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Posted November 23, 2015

Princeton University alumna Katherine Clifton (English), a member of the Class of 2015, and seniors Richard Lu, Cameron Platt (English), and Evan Soltas have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships.

Posted November 18, 2015

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.

Posted October 7, 2015

Inaugural edition of the department news letter published.

Posted September 23, 2015

Featured in the Daily Princetonian.

Posted September 16, 2015

Best wishes for a successful academic year!

Posted August 19, 2015

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.

Posted July 22, 2015

Lightning in a Panel - the American Superhero and the invention of a modern mythology.

To view the event, see: 

https://mediacentral.princeton.edu/media/Lightning+in+a+Panel/1_xp5lktor

Posted June 30, 2015

This timeless comedy by George Bernard Shaw is a sharply funny commentary on class, gender, and what it means to be true to yourself.

Posted June 4, 2015

Four Princeton University faculty members received President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, June 2.

Posted June 2, 2015

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.

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