Japanese Gardens in the Postwar American Landscape"

While prevailing academic discourse often interprets Japanese gardens primarily through an aesthetic lens, emphasizing their unchanging tradition and perceived cultural authenticity, this…

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Sinews of the Soul: Comparing Christian Baptism and Indigenous Adoption

For all of the real and important contrasts between them, the Indigenous peoples and French Catholic colonists who encountered one another in 17th-century New France were both convinced that…

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Council of the Humanities "Severe Brain Injury, Neuroethics, and Disability Rights: Why the Sciences and Humanities must be in Conversation"

Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of consciousness heighten the possibility of recovery but also raise value questions that require more than scientific expertise. To address the…

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How to Save the Humanities: Re-Centering the Historical Record

Friends of Princeton University Library 2023 Fall Dinner After-dinner speaker: Michael F. Suarez, S.J., Director, Rare Book School

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PLI Opening Remarks

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Between National Politics and International Intellectual Influences: Development of Nanjing University Chemistry & Physics Departments, 1902-1937, Julia Zhou, UG '24 (2269588)

Close inspection of Nanjing’s University charter and administrative-level official documents reveals the deep, early influences of Japanese education models on the structure of the Physics and…

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Are Asian Americans People of Color? Reimagining Asian American Ethnic Identity and Forging Cross-Racial Solidarity with Black Americans, Zi Liu, UG '24 (2280004)

Are Asian Americans people of color? At the outset of his most famous 1903 essay, W.E.B. Du Bois writes: “the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.” But in…

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Shouts & Murmurs: A Gendered Study of Sonic Suspensions in the 19th Century Novel, Clara McWeeny, UG '25 (2770242)

When considering moments of auditory focus in the 19th century novel, rarely does one stop to consider the sonic attention paid to instances of direct speech. Readers instead find their preoccupation…

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SlaveVoyages: Graphing the Frequency of Voyages from Origin Ports of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Over Time, Moses Abrahamson, UG '25 (2770718)

My project plots slave voyage data from the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Specifically, it compares the top five origin ports of the trade in terms of frequency of voyages embarking from these ports…

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Trenton's Stacy Park - From Urban Renewal to Community Reinvestment; Austin J. Edwards, Esq., GS (4088143)

Once a beautiful green park space connecting Trenton residents to the Delaware River, former Stacy Park became a six-lane highway during the 1960’s period of “urban renewal” even…

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ADAMANDI: A Dark Academia Horror Musical, Mel Hornyak, UG '23 and Elliot Lee, UG '23 (2264585)

Adamandi: A Latin verb that can mean 'of loving,' but also 'of coveting' and 'of obsessing.' Academia is defined by blurring the boundaries between these concepts, and…

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Remembering Ice: A Photographic Journey through Southern Patagonia’s Vanishing Glaciers, Will Hartman, UG '25, Jack Green, UG '24, Michael Salama, UG '24, Byron Zhang UG '23 (2768711)

The Southern Patagonian Ice Field (SPIF) in Argentina and Chile is the second-largest extrapolar ice field in the world and a critical region for understanding the impacts of climate change on alpine…

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Culinary Trends throughout History in NYC, Tenzing Sherpa, UG '26 (4060710)

Explore the fascinating world of historical culinary trends with this engaging video that delves into the New York Public Library's What's on the Menu Database. The video highlights key…

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The Cultural Value of Olive Oil, Grace Zhuang, UG '23 (2267383)

A qualitative analysis of rural development programs in Spain and Italy. I highlight my senior thesis research in this video, where I talk about a policy paper that I wrote for the Public and…

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