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We are proud to announce the month of April 2020 Robeson House will sponsor a series of activities to celebrate the 122nd anniversary of Paul Robeson’s birth in Princeton. The programs will bring renewed attention to Robeson’s many talents and his strong commitment to serving the poor and underserved worldwide. The dates and brief descriptions of the events are listed below. We urge you to mark your calendar and plan to attend.

April 8th, 7PM
Princeton Public Library Community Room


Shana Redmond, a musicologist and historian at UCLA will present a lecture based on her new book Everything Man the Form and Function of Paul Robeson. Her presentation will focus on her unique perspective on Robeson’s success as a scholar, soloist, stage and film actor and Human Rights activist.  The event is co-sponsored by the Princeton Public Library.

Admission is free and open to the public. Please register today to reserve your seats. To learn more about Dr. Redmond, please visit her website.

April 9th, 12PM
The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts


A memorial Wreath will be placed near the Robeson Bust in front of The Paul Robeson Center for the Arts at 12 noon.

April 19th, 3PM
Location to be announced


Acclaimed American History Professor Sean Wilentz will introduce NYT Columnist, Paul Krugman. Paul will discuss his new book Arguing with Zombies and provide his unique perspective on the current economic and political climate for the US 2020 election.

Tickets will go on sale soon. 


We are seeking sponsors to help underwrite the costs of the event.  Stay tuned for more information, including online registration.

Other collaborations and partnerships are being planned with Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society, The Princeton Public Schools and the Historical Society of Princeton. Watch for updates on this site and in the press.