Events Archive

2019-2020

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.

Lectures
Nov 06
Roman Utkin (Wesleyan University)
TBD 4: 30 PM
Queer Exile in Interwar Berlin and Paris
Lectures
Nov 06
Ken Chen and Sally Wen Mao https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series/ken-chen-sally-wen-mao
Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Arts Complex 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.

Readings
Nov 04
Jay Wright, poet
Wallace Theater, Lewis Arts Complex 7: 30 PM

Sponsored by "The Bain-Swiggett Fund, Department of English" and "The Lewis Center for the Arts."

https://arts.princeton.edu/events/a-poetry-reading-by-jay-wright/

 

Colloquia
Oct 24
Tanya Agathocleous, Department of English, Hunter College, Graduate Center, CUNY
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Disaffected: A Colonial Genealogy of a Political Emotion

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Meetings
Oct 23
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
Symposia/Conferences
Oct 22
Meredith Martin
Hinds Library 12: 00 PM

Faculty Seminar for Meredith Martin in the Hinds - Lunch will be provided

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Oct 17
Various
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall (basement) 12: 00 PM

If you are an undergraduate student applying to a graduate program within the Humanities or just thinking about applying, we encourage you to attend this workshop. Learn about best practices for completing your application.

Colloquia
Oct 15
Jan Zwicky, Professor Emerita, Department of Philosophy, University of Victoria and Robert Bringhurst, Poet, typographer, author
106 McCormick Hall 7: 00 PM

Poetry Reading

Co-sponsored with the 20th C. Colloquium, the Bain-Swiggett Lectureship in Poetry, the Fund for Canadian Studies, the Lewis Center for the Arts, and the University Center for Human Values.

Colloquia
Oct 15
Jan Zwicky, Professor Emerita, Department of Philosophy, University of Victoria and Robert Bringhurst, Poet, typographer, author
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Thinking on the Edge of the Abyss

Co-sponsored with the 20th C. Colloquium, the Bain-Swiggett Lectureship in Poetry, the Fund for Canadian Studies, the Lewis Center for the Arts, and the University Center for Human Values.

Colloquia
Oct 14
Nicholas Watson, Department of English, Harvard University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"The Reformacion of Holy Chirche": The Logic of Vernacular Textual Proliferation, 1375-1415

Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Religion.

Lectures
Oct 10
Allison Carruth Fall 2019 Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies “Life on Mars: Speculations in World-Building from California to the Red Planet”
Lewis Library, Room 120 4: 30 PM

Abstract

Decades before a U.S. national imaginary fixated on the “new frontier” of space colonization, L.A. civil engineer William Mulholland suggested that world-building here on Earth was California’s particular manifest destiny.

Colloquia
Oct 10
Kimberly Coles, Department of English, University of Maryland
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Adventures in the Skin Trade: Thomas Southerne's Oroonoko and the Marks of Religion" 

Co-sponsored with the University Center for Human Values.

Graduate dates/deadlines
Oct 10
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM
Lectures
Oct 09
Betts Auditorium 5: 00 PM

Guest Speakers: Slavoj Zizek, Jela Krecic and Ben Saunders 

Meetings
Oct 08
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 6: 00 PM
Colloquia
Sep 19
Yankee Doodle Tap Room, Nassau Inn. Food and drinks personally purchased. 4: 30 PM

2018-2019

Lectures
Sep 25
Amanda Anderson - Visiting Whitney J. Oates Fellow in the Humanities Council and Department of English
McCormick 106 4: 30 PM

The ascendance of psychology in the twentieth century and beyond has had consequential effects on our frameworks for understanding the moral life.  In this talk I will explore the importance of literary and philosophical approaches to moral reflection in the context of influential psychological p

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