Graduate dates/deadlines

Upcoming Events

Sep 26
Ryan Zaluzec, Princeton University English Department
Hinds Library/McCosh B14 12: 00 PM

“Becoming Another: Henry James and Vita Sackville-West’s Ghostly Ethics”

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Sep 28
Rebecca M. Rosen, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 1: 00 PM

Making the Body Speak: Anatomy, Autopsy and Testimony in Early America, 1639-1790

Dissertation Advisers:  Sophie Gee, William Gleason, Sarah Rivett

Oct 03
Cate Mahoney, Princeton University English Department
Hinds Library/McCosh B14 12: 00 PM

"'The poem is correspondingly gratified': Frank O’Hara’s Confidential Poetics"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Oct 17
Sara Marcus, Princeton University English Department
Hinds Library/McCosh B14 12: 00 PM

"Feminist Disappointment"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Nov 06
Sarah Churchwell (Princeton, English, *98) -- Professor in American Literature and Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Beyond Argument: Academics Writing in Public

Nov 14
Isabel Lockhart, Princeton University English Department
Hinds Library/McCosh B14 12: 00 PM

"Uranium Aftermaths, Endings, and Intimacies in the Work of Leslie Marmon Silko"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Nov 28
Sarah Wasserman
Hinds Library/McCosh B14 12: 00 PM

"Ralph Ellison, Chester Himes, and the Persistence of Urban Forms"

Papers will be precirculated one week in advance.  Please contact Professor Joshua Kotin or Professor Kinohi Nishikawa if you have any questions about this workshop. 

Past Events

2018 - 2019

Sep 13
Yankee Doodle Room, Nassau Inn 6: 00 PM

2017-2018

Jun 04
Sarah Case, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

Title TBA

Dissertation Advisers:  Leonard Barkan, Jeff Dolven, Nigel Smith

May 30
Caitlin Charos, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"On Zoë Wicomb"

May 22
Emanuela Kucik, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Black Genocides and the Visibility Paradox in Post-Holocaust African American and African Literature

Dissertation Advisers:  Wendy Belcher, William Gleason, Imani Perry

May 21
2: 00 PM 2: 00 PM

The Sensation of Language: Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley

Advisers:  Claudia Johnson, Esther Schor, and Susan Wolfson

May 17
Jesse McCarthy, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

The Blue Period: Black Writing in the Early Cold War, 1945-1965

Dissertation Advisers:  Joshua Guild, Kinohi Nishikawa, Daphne Brooks (Yale)

May 10
Colette Johnson, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

The Foibles of Play: Three Case Studies on Play in the Interwar Years

Dissertation Advisers:  Diana Fuss, Russell Leo, D.Vance Smith

May 09
Carl Adair, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"T.S. Eliot's Hermeneutic Conversion"

May 08
Sara Marcus, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 3: 30 PM

Political Disappointment: A Partial History of a Feeling

Dissertation Advisers:  Diana Fuss, William Gleason, Daphne Brooks (Yale)

May 02
Ian Davis, Department of English, Princeton University
12: 00 PM 12: 00 PM

"On Barnes"

Apr 19
Andrew Ferris, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

"no mean fruits": Indigenous Politics, English Settlement, and Anglo-Jesuit Letters in Early Colonial Maryland

Apr 18
Meagan Wilson, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Title TBD

Apr 11
Andrew Williamson, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"The Rest is Silence: On Louis Zukofsky"

Mar 28
Cate Mahoney, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"On Frost"

Mar 28
Mar 26
Mar 14
Daniel Braun, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"T.S. Eliot's Estimations"

Mar 13
Monique Allewaert,University of Wisconsin-Madison author of Ariel’s Ecology: Personhood and Colonialism in the American Tro pics, 1760-1820
Prospect House, RSVP Required 12: 00 PM

What does the "Enlightenment" hold for us today?  Can certain radical and detoured "enlightenments" be useful in addressing the conjoined ecological and economic problems of our time?
 

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

"On Afro-Cuban Documentaries"

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

"T.S. Eliot's Chemistry"

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

"Pace and the Westering of Epiphany"

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

Dec 14
Campus Club, Prospect Street, Princeton, NJ 5: 00 PM
Dec 07
Zoe Gibbons, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

From Time to Time: Narratives of Temporality in Early Modern England, 1610-1670

Dissertation Advisers: Leonard Barkan, Jeff Dolven, Russ Leo, Nigel Smith

Dissertation is available for review in 22 McCosh Hall.

Nov 29
Rebecca Rosen, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

The Bodies of Others: Slavery and Anatomy in the Early Republic

Oct 24
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM
Feb 07
Brian Gingrich, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Pace and the Westering of Epiphany"

Mar 27
Sep 20
Hinds Library (Room B14, McCosh Hall) 12: 00 PM
Nov 19
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Discussion: Getting Started on Your First Dissertation Chapter"

Lunch will be provided.

2016-2017

Apr 27
Melissa Tuckman, Department of English, Princeton University
McCosh Hall, Room 40 12: 15 PM

Title TBA

Advisers: Eduardo Cadava, Diana Fuss, William Gleason

Apr 03
TBA (All day)
Mar 29
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Lunch will be provided.

Mar 29
Susanne Killian, Associate Director, Graduate Student Career Advising, Office of Career Services, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

A Conversation with Princeton University's Office of Career Services

Lunch will be provided.

Mar 08
Andrew Cole, Department of English, Princeton University; Patrick W. Moran, Writing Program, Princeton University; Kiki Jamieson, President, The Fund for New Jersey, Author; Richard Present, Author; Bora Yoon, Composer, Performer, PhD candidate, Department of Music, Princeton University; Colette Johnson, PhD candidate, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, Department of French and Italian, Department of History, Princeton University Graduate School, Program in American Studies 

Reception at Prospect House to follow event.

Space for this event is limited. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP here:  https://goo.gl/forms/qleXbHrrwnQvAS3p1

 

 

 

 

Feb 28
Gordon Hutner, Department of English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Hinds Library (Room B14, McCosh Hall) 12: 00 PM

"Scholarly Publishing Workshop: What, Where, When, and How"

Co- sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, English Department Graduate Action Committee, Program in American Studies

Lunch will be provided.

Dec 15
Kelly Swartz, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM

Maxims and the Mind: Sententiousness from Seventeenth-Century Science to the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Dec 12
Rachel Gaubinger, Department of English, Princeton University
McCosh Hall, Room 40 11: 00 AM

Between Siblings: Form and Family in the Modern Novel

Sep 19
Rotunda, East Pyne 6: 00 PM

2015-2016

May 31
Princeton University 8: 00 AM
Mar 21
Department of English (All day)
Dec 08
Susan Wolfson and Simon Gikandi, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

 

 

Oct 30
Priyanka Jacob, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Things That Linger: Secrets, Containers & Hoards in the Victorian Novel

Oct 21
Daniel Blank, Rosalind Parry and Kelly Swartz, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Writing Graduate Seminar Papers:  A Forum

 

 

2014-2015

May 14
Ross B. Lerner, Department of English, Princeton University
40 McCosh Hall 2: 00 PM

"Framing Fanaticism: Religion, Violence, and the Reformation Literature of Self-Annihilation"

May 14
Matthew Harrison, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

"Tear Him for His Bad Verses: Poetic Value and Literary History in Early Modern England"

May 14
Daniel T. Walker, Department of English, Princeton University
40 McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM

"Sociable Uncertainities: Literature and the Ethics of Indeterminacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain"

May 14
Ariana E. Reilly, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 9: 30 AM

"Leave-Takings: Anti-Self-Consciousness and the Escapist Ends of the Victorian Marriage Plot"

May 05
Matthew Krumholtz, Department of English, Princeton University
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Talking Points: American Dialogue in the Twentieth Century"

Apr 20
Shefalika Gandhi, Princeton University Health Services
McCosh Hall, Room 40 12: 15 PM

Sponsored by the English Department Graduate Action Committee

Lunch will be provided

Mar 25
various locations (All day)
Mar 23
David Ball, Visiting Research Scholar, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of English, Princeton University; Kinohi Nishikawa, Assistant Professor, Department of English and the Center for African American Studies, Princeton University
McCosh Hall, Room 40 12: 00 PM

Sponsored by the English Department Graduate Action Committee

Lunch will be provided

Feb 25
Maayan Dauber, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall, Room B14 10: 30 AM

"The Pathos of Modernism: Henry James, Virginia Woolf, and Gertrude Stein (with a coda on J.M. Coetzee)"

Feb 19
Lyra Hostetter, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

"Novel Errantry: An Annotated Edition of Horatio, of Holstein (1800)"

A copy of the dissertation is available for review in 22 McCosh Hall.

Dec 11
Beatrice Sanford Russell, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 9: 30 AM

"Love's Perception: Nineteenth-Century Aesthetics of Attachment"

Dec 10
Campus Club, 5 Prospect Avenue, Princeton, NJ 5: 00 PM
Nov 25
Kenneth Chong, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Potential Theologies: Scholasticism and Middle English Literature"

Nov 03
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

GAC Meeting

Lunch will be provided

Oct 08
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall B14 4: 30 PM

Intersections Series Meet & Greet

Sep 09
Hinds Library (B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

2013-2014

Jun 12
Amelia Worsley, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 11: 00 AM

"The Poetry of Loneliness from Romance to Romanticism"

Advisers:  Sophie Gee, Esther Schor, Susan Stewart

May 14
Lisa J. Wilde, Department of English, Princeton University
McCosh Hall, Hinds Library (Room B14) 1: 00 PM

"English Numeracy and the Writing of New Worlds, 1543-1622"

Apr 29
Jules Hurtado, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM

"The Pornographer at the Crossroads: Sex, Realism and Experiment in the Contemporary English Novel"

Mar 27
TBD (All day)

Time and Location TBD

Mar 26
Various locatons (All day)
Mar 13
Hinds Library 12: 00 PM

 

Lunch will be provided.

Dec 12
Dining Room, Princeton Campus Club, 5 Prospect Street, Princeton, NJ 5: 30 PM

Hosted by the Department of English Graduate Action Committee.

Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 26, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 03, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 17, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 14
Shefalika Gandhi, University Health Services
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

For English Department Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Lunch will be provided.

Nov 12
Russ Leo, Department of English, Princeton University and Ariana Reilly, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Conference Papers"

 

Nov 06
McCosh 30 12: 00 PM

Lunch will be provided.

Oct 21
Zahid Chaudhary
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Writing Seminar Papers"

Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 26, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 03, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 17, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 14
Shefalika Gandhi, University Health Services
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

For English Department Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Lunch will be provided.

Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 26, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 03, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 17, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 14
Shefalika Gandhi, University Health Services
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

For English Department Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Lunch will be provided.

Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 26, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 03, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 17, Sep, Oct, Oct, Nov 14
Shefalika Gandhi, University Health Services
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall 12: 30 PM

For English Department Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Lunch will be provided.

Sep 10
Hinds Library, B14 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

2012-2013

Apr 29
Priyanka Jacob, Ivan Ortiz, Grant Wythoff--Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Thoughts on Dissertating"

Apr 05
various locations (All day)
Apr 04
various locations (All day)
Apr 03
various locations (All day)
Mar 26
Sophie Gee and Susan Wolfson, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"On Writing"

Mar 14
Cathy Caruth
40 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Graduate Workshop with Cathy Caruth

Mar 05
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
Feb 19
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
Feb 05
Hinds Library, McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM