Events Archive

2019-2020

Final Public Orals
Jan 21
Camey VanSant, Department of English, Princeton University
40 McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM

Novel Subjects: Nineteenth-Century Fiction and the Transformation of British Subjecthood

Dissertation advisers:  Claudia Johnson, Deborah Nord, Esther Schor

Dissertation is available for review in 22 McCosh Hall.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Jan 14
Dropbox 12: 00 PM

Junior Paper draft due to Dropbox and JP instructor by 12 Noon.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Jan 10
Princeton University Press Staff
41 William Street (next to Friend Center/Wallace) 11: 30 AM

Join us for a career focused luncheon with the Princeton University Press staff. Entry-level to mid-career staff will provide insight about their daily job duties and individual career paths leading them up to their current position with the Press. Q&A to follow.

Colloquia
Dec 12
Tiphanie Yanique, Department of English, Wesleyan University
103 Chancellor Green, East Pyne 4: 30 PM

Poetic Archival Interventions and a Case for Liminal Studies: Writing from the Invisible Colony of the United States Virgin Islands

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

This event is co-sponsored with the Americanist and 20th C. Colloquia.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Dec 11
Hinds Library 7: 00 PM

Open to current and prospective English majors, department faculty, graduate students and staff.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Dec 11
22 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #2) 8: 30 AM

2020 English concentrators, working on critical or critical creative thesis, should have 1 chapter/20 pages completed by 12 Noon on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Hard copies must be delivered to the 22 McCosh office by the deadline.

 

Graduate dates/deadlines
Dec 09
Campus Club, Prospect Street 5: 00 PM
Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Dec 06
Professor Tamsen Wolff, DUS
40 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #4) 3: 30 PM

The English Department will hold an open house for sophomores and first-year students on Friday, December 6th from 3:30-5pm in 40 McCosh Hall.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Dec 06
Hinds Library 9: 00 AM

Open to current English majors.

Lectures
Dec 04
Meredith TenHoor (Pratt Institute)
TBD 4: 30 PM
From Periphery to Paris: Food, Photography and Planning in Interwar France
Lectures
Dec 04
Yinyun Li and Jia Tolentino https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series/yiyun-li-jia-tolentino
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM

Since 2015, the Asian American Studies Lecture Series has brought speakers from across the arts, humanities, and social sciences to Princeton to explore diverse aspects of this continually evolving field.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Nov 21
Professor Tamsen Wolff, DUS
B14 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

2021 English majors are invited to attend an information session on applying to the Bread Loaf School of English - Lincoln College, Oxford. Lunch provided.

Lectures
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
Symposia/Conferences
Nov 20
Kate Fullagar, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Hinds Library, McCormick 101 and McCosh 2 12: 00 PM

Wednesday November 20:

Colloquia
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.

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

It Really Works: George Eliot, Trans Studies, and the Rhetoric of Technique

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the Theory Colloquium.

Lectures
Nov 13
Brent Hayes Edwards (Columbia University)
TBD 4: 30 PM
Paulette Nardal and the Paradoxes of Colonial Feminism
Final Public Orals
Nov 11
David K. Lennington, Department of English, Princeton University
McCosh 48 1: 30 PM

Anglo-Saxon and Arabic Identity in the Early Middle Ages

Dissertation Advisers:  Andrew Cole, Michael Cook, D.Vance Smith

Dissertation is available for review in 22 McCosh Hall.

Graduate dates/deadlines
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.

Meetings
Nov 11
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

This event is open to English Department graduate students only.

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