Events Archive

2018 - 2019

Final Public Orals
Dec 11
Elspeth Green, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 2: 00 PM

Popular Science and Modernist Poetry

Dissertation Advisers:  Diana Fuss, Joshua Kotin, Meredith Martin

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Dec 07
Refer to email invitation for details 9: 00 AM

All-day "Writing Boot Camp" for current English majors working on their junior paper or senior thesis.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Performances
Dec 05
Professor Jeff Nunokawa,
10 McCosh Hall (outer entry door A or #1, up the stairs) 7: 00 PM

Join us for an evening of laughter and tears as we celebrate the 32nd Anniversary of Top Gun.

Film screening with live commentary by Professor Jeff Nunokawa AND just added, a live performance by QUIPFIRE!

This event is free and open to the public.

Colloquia
Dec 05
Una Stojnić, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Meaning in Context

Graduate dates/deadlines
Dec 03
David Lennington, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

"Orosius and Redefining 'pagan' "

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Nov 30
n/a
TBA 5: 00 PM

Department of English undergraduate majors and Ph.D. candidates celebrate Friendsgiving.

Questions? tarab@

Graduate dates/deadlines
Nov 30
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Sponsored by the English Department Graduate Action Committee (GAC)

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Nov 30
Professor Tamsen Wolff and our Fall 2017 UCL students
40 McCosh Hall (outer door #4) 12: 00 PM

Princeton students entering the Department of English or the Department of Comparative Literature have the opportunity to spend the fall of junior year at University College London (UCL), the oldest and largest of the constituent colleges of the University of London.

Colloquia
Nov 29
Adam Oberlin, Department of German, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Applied Historical and Corpus Linguistics

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Nov 29
Professor Tamsen Wolff and the 2018 Fellows from the Class of 2019
40 McCosh Hall (entry door #4) 12: 00 PM

In collaboration with the Bread Loaf School of English, the department offers a six-week program of study at Lincoln College, Oxford for rising seniors.

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 29
Karen Barad, Jane Bennett, Eduardo Cadava, Raviv Ganchrow, Jack Halberstam, Stefan Helmreich, Sanford Kwinter, Katrin Pahl, Gayle Salamon ,Debarati Sanyal, Patricia J. Williams
Betts Auditorium (All day)

A collaboration between the Department of Comparative Literature and the School of Architecture.

Symposia/Conferences, Lectures
Nov 28
Sharon Cameron, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Emerita, The Johns Hopkins University
40 McCosh 4: 30 PM

A lecture by the Bain-Swiggett Visiting Professor of Poetry and Poetics, Sharon Cameron, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Emerita at The Johns Hopkins University.

University events, Symposia/Conferences, Lectures
Nov 28
Eduardo Cadava is a Professor of English at Princeton University and a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Betts Auditorium 4: 30 PM

A series featuring distinguished teavhers from across the disciplines with Eduardo Cadava.

 

 

Colloquia
Nov 27
Benjamin Morgan, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Chicago
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Human Scale: Utopia in the Era of Climate Change

Reception in Thorp Library to follow talk.

Graduate dates/deadlines
Nov 27
Daniel Braun, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 2: 00 PM

Kinds of Wrong: The Liberalization of Modern Poetry 1910-1960

Dissertation advisers:  Jeff Dolven, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Joshua Kotin

Performances
Nov 19
Garden Theater, Nassau Street 7: 00 PM

Introductions by Professor Anne Cheng

 

http://princetongardentheatre.org/films/ghost-in-the-shell

Colloquia
Nov 19
Alice Notley, Poet
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Alice Notley Reading

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Nov 16
PU Press administration
41 William St 9: 30 AM

Join the Princeton University staff for an in-depth discussion on career paths in publishing. Learn how their current entry-level employees landed the job. Preview an upcoming infographic of the life cycle of a book. Tour the facility. Stay for Q&A.

Lectures
Nov 15
We are proud to announce this years Edward W. Said Memorial Lecturer, Professor Moustafa Bayoumi. A former student of Edward Said’s, Professor Bayoumi is currently a professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY). Professor Bayoumi is the author of How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America (Penguin), which won an American Book Award and the Arab American Book Award for Non-Fiction, and of This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror (NYU Press), which was chosen as a Best Book of 2015 by The Progressive magazine and was also awarded the Arab American Book Award for Non-Fiction. With Andrew Rubin, he edited The Edward Said Reader (Vintage), which will be reissued next year in an expanded edition, and he also edited Midnight on the Mavi Marmara, a book about the 2010 attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla (published by O/R Book and Haymarket Books). A frequent contributor to The Guardian, Professor Bayoumi has also written for The New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, The Nation, CNN.com, The London Review of Books, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and many other places.
McCosh 10 5: 00 PM

What does the 1960 large-scale multi-artist painting Le Grand Tableau Antifasciste Collectif, produced to denounce French atrocities in the war in Algeria, have to do with contemporary journalism around the War on Terror?

Readings
Nov 15
Tina Chang, Poet Laureate of Brooklyn; Sarah Lawrence College
Burr Hall 219 4: 30 PM

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