Treasure in ancient trash

By Kevin McElwee Thomas Conlan fiddled with a strange, brownish-black rock on his desk. For centuries, people had considered the piece of rubble worthless, but it is priceless to Conlan’s research. The lumpy rock is Continue Reading →

Four Princeton faculty members win Guggenheim Fellowships

By the Office of Communications Four Princeton faculty members, representing a range of subjects in the humanities, have received Guggenheim Fellowships. Brooke Holmes, the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities and professor of classics, Continue Reading →

Sound Rising from the Paper: Nineteenth-Century Martial Arts Fiction and the Chinese Acoustic Imagination

Author: Paize Keulemans Publisher: Harvard University Press, 2014 Chinese martial arts novels from the late 19th century are filled with a host of suggestive sounds. Characters cuss and curse in colorful dialect accents, vendor calls Continue Reading →