From the writers of “The Lost Generation,” who include American expatriates F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein, to Sylvia Beach’s Shakespeare and Company bookshop, and to influential French writers like Guillaume Apollinaire or the Surrealists, early 20th-century Paris continues to hold a special allure for tourists and academics alike.
With support from a Humanities Center Gardner Grant, Susan Wolfson’s Frankenstein@200 convened a collquium March 2019 on Teaching Frankenstein: Race, Ethics, Pedagogy, Princeton PhD John Bugg (now a Professor at Fordham) and Adam Potkay, here in AY 2018-2019 as a Rockefeller Fellow at the Center for Human Values, and from that post interacted with a lot of our students in his classes, in colloquia. Essays developed from this occasion have just been published in Keats-Shelley Review 34.1 (2020), attracting much interest (in ways we could not have foreseen) in br
Construction work continues on campus. Renovation of McCosh 50 - old desks being removed.
Professor Vance Smith discusses his new book, "The Arts of Dying"
Endowed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg `71 h03. The scholarship provides a stipend of up to $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.
Professor Sarah Rivett interviewed on BBC3 Radio program: "The Verb" speaking about Native American Writing. The broadcast will include two native American poets as well as Professor Rivett.
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The Department of English welcomes back eight of our recent undergraduate alumni talk to talk about their career paths since Princeton, and how they have used skills gained in the major in the fields of publishing, medicine, law, marketing, journalism, arts management, non-profit, and film production.
Kate Thorpe (left), a doctoral candidate in English, and William Gleason, the Hughes-Rogers Professor of English and American Studies, lead a class discussion. Their collaboration on the course is part of the Collaborative Teaching Initiative, which fosters graduate students’ professional experience through the design and co-teaching of an innovative undergraduate course
Congratulations to Professor Sarah Chihaya on her recent article published in the in "The New York Review of Books".