Statement on Anti-Racism
The Princeton English Department supports and actively seeks to promote anti-racism within and beyond our teaching and research.
This page collects recent public-facing writing by English Department alumni, faculty and current students (undergraduate and graduate) that addresses urgent contemporary topics, including the pandemic, the national reckoning with racism, the environment, and the role of arts in times of crisis.
Monica Huerta addresses "Anti-racism and the Problem of the Soul" at the Los Angeles Review of Books
Assistant Professor Monica Huerta addresses "Anti-racism and the Problem of the Soul" at the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Summer 2020 Outreach Programs
We hope everyone is enjoying the summer. The department has been hosting ongoing Book Club and various other events to benefit all of our students. We encourage all to take advantage of this wonderful program organized by Professor Rebecca Rainof.
Summer Reads: What are Princeton Professors Reading this Summer?
A news feature on the University home page spotlighting English Department professors Jeff Nunokawa and Autumn Womack among others.
Paris, Modern: graduate students explore the literature and culture of early 20th-century Paris
From the writers of “The Lost Generation,” who include American expatriates F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein, to Sylvia Beach’s Shakespeare and Company bookshop, and to influential French writers like Guillaume Apollinaire or the Surrealists, early 20th-century Paris continues to hold a special allure for tourists and academics alike.