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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

Rising English Major Terry O'Shea '16 wins Jeopardy College Championship Posted March 7, 2014 Terry O’Shea '16 won first place in the final round of the Jeopardy! College Championship
English Majors Win Dale Fellowship Posted March 4, 2014 Princeton University seniors Vivienne Chen and Natasha Japanwala will explore representations of home and memory in the independent projects they will pursue in the coming year as Martin Dale Fellowship winners.
English Majors featured in "Zoom in: 28 Stories of a global summer" Posted February 26, 2014 In this interactive feature, you will be able to view a map of the world and take a global journey with more than two dozen Princeton students who engaged in a broad range of academic study, independent research, internships and civic engagement projects in summer 2013.
Scott Berg Fellowship - Summer 2014 Posted February 17, 2014 The scholarship provides a stipend of $3,500 and is designed to meet the living, travel, or research expenses of undergraduate English majors who wish to use the summer for writing or research in connection with their Princeton independent or course work.
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The Princeton Buffer has arrived! Posted January 9, 2014

An outgrowth of The Princeton Film Review course taught by Diana Fuss, we the student editors of the blog invite you to check out Princeton’s new film and television review.

Princeton Prison Teaching Initiative
A second chance through Prison Teaching Initiative Posted December 12, 2013

The Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI), coordinated by volunteers from English and Astrophysical Sciences, offers credit-earning college courses to inmates at three New Jersey correctional facilities. More than 70 Princeton faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and alumni volunteer to teach classes in English, mathematics, science and other subjects spanning the liberal arts.

Prof. Meredith Martin wins MLA Prize for a First Book
Prof. Meredith Martin wins MLA Prize for a First Book Posted December 4, 2013

MLA Prize for a First Book Awarded to Meredith Martin for THE RISE AND FALL OF METER: POETRY AND ENGLISH NATIONAL CULTURE, 1860-1930

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Senior Dixon Li awarded Marshall Scholarship Posted November 25, 2013 Princeton University senior Dixon Li has been named a 2014 Marshall Scholar.
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Ph.D. candidate Emily Vasiliauskas wins Jacobus Fellowship Posted November 22, 2013

Emily Vasiliauskas has been named co-winner of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University's top honor for graduate students

Oxford Bread Loaf fellowships
Oxford Bread Loaf fellowships - Deadline Dec. 30 Posted November 21, 2013

We’re delighted to announce that we are in the third year of our Princeton in Oxford Summer Program for rising seniors.

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Professor Jill Dolan receives Distinguished Scholar Award Posted November 18, 2013  Distinguished Scholar Award presented by the American Society for Theatre Research