In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Princeton held a public conversation on Nov. 16 featuring NEH Chairman William "Bro" Adams and presentations by prominent scholars at the University as well as public humanities advocates. The event, "Community and University: 50 Years of the National Endowment for the Humanities," was sponsored by the Council of the Humanities, Princeton Public Library and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
Inaugural edition of the department news letter published.
Featured in the Daily Princetonian.
Congratulations to graduate student, Roy Scranton. His new book Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization is being released with City Lights on September 23, 2015. The book has received endorsements from Naomi Klein, Elizabeth Kolbert, Simon Critchley, Dale Jamieson, McKenzie Wark, and Rob Nixon.
Lightning in a Panel - the American Superhero and the invention of a modern mythology.
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This timeless comedy by George Bernard Shaw is a sharply funny commentary on class, gender, and what it means to be true to yourself.
Four Princeton University faculty members received President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, June 2.
Jill Dolan, the Annan Professor in English and professor of theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts, has been named Princeton's next dean of the college.
Congratulations to all of our English Department majors!
Professor Jeff Nunokawa is interviewed on his recently released book, "Note Book".