Meetings

Past Events

2021 - 2022

Nov 30
Lindsay Griffiths, Mary Naydan, John Schulz--Department of English, Princeton University
McCosh 40 12: 00 PM

  

2020-2021

Apr 27
Johan de Jong Leiden University Assistant Professor of Continental Philosophy
zoom 12: 00 PM

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. de Jong and a reading and discussion of central passages from Jacques Derrida’s Of Grammatology. 

Apr 22
Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Assistant Professor of English, University of Southern California
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

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. 

Register here: https://forms.gle/WJ3pgqi9reurijgu5

Sponsored by: Intersections Working Group, The Department of English, African American Studies, American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Center for Human Values. 

Apr 13
Ren Ellis Neyra, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English Department, Wesleyan University and Julie Beth Naplin, Ph. D., Associate Professor, Digital Humanities, The New School. 
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

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. D., Associate Professor, Digital Humanities, The New School. 
 

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/LYXGsuR5nPT1DonF8

Apr 05
Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung in conversation with Prof. Anne A. Cheng
virtual - registration required 4: 30 PM

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. Tracing the material and emotional challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks for this young family, MINARI shows the resilience of family and what it means to forge a home when you are seen as strangers from a different land.

Apr 02
Claire Greene '13, UCSF Medical School Bhaamati Borkheteria '20, Software Engineer, Amazon
virtual - registration required 12: 00 PM

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 English to a career as a software engineer with Amazon.

Bring your lunch & your questions! 

Registration Link: http://bit.ly/3sF3utw

Apr 01
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

Join us April 1st for a discussion of the film RAN. (dir. Akira Kurosawa) hosted by Lisa Kraege and Moeko Fujii. 
Class of 2022 Concentrators are strongly encouraged to participate. Concentrators can view the film prior by accessing in the Canvas Common Works Group via this link prior to the discussion. We meet via Zoom. This opportunity is provided as a community conversation in preparation for the 2022 Common Works exam. 

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/rmwxdChDJLErvCuTA

Mar 23
Zoom Webinar - registration required 5: 00 PM

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!

Register here: https://princeton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QE6tGSuAT-2rpt8BH8Z9DQ

Mar 18
virtual - requires registration 4: 30 PM

Join us March 18th for a discussion of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR hosted by Lisa Kraege and Moeko Fujii. 
Class of 2022 Concentrators are strongly encouraged to participate. We meet via Zoom. This opportunity is provided as a community conversation in preparation for the 2022 Common Works exam. 

Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/bEojC6yu32GfiX3WA

Mar 16
Hsuan Hsu, Professor of English at UC Davis
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

A discussion of The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics

Event Registration Here: https://forms.gle/nviHRxt5jGCdsJGk6

Feb 16
Yomaira C. Figueroa-Vásquez, Associate Professor of English, African-American and African Studies at Michigan State Universit
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

A discussion of Decolonizing Diasporas: Radical Mappings of Afro-Atlantic Literature 

If you are interested in attending the workshop and being reimbursed for a copy of the book, please register using the following link: https://forms.gle/JF3B5xy35jYuhxSj7

Feb 12
Led by Cassy and Katie James
virtual - requires registration 5: 00 PM

Do you want to bring a smile to someone's face this Valentine's Day? Then join us for this group workshop where you will create an original piece of art or writing, then email it to someone in need as a Valentine's Day card. No experience with art or writing necessary. All you need to participate is a piece of paper, a pen and an open heart.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/BthuNbohRSkYsHJTA

Jan 20
virtual 3: 00 PM

Join us Wednesday, January 20th at 3:00 p.m. for a discussion of Jane Austen's EMMA hosted by Jeewon Yoo and Yan Che. 
Class of 2022 Concentrators are strongly encouraged to participate. We meet via Zoom. This opportunity is provided as a community conversation in preparation for the 2022 Common Works exam. 

Register here: https://forms.gle/PTWu9tngiiQnyZSDA

 

 

 

Nov 20
Jeff Dolven, DUS; Rebecca Rainof, Outreach Coordinator
virtual - requires registration 12: 00 PM

Please join us for our English Department At-Home. 

Welcome Sophomores and First-Year Students! 

Students will be able to talk with majors and chat socially about Department Courses, the major, and meet with Professors Jeff Dolven (DUS) and Rebecca Rainof (Outreach Coordinator) to learn more about what the Department of English can offer you! 

At-Home Registration Link

2019-2020

Mar 05
Laura R. Fisher, Associate Professor, Department of English, Ryerson University
Hinds Library (McCosh B14) 12: 00 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 04
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 6: 00 PM
Feb 20
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

This event is open to English Department graduate students only.

Nov 11
40 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

This event is open to English Department graduate students only.

Oct 23
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
Oct 08
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 6: 00 PM
Sep 11
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Open to English Department job seekers only.

Feb 04
Irene Yoon, LARB Workshop Director
McCosh B14 (Hinds Library) 4: 30 PM

This event will give an opportunity to our graduate students and undergrads who want to be introduced to Irene Yoon (a current voice in alt-ac conversations; she was just at MLA speaking on two panels) and get more information about the LARB workshop, which happens in LA each summer and brings together folks across the changing landscapes of publishing from agents to publishers to editors to offer all kinds of professional development opportunities to attendees. The timing of the event is particularly fortuitous, since applications are due in March.

 

2017-2018

Apr 06
TBA 9: 00 AM

Open to current Department of English Juniors.

2016-2017

May 31
4 McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM