News Archive


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.
Princeton Buffer
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.
Emily Vasiliauskas
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


Parliament - Fall 2013 Junior Seminar in London
Fall 2013 Semester in London Posted November 7, 2013

Click here for Photos of Fall 2013 Semester at University College, London visiting the Houses of Parliament and having a private tea in the the House of Lords' tearoom (the Pugin Room).

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.

Brief description of the talk:

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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,

Breadloaf Summer 13
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.