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.
Professor Anne Cheng's spring course "Food, Literature and the American Racial Diet" is featured on the Princeton homepage.
Lightning in a Panel - the American Superhero and the invention of a modern mythology.
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Four Princeton University faculty members received President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, June 2.
Congratulations to all of our English Department majors!
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A Daily Princetonian article featuring the "14 Coolest Fall Classes" includes two new English Department courses.
Meredith Martin, an associate professor of English at Princeton University, is using digital tools to explore new analytical questions in the study of poetry.