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Bollywood Class discussion
Meenu Gaur and critic Iftikhar Dadi discuss the making of Zinda Bhaag Posted May 1, 2017

“Award-winning filmmaker Meenu Gaur and critic Iftikhar Dadi, discuss the making of Zinda Bhaag, the first oscar-nominated film from Pakistan in over 30 years, with students in Prof. Chaudhary’s course on Bollywood Cinema. Students from Cornell, also in a course on Bollywood, joined the discussion remotely.”

Daniel Blank
Daniel Blank honored by Graduate School for excellence in teaching and service Posted April 24, 2017

Congratulations to Daniel Blank on being honored by the Graduate School for excellence in teaching.

Deborah Nord and Maria DiBattista
'At Home in the World': DiBattista and Nord reframe female literary tradition Posted April 17, 2017

Congratulations to Deborah Nord and Maria DiBattista on the publication of their new book, "At Home in the World: Women Writers and Public Life, from Austen to the Present".

Dialogue China conference
A Dialogue in Chinese and English Poetics Posted April 10, 2017

A group of seven Chinese poets and poetry scholars visited the Princeton campus to participate in a week-long seminar (March 26-31) organized by Professor Susan Stewart and devoted to “A Dialogue in Chinese and English Poetics.”

NYT - Acrostic - Schor
Professor Esther Schor's new book on Esperanto, Bridge of Words, featured in New York Times Sunday Acrostic. Posted March 1, 2017 As New York Times Sunday puzzlers recently discovered, Professor Esther Schor's new book on Esperanto, Bridge of Words, was featured in the Acrostic on February 19th (constructed by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon).
Rob Nixon
Writing environmental ruin, or how to write an obituary for an embattled planet Posted January 27, 2017

Courses taught by Prof. Rob Nixon are discussed in hompage feature story.

Read the story here:

Writing environmental ruin, or how to write an obituary for an embattled planet

 

Simon Gikandi
Gikandi, Leo, and Wills elected to MLA posts Posted January 10, 2017 Congratulations to Professor Simon Gikandi, who has been elected Second Vice President of the Modern Language Association (MLA)
Wolfson - Reading Keats
Susan Wolfson book award Posted January 3, 2017

Susan Wolfson's publication, Reading John Keats, published by Cambridge University Press, has received the "Outstanding Academic Title" award from Choice.

 

 

Joani Etskovitz
Congratulations to Joani Etskovitz, Class of 2017, Marshall Fellow Posted December 12, 2016

Congratulations to English department major, Joani Etskovitz '17, on winning the Marshall Fellowship. 

Bridge of Words - Esther Schor
Schor explores the universal language Esperanto in 'Bridge of Words' Posted November 11, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Esther Schor on the publication of her new book:  "Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language"

Juniors nominated to undergraduate advisory committee Posted October 25, 2016

Congratulations to juniors Luke Gamble, Kevin Romero and Lydia Weintraub for being nominated by their peers to the English Department undergraduate advisory committee.

Gunnar Rice
Congratulations! Gunnar Rice '17 elected to Phi Beta Kappa Posted October 18, 2016 Congratulations! Gunnar Rice '17 elected to Phi Beta Kappa
Professor Susan Wolfson receives Phi Beta Kappa teaching award Posted June 7, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Susan Wolfson on receiving the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Clair Wills
Professor Clair Wills inducted into the Royal Irish Academy Posted June 1, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Clair Wills on her induction in the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, Friday, May 27, 2016.

Poems before lunch
POEMS BEFORE LUNCH Friday, May 27, 2106 10:30am - 11:30am Posted May 26, 2016

What do we reach for, when we reach for a poem?

Jeff Dolven
Jeff Dolven Announced as Second Behrman Professor in the Humanities Posted May 24, 2016

The Council of the Humanities is pleased to announce that Jeff Dolven, associate professor of English, will become the second Behrman Professor in the Humanities

Spirit of Princeton Award winners
English Major Olivia Robbins '16 among Spirit of Princeton Award Winners Posted May 16, 2016

Eight students have been named winners of the 2016 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life.

Cameron Platt and Esther Kim
Platt named valedictorian, Kim selected as salutatorian Posted April 26, 2016

Congratulations to Cameron Platt, an English major from Santa Barbara, California, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton's Class of 2016. Esther Kim, an English major from Marietta, Georgia, has been named the Latin salutatorian.

Critical Encounters Series presents Against Interpretation Trans-bodies and Beyond
Critical Encounters Series presents Against Interpretation Trans-bodies and Beyond Posted April 21, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
100 Jones Hall

Jill Dolan named fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Posted April 21, 2016

Dolan is among seven Princeton faculty named to the Academy.

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