Events Archive

2016-2017

Lectures
Sep 26
Hazel Carby, Yale University, Professor of African American Studies and American Studies
McCormick 106 4: 30 PM

Intersections Working Group presents Hazel V. Carby

Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the Department of English

Graduate dates/deadlines
Sep 19
Rotunda, East Pyne 6: 00 PM
Lectures, Readings
Sep 19
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Associate Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
101 McCormick (Princeton Art Museum) 4: 30 PM

Acclaimed French author of The Heart, Maylis de Kerangal, and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen read from and discuss their work.

 

 

Lectures, Readings
Sep 19
Viet Thanh Nguyen, Associate Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
106 McCormick Hall (Princeton University Art Museum) 12: 00 PM
Lectures, Symposia/Conferences
Sep 17
Various
TBA 9: 00 AM

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion, Humanities Council and the Department of English.

Lectures, Symposia/Conferences
Sep 16
Laura Knoppers, Notre Dame University
010 East Pyne (lower level) 5: 00 PM

Hosted by the Northeast Milton Seminar

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion, Humanities Council and Department of English

Colloquia
Sep 15
Anahid Nersessian, Department of English, University of California, Los Angeles
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Anahid Nersessian presented a thought-provoking paper on obscurity in Wordsworth, which was followed by a lively discussion with graduate students and faculty.

Colloquia
Sep 14
Yankee Doodle Tap Room 4: 30 PM

Please join us on the patio of the Yankee Doodle Tap Room (inside, in case of inclement weather) at 4:30 pm for our annual happy hour. Enjoy the company of fellow Victorianists, learn about the year’s upcoming events, and kick off the fall semester!

Faculty meetings
Sep 13
48 McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM
Symposia/Conferences
Sep 12
Frick Chemistry lab 10: 00 AM

The Academic Expo brings together the many outstanding departments and programs that Princeton has to offer and will encourage freshmen to explore courses and consider various academic options.

2015-2016

Graduate dates/deadlines, Undergraduate dates/deadlines
May 31
Princeton University 8: 00 AM
Symposia/Conferences, Undergraduate dates/deadlines
May 30
McCosh 50, Ceremony; McCosh Courtyard, Reception 1: 30 PM

English Department Class Day ceremony and reception.

Readings
May 27
Various ENG Faculty
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 10: 30 AM

POEMS BEFORE LUNCH.  Friday, May 27, 2106.  10:30am - 11:30am, McCosh 40

Faculty meetings
May 25
McCosh 4 10: 00 AM
Final Public Orals
May 20
Francisco Robles, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM

Migrant Modalities: Radical Democracy and Intersectional Praxis in American Literatures, 1923-1976

Advisers: Daphne Brooks (Yale), Valerie Smith (Swarthmore), Alexandra Vazquez (NYU), Kinohi Nishikawa (reader), Department of English, Princeton University

Faculty meetings
May 18
Hinds Library, B14 12: 30 PM
Final Public Orals
May 17
Daniel J. Johnson, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

Visible Plots, Invisible Realms

Advisers: Claudia Johnson, Sarah Rivett, Susan Wolfson

Final Public Orals
May 13
Joshua B. Bennett, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

Being Property Once Myself: In Pursuit of the Animal in 20th Century African American Literature

Advisers: Anne Cheng, William Gleason, Imani Perry

Faculty meetings
May 10
40 McCosh Hall (Entry #4) 12: 00 PM
Lectures, Symposia/Conferences
May 06
Albrecht Koschorke, Konstanz University
010 East Pyne (lower level) 5: 00 PM

In recent years, theoretical developments across several disciplines (history, art history, literary studies) have highlighted the intrinsic dependence of the political in general, and early modern European politics in particular, on the suggestive powers of images and fictions.

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