Events

Feb 21
Rachel Eisendrath, Department of English, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Barnard College, Columbia University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Failures of Selfhood: Augustine, Hamlet, and the Rise of the Aesthetic"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Cartographies of New York and Other Postwar American Cities: Art, Literature and Urban Spaces
Feb 26
Monica Manolescu
School of Architechture South Gallery 12: 00 PM

Cartographies of New York and Other Postwar American Cities: Art, Literature and Urban Spaces explores phenomena of urban mapping in the discourses and strategies of a variety of postwar artists and practitioners of space: Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg, Vito Acconci, Gordon Matta-Clark,

Feb 26
Herman Beavers, Department of English and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

"Something Else You Have to Figure In: the Ethical Dilemma of Unreliable Citizenship in Morrison's Home and Jazz"

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Feb 27
Ian Davis, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Contempt in James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room"

Feb 28
Kathryn Murphy, Department of English, University of Oxford, UK
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Montaigne the Barbarian

Poetry, Mind & Action poster
Feb 28
Oren Izenberg, University of California
Chancellor Green 105 4: 30 PM

This talk is one of three given by Oren Izenberg in the Bain-Swiggett "Poetry, Mind and Action" seminar series.

Mar 03
Garrett Stewart, Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of English
Joseph Henry House - Seminar Room 4: 30 PM

A Colloquium on Style, with Humanities Professor Garrett Stewart, and comments by Jeff Dolven, Claudia Johnson, and Susan Wolfson on Garrett Stewart’s pre-circulated essay “Words,” and snapshots of their own recent work on style, and discussion by all.

Poetry, Mind & Action poster
Mar 04
Oren Izenberg, University of California
Chancellor Green 105 4: 30 PM

This talk is the second of three given by Oren Izenberg in the Bain-Swiggett "Poetry, Mind and Action" seminar series.

Poetry, Mind & Action poster
Mar 06
Oren Izenberg, University of California
Chancellor Green 105 4: 30 PM

This talk is the third and final talk by Oren Izenberg in the Bain Swiggett "Poetry, Mind and Action" seminar series.

Mar 07
Kandice Chuh, CUNY/The Graduate Center
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM

https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series-k...

Mar 13
Brittney Edmonds, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Rereading Richard Wright's Native Son"

Mar 13
Haruko Momma, Department of English, New York University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Paratexts and Their Performativity: Old English Scribbles

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Mar 14
Jim Casey, Princeton Center for Digital Humanities, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Frederick Douglass, New Orleans, and the Possibility of Editorship Studies

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Mar 25
Anne Waldman, Poet
40 McCosh Hall 5: 00 PM

A Reading by Anne Waldman

Mar 26
Amber Musser, Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St.Louis & Xandra Ibarra
McCormick 106 ( Princeton University Art Museum)
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

An Intersections Working Group presents Brown Matter, Noisy Flesh co- sponsored by the Departments of English, African American Studies, and Gender Sexuality Studies

 

 

Mar 27
Jonathan Farina, Department of English, Seton Hall University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

Apr 03
RL Goldberg, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Title TBA

Sense: Weatving Water Original
Apr 04
TBA 4: 30 PM

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Apr 05
Adam Potkay, Jr. Professor of Humanities at the College of William and Mary.
TBA 2: 00 PM

Time for this Colloquium is TBA.

Apr 10
Oliver Browne, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

"Modernism and 'the old problem...what to do with your revolution once you've got it' "

Apr 11
Nick Gaskill, Associate Professor of American Literature at Oxford University
Hinds Library
12: 00 PM to 1: 30 PM
Apr 15
Emily Harrington, Department of English, University of Colorado, Boulder
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Reception in Thorp Library to follow talk.

Apr 17
Professor Eva Cherniavsky
TBA 4: 30 PM

Title TBA

Apr 17
Firestone Library
4: 30 PM to 6: 00 PM

Brian Cassidy will lead a workshop at Rare Books and Special Collections at Firestone Library titled, "The Machines That Made Them: Identifying Twentieth-Century Duplicating Technologies."

Apr 24
Kimberly Bain, Department of English, Princeton University
Hinds Library (Room B14), McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

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Apr 24
Professor Tamsen Wolff, DUS
TBD
5: 00 PM to 6: 30 PM

Optional senior comprehensive exam review session for graduating seniors. Refreshments provided.

Apr 29
Isabel Rivers is Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Culture at Queen Mary University of London
Dickinson 211 4: 30 PM
May 02
Jessica Wolfe, Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
4: 30 PM

Thomas Browne and the Mystery of Number in the Seventeenth Century

Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.

May 02
Colleen Lye, University of California, Berkeley
East Pyne 010 4: 30 PM

https://ams.princeton.edu/events/asian-american-studies-lecture-series-c...

Oct 04
TBA
8: 30 AM to 5: 30 PM

This conference will be held 10/4/2019 and 10/5/2019 from 8:30am to 5:30pm each day.

Speakers and official title TBA.