Events Archive

2021 - 2022

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Meetings for Majors, Meetings
May 23
McCosh 50 1: 30 PM

The Department of English at Princeton University warmly invites the Class of 2022, their parents, family, and friends to attend the 2022 Class Day Celebration. 

Monday, May 23, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. EDT in McCosh Hall 50 with refreshments to follow in McCosh Courtyard. 

Final Public Orals
May 17
Jessica Terekhov, Department of English, Princeton University
Zoom: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/99694933630; Meeting ID# 996 9493 3630 11: 00 AM

On Wit in Relation to Self-Division

Advisers:  Jeff Dolven, Adam Potkay (College of William & Mary), Jeff Nunokawa

Colloquia
May 09
Urvashi Chakravarty, Department of English, University of Toronto
Zoom information: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/91800542902; Meeting ID: 918 0054 2902 4: 30 PM

The Stain of Slavery in Early Modern England

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Deadlines, Meetings for Majors
May 05
1: 30 PM

2022 English Senior Comprehensive Common Works Exam: Part Two of two parts. 

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Deadlines, Meetings for Majors
May 05
9: 00 AM

Senior English Comprehensive Common Works Exam for Class of 2022, Part One of two parts. 

Graduate dates/deadlines
May 04
1896 Hall Lawn 4: 00 PM

This event is open to English Department graduate students, faculty, and staff.

Lectures
Apr 28
Autumn Womack, Imani Perry
Labyrinth Books 6: 00 PM

Join Autumn Womack, in conversation with Imani Perry, to discuss her new book" The Matter of Black Living: The Aesthetic Experiment of Racial Data, 1880-1930" at Labyrinth Books.

Colloquia
Apr 28
Cornelia Pearsall, Department of English Language and Literature, Smith College
McCosh 40 4: 30 PM

War Scare: Nuclear Tennyson

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Symposia/Conferences, Meetings for Majors
Apr 28
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM

Please join us for the 2022 Majors' Colloquium, Reading for Pleasure: Reclaiming Joy through Literature. Four English faculty speakers have been invited by the Class of 2022 to address this topic and all undergraduate English Majors are invited to attend. 

 

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Colloquia
Apr 20
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM

RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, APRIL 28th. 

Lectures
Apr 19
Alenka Zupančič, The Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts
Betts Auditorium 5: 00 PM

 

The Humanities Council’s Spring 2022 Gauss Seminars in Criticism will be presented by Alenka Zupančič (The Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Meetings for Majors, Meetings, Lectures
Apr 18
Prof. Jeff Dolven
McCosh Hall B14: The Hinds Library 12: 30 PM

Join English Department faculty in exploring the essential questions, concepts, and writing skills necessary to prepare for the 2022 comprehensive exam.

Lectures
Apr 14
Featuring: Gil Anidjar, Columbia University Jonathan Boyarin, Cornell University Ayça Çubukçu, London School of Economics Mayanthi Fernando. University of California- Santa Cruz Charles Hirschkind, UC Berkeley Mahmood Mamdani, Columbia University Nada Moumtaz, University of Toronto Peter van der Veer, Max Planck Institute, Götingen Henry Zial, SOAS- University of London
Prospect House, Garden Room 1: 00 PM

The Department of English is pleased to support a celebration of the life and work of Talal Asad. The event will take place on Thursday, April 14 from 1:00-5:00pm in the Garden Room in Prospect House with livestreaming available.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Meetings for Majors
Apr 14
Professor Josh Kotin & Professor Jeff Dolven
McCosh Hall B14: The Hinds Library 12: 30 PM

Encountering Poetry in Songs of Innocence and Experience and Dickinson's Selected with Profs. Josh Kotin & Jeff Dolven

Final Public Orals
Apr 13
Jessica Terekhov, Department of English, Princeton University
Zoom information TBA 11: 00 AM

Title TBA

Dissertation Advisers:  Jeff Dolven, Jeff Nunokawa, Adam Potkay (College of William & Mary)

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Apr 12
(All day)

Junior Independent Work (JIW) due for the Class of 2023.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Apr 12
(All day)

Deadline for the senior thesis for the Class of 2022. 

Readings
Apr 08
Namwali Serpell
virtual 6: 00 PM

Personal Limits is a conversation series with critics, authors, and poets about contemporary experiments in personal writing amidst our ongoing and overlapping crises hosted by Prof. Monica Huerta.

Lectures
Apr 07
virtual 5: 30 PM

Please note that this program will no longer be held in person, and will instead be streamed live over 

Lectures
Apr 07
Maggie Nelson, Department of English, University of Southern California
McCosh 50 5: 00 PM

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