Events Archive

2020-2021

Meetings
Apr 27
Johan de Jong Leiden University Assistant Professor of Continental Philosophy
zoom 12: 00 PM

The IHUM reading group “Derrida and Post-Phenomenology” invites you to a conversation with dr. Johan de Jong from Leiden University on April 27, 12pm. Led and facilitated by the graduate students members of the IHUM reading group, this event will involve a brief lecture by Dr.

Readings, Meetings
Apr 22
Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Assistant Professor of English, University of Southern California
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

A Book Talk and Discussion of Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World (NYU 2020) with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson. April 22, 2021 at 4:30pm via zoom. 

Register here: https://forms.gle/WJ3pgqi9reurijgu5

Symposia/Conferences, Meetings for Majors
Apr 21
Anne A. Cheng Jeff Nunokawa Kinohi Nishikawa Autumn Womack
Zoom 4: 30 PM

English Concentrators and Faculty,

Please join us for the 2021 Majors' Colloquium. Our majors have chosen the topic:

Your Faves are Problematic: Reading and Teaching Fraught Texts

And we are thrilled to introduce our department's speakers on this topic:

Meetings for Majors
Apr 21
Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Assistant Professor of English, University of Southern California
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Please join us for a Graduate lunchtime conversation with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, author of Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World (NYU 2020). 

Register here: https://forms.gle/7P5RKKbZBaaBpPsW8

Lectures
Apr 15
Richard Blanco(link is external) Fifth United States Presidential Inaugural Poet; Professor of English, Florida International University “Complaints of El Rio Grande”
virtual - registration required 6: 00 PM

Richard Blanco(link is external) is the fifth presidential inaugural poet in United States history — the first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in that role.

Meetings
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

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 Napolin, Ph.

Colloquia
Apr 12
Antonio Vázquez-Arroyo Associate Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University-Newark
virtual (All day)

This talk explores the intersection between narratives of catastrophe and contemporary political life by taking the current pandemic as its occasion and point of departure.

Colloquia
Apr 07
Ayanna Thompson, Department of English, Arizona State University
Zoom ID#: 941 2035 7852; https://princeton.zoom.us/j/94120357852 4: 30 PM

On Protean Acting in Shakespeare:  Race & Virtuosity

Meetings
Apr 05
Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung in conversation with Prof. Anne A. Cheng
virtual - registration required 4: 30 PM

Please join us for a screening of MINARI, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and a Golden Globe. A delicately wrought drama about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.

Meetings for Majors
Apr 02
Bhaamati Borkheteria '20 Software Engineer, Amazon Claire Greene '13 Medical Student, UCSF
virtual - registration required 12: 00 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO A NEW DATE: FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST

A Taste of Success: Lunchtime Alumni Career Conversations. English & Tech: Bhaamati Borkheteria '20 and English & Medicine with Claire Greene '13

Meetings
Apr 02
Claire Greene '13, UCSF Medical School Bhaamati Borkheteria '20, Software Engineer, Amazon
virtual - registration required 12: 00 PM

Please join us on April 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm to meet and speak with  English Department alums, Claire Greene '13 to discuss her time in the Department and how her degree in English contributed to her pursuit of a career in medicine and Bhaamati Borkheteria '20 about how she translated a degree in

Meetings
Apr 01
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

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

Lectures
Mar 29
Graduate dates/deadlines
Mar 29
(All day)

  

Readings
Mar 25
Virginia Jackson, UCI Endowed Chair of Rhetoric and Critical Theory in the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
virtual - registration required 4: 30 PM

Join the Department of English in welcoming our Bain Swiggett Distinguished Visitor in Poetry & Poetics, Virginia Jackson, on March 25th at 4:30pm. 

Meetings
Mar 23
Zoom Webinar - registration required 5: 00 PM

Join us to meet current concentrators and the Department of English's Professors Jeff Dolven (DUS) and Rebecca Rainof (Outreach Coordinator), to learn more about concentrating in English, Department courses, and what the Department of English can offer you!

Meetings
Mar 18
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

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

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

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

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

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

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