Two seminars and a poetry reading honoring the work of Susan Stewart, Professor of English, and Avalon Foundation University Professor in the Humanities.
10:00 am — Seminar 1: “How Is Poetry a Living Art?” — Betts Auditorium
2:00 pm — Seminar 2: “By What Means Can Poetry Evade Culture?…
“It was the Best of Times” celebrates and discusses the wide-ranging impact of the work of Deborah Nord, Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature at Princeton University. Speakers will address subjects including Professor Nord’s contribution to Victorian literary scholarship, gender studies, urban studies, and interdisciplinary scholarship…
Labyrinth Books @ 122 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542, and Online streaming @ labyrinthbooks.com/events
This event is co-sponsored by Princeton University's Humanities Council and English Department.
- Susan Wolfson
- Maria DiBattista
Assistant Professor of English at Clark University. He specializes in the literature of the 16th and 17th Centuries. He teaches courses on race, disability, and emotions in early modern British literature.
John Plotz is Mandel Professor of Humanities at Brandeis University and editor of the B-Sides feature in Public Books. He co-hosts the podcast
Want to learn more about what kinds of careers are possible in academic publishing?
Join the English Department and the staff at Princeton University Press to learn more about the ins and outs of academic publishing!
WHEN: Thursday November 28th @ 12:30pm
WHERE: Aaron Burr Hall 219
WHO CAN JOIN: All undergraduate and…
The Next Chapter: Career Conversations with Princeton English Alumni will return to its former in-person panel this year! The Department of English welcomes back eight of our recent undergraduate alumni to talk about their career paths since Princeton, and how they have used skills gained in the major in the fields of higher…
- Dr. F. Thurston Drake '02, Surgeon & Professor of Medicine
- Professor Joseph Cermatori '05, Professor of English, Skidmore College
- Alexis Branagan '11, Communications for Princeton University Concerts & Freelance Professional Dancer
- Alex Ulyett ' 11, Publishing & now at Audible
- Esperanza Balcárcel '17, Performer & Graduate Student, Yale School of Drama
- Natalie Tung '18, Entrepreneur & Co-founder and Executive Director, HomeWorks Trenton
Please register at the following link: https://forms.gle/TJQYaPobBNELA3XJ8
Food will be served, please list any allergies or dietary restrictions.
Please contact [email protected] if you require any special accommodations in order to attend.
Princeton Seminar in Poetry & Poetics - "Songwriting: Theory of Medieval Song"
I Record - September 26th at 4:30pm - Chancellor Green 105
II Pause - September 27th at 4:30pm - Chancellor Green 105
Mary Naydan is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of English. Her research and teaching interests focus on British and American modern literature, poetry and historical poetics, and genre studies. She received her B.A. from Dickinson College in 2015. In 2014, she was awarded a nationally-competitive Beinecke Scholarship for graduate study…
Please join us for the 2022 Majors' Colloquium, Reading for Pleasure: Reclaiming Joy through Literature. Four English faculty speakers have been invited by the Class of 2022 to address this topic and all undergraduate English Majors are invited to attend.
Following the colloquium, English UG majors and faculty are invited to a…
It has long been predicted that climate change will lead to large-scale displacements of population and mass migration. Is it possible to look at the European 'migrant crisis’ of recent years through this prism? This, and many other related questions, prompted me to travel to migrant camps in Italy in 2017, to interview migrants whose…
The 13th annual Princeton-Rutgers Victorian Symposium, Print Ecologies, will feature three panels of graduate students presenting on interdisciplinary themes from the environmental humanities, media studies, book history, and more.
An interdisciplinary conference exploring the place of the Netherlands and its culture in the later 16th and 17th centuries as it began to exert influence across the globe and as it acted as a distinctive conduit for the transmission of American, African and Asian elements back into Europe. Papers will discuss political, social, colonial,…
Beginning with Melville's remarks left in his Encantadas concerning the Galapagos tortoises this lecture examines the scientific and historical archives to which he had recourse, from Cuvier and Broderip to Porter and Delano. On that basis it seek to reconstruct exactly what, in the early 19th century, prompted scientists, doctors, and…
Save the Date! Join Us for Class Day on May 14th 2021 at 4:00pm EST. More Information to Follow.
English Concentrators and Faculty,
Please join us for the 2021 Majors' Colloquium. Our majors have chosen the topic:
Your Faves are Problematic: Reading and Teaching Fraught Texts
And we are thrilled to introduce our department's speakers on this topic:Anne A. ChengJeff NunokawaKinohi NishikawaAutumn Womack
As we must,…
The Next Chapter: Alumni Conversations in the Department of English. Please join us on March 3, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom to meet the panel of Princeton University English Department alumni:
Eu Na Noh '16 (Law)
L. Driskell-Garcia '17 (Education)
Emily Silk '10 (Publishing)
Jack Lohmann '19 (Journalism)
Veronica Pickett …
Friday, February 19
1:30 – 3:00, Panel 1: Capital Accounts
On the Threshold of Friendship: Socialist Sympathy at the Fin de Siècle
Gemma Holgate (Royal Holloway, University of London)
The Social Division of Intellectual Labor as a Condition of England in Kingsley's Alton Locke
Marie Sanazaro (Princeton University)…