Events Archive

2020-2021

Symposia/Conferences
Mar 03
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

The Next Chapter: Alumni Conversations in the Department of English. Please join us on March 3, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom to meet the panel of Princeton University English Department alumni: 

Colloquia
Feb 24
Colby Gordon, Department of English, Bryn Mawr College
Zoom #932 5507 1711; https://princeton.zoom.us/j/93255071711 4: 30 PM

Inglorious, Unemployed: Trans/Crip Conjunctions and the Law of Maims in Samson Agonistes

Symposia/Conferences
Feb 19
Zoom: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/98388144318 Meeting ID: 983 8814 4318 (All day)

Friday, February 19

1:30 – 3:00, Panel 1: Capital Accounts

On the Threshold of Friendship: Socialist Sympathy at the Fin de Siècle

Gemma Holgate (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Lectures
Feb 16
Rachel Donadio, Paris-based contributing writer at the Atlantic. Kimbriell Kelly, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Bureau Chief of The Los Angeles Times. Carlos Lozada, Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction book critic for The Washington Post. Gideon Rosen, Stuart Professor of Philosophy and the chair of the Department of Philosophy.
virtual 4: 30 PM

The Program in Journalism is excited to be holding its signature event for the semester on Feb. 16, on the future of Objectivity.

Meetings
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

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

Meetings
Feb 12
Led by Cassy and Katie James
virtual - requires registration 5: 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.

Final Public Orals
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)

Meetings
Jan 20
virtual 3: 00 PM

Join us Wednesday, January 20th at 3:00 p.m. for a discussion of Jane Austen's EMMA hosted by Jeewon Yoo and Yan Che. 

Performances
Jan 13
virtual 3: 00 PM

Join us Wednesday, January 13th at 3:00 p.m. for a discussion of the film EMMA. (dir. Autumn de Wilde, 2020) hosted by Jeewon Yoo and Yan Che. 

Final Public Orals
Jan 13
Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Department of English, Princeton University
Zoom ID#: 993 7281 4075; https://princeton.zoom.us/j/99372814075 11: 00 AM

Mere Curiosity: Knowledge, Desire, and Peril in the British and Irish Gothic Novel, 1796-1820

Dissertation advisers:  Claudia Johnson, Esther Schor

Symposia/Conferences
Dec 09
virtual 6: 00 PM

We invite you to celebrate the end of the semester with us on Wednesday, December 9th at 6:00 PM (EST) with an online screening of Metropolitan (1990) followed by a casual discussion on Zoom. All English department faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to attend.

Final Public Orals
Dec 02
Stephanie Pope, Department of English, Princeton University
Zoom ID#: 914 7527 1829 11: 00 AM

Rethinking Renaissance Symbolism: Material Culture, Visual Signs, and Failure in Early Modern Literature, 1587-1644

Dissertation advisers:  Russ Leo, Rhodri Lewis, Nigel Smith

Readings, Performances
Nov 23
Lisa Dwan, Class of 1932 Visiting Fellow in the Council of the Humanities
virtual - requires registration 5: 00 PM

The Department of English and the Council of the Humanities invite you to a rehearsed reading of Colm Tóibín’s Pale Sister by Lisa Dwan. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness this amazing performance.

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 20
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

Join us on Friday, November 20th at 4:30 PM as Organizing Stories presents a Student-Faculty Activist Workshop with S.O.N.G.

Meetings
Nov 20
Jeff Dolven, DUS; Rebecca Rainof, Outreach Coordinator
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Please join us for our English Department At-Home. 

Welcome Sophomores and First-Year Students! 

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 19
Raquel Salas-Rivera and Kelly Díaz
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Lectures
Nov 18
virtual - requires registration 7: 00 PM

Join the Shakespeare and Company Project (https://shakespeareandco.princeton.edu) for a conversation about the Lost Generation and the books they loved.

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 17
Dora Santana and Rio Sofia
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 12
Jules Gill-Peterson and Perry Zurn
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

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