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2021 Majors Colloquium: Your Faves are Problematic: Reading and Teaching Fraught Texts
The Majors' Colloquium addresses a topic that our Undergraduate Advisory Council chooses each year; four faculty members are nominated by the senior class to speak. For 2021, it was professors Autumn Womack, Jeff Nunokawa, Kinohi Nishikawa and Anne Cheng.Click here to view the event recording.
News report on Annabel Barry, Princeton University Class of 2019
It’s not every graduate student who sees work begun in a course flourish into a professionally consequential publication in the first year of study. And it’s a rare, extremely rare, undergraduate who sees this accomplishment. Annabel Barry is this exception.
Minari Screening and Conversation with Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung and Professor Anne A. Cheng
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and a Golden Globe, “Minari” is a delicately wrought drama that follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Tracing the material and emotional challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks for this young family, “Minari” shows the resilience of family and what it means to forge a home when you are seen as strangers from a different land.
Course spotlight: "Language to Be Looked At"
In fall 2020, students examined modernist and avant-garde experiments in word and image in the 20th century in the course, “Language to Be Looked At,” co-taught by Joshua Kotin, associate professor of English, and Irene Small, associate professor of art and archaeology. The course was crosslisted in the Program in Humanistic Studies, English, and art and archaeology.
Cameron Lee ’22 wins film criticism prize for essay, review
Film criticism can affect beyond the understanding of particular works, to cultivate living attuned to interactions between internal and external environments.
So writes Princeton University junior Cammie Lee in “Searching for Meaning: The Role of the Film Critic in Everyday Life.” Lee received the grand prize in Gen Z Critics’ 2021 film criticism contest for the essay and a review of the Japanese comedy Tampopo (1985).
ENG411 Final Project: Abolition Then and Now Exhibition
Abolition Then and Now is a collaborative, virtual exhibition put together as part of a final project for a course on the writings of Frederick Douglass and Ralph Waldo Emerson in the fall of 2020.
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