Events

Feb 20
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

This event is open to English Department graduate students only.

Feb 20
Ingrid Nelson, Department of English, Amherst College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Ambient Media and Chaucer's House of Fame"

Co-sponsored with the Center for Human Values.

Feb 26
Susan Wolfson, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Two Wordsworths: Mountain-Climbing, Letter-Writing

 

Feb 26
Monica Youn and Jenny Zhang https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series/monica-youn-jenny-zhang
McCormick 101
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

Since 2015, the Asian American Studies Lecture Series has brought speakers from across the arts, humanities, and social sciences to Princeton to explore diverse aspects of this continually evolving field.

Feb 27
Eli Mandel, English Department, Princeton University
Hinds Library (McCosh B14)
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

"Collecting Facts: Mass-Observation"

Feb 27
S.Pearl Brilmyer, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Outline and the Racialization of Surface in Hardy's "Sketch of Temperament"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

The Next Chapter: A Princeton English Alumni Panel
Feb 29
Kelvin Dinkins Jr. ’09, Lovia Gyarkye ’16, Lovell Holder ’09, Marlise Pierre-Wright ’12, Natalie Tung ‘18, Alex Ulyett ’11, and Jason Wu ’09
219 Aaron Burr (2nd Floor)
11: 00 AM to 12: 30 PM

The Department of English welcomes back eight of our recent undergraduate alumni talk to talk about their career paths since Princeton, and how they have used skills gained in the major in the fields of publishing, medicine, law, marketing, journalism, arts management, non-profit, and film produc

Mar 03
Kirsten Silva Gruesz Professor, Department of Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz Whitney J Oates Fellow in the Humanities and the Department of English
McCormick 106
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

How does Latina/o/x Studies exert pressure on the memory-work of U.S. American cultural history, and especially on its figurations of racial identity?

Mar 04
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 6: 00 PM
Mar 05
Laura R. Fisher, Associate Professor, Department of English, Ryerson University
Hinds Library (McCosh B14)
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

Intersections Working Group presents a Book Club Meeting of: Reading for Reform; The Social Work of Literature in the Progressive Era by Laura R. Fisher 

An unprecedented examination of class-bridging reform and U.S. literary history at the turn of the twentieth century

Mar 05
Rey Chow, Program in Literature, Duke University
TBA 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Co-sponsored with the East Asian Studies Program and the Postcolonial Colloquium.

Mar 09
Stephen Fallon, Department of English, University of Notre Dame
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the 18th C./Romantic Studies Colloquium and the University Center for Human Values.

Mar 10
Monica Huerta
Hinds Library
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

Faculty Seminar for Monica Huerta in the Hinds

Mar 11
Karma Lochrie, Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Mar 12
Izzy Lockhart, English Department, Princeton University
Hinds Library (McCosh B14)
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

"Bare hands': gold extraction and settler narratives of dispossession" 

Mar 13
n/a
DropBox (All day)

Prize entries are due by 11:59 PM on Monday, March 13, 2020 and should be submitted electronically in PDF format at the link following the appropriate prize below.

Mar 23
Colby Gordon, Department of English, Bryn Mawr College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the University Center for Human Values.

Mar 24
Ardis Butterfield Marie Borroff Professor of English, Professor of French, Professor of Music Ph.D., M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge M.A. University of Bristol
TBD 4: 30 PM

Ardis Butterfield specialises in the literatures and music of France and England from the 13th to 15th centuries; continental and insular vernacular manuscripts and the relationships between them; city writing; the medieval lyric; Chaucer and nationhood; bilingualism and medieval linguistic ident

Mar 25
Ardis Butterfield Marie Borroff Professor of English, Professor of French, Professor of Music Ph.D., M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge M.A. University of Bristol
TBA 4: 30 PM

Ardis Butterfield specialises in the literatures and music of France and England from the 13th to 15th centuries; continental and insular vernacular manuscripts and the relationships between them; city writing; the medieval lyric; Chaucer and nationhood; bilingualism and medieval linguistic ident

Mar 25
Karan Mahajan and Jenny Xie https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series/karan-mahajan-jenny-xie
McCormick 101
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

Since 2015, the Asian American Studies Lecture Series has brought speakers from across the arts, humanities, and social sciences to Princeton to explore diverse aspects of this continually evolving field.

Mar 26
Jason Molesky, English Department, Princeton University
Hinds Library (McCosh B14)
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

"Tragic Aspiration: Violent Atmospheres in the Empire of US Steel" 

Mar 26
Ardis Butterfield Marie Borroff Professor of English, Professor of French, Professor of Music Ph.D., M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge M.A. University of Bristol
TBD 4: 30 PM

Ardis Butterfield specialises in the literatures and music of France and England from the 13th to 15th centuries; continental and insular vernacular manuscripts and the relationships between them; city writing; the medieval lyric; Chaucer and nationhood; bilingualism and medieval linguistic ident

Apr 03
TBD
9: 00 AM to 4: 00 PM

Open to current English majors working on their JP or thesis.

Apr 07
22 McCosh Hall
8: 30 AM to 12: 00 PM

Senior thesis deadline for the Class of 2020.

Apr 08
Nigel Smith, William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern English, Princeton University.
TBD
9: 30 AM to 2: 30 PM

'The Netherlands: Culture and Global History, 1500-1700', 8-10 April, 2020.  Conference details, including speakers and schedules, can be seen at https://netherlands.princeton.edu/ and there will be regular updates (with pape

Apr 13
Cornelia Pearsall, Department of English Language and Literature, Smith College
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Accounting for Tennyson

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the Bain-Swiggett Lectureship in Poetry

Apr 14
Dropbox and instructor 12: 00 PM

Junior Paper deadline for the Class of 2021.

Apr 14
Claudia Johnson, Princeton University
McCosh Hall B14 (Hinds Library)
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM

Faculty Seminar for Claudia Johnson in the Hinds Library

Apr 14
McCosh Hall, Room 40 6: 00 PM
Apr 15
Gaurav Desai, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Reflections on Method in Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Studies

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Co-sponsored with the Program in African Studies.

Apr 16
Kim Bain, English Department, Princeton University
Hinds Library (McCosh B14)
12: 00 PM to 1: 15 PM

  “Notes on the Erotic”

Apr 21
Various
106 McCormick
5: 00 PM to 8: 00 PM

Open to Department of English juniors, seniors and faculty.

Apr 23
Sonya Posmentier, Department of English, New York University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Apr 29
Min Jin Lee and Parul Sehgal https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series/min-jin-lee-parul-sehgal
McCormick 101
4: 30 PM to 6: 30 PM

Since 2015, the Asian American Studies Lecture Series has brought speakers from across the arts, humanities, and social sciences to Princeton to explore diverse aspects of this continually evolving field.

Apr 30
Mark Nowak, Department of English, Creative Writing Program, Manhattanville College; and Julia Spicher Kasdorf, English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University.
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Roundtable Discussion:  What Is Documentary Poetry?

Co-sponsored with the Program in Asian American Studies, the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities, and the University Center for Human Values.

Apr 30
Mark Nowak, Department of English, Creative Writing Program, Manhattanville College; and Julia Spicher Kasdorf, English and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Poetry Reading: Documentary Poetics

Co-sponsored with the Program in Asian American Studies, the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities, and the University Center for Human Values.

May 01
Cate L. Mahoney, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 10: 30 AM

Title TBA

Dissertation advisers:  Diana Fuss, William Gleason, Joshua Kotin

May 14
TBD
9: 00 AM to 1: 00 PM

Day 2 of comprehensive exams followed by a reception in the Thorp Library.

Jun 01
Department of English Faculty
TBD
1: 30 PM to 3: 00 PM

Department of English Class Day Celebration for graduating seniors, their family and friends. Reception to follow.

Jun 02
Nassau Hall Lawn (All day)