Events

Oct 21
Carissa Harris
McCosh B14 (Hinds Library)
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

Intersections Book Club welcomes Carissa Harris, Associate Professor of English at Temple University and author of Obscene Pedagogies: Transgressive Talk and Sexual Education in Late Medieval Britain

Oct 21
Emily Jacir
McCormick 101
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM
Emily Jacir will reflect on her work Where we come from which Edward Said wrote about in his last published piece before his death.
Oct 22
Meredith Martin
Hinds Library
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

Faculty Seminar for Meredith Martin in the Hinds - Lunch will be provided

Oct 23
Janet Chow, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"At Risk: Memoir, Poetics and the Mississippi Gulf" 

Oct 23
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
Oct 24
Tanya Agathocleous, Department of English, Hunter College, Graduate Center, CUNY
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Disaffected: A Colonial Genealogy of a Political Emotion

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Nov 04
Jay Wright, poet
TBA 7: 30 PM

Sponsored by "The Bain-Swiggett Fund, Department of English" and "The Lewis Center for the Arts."

Nov 06
Elaine Castillo Jessica Hagedorn Ken Chen Sally Wen Mao Yiyun Li Jia Tolentino Monica Youn Jenny Zhang Karan Mahajan Jenny Xie Min Jin Lee Parul Sehgal https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

2019-20: Celebrating New Asian American Writing

Nov 06
Roman Utkin (Wesleyan University)
TBD 4: 30 PM
Queer Exile in Interwar Berlin and Paris
Nov 07
Rita Copeland, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Aristotle's Rhetoric and the Medieval Preacher"

Co-sponsored with the Program in Medieval Studies.

Nov 11
Susanne Killian, Center for Career Development, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

This event is open to English Department graduate students and job seekers only.

Nov 11
Gretchen Murphy Professor in the Department of English UT Austin
TBD
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

Critics of postsecularism have unsettled the idea that the United States is progressively secularizing, leading to scholarship that explores the complex entanglement of religion and politics in America.

Nov 11
Gretchen Murphy Professor of English, University of Texas at Austin “Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Evangelical Story of Church and State”
Chancellor Green 105
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM
Abstract

Critics of postsecularism have unsettled the idea that the United States is progressively secularizing, leading to scholarship that explores the complex entanglement of religion and politics in America.

Nov 13
Ryan Zaluzec, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Introduction: Uncanny Ontologies" 

Nov 13
Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University)
TBD 4: 30 PM
Paulette Nardal and the Paradoxes of Colonial Feminism
Nov 14
W.J.T. Mitchell Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor University of Chicago
McCormick 101
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

“Present Tense: The Iconology of Time” is an essay on the endless unfolding of social experience, tracking the collective emotional states of the present epoch, primarily in American political culture.   It asks the question that informs every social encounter:  how are we feeling about the

Nov 15
Martin Jay Professor Emeritus , University of California, Berkeley and Andrew Ford, Classics, Princeton University
Aaron Burr Hall 219
10: 00 AM to 6: 30 PM

MASTER CLASS - Aristotle's Poetics with Andrew Ford (Classics) - November 15, 2019 10am -12:30pm

Nov 18
Grace Lavery, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the Theory Colloquium.

Nov 19
Deidre Lynch, Department of English, Harvard University and Leah Price, Department of English Rutgers University
Rare Books and Special Collecitons, Firestone Library 4: 30 PM

Book Learning

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the English Department and the Victorian Colloquium.

Nov 20
Kate Fullagar, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Hinds Library, McCormick 101 and McCosh 2
12: 00 PM to 6: 00 PM

Wednesday November 20:

Nov 20
Patricia Allmer (University of Edinburgh)
TBD 4: 30 PM
"Under the Surface": William Seabrook, Marjorie Worthington, and (Sub)cultural Bonds in 1930s Paris
Dec 04
Jennifer Soong, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Tan Lin and Ambient Forgettability" 

Dec 04
Meredith TenHoor (Pratt Institute)
TBD 4: 30 PM
From Periphery to Paris: Food, Photography and Planning in Interwar France
Dec 11
Mary Naydan, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Forms of Fantasy: The Interwar Works of W. E. B. Du Bois" 

Dec 12
Tiphanie Yanique, Department of English, Wesleyan University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Feb 18
Ruby Tapia, English and Women's Studies, University of Michigan
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Feb 20
Ingrid Nelson, Department of English, Amherst College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Mar 09
Stephen Fallon, Department of English, University of Notre Dame
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the 18th C./Romantic Studies Colloquium and the University Center for Human Values.

Mar 10
Monica Huerta
Hinds Library
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

Faculty Seminar for Monica Huerta in the Hinds

Mar 11
Karma Lochrie, Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Mar 13
n/a
DropBox (All day)

Prize entries are due by 11:59 PM on Monday, March 13, 2020 and should be submitted electronically in PDF format at the link following the appropriate prize below.

Mar 23
Colby Gordon, Department of English, Bryn Mawr College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the University Center for Human Values.

Mar 24
Ardis Butterfield
TBD 4: 30 PM

TBA

Mar 25
Ardis Butterfield
TBA 4: 30 PM

TBD

Mar 26
Ardis Butterfield
TBD 4: 30 PM

TBD

Apr 13
Cornelia Pearsall, Department of English Language and Literature, Smith College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Accounting for Tennyson

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the Bain-Swiggett Lectureship in Poetry

Apr 21
Monica Huerta, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), Princeton University 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Apr 23
Sonya Posmentier, Department of English, New York University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Apr 30
Mark Nowak, Department of English, Creative Writing Program, Manhattanville College; and Julia Spicher Kasdorf, English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University.
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Roundtable Discussion:  What Is Documentary Poetry?

Co-sponsored with the Program in Asian American Studies, the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities, and the University Center for Human Values.

Apr 30
Mark Nowak, Department of English, Creative Writing Program, Manhattanville College; and Julia Spicher Kasdorf, English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Poetry Reading: Documentary Poetics

Co-sponsored with the Program in Asian American Studies, the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities, and the University Center for Human Values.