Events Archive

2017-2018

Colloquia
Mar 06
Meta DuEwa Jones, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Alchemy in African/American Poetry: Experimental Ekphrasis

Readings
Feb 28
Joshua Kotin, Princeton University; Susan Stewart, Princeton University
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St 6: 00 PM

Graduate dates/deadlines
Feb 28
Daniel Hazard, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"On Afro-Cuban Documentaries"

Colloquia
Feb 26
Karen Weisman, Department of English, University of Toronto
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Colloquia
Feb 22
Timothy Duffy, Department of Comparative Literature, New York University
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Crashaw After Petrarch: Lyrics Against the World

Reception in the Thorp Library to folow talk.

Graduate dates/deadlines
Feb 21
Elspeth Green, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"T.S. Eliot's Chemistry"

Lectures
Feb 15
Micah Lazarus (Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge)
Hinds Library 4: 30 PM
Symposia/Conferences
Feb 14
Catherine Malabou
12: 00 PM

Professor Malabou extends the claims both of her Gauss lecture and her recent book, "Befor Tomorrow, Epigenesis and Rationality (2016, Paris 2014)." To reserve a seat, please email both Andrew Cole (acole@princeton.edu) and Barbara Leavey (

Lectures
Feb 13
Catherine Malabou
101 McCormick Hall 5: 00 PM

Sponsored by Gauss Seminars in Criticism

Colloquia
Feb 13
Kyle Powys Whyte, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Decolonizing Climate Justice: Indigenous Movements

Lunch will be provided.

Readings
Feb 08
Jenny Xie
Rotunda, Chancellor Green 5: 00 PM

Jenny Xie is the author of Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018), recipient of the 2017 Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, and Nowhere to Arrive (Northwestern University Press, 2017), recipient of the 2016 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Prize.

Graduate dates/deadlines
Feb 07
Brian Gingrich, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Pace and the Westering of Epiphany"

Undergraduate dates/deadlines, Deadlines
Feb 05
8: 00 AM

Endowed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg `71 h03.

Graduate dates/deadlines
Jan 22
Rosalind A. Parry, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Remaking Nineteenth-Century Novels for the Twentieth Century

Dissertation Advisers:  Rachel Bowlby, Claudia Johnson, Deborah Nord

Symposia/Conferences
Jan 11
Whig Hall, Senate Chamber 9: 00 AM

How do scholars write criticism about the moment they're living in? Join the students of English and African American Studies 574, “The Present Moment” (Fall 2017), for a discussion of the contemporary as both object of study and method of analysis.

Graduate dates/deadlines
Dec 14
Campus Club, Prospect Street, Princeton, NJ 5: 00 PM
Readings, Lectures
Dec 14
Morgan Parker, poet
TBD 4: 30 PM

Co-sponsored by the Contemporary Poetry Colloquium

Colloquia
Dec 14
Morgan Parker, Poet and Editor
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Poetry Reading by Morgan Parker

2018 - 2019

Undergraduate dates/deadlines
Jan 15
Dropbox 12: 00 PM

Department of English Junior Paper Deadline:
10 pages due by 12 Noon via Dropbox and to your Adviser

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