News Archive


Graduation celebration cake
Congratulations to the Class of 2015 Posted June 2, 2015

Congratulations to all of our English Department majors!

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'Note Book' Author Jeff Nunokawa Talks Literature In The Age Of Facebook Posted May 28, 2015 Professor Jeff Nunokawa is interviewed on his recently released book, "Note Book". 

Click here to read the Huffington Post article.

Claudia Johnson receives Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Posted May 4, 2015 Professor Claudia Johnson received the University's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
Meredith Martin awarded Mellon Foundation Fellowship Posted April 28, 2015 Meredith Martin, associate professor of English and director of the Digital Humanities Center, has been awarded a New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Daily Princetonian: 14 Coolest Fall Classes Posted April 15, 2015

A Daily Princetonian article featuring the "14 Coolest Fall Classes" includes two new English Department courses.

English Department PhD alumnus John Bugg wins Fordham Graduate Teaching Award Posted March 25, 2015 John Bugg received the annual Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching at Fordham University's Arts and Sciences Faculty Day.
Valerie Smith appointed president of Swarthmore College Posted February 23, 2015 Congratulations to Valerie Smith on her appointment to the presidency of Swarthmore College
Meredith Martin: Princeton Prosody Archive
Princeton Prosody Archive brings digital tools to the study of poetry Posted February 9, 2015

Meredith Martin, an associate professor of English at Princeton University, is using digital tools to explore new analytical questions in the study of poetry.

Grace May Tilton Fund in the Program in American Studies accepting applications for awards in American art Posted January 21, 2015 The Program in American Studies is soliciting applications from former graduate students who have identified themselves with the Program in American Studies during their graduate studies.
National Gallery of Art Podcast - Zahid Chaudhary Posted January 12, 2015 Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852–1860, Part 2: Interpreting Early Photography in India: Medium and Method
Sarah Chihaya freshman seminar
Professor Sarah Chihaya freshman seminar featured on University home page Posted December 8, 2014

Sarah Chihaya, an assistant professor of English, is teaching the freshman seminar "Student Life: The University in Film and Fiction," which is encouraging new Princeton students to think about the many facets of college life featured.

Freshman seminar homes in on university experience for new students

Photo by Denise Applewhite, Office of Communications


Professors Sophie Gee and Michael Wood contribute to journal edited by former English Dept. Graduate Student Posted November 13, 2014 Professors Sophie Gee and Michael Wood contribute articles to the journal, Republics of Letters, edited by former English Department graduate student, Denise Gigante.
Galway Kinnell, distinguished Princeton alumnus, poet, and English major, is dead at 87 Posted October 30, 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Department of English alumnus Galway Kinnell passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
ENG359 Film and Television Review: The Princeton Buffer
ENG 359: Film and Television Review: The Princeton Buffer Posted October 24, 2014 Paula Brett of Princeton's New Media Center teaching Professor Diana Fuss' ENG359 students about podcasting with images.
Stewart Nation Article
Susan Stewart article published in The Nation Posted October 22, 2014 Susan Stewart's article on the poetry of Pier Paolo Pasolini appears in the October 27, 2014 edition of THE Nation.
Poems of De Angelis - Stewart/Ceccagnoli
American Literary Translator's Association NTA Shortlist Announced Posted October 22, 2014

Professor Susan Stewart's co-translation with Patrizio Ceccagnoli of the poems of Milo De Angelis is on the short list of the American Literary Translator's Association award for the best literary translation of the year.

Professor Alexandra Vazquez new book awarded Romero Prize
Professor Alexandra Vazquez new book awarded Romero Prize Posted October 21, 2014

Alexandra Vazquez's book, Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music" (Duke UP, 2013), has been awarded the Lora Romero Prize First Book Publication Prize from the American Studies Association.

Samuel Hynes
Emeritus Professor Samuel Hynes discusses his book "The Unsubstantial Air" Posted October 20, 2014 Emeritus Professor Samuel Hynes discusses his new book, The Unsubstantial Air, in NY Times article.
Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas
New publication by Professor Sarah Rivett: "Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas" Posted October 20, 2014 Professor Sarah Rivett has co-edited and published a new essay collection on "Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas".
Code the ode: Center for Digital Humanities marries technology and humanistic studies Posted September 29, 2014 The Princeton Center for Digital Humanities, directed by English Department Professor Meredith Martin, is featured on the central University website.