Travel & Lodging

3:00 - Welcome (Nyle/Heath/Eddie Glaude) 3:30 - Panel 1 - Arts (respondent: Mark Lewis Taylor) 6:00 - Keynote: Ruha Benjamin - The Mourning After: A Dreamer's Guide To Staying Woke 7:30 - Dinner (Agricola) 4/20 9:00 - Panel 2/3 - Wake (respondent; Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor)/Elements (respondent: Eddie Glaude) 11:00 - Lunch/Art/Connections 1:30 - Panels 4/5 - Place (respondent: Joshua Guild)/Intersexions (respondent: Nijah Cunningham) 4:00 - Panels 6/7 - Haunting (respondent: Joshua Bennet)/Law (respondent: Naomi Murakawa) 6:30 - Art & Politics Interview - Jamila/Mick 7:30 - Dinner 9:00 - Concert & Spoken Word (Clint Smith, Jamila Woods, Mick Jenkins)

TRAVEL to PRINCETON & Mccosh 50

A train known locally as ‘The Dinky’ connects campus (Princeton Station at Alexander Street) to Princeton Junction.

Northbound NJ TRANSIT trains passing through Princeton Junction provide direct service to New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport. A southbound transfer to the SEPTA regional rail Trenton Line train at Trenton provides service to Philadelphia.

Amtrak trains connect Princeton Junction to Washington, D.C., Boston and the broader region.

When navigating to campus by car, enter 125 Faculty Rd., Princeton, NJ. This will lead you to the south entrance, at the intersection of Elm Drive and Faculty Road, from where you can proceed north to the guard booth on Elm Drive for further instructions.

Conference attendees may park in Lots 10, 13, and 20 as well as the North and West Garages. Princeton TigerTransit shuttles specifically designated for conference participants will run from these lots and garages for the hour leading up to each conference session. All academic panels and sessions will occur in McCosh 50.

Please note: McCosh 50 has several entrances. Each entrance is numbered with a clear sign outside the door. Entry 5 has handicap accessibility and elevator. Entry 7 has stairs only.

(More information on traveling to Princeton University.)

conference shuttle

On Friday afternoon shuttles to McCosh 50 will run from 12:00 p.m. to around 1:00 p.m. (The conference opening begins at 1:00 p.m.)
One shuttle will loop from Lot 10, to Lot 13, to North Garage to McCosh 50.
Another shuttle will loop from Lot 20 to West Garage to McCosh 50.

On Friday evening after the keynote, shuttle service will run from McCosh 50 starting at 9:00pm for one hour.
One shuttle will loop from McCosh 50 to Lot 10, to Lot 13, to North Garage, to Lot 20 to West Garage.

On Saturday morning shuttle service will resume starting at 8:00am for one hour.
One shuttle will loop from Lot 10, to Lot 13, to North Garage to McCosh 50.
Another shuttle will loop from Lot 20 to West Garage to McCosh 50.

After the book signing and reception in Prospect House, shuttle service will be available to the Lewis Center for the Arts.

On Saturday evening, shuttle service will be available from the Lewis Center for Arts back to all parking lots.
One shuttle will loop from the Lewis Center for the Arts to Lot 10, Lot 13, to the North Garage.
Another shuttle will loop from the Lewis Center for the Arts to Lot 20 and West Garage

Lodging

There are dozens of lodging options in the Princeton-area at a variety of price points. Please see this list of hotels, inns and bed and breakfasts in the Princeton-Mercer region.