Events Archive

2020-2021

Readings, Performances
Nov 23
Lisa Dwan, Class of 1932 Visiting Fellow in the Council of the Humanities
virtual - requires registration 5: 00 PM

The Department of English and the Council of the Humanities invite you to a rehearsed reading of Colm Tóibín’s Pale Sister by Lisa Dwan. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness this amazing performance.

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 20
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

Join us on Friday, November 20th at 4:30 PM as Organizing Stories presents a Student-Faculty Activist Workshop with S.O.N.G.

Meetings
Nov 20
Jeff Dolven, DUS; Rebecca Rainof, Outreach Coordinator
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Please join us for our English Department At-Home. 

Welcome Sophomores and First-Year Students! 

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 19
Raquel Salas-Rivera and Kelly Díaz
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Lectures
Nov 18
virtual - requires registration 7: 00 PM

Join the Shakespeare and Company Project (https://shakespeareandco.princeton.edu) for a conversation about the Lost Generation and the books they loved.

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 17
Dora Santana and Rio Sofia
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Symposia/Conferences
Nov 12
Jules Gill-Peterson and Perry Zurn
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Lectures
Nov 04
Lyndsey Claro, Chief of Staff, PU Press
virtual 12: 30 PM

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

Lectures
Oct 29
Karan Mahajan, Assistant Professor of Literary Arts, Brown University and Jenny Xie, Lecturer in Creative Writing and the Lewis Center for the Arts
virtual 7: 30 PM

Arts Conversation Online

Karan Mahajan

Karan Mahajan is the author of Family Planning, a finalist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and The Association of Small Bombs, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Award, won the 2017 Young Lions Fictio

Lectures
Oct 22
Justin Torres, novelist and Assistant Professor of English at University of California, Los Angeles
virtual 7: 30 PM

Justin Torres will discuss his book We the Animals.

Moderated by: Professor Christina León

Contact: mandrie@princeton.edu for Event Link

Readings
Oct 21
Lindsay V. Reckson, Associate Professor of English at Haverford College
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Intersections Working Group presents a discussion of Realist Ecstasy: Religion, Race, and Performance in American Literature (NYU, 2020) with author Lindsay V. Reckson, Associate Professor of English at Haverford College.

Readings
Oct 15
Lindsay Griffiths and Alex Diaz-Hui, Princeton University
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

To have the chance to discuss We the Animals in an informal and friendly setting, we're holding a book club meeting

Readings
Sep 23
Joshua Bennett, Mellon Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Intersections Working Group presents a discussion of Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man (Harvard, 2020) with author Joshua Bennett, Mellon Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.

Lectures
Sep 21
Andrew Way Leong, Assistant Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley “A Queer, Queer Race: Origins for Japanese/American Literature”
via Zoom 12: 00 PM

AMS Workshop with Andrew Way Leong, Assistant Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley. Workshop will feature sections of his monograph in progress “A Queer, Queer Race: Origins for Japanese/American Literature”

Lectures
Sep 15
Valeria Luiselli, 2019 MacArthur Fellow and Writer in Residence at Bard College
via Zoom 5: 00 PM

Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India.

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Meetings for Majors
Aug 28
Zoom: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/93746986648 5: 15 PM

Come one and all!

Please join the

Department of English

for a
Welcome-Back Get-Together
this

2019-2020

Readings
Aug 04
2: 00 PM

Sarah Rivett

Layli Long Soldier, Whereas

Readings
Jul 28
2: 00 PM

Esther Schor

Claudia Rankine, Citizen

Readings
Jul 27
3: 00 PM

Anne Cheng and Paul Nadal

Ling Ma, Severance

Colloquia
Jul 26
3: 00 PM

Gabrielle Hamilton: Blood, Bones and Butter and “My Restaurant Was My life for 20 Years. Does the World Need it Anymore?”;
Jenny Zhang on Sizzler from American Like Me;
Min Jin Lee, “What I Want the Woman Behind the Counter to Know”

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