Gene Jarrett takes us back to the Gilded Age in his new biography of Paul Laurence Dunbar
Gene Jarrett, Princeton’s dean of the faculty and the William S. Tod Professor of English, has taught students about Paul Laurence Dunbar for two decades and published book articles and chapters on the popular and accomplished writer. But it wasn’t until 2008 that Jarrett decided to tackle a biography of Dunbar, who rose to prominence in the Gilded Age and has been called the “poet laureate of his race.”
Department graduate, Lucy Dever '22 participates in Humanities Council podcast
In the first episode of this two-part series, host and producer Dexter Thomas, ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow and a postdoctoral research associate in the Humanities Council, speaks to Allie Mangel ’22 and Lucy Ellen Dever ’22 about their senior thesis research.
Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates!
Congratulations to the Class of 2022!
Professor Anne Cheng recognized for outstanding teaching
Congratulations to Professor Anne Cheng on receiving the Presisdent's Award for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, May 24.
Jacqueline Campbell wins Graduate School Teaching Award
Congratulations to Jacqueline Campbell, a 5th Year PhD student in the Department of English, has won the Princeton Graduate School’s 2022 Teaching Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and has been further recognized as the best Assistant in Instruction in the Division of the Humanities.
Arts in the Invisible City
This team-taught course was led by D. Vance Smith, professor of English, and Nyssa Chow, an oral historian and lecturer in theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts and the Humanities Council. It was supported by the David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project in the Humanities Council. Cross-listed in English, humanistic studies, theater and urban studies, the course is also part of the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES).