The North-East Milton Seminar's 2023 keynote lecture, "Milton and Monism, Yet Once More" will be presented by Stephen M. Fallon, John J. Cavanaugh Professor of the Humanities, Notre Dame University. This year's seminar is scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in East Pyne 010.
Every year the English Department welcomes rising sophomores interested in concentrating in English to come together for food and conversation to learn more about the department and those students who are drawn to English. On Monday, March 20th, the department extended an invitation to those students in the Class of 2025 to come join us to learn more about how concentrating in English can contribute to their future.
Autumn Womack, Assistant Professor, Department of English and African American Studies, was not a big reader growing up. But she was assigned a book for English her junior year at Central High School in Philadelphia that she couldn’t put down. She read it after school, waiting for her best friend to finish her piano lessons at Settlement Music School. She read it every night before bed. It was Toni Morrison’s “Song of Solomon.” Read more here.
ORGANIZING STORIES is excited to kick off this semester with Dinner & Dialogue.
We'll be joined by graduate student organizers who will share their stories and experiences of cultivating a self-sustaining praxis and artistic resistance while organizing around labor rights, gender based violence, BIPOC maternal health, and Black liberation!
Please join us on Wednesday, March 1st at 6:00pm
Private Dining Room (PDR) at Rockefeller College
For students enrolling in ENG 294 Literature & Fashion, it began with an image.
Sending our best wishes to our colleague Pat Guglielmi on her retirement.
Every year the Department of English opens the opportunity for the undergraduate community to participate in the department's prizes in English. This year's submissions spanned academic essays to short stories, individual poems to poetry collections, and the quality of submissions did not disappoint. English's faculty evaluators were impressed with all they encountered, making this year's finalist selections a challenging one to narrow.
The Class Day 2022 celebration for the Department of English heralded a return to an in-person festivities. This year's celebration was held Monday, May 23, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. in McCosh 50.
With over one hundred attendees present, including concentrators, students, faculty, and friends, the department celebrated our forty English concentrators from the Class of 2022.
Gene Jarrett, Princeton’s dean of the faculty and the William S. Tod Professor of English, has taught students about Paul Laurence Dunbar for two decades and published book articles and chapters on the popular and accomplished writer. But it wasn’t until 2008 that Jarrett decided to tackle a biography of Dunbar, who rose to prominence in the Gilded Age and has been called the “poet laureate of his race.”
In the first episode of this two-part series, host and producer Dexter Thomas, ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow and a postdoctoral research associate in the Humanities Council, speaks to Allie Mangel ’22 and Lucy Ellen Dever ’22 about their senior thesis research.