Senior Hajrah Hussain wins a 2017 Spirit of Princeton Award
Hajrah Hussain is a senior from Jersey City, New Jersey, majoring in English and earning certificates in linguistics and global health and health policy wins a Spirit of Princeton Award.
Senior thesis: Rosales transforms his immigrant experience on page and stage
English Department senior Edwin Rosales thesis project.
Simon Gikandi receives Behrman Award
Congratulations to Simon Gikandi on receiving the University's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
Margaret Wright '17, Martin A. Dale '53 fellowship winner
Margaret Wright, a senior majoring in English who is affiliated with Rockefeller College, has taken many classes at Princeton that have taught her how to better articulate and present her opinions. To add to those skills, she said, she would like to focus instead on listening to other people — "not in order to rebut an argument or support a claim, but just to try to understand."
Featured course: Topics in Literature and Ethics: Modern Evil
Professor Simon Gikandi's course, "Topics in Literature and Ethics: Modern Evil", is featured on the university website.
A Dialogue in Chinese and English Poetics
A group of seven Chinese poets and poetry scholars visited the Princeton campus to participate in a week-long seminar (March 26-31) organized by Professor Susan Stewart and devoted to “A Dialogue in Chinese and English Poetics.”