The IHUM reading group “Derrida and Post-Phenomenology” invites you to a conversation with dr. Johan de Jong from Leiden University on April 27, 12pm. Led and facilitated by the graduate students members of the IHUM reading group, this event will involve a brief lecture by Dr.
A Book Talk and Discussion of Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World (NYU 2020) with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson. April 22, 2021 at 4:30pm via zoom.
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English Concentrators and Faculty,
Please join us for the 2021 Majors' Colloquium. Our majors have chosen the topic:
Your Faves are Problematic: Reading and Teaching Fraught Texts
And we are thrilled to introduce our department's speakers on this topic:
Please join us for a Graduate lunchtime conversation with Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, author of Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World (NYU 2020).
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Richard Blanco(link is external) is the fifth presidential inaugural poet in United States history — the first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in that role.
A discussion of The Cry of the Senses: Listening to Latinx and Caribbean Poetics with Ren Ellis Neyra, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English Department, Wesleyan University and The Fact of Resonance: Modernist Acoustics and Narrative Form with Julie Beth Napolin, Ph.
This talk explores the intersection between narratives of catastrophe and contemporary political life by taking the current pandemic as its occasion and point of departure.
On Protean Acting in Shakespeare: Race & Virtuosity
Please join us for a screening of MINARI, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and a Golden Globe. A delicately wrought drama about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO A NEW DATE: FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST
A Taste of Success: Lunchtime Alumni Career Conversations. English & Tech: Bhaamati Borkheteria '20 and English & Medicine with Claire Greene '13
Please join us on April 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm to meet and speak with English Department alums, Claire Greene '13 to discuss her time in the Department and how her degree in English contributed to her pursuit of a career in medicine and Bhaamati Borkheteria '20 about how she translated a degree in
Join us April 1st for a discussion of the film RAN. (dir. Akira Kurosawa) hosted by Lisa Kraege and Moeko Fujii.
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Join the Department of English in welcoming our Bain Swiggett Distinguished Visitor in Poetry & Poetics, Virginia Jackson, on March 25th at 4:30pm.
Join us to meet current concentrators and the Department of English's Professors Jeff Dolven (DUS) and Rebecca Rainof (Outreach Coordinator), to learn more about concentrating in English, Department courses, and what the Department of English can offer you!
Join us March 18th for a discussion of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR hosted by Lisa Kraege and Moeko Fujii.
A discussion of The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics
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The Next Chapter: Alumni Conversations in the Department of English. Please join us on March 3, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom to meet the panel of Princeton University English Department alumni:
Inglorious, Unemployed: Trans/Crip Conjunctions and the Law of Maims in Samson Agonistes