Margaret Wright, a senior majoring in English who is affiliated with Rockefeller College, has taken many classes at Princeton that have taught her how to better articulate and present her opinions. To add to those skills, she said, she would like to focus instead on listening to other people — "not in order to rebut an argument or support a claim, but just to try to understand."
Professor Simon Gikandi's course, "Topics in Literature and Ethics: Modern Evil", is featured on the university website.
“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.”
Congratulations to Daniel Blank on being honored by the Graduate School for excellence in teaching.
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".
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.”
Courses taught by Prof. Rob Nixon are discussed in hompage feature story.
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Writing environmental ruin, or how to write an obituary for an embattled planet
Susan Wolfson's publication, Reading John Keats, published by Cambridge University Press, has received the "Outstanding Academic Title" award from Choice.
Congratulations to English department major, Joani Etskovitz '17, on winning the Marshall Fellowship.
Congratulations to Professor Esther Schor on the publication of her new book: "Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language"
Congratulations to juniors Luke Gamble, Kevin Romero and Lydia Weintraub for being nominated by their peers to the English Department undergraduate advisory committee.
Congratulations to Professor Susan Wolfson on receiving the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Congratulations to Professor Clair Wills on her induction in the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin, Friday, May 27, 2016.
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.