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Course news: Interdisciplinary art history: Studying paintings from different perspectives
This year, Bridget Alsdorf, associate professor of art and archaeology, taught two courses on 19th-century French painting: “Painting and Literature in 19th-Century France and England,” co-taught with Deborah Nord, the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature, and “Self and Society in 19th-Century French Painting.”
2019 Hooding Ceremony
Congratulations to our 2019 graduating PhDs!!
Congratulations to Lucina Schwartz on her Fulbright ETA Program Award
Congratulations to newly graduated senior, Lucina Schwartz on her Fulbright ETA Program Award.
Meet Emma Boettcher '14, the English Major that broke a "Jeopardy!" winning streak
Congratulations to English Major, Emma Boettcher '14 on her impressive "Jeopardy!" win! How Emma Boettcher Beat James Holzhauer on 'Jeopardy!'https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/arts/television/emma-boettcher-jeopardy.html James Holzhauer's 'Jeopardy!' Streak Ends Just Shy of a Record
Featured Thesis: English Major Jack Lohmann explores Nauru, where the environmental future is now
Jack Lohmann, a Princeton English major and environmental studies certificate student, spent a month on the Pacific island of Nauru for his senior thesis documenting life and politics in a destroyed environment. Strip mining for phosphate during the 20th century reduced the 8-square-mile nation to a narrow ring of coastal plain surrounding a moonscape of towering limestone spires and deep chasms (shown).
Connect: Harnessing the Power of Words
University communicators gathered last week for a Princeton Writes symposium titled “Connect: Harnessing the Power of Words.” The English department's acting chair, Jeff Dolven, led a master class called “Writing with Styles.”
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