The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater will present the first full English-language production of “Sister Mok-rahn,” a critically acclaimed contemporary Korean play written by Eunsung Kim and translated by Dayoung Jeong. The production is the senior thesis project of Jenny Kim ’20, who provided dramaturgy, lighting design, and set design, while Carol Lee ’20 plays the title character, Jo Mok-rahn.
“Chernobyl” was nominated for four awards and won two. In addition to winning “best television limited series or motion picture made for television,” the miniseries’ actor Stellan Skarsgård was awarded “best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television.”
As Rhodes Scholars, Malhotra and Alagappan will join 30 other recipients from the United States in participating in two to three years of graduate study at Oxford funded by the scholarship beginning in September 2020.
The Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, a division of Princeton University Library’s Department of Special Collections, will close for renovations in March 2020. Digitization services will cease in February 2020 in preparation for the renovation, which is predicted to last through January 2021.
The event was coordinated by lead organizers Annabelle Jin, a junior in high school and co-president and founder of the chapter of Period at Moorestown High School; Tanvi Koduru, a sophomore in college and the chapter leader and founder of Period at Rowan University; and Chai Kim, a senior in high school and co-president of Period at Moorestown.
A website addressing controversial issues in Japanese history from a right-wing perspective has called itself the Princeton Institute for Asian Studies (IFAS) and presented its website in an orange-and-black color scheme despite being unaffiliated with the University.
The University Library recently opened a new exhibition in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery, titled “Gutenberg & After: Europe’s First Printers 1450–1470.” Curated by Scheide Librarian Paul Needham and Curator of Rare Books Eric White, it is the first exhibition to focus on this early period of European printing, featuring loaned items from the United Kingdom never before seen in the United States and items from U.S. collections displayed outside their home libraries for the first time.
The Lewis Center for the Arts recently named Professor Jhumpa Lahiri Director of the University’s Program in Creative Writing.
The Tony Award for Best Musical went to Hadestown, produced by faculty member Mara Isaacs and Jordan Roth ’97. Faculty member Rachel Hauck and Lewis Center for the Arts guest artist Jessica Paz won for Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Musical, respectively, for their work on Hadestown. Rodger and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, produced by Roger S. Berlind ’52 and William Berlind ’95, won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.
The Drama Desk Awards now recognize exceptional theatrical work in more than thirty categories by artists working on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway.