News Archive


Photos from Fall 2013 Semester in London Posted November 7, 2013 Photos of Fall 2013 Semester at University College, London visiting the Houses of Parliament
PAW article: Literature: It's Not So Romantic Posted October 23, 2013 Deborah Nord and Maria DiBattista, interviewed by Princeton Alumni Weekly, discuss a new book they are writing on female authors who use their writing to engage in public debates.
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Critical Encounters Series - Thursday, October 17, 2013 Posted October 16, 2013 "Cinematic Bodies - Activist Frontiers"
 Carlos Decena, Associate Professor, Rutgers & Alex Rivera, Filmmaker/Digital Media Artist
 Thursday, October 17, 2013, 4:30 p.m.106 McCormick
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Anne Cheng talk: "Ornament and Law" at Stanford University Posted October 16, 2013

On Thursday, 10 October 2013, Anne Cheng gave a talk at Stanford University entitled "Ornament and Law" sponsored by Asian American Studies, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Division of Literatures, Cultures and Languages, English, and Department of Modern Thought and Literature.  The talk drew people from on and off campus, including several Princeton alums.

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Prof. Claudia Johnson wins the 2013 Christian Gauss Award Posted October 10, 2013 Claudia L. Johnson, author of Jane Austen’s Cults and Cultures (University of Chicago Press, 2013) is the winner of the 2013 Christian Gauss Award for a distinguished work of literary scholarship and criticism.
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Eduardo Cadava: PIIRS Director's Book Forum Series Presentation Posted September 24, 2013

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies opens its 2013–14 Director’s Book Forum series with a presentation by Eduardo Cadava, professor of English, and Gabriela Nouzeilles, professor and chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, on their book, The Itinerant Languages of Photography (2013), on Wednesday, September 25,

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Bread Loaf School of English Posted September 13, 2013 Princeton University and the Princeton English Department successfully completed another summer of the Bread Loaf School of English and Oxford University initiative.
Jane Austen to the life? - Claudia Johnson's recent article in the TLS Posted September 5, 2013 Claudia L. Johnson, Murray Professor of English, was recently published in the August 28, 2013 edition of the Times Literary Supplement.
New Publications Translated by Prof. Susan Stewart Posted July 25, 2013 New Publications Translated by Prof. Susan Stewart from University of Chicago Press


New Book by Emeritus Prof. John V. Fleming Posted July 18, 2013 "The Dark Side of Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason"
Graduate Student, Dan Johnson, Featured in PAW Article Posted July 3, 2013 Read the full article here.
New Book Reading: Jeff Dolven "Speculative Music" Posted July 2, 2013 Speculative Music, at Labyrinth Books - Thursday, Sept 26, 2013 - 6 p.m.
Prof. Deborah Nord honored for distinguished teaching Posted June 7, 2013 Four Princeton University faculty members received President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, June 4.
Congratulations Class of 2013 Posted June 5, 2013 Congratulations to the Class of 2013 and especially prizewinners recognized at the Class Day Awards Ceremony.
Graduate Student, Amelia Worsley, honored for excellence in teaching. Posted May 30, 2013 The Princeton University Graduate School will present awards to five graduate students in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.
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New Book by Prof. Alexandra Vazquez Posted May 28, 2013 Listening in Detail is an original and impassioned take on the intellectual and sensory bounty of Cuban music as it circulates between the island, the United States, and other locations.
Prof. Jeff Dolven quoted in article "A Writing Class Focused on Goodbyes" Posted May 20, 2013 "A Writing Class Focused on Goodbyes" in the New York Times
Photos from ENG 223 Cooking Celebration Posted May 13, 2013 Photos from ENG 223 Cooking Celebration
Wayside Shrines Posted May 9, 2013

Wayside Shrines perform Saturday, May 11 at 4:00 at the Princeton Public Library's Hinds Plaza.

Wayside Shirnes includes Princeton faculty members Nigel Smith and Pual Muldoon.

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Photos from Early Modern Music event Posted May 3, 2013 Here are some photos of the Early Modern Music event on May 2