News Archive

2012-2013

Elaine Showalter receives the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism Posted November 8, 2012 Elaine Showalter received the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin.
Gleason's "Sites Unseen" chosen as runner-up for John Hope Franklin prize Posted November 6, 2012 Bill Gleason's "Sites Unseen" has been chosen by American Studies Association as one of three runners-up for the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for best book in American Studies in 2011.
Elaine Showalter honorary degree
Elaine Showalter receives honorary degree from St. Andrews Posted November 6, 2012

Emeritus Professor, Elaine Showalter, recently received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of St. Andrews.  Read the laureation address on the St. Andrews website.

 Junior Seminar in London (University College London study abroad program) on a tour, 2012.
Students reflect on UCL Junior Seminar 2012 Posted October 26, 2012

Life After Study Abroad: Students reflect on UCL Junior Seminar 2012.

Read the story in the Daily Princetonian here.

Read the web story on the Princeton University homepage: In London, contemporary British literature comes to life.

"Jane Austen's Cults and Cultures," by Claudia L. Johnson Posted October 22, 2012 Claudia L. Johnson's new book, "Jane Austen's Cults and Cultures," was recently published by the University of Chicago Press.
Daphne Brooks article published in "The Nation" Posted October 22, 2012 Daphne Brooks' article on Whitney Houston recently published.
Professor William Gleason published in Princeton Alumni Weekly Posted October 18, 2012 Professor William Gleason - October 10, 2012 - Princeton Alumni Weekly article: Goodnight, iPad?: Children’s literature in a digital age.
Jeff Dolven collaborates with graduates to create new literary magazine Posted October 16, 2012 Jeff Dolven, collaborates with Princeton graduates to create the "The American Reader."
Esther Schor appears in the film "Emma Lazarus, Poet of Exiles" Posted October 16, 2012

Esther Schor appears in the film "Emma Lazarus, Poet of Exiles," directed by Andrea Simon. The film was made for an exhibition by the same name, currently on view at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Schor served as an advisor to the exhibition, and co-wrote and recorded the walking tour app, which may be downloaded at:

ENG 224: Class photo
ENG 224: Topics in Asian American Studies: "Law, Bodies, and the Everyday" Posted October 16, 2012 ENG 224: Topics in Asian American Studies "Law, Bodies, and the Everyday," is currently being team-taught by Prof. Anne A. Cheng and the Honorable Judge Denny Chin from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Sarah Case poetry review in Jacket2 Posted October 12, 2012 Graduate student Sarah Case had a poetry review appear online at Jacket2
Roy Scranton upcoming release from Da Capo press Posted October 12, 2012

Roy Scranton is the Co-editor of Fire and Forget, due out from Da Capo in February 2013.

Daniel Blank article published Posted October 12, 2012 Daniel Blank article appears in October 2012 issue of The Bodleian Library Record.
Bennett's "Tamara's Opus" recently published Posted October 11, 2012

Joshua Bennett's original poem, "Tamara's Opus" has been recently published in Disability Studies Quarterly.

Bennett poems to be published in Wasafiri literary magazine. Posted October 11, 2012 Joshua Bennet poems upcoming publication in Wasafiri.
Joshua Bennett performs at Clinton Global Initiative
Bennett performs at Clinton Global Citizen Awards Posted October 11, 2012 Joshua Bennett, graduate student, performs at Clinton Global Citizen Awards.
Martin presenting at MSA conference Posted October 10, 2012 Meredith Martin is presenting at the Modernist Studies Association annual conference in October.
Meredith Martin book, "The Rise and Fall of Meter" published Posted October 10, 2012 Meredith Martin book, published May 2012.
Dissertation of Note: Evan Kindley Posted October 10, 2012 Evan Kindley, PhD candidate, has recently defended his dissertation: "Critics and Connoisseurs: Poet-Critics and the Administration of Modernism".
Martin elected MLA delegate Posted October 10, 2012 Meredith Martin was elected as the MLA delegate for the discussion group on Lexicography by the Modern Languages Association in 2011 for a three-year term.

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