What do we reach for, when we reach for a poem?
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
Eight students have been named winners of the 2016 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life.
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.
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Dolan is among seven Princeton faculty named to the Academy.
Emeritus Professor, John Fleming, interviewed by Princeton Alumni Weekly. (Photo by Sameer A. Khan)
Senior Olivia Robbins (left) shares her work with Prof. Esther Schor (right) and Leonard Milberg, a member of the Class of 1953. (Photo by Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications)
English major, Joani Etxkovitz, has been awarded the Beinecke Scholarship for graduate study in English Literature.
New York Times review of 'The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe,' by Elaine Showalter
It is with deep sadness that the English Department says goodbye to Cara McCollum (Class of 2015). A former English major as well as a Miss America contestant, Cara passed away this morning. A teacher celebrates her gifts.
Joshua Bennett is co-winner of Princeton University's top honor for graduate students.
Ogemdi Ude, an English major, will spend a year as a Sachs Global Scholar studying Indigenous Australian physical theater in Melbourne, Australia.
Read more here:http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S45/02/77E79/index.xml?section=topstories
A.O. Scott, lead film critic for The New York Times, recently sat down for an interview with the editors of The Princeton Buffer
Princeton University alumna Katherine Clifton (English), a member of the Class of 2015, and seniors Richard Lu, Cameron Platt (English), and Evan Soltas have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Princeton held a public conversation on Nov. 16 featuring NEH Chairman William "Bro" Adams and presentations by prominent scholars at the University as well as public humanities advocates. The event, "Community and University: 50 Years of the National Endowment for the Humanities," was sponsored by the Council of the Humanities, Princeton Public Library and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
Inaugural edition of the department news letter published.
Featured in the Daily Princetonian.
Best wishes for a successful academic year!
Congratulations to graduate student, Roy Scranton. His new book Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization is being released with City Lights on September 23, 2015. The book has received endorsements from Naomi Klein, Elizabeth Kolbert, Simon Critchley, Dale Jamieson, McKenzie Wark, and Rob Nixon.