News Archive


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.
Meredith Martin on "React to Film" Board. Posted October 10, 2012 Meredith Martin is on the educational advisory board for the organization "React to Film" ( and facilitated Princeton's involvement as part of the College Action Network with the help if Wilson College.
Sandberg play premiere Posted October 10, 2012 Bob Sandberg's play, "Roundelay," will have its premiere at the Passage Theatre Company in March 2013.
Wolfson conference lecture, October 19-20, 2012 Posted October 10, 2012 Susan Wolfson will deliver a lecture at a conference "New Directions in Gender, a Conference in Honor of Anne K. Mellor at UCLA/Clark Library, October 19-20, 2012.
Claudia Johnson interviewed by Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted October 10, 2012 Claudia Johnson's interview with the ABC, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, "New Evidence Suggests Portrait of Jane Austen is Authentic", was broadcast this past summer, June 27, 2012.
Prosody Archive awarded Mellon Foundation Officer's Grant Posted October 5, 2012 The Princeton Prosody Archive has been awarded an Mellon Foundation Officer's Grant for the 2012-2013 academic year to fund the creation of the first data set for the archive.
Robert Sandberg play, "IRL: In Real Life" Tours Posted October 3, 2012

Robert Sandberg's play IRL: In Real Life is being toured throughout the 2012-2013 season by George Street Playhouse through a grant from the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. From shared text messages, exploited secret photos and threatening online conversations, cyber-bullying reaches every facet of the students' lives and leads to consequences everyone needs to face.  This production investigates how students can take an active role to end cyber-bullying.

Jon, Steph, and Christina in Oxford
Princeton Bread Loaf Partnership Posted October 2, 2012 Starting in the summer of 2012, Princeton University and the Princeton English Department started an initiative with the Bread Loaf School of English to bring three to four of our outstanding rising seniors to the Bread Loaf program at Lincoln College, Oxford.
New Asian American literature and culture course Posted September 25, 2012

The English Dept is spearheading a new series of courses on Asian American literature and culture, including the inaugural course this Fall: Law, Bodies, and the Everyday, taught by Prof. Anne Cheng with Judge Denny Chin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit as occasional co-instructor.  

Critical Encounters Series Posted September 25, 2012 The Critical Encounters series presents a special student reading of an exciting new play about the Bunker twins (the original so-called Siamese Twins) entitled I Dream of Chang and Eng.
Cheng awarded Honorable Mention for recent book Posted September 25, 2012

Anne Cheng’s Second Skin: Josephine Baker and the Modern Surface was awarded Honorable Mention for the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize for 2012.