Events

Feb 05
Brittney M. Edmonds, Department of English, Princeton University
Zoom -- Meeting # 929 4044 0337; meeting link: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/92940440337 1: 30 PM

Who's Laughing Now?: Black Affective Play and Formalist Innovation in Twenty-First Century Black Literary Satire

Dissertation advisers:  Anne Cheng, William Gleason, Daphne Brooks (Yale)

Feb 12
Led by Cassy and Katie James
virtual - requires registration 5: 00 PM to 6: 00 PM

Do you want to bring a smile to someone's face this Valentine's Day? Then join us for this group workshop where you will create an original piece of art or writing, then email it to someone in need as a Valentine's Day card. No experience with art or writing necessary.

Feb 16
Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez, Associate Professor of English, African-American and African Studies at Michigan State Universit
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM to 1: 00 PM

A discussion of Decolonizing Diasporas: Radical Mappings of Afro-Atlantic Literature 

Feb 19
Zoom (link TBA) (All day)

  Session Information:  February 19, 2021: 1:30-5:00 pm;  February 20, 2021: 10:30 am-12:00 noon and 1:30-3:00 pm

Mar 03
Princeton University English Department alumni: Eu Na Noh '16, L. Driskill-Garcia '17, Emily Silk '10, Jack Lohmann '19, Veronica Pickett '10, Claire Greene '13, Gunnar Rice '17, and Bhaamati Borkheteria.
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

The Next Chapter: Alumni Conversations in the Department of English. Please join us on March 3rd 2021to hear English Department alumni discuss their time in the Department and the different paths you can pursue with a degree in English. 

Mar 16
Hsuan Hsu, Professor of English at UC Davis
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM to 1: 00 PM

A discussion of The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics

Event Registration Here: https://forms.gle/nviHRxt5jGCdsJGk6

Mar 18
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM to 5: 30 PM

Join us March 18th for a discussion of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR hosted by Lisa Kraege and Moeko Fujii. 

Apr 01
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM to 5: 30 PM

Join us April 1st for a discussion of the film RAN. (dir. Akira Kurosawa) hosted by Lisa Kraege and Moeko Fujii. 

Apr 13
Ren Ellis Neyra, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English Department, Wesleyan University and Julie Beth Naplin, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Digital Humanities, The New School. 
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

A discussion of The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics with Ren Ellis Neyra, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English Department, Wesleyan University and The Fact of Resonance: Modernist Acoustics and Narrative Form with Julie Beth Naplin, Ph.