News Archive


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.

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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.
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Back to Baghdad: Life in the City of Doom Posted July 22, 2014

Graduate student, Roy Scranton has an article published in the July 2014 issue of Rolling Stone: "Back to Baghdad: Life in the City of Doom", talking about his experiences returning to Iraq after serving there in the United States military. 

Prof. Andrew Cole awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship Posted April 11, 2014

Congratulations to Associate Professor, Andrew Cole, on receiving a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship.


A. Walton Litz, Princeton 'high modernist' scholar of literature, dies Posted June 16, 2014 A. Walton Litz, the Holmes Professor of Belles Lettres, Emeritus, and professor of English, emeritus, at Princeton University, died of respiratory failure at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, New Jersey, on June 4. He was 84.
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Prof. Nigel Smith Advocates for Milton in Shakespeare vs. Milton Debate Posted June 9, 2014

Shakespeare vs Milton
The Kings of English Literature Debate
Sunday June 22 2014, 6pm | Royal Geographical Society

English Faculty Members recognized for Distinguished Teaching Posted June 4, 2014 Simon Gikandi and Robert Sandberg recognized with the President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching.
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New Book edited by Prof. Susan Wolfson Posted May 29, 2014

Wolfson’s running commentary will engage new readers while offering delights for scholars and devoted Janeites.

Senior English Major Jenesis Fonseca-Ledezma 2014 Spirit of Princeton Award winner Posted May 8, 2014 Nine students have been named winners of the 2014 Spirit of Princeton Award, which honors undergraduates at Princeton University for their positive contributions to campus life.
Professor Susan Stewart receives Behrman Award Posted May 5, 2014 English Professor Susan Stewart receives the University's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
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New publication by Professor Nigel Smith: "A Collection of Ranter Writings" Posted April 17, 2014

A Collection of Ranter Writings Spiritual Liberty and Sexual Freedom in the English Revolution