Events

Sep 25
Jack Halbertstam, Columbia University
East Pyne, 010 5: 00 PM

Intersections Working Group presents Jack Halberstam

Sep 26
MCCOSH 28
4: 30 PM to 5: 30 PM
Meeting for the junior class with Professor Gee Thursday, September 26 at 4:30pm rm McCosh 28.
Sep 27
Helen Thompson, Department of English, Northwestern University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 5: 00 PM

Samuel Johnson's Chemical Ethic

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Sep 28
Anne-Lise François, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

" 'In the cowslips peeps I lye': Romantic Botany and Telling the Time of Day by the Light of the Anthropocene"

Sep 29
Speakers include April Alliston, Danielle Bobker, Lawrence B. Buttenweiser, Professor of English, University of Chicago (closing remarks); Sophie Gee, Princeton University (closing remarks); Frances Ferguson, Bain-Swiggett Visiting Professor of Poetry, Princeton University (closing remarks) ; Lynn Festa, Anne-Lise Francois, Stephanie Hershinow, Baruch College, CUNY (moderator); Claudia Johnson, Heather Keenleyside, Jonathan Kramnick, Wendy Lee, Kathleen Lubey, St. John's University (moderator); Ruth Mack, Sandra Macpherson, Helen Thompson, Wendy Warren, Princeton University; Nancy Yousef; Abigail Zitin, Rutgers University (moderator)
106 McCormick Hall (Princeton University Art Museum)
9: 00 AM to 5: 00 PM
Sep 29
Participant speakers: Andrew Cole (Princeton University), Molly Farneth (Haverford College), Kristin Gjesdal (Temple University), Jeremy M. Glick (Hunter College), Anjuli Raza Kolb (Williams College), Robyn Marasco (Hunter College), Katrin Pahl (Johns Hopkins University), Russell Sbriglia (Seton Hall University), Chad Wellmon (University of Virginia).
219 Aaron Burr
11: 00 AM to 6: 00 PM

G. W. F. Hegel is arguably the most important thinker of modernity whose legacy reaches to nearly all branches of humanist inquiry. He also remains a source of debate and controversy.

Oct 05
TBA
12: 00 PM to 1: 00 PM

Meeting for seniors, Thursday, October 5 at 12:00pm, rm TBA.

The subject is everything that matters to seniors:  deadlines, fulfilling departmental requirements, funding, senior thesis. The point is to keep you in the loop and answer any questions.

Oct 05
Sean Silver, University of Michigan
B14 McCosh Hall, basement (Hinds Library)
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

Complex means woven; the word comes from experiments with textiles in seventeenth-century London.  Professor Silver will be discussing the kinds of thinking that textiles demand-- a shift in scale from the smallest of sub-visible fibers to trans-Atlantic networks, from complex systems back to sin

John Kerrigan
Oct 09
John Kerrigan, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
McCosh Hall, Room 40 4: 30 PM

"King Lear and its Origins"

Oct 11
John Kerrigan, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Otters and Others: British and Irish Poetry

Oct 11
John Kerrigan, University of Cambridge
010 East Pyne (lower level)
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

This lecture explores the dramaturgy of the foot in a series of
well-known Shakespeare plays, from /Richard III/ through /As You Like
It/ to /Macbeth/.  It looks at the theatrical uses of limping, pacing,
stalking, tripping and says quite a bit about wandering too.  The

Blackness and Disability Roundtable poster
Oct 16
Jane Dunhamn, National Black Disability Coalition; Leroy F. Moore Jr., Krip-Hop Nation; Timothy Lyle, Iona College; Therí A. Pickens, Bates College; Sami Schalk, University Wisconsin-Madison; Dennis Tyler, Fordham University
101 McCormick Hall (Princeton Art Museum Entrance) 5: 00 PM

The roundtable “Blackness & Disability” dovetails with the publication of African American Review'’s special issue of the same name.

Oct 17
Peter Zihaly, Writer/Political Analyst
219 Aaron Burr Hall
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM
A talk by writer and political analyst Peter Zilahy exploring the parallel universes of political thinking, the floodgates of populism, Orbán, Trump, Europe and the refugees

The morning after the 2016 US election, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán welcomed the results in a live radio

Oct 19
Jonathan Kramnick, Department of English, Yale University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Oct 24
Laurie Shannon, Department of English, Northwestern University
McCosh Hall, Room 40 4: 30 PM

"Hamlet and the Natural History of Human Being, circa 1600"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 06
Michelle Burnham, Santa Clara University
TBA
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM
Nov 06
Yopie Prins, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Michigan
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 07
Larry Scanlon, Department of English, Rutgers University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Nov 08
Jennifer Scappettone, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 09
Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University
TBA
5: 00 PM to 6: 30 PM
Dec 05
Iyko Day, Department of English, Mount Holyoke College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Dec 07
Ayesha Ramachandran, Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Dec 08
Ian Duncan (Department of English, University of California, Berkeley), Frances Ferguson (Department of English, University of Chicago), Naomi Levine (Harvard Society of Fellows), Meredith Martin (Department of English, Princeton University), Deborah Nord (Department of English, Princeton University), Emily Steinlight (Department of English, University of Pennsylvania)
McCosh 40 1: 30 PM

State of the Field: Victorian Studies

Dec 14
Campus Club, Prospect Street, Princeton, NJ
5: 00 PM to 9: 00 PM
Feb 13
Kyle Powys Whyte, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Title TBA

Feb 22
Timothy Duffy, Department of Comparative Literature, New York University
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to folow talk.

Feb 26
Karen Weisman, Department of English, University of Toronto
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Receptio in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Sianne Ngai
Mar 08
Sianne Ngai
Jones, 100
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM
Mar 29
Amanda Anderson, Department of English, Brown University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Apr 10
Marisa Parham, Department of English, Amherst College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Apr 19
4: 30 PM to 9: 00 PM

An event designed to bring undergraduates and departmental faculty together for an afternoon of lively intellectual exchange; followed by a celebratory dinner for all.