Events

Oct 22
Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies at The University of California, Berkeley
B14 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Lunch will be served.

RSVP'S REQUIRED

RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/GlMrwkygkmvZM6ZJ3

 

 

Oct 22
Patricia Ingham, Department of English, Indiana University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Curious Creatures: Sentience, Imitation, and the Case of the Medieval Ape

Oct 23
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

Interested participants are asked to contact Professor Russ Leo at  rleo@princeton.edu

Oct 23
Professor Gregor Moder, University of Ljubljana & Professor Russ Leo, Princeton University English department
East Pyne 111
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM
Oct 24
Dorothea Lasky, School of the Arts, Columbia University, Poet
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Poetry Reading with Dorothea Lasky

Oct 24
Wendy Ewald is a photographer who has for over forty years collaborated on art projects with children, families, women, and teachers. Susan Meiselas is a photographer and curator who works collaboratively on collective projects with diverse communities. Laura Wexler is a Professor of American Studies, Film & Media Studies, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale University, and writes at the intersections of race, class, gender, and visual culture.
McCormick 101
4: 30 PM to 6: 45 PM

A conversation with Wendy Ewald, Susan Meiselas, and Laura Wexler about the collaborative nature of photography and life; hosted by Professor Eduardo Cadava.

 

 

Oct 25
Wilson College (All day)

This workshop will be hosted by Professor Eduardo Cadava.

Oct 25
Princeton University & NYU
2: 30 PM to 7: 00 PM

2.30pm | Panel 1:  Sacred Methods. Graylin Harrison, Alexander Lewis, Victoria Muñoz and Orlando Reade
B14 McCosh Hall
4.30pm | Peter Mack, “The Search for Method in the Renaissance: A Restatement of the Problem”
106 McCormick Hall

Oct 31
Chancellor Green Rotunda
6: 30 PM to 10: 30 PM

On Halloween 2018, there will be a world-wide marathon reading of Mary Shelley’s extraordinary novel: “Frankenread”–various groups, academic, civic reading the entire novel. This event will be variously recorded by the NEH.

Nov 06
Sarah Churchwell (Princeton, English, *98) -- Professor in American Literature and Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Beyond Argument: Academics Writing in Public

Nov 07
East Pyne 010
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

"Frankenstein's Progeny."  A panel of talks: Gunnar Rice (English 2017), Madeleine Broome (science '19), Joyce Carol Oates, Emerita Berlind Professor.

Nov 08
Professor Susan Wolfson
Lewis Library 4: 45 PM

"Frankenstein, Frankenstein, and the Dreams of Science," a lecture by Susan Wolfson.

November 8, 4:45, at the Lewis Library, as part of the Library's 10th anniversary

Nov 12
Joshua Kotin and Meredith Martin, discussion leaders, and Elspeth Green and Mary Naydan, participants -- Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Co-sponsored by the Victorian Colloquium, 20th C. Colloquium and the Princeton Center for Digital Humanities

Nov 12
Tiffany Stern, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Playing Songs and Singing Plays: Ballads and Plays in the Early Modern Period

Reception in Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 13
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 6: 30 PM
Nov 14
Isabel Lockhart, Princeton University English Department
Hinds Library/McCosh B14
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

"Uranium Aftermaths, Endings, and Intimacies in the Work of Leslie Marmon Silko"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Nov 14
Joshua Beckman, Poet/Editor, Wave Books
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Nov 14
Tara Bynum, African American Literature and Culture, Hampshire College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 15
Tina Chang, Poet Laureate of Brooklyn; Sarah Lawrence College
Burr Hall 219 4: 30 PM

https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series-t...

Nov 15
We are proud to announce this years Edward W. Said Memorial Lecturer, Professor Moustafa Bayoumi. A former student of Edward Said’s, Professor Bayoumi is currently a professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY). Professor Bayoumi is the author of How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America (Penguin), which won an American Book Award and the Arab American Book Award for Non-Fiction, and of This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror (NYU Press), which was chosen as a Best Book of 2015 by The Progressive magazine and was also awarded the Arab American Book Award for Non-Fiction. With Andrew Rubin, he edited The Edward Said Reader (Vintage), which will be reissued next year in an expanded edition, and he also edited Midnight on the Mavi Marmara, a book about the 2010 attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla (published by O/R Book and Haymarket Books). A frequent contributor to The Guardian, Professor Bayoumi has also written for The New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, The Nation, CNN.com, The London Review of Books, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and many other places.
McCosh 10
5: 00 PM to 6: 30 PM

What does the 1960 large-scale multi-artist painting Le Grand Tableau Antifasciste Collectif, produced to denounce French atrocities in the war in Algeria, have to do with contemporary journalism around the War on Terror?

Nov 16
PU Press administration
41 William St
9: 30 AM to 11: 00 AM

Join the Princeton University staff for an in-depth discussion on career paths in publishing. Learn how their current entry-level employees landed the job. Preview an upcoming infographic of the life cycle of a book. Tour the facility. Stay for Q&A.

Nov 19
Alice Notley, Poet
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Alice Notley Reading

Nov 19
Garden Theater, Nassau Street 7: 00 PM

Introductions by Professor Anne Cheng

 

http://princetongardentheatre.org/films/ghost-in-the-shell

Nov 27
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

Interested participants are asked to contact Professor Russ Leo at  rleo@princeton.edu

Nov 27
Daniel Braun, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 2: 00 PM

Kinds of Wrong: The Liberalization of Modern Poetry 1910-1960

Dissertation advisers:  Jeff Dolven, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Joshua Kotin

Nov 27
Benjamin Morgan, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Human Scale: Utopia in the Era of Climate Change

Reception in Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 28
Sarah Wasserman
Hinds Library/McCosh B14
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

"Ralph Ellison, Chester Himes, and the Persistence of Urban Forms"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Nov 28
Sharon Cameron, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Emerita
40 McCosh
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

This lecture will be hosted by visiting faculty member, Sharon Cameron, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Emerita

Nov 29
Karen Barad, Jane Bennett, Eduardo Cadava, Raviv Ganchrow, Jack Halberstam, Stefan Helmreich, Sanford Kwinter, Katrin Pahl, Gayle Salamon ,Debarati Sanyal, Patricia J. Williams
Betts Auditorium (All day)

A collaboration between the Department of Comparative Literature and the School of Architecture.

Nov 29
Adam Oberlin, Department of German, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Applied Historical and Corpus Linguistics

Dec 05
Una Stojnić, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Meaning in Context

Jeff Nunokawa
Dec 05
Professor Jeff Nunokawa,
106 McCormick Hall (Princeton University Art Museum)
7: 00 PM to 9: 00 PM

Join us for a film screening of Top Gun with live commentary by Professor Jeff Nunokawa. This event is free and open to the public.

Dec 11
Elspeth Green, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 2: 00 PM

Popular Science and Modernist Poetry

Dissertation Advisers:  Diana Fuss, Joshua Kotin, Meredith Martin

Dec 12
Dropbox 12: 00 PM

Department of English Senior Thesis Deadline:
20 pages and/or 1 chapter due by 12 Noon via Dropbox and to your Adviser

Dec 12
Sharon Cameron, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Emerita
B14 McCosh Hall/Hinds library
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

There is a reading assignment for the workshop. Please bring the Aylmer Maude translation of Tolstoy's story along with the relevant passages (both available via the link accessed by clicking on the title of the story)  to the workshop.

Jan 03
(All day)

https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2019

Jan 22
Hope Rogers, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

Title TBA

Dissertation Advisers:  Anne Cheng, Claudia Johnson, Deborah Nord

Feb 07
Professor Saidiya Hartman, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
TBA (All day)

TBA

Feb 14
Lewis Center
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

This event will begin at 4:30 on February 14, 2019 and continue on February 15th and 16th from 8:00am until 6:00pm.

 

Feb 21
Rachel Eisendrath, Department of English, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBD

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Feb 28
Oren Izenberg
Chancellor Green 105
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM
Mar 04
Oren Izenberg
Chancellor Green 105
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM
Mar 06
Oren Izenberg
Chancellor Green 105
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM
Mar 07
Kandice Chuh, CUNY/The Graduate Center
East Pyne 010 3: 30 PM

https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series-k...

Mar 27
Amber Musser, Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St.Louis Xandra Ibarra
TBA
12: 00 PM to 3: 00 PM

The time and location of this event is TBA.

 

 

Apr 04
TBA
TBA 4: 00 PM

The time and location of this conference is TBA.

Conference schedule is April 4, 5 and 6.

Hosted by: Associate Professor Sarah Rivett, English and American Studies

Apr 05
Adam Potkay, Jr. Professor of Humanities at the College of William and Mary.
TBA 2: 00 PM

Time for this Colloquium is TBA.

Apr 11
Nick Gaskill, Associate Professor of American Literature at Oxford University
Hinds Library (All day)
Apr 17
Firestone Library
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

Brian Cassidy will lead a workshop at Rare Books and Special Collections at Firestone Library titled, "The Machines That Made Them: Identifying Twentieth-Century Duplicating Technologies."

May 02
Jessica Wolfe, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
4: 30 PM

Thomas Browne and the Mystery of Number in the Seventeenth Century

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

May 02
Colleen Lye, University of California, Berkeley
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM

https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series-c...

Oct 04
TBA
8: 30 AM to 5: 30 PM

This conference will be held 10/4/2019 and 10/5/2019 from 8:30am to 5:30pm each day.

Speakers and official title TBA.