Events Archive

2018 - 2019

Colloquia
Oct 22
Patricia Ingham, Department of English, Indiana University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Curious Creatures: Sentience, Imitation, and the Case of the Medieval Ape

University events, Performances
Oct 19
Wallace Theater (All day)

A workshop production of Bob Sandberg's new musical Mad Dreams, a re-imagining of A Midsummer Night's Dream, will be at the Lewis Center's Wallace Theater, this coming weekend, October 19-21. It's free but advance ticketing is recommended. More information is here:

Readings
Oct 17
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
Colloquia
Oct 16
Ingrid Horrocks (English *06), School of English and Media Studies, Massey University, New Zealand
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Willing Wandering: Being mobile between creative and critical imaginaries"

 

Performances
Oct 16
Garden Theater, Nassau Street 4: 30 PM

Followed by Q&A with Lauren Greenfield and Professor Anne Cheng

Colloquia
Oct 15
Talia Schaffer, Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow, Council of the Humanities, Princeton University and Natalie Prizel, Council of the Humanities, English Department, and Humanistic Studies, Haarlow-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Panel Discussion:  Ethics and Victorian Studies

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Colloquia
Oct 15
Christiane Fellbaum, Department of Computer Science, Program in Linguistics, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Meaning in Language:  A Computer's Perspective

Lectures
Oct 11
David S. Roh is associate professor of English and director of the Digital Matters Lab at the University of Utah, where he specializes in digital humanities and Asian American literature. He is the author of Illegal Literature (University of Minnesota Press), and co-editor of Techno-Orientalism (Rutgers University Press).
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM
Colloquia
Oct 11
Ato Quayson, Department of English, New York University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

On Postcolonial Tragedy: Moral Residue and the Affliction of Second Thoughts

Lectures
Oct 08
Claudia L. Johnson
Princeton Public Library - Community Room 7: 00 PM

Claudia Johnson, a leading Austen scholar, discusses “The Beautifull Cassandra: A Novel in Twelve Chapters,” the “novel in miniature” written by Jane Austen when

University events, Symposia/Conferences, Lectures
Oct 04
Betts Auditorium 4: 30 PM

Free and open to the public.

For full program go to: http://german.princeton.edu/event/domestic-violence-the-limits-and-possi...

 

 

 

 

Symposia/Conferences
Oct 03
Alexis Okeowo, Journalist and Princeton alumna
McCormick 101 6: 00 PM

Co-Sponsored by The Department of English

 

Princeton In Africa presents: Exploring Global Narratives: Navigating Identity, Resistance, & Gender Through Storytelling

Graduate dates/deadlines
Oct 03
Cate Mahoney, Princeton University English Department
Hinds Library/McCosh B14 12: 00 PM

"'The poem is correspondingly gratified': Frank O’Hara’s Confidential Poetics"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Symposia/Conferences, Lectures
Oct 03
TBA after RSVP 12: 00 PM

This seminar is directed by an English department professor and includes a lecture on October 2, 2018 at 5pm.

RSVP's required; information in poster

Symposia/Conferences, Lectures
Oct 02
Wendy Brown, University of California, Berkeley
Betts Auditorium 5: 00 PM

This lecture is directed by an English department facutly member and open to the public.

Colloquia
Oct 01
Tom Pickard, Poet
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

A Reading with Tom Pickard

Graduate dates/deadlines
Sep 28
Rebecca M. Rosen, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 1: 00 PM

Making the Body Speak: Anatomy, Autopsy and Testimony in Early America, 1639-1790

Dissertation Advisers:  Sophie Gee, William Gleason, Sarah Rivett

Colloquia
Sep 27
David Como, Department of History, Stanford University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

The Origins of the Concept of Freedom of the Press

Reception in the Thorp Library, McCosh Hall, to follow talk.

Lectures
Sep 27
David L. Eng is Richard L. Fisher Professor of English, and graduate chair of the Department of English of the University of Pennsylvania.
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM
Final Public Orals
Sep 27
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

Shakespeare and the Spectacle of University Drama

Dissertation Advisers:  Leonard Barkan, Jeff Dolven, Russ Leo, Nigel Smith

The dissertation is available for review in the Department of English office, 22 McCosh Hall.

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