Undergraduate dates/deadlines

Upcoming Events

Nov 16
PU Press administration
41 William St 9: 30 AM

Join the Princeton University staff for an in-depth discussion on career paths in publishing. Learn how their current entry-level employees landed the job. Preview an upcoming infographic of the life cycle of a book. Tour the facility. Stay for Q&A.

Dec 05
Jeff Nunokawa
Professor Jeff Nunokawa,
106 McCormick Hall (Princeton University Art Museum) 7: 00 PM

Join us for a film screening of Top Gun with live commentary by Professor Jeff Nunokawa. This event is free and open to the public.

Dec 12
Dropbox 12: 00 PM

Department of English Senior Thesis Deadline:
20 pages and/or 1 chapter due by 12 Noon via Dropbox and to your Adviser

Apr 18

Past Events

2018 - 2019

Sep 20
Professor Tamsen Wolff
4 McCosh Hall (outer entry door B) 5: 30 PM

Information session for all current English seniors led by DUS, Professor Tamsen Wolff.

Sep 20
Professor Tamsen Wolff, DUS
4 McCosh Hall (outer entry door B) 4: 30 PM

Information session for all current English juniors led by DUS, Professor Tamsen Wolff.

Sep 11
See email invitation for details. 5: 00 PM
Sep 10
Professor Jeff Dolven, Acting Chair; Professor Tamsen Wolff, Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS); Undergraduate Advisory Council (UAC)
Frick Chemistry Lab Atrium, 20 Washington Rd 10: 00 AM

https://path.princeton.edu/orientation/academic-expo

This event, held on the second Monday of Orientation week, is organized to highlight academic departments and resources before first-year students enroll in classes. The Academic Expo brings together the many outstanding departments and programs that Princeton has to offer and encourages first-year students to explore courses and consider various academic options.

 

Jan 15
Dropbox 12: 00 PM

Department of English Junior Paper Deadline:
10 pages due by 12 Noon via Dropbox and to your Adviser

2017-2018

Jun 04
Princeton University, Department of English Faculty
50 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #5) 1: 30 PM

Join us, as we celebrate the Class of 2018, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. -  McCosh 50 for the presentation of prize awards and class memories. Family and friends are encouraged to attend. Refreshments to follow in the McCosh courtyard. Rain or shine.

General admission. RSVPs not required.

May 17
10 McCosh Hall (Entry 1 or A) 9: 00 AM
May 16
10 McCosh Hall (Entry 1 or A) 9: 00 AM
Apr 24
9: 00 AM 9: 00 AM

Please see your advisor for instructions and deadline information.

Apr 24
(All day) (All day)
ENGLISH, Sophomore Advising Sign-In Schedule - 2018 (Class of 2020)
DateTimeRoomProfessor
Tuesday, April 1012:00 - 1:15B52 McCosh HallChihaya, Sarah
Wednesday, April 1112:00 - 2:0044a McCosh HallStewart, Susan
 12:30 - 20047 McCosh HallWolff, Tamsen
Apr 18
(All day) (All day)
ENGLISH, Sophomore Advising Sign-In Schedule - 2018 (Class of 2020)
DateTimeRoomProfessor
Tuesday, April 1012:00 - 1:15B52 McCosh HallChihaya, Sarah
Wednesday, April 1112:00 - 2:0044a McCosh HallStewart, Susan
 12:30 - 20047 McCosh HallWolff, Tamsen
Apr 17
(All day) (All day)
ENGLISH, Sophomore Advising Sign-In Schedule - 2018 (Class of 2020)
DateTimeRoomProfessor
Tuesday, April 1012:00 - 1:15B52 McCosh HallChihaya, Sarah
Wednesday, April 1112:00 - 2:0044a McCosh HallStewart, Susan
 12:30 - 20047 McCosh HallWolff, Tamsen
Apr 16
40 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #4) 11: 00 AM

Princeton Previews Open House information session for admitted students and their parents. 

Apr 13
(All day) (All day)
ENGLISH, Sophomore Advising Sign-In Schedule - 2018 (Class of 2020)
DateTimeRoomProfessor
Tuesday, April 1012:00 - 1:15B52 McCosh HallChihaya, Sarah
Wednesday, April 1112:00 - 2:0044a McCosh HallStewart, Susan
 12:30 - 20047 McCosh HallWolff, Tamsen
Apr 11
(All day) (All day)
ENGLISH, Sophomore Advising Sign-In Schedule - 2018 (Class of 2020)
DateTimeRoomProfessor
Tuesday, April 1012:00 - 1:15B52 McCosh HallChihaya, Sarah
Wednesday, April 1112:00 - 2:0044a McCosh HallStewart, Susan
 12:30 - 20047 McCosh HallWolff, Tamsen
Apr 10
22 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #2) 12: 00 PM

Tuesday, April 10th @ 12 Noon is the deadline for all English seniors to hand in their Senior Theses. You may drop them off earlier than the deadline during normal office hours, M-Th, 8:30am-4:45pm and F, 8:30am-4:30pm. If you have any questions, please contact your Thesis Advisor our the DUS, Sophie Gee (sgee@).

Apr 10
(All day) (All day)
ENGLISH, Sophomore Advising Sign-In Schedule - 2018 (Class of 2020)
DateTimeRoomProfessor
Tuesday, April 1012:00 - 1:15B52 McCosh HallChihaya, Sarah
Wednesday, April 1112:00 - 2:0044a McCosh HallStewart, Susan
 12:30 - 20047 McCosh HallWolff, Tamsen
Apr 09
Autumn Womack, Anne Cheng and Susan Stewart
40 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #4) 11: 00 AM

Princeton Previews Open House information session for admitted students and their parents. 

Apr 06
TBA 9: 00 AM

Open to current Department of English Juniors.

Mar 27
Professors Anne Cheng, Sarah Chihaya and Autumn Womack
40 McCosh Hall (outer entry door #4) 12: 00 PM

Open to sophomores interested in learning more about becoming an English Major.

Refreshments provided.

 

Mar 13
Professor Zahid Chaudhary
Louis Simpson, Room A60 (Davis International Center Office of International Programs) 12: 00 PM

Information Session for Fall 2018:

Fall Semester at University College, London

Princeton students entering the Department of English or the Department of Comparative Literature have the opportunity to spend the fall of junior year at University College London (UCL), the oldest and largest of the constituent colleges of the University of London. This program is a result of the combined efforts of Princeton and UCL faculty members and offers a rigorous, exciting, and rewarding program of study at a top-ranked institution in one of the world’s great capital cities.

Feb 05
8: 00 AM 8: 00 AM

Endowed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg `71 h03.

2016-2017

Apr 20
TBA 4: 30 PM
Mar 15
22 McCosh Hall, English Office 7: 30 AM

Deadline for the A. Scott Berg English Department Summer Fellowship Proposal. Open to prospective sophomore English concentrators and junior English concentrators.

Submit proposals on SAFE.

2015-2016

May 31
Princeton University 8: 00 AM
May 30
McCosh 50, Ceremony; McCosh Courtyard, Reception 1: 30 PM

English Department Class Day ceremony and reception.

Apr 18
010 East Pyne (lower level) 5: 00 PM
Apr 11
McCosh 66 11: 00 AM

Incoming Freshmen to meet with English Department Director of Undergraduate Studies

Apr 05
22 McCosh Hall 8: 00 AM

Senior thesis due in the English office by noon.

Mar 09
22 McCosh Hall (All day)

Proposals due in the English office by 4:00pm.

Dec 04
McCosh 47 11: 00 AM

Seniors meet with Professor Wolff to review their English requirements. Please make your appointment online.

 

Dec 03
McCosh 47 12: 00 PM

Seniors meet with Professor Wolff to review their English requirements. Please make your appointment online.

 

Sep 30
Rm. McCosh 46 4: 30 PM

Juniors to meet with Professor Tamsen Wolff, Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Sep 14
Frick Chemistry Lab 10: 00 AM

Welcome Class of 2019! Stop by our table in the Frick Chemistry Lab atrium to learn more about English course offerings and requirements for becoming an English Major. Our faculty look forward to meeting you and answering your questions.

If you are unable to attend the expo and are thinking about becoming an English Major, attend our alumni panel discussion on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 from 4:30 - 5:45 PM in McCosh Hall, Room 40. This event is open to ALL PRINCETON STUDENTS, UNDERGRAD and GRADUATE STUDENTS. For more information, visit:

Nov 30
McCosh 47 2: 00 PM

Seniors meet with Professor Wolff to review their English requirements. Please make your appointment online.

Apr 23
Apr 18
Thorp Library 10: 00 AM
Apr 17
Apr 16

2014-2015

Jun 02
Princeton University (All day)
Jun 01
McCosh 50 (Entry Door 5) 1: 30 PM
May 05
22 McCosh Hall 4: 00 PM

Prize submissions due by 4:00pm in the English Office.

Apr 13
McCosh Hall 28 4: 30 PM

Sophomore Sign-Ins begin for Prospective English Concentrations.  Refreshments will be served.

See schedule at:  http://english.princeton.edu/undergraduate/sophomore-sign-schedule

Apr 07
McCosh 22 12: 00 PM

Sr. Thesis due in English office by noon.

Mar 31
Professor Smith and Mell Bolen, Director of Study Abroad
McCosh 48 4: 30 PM

Who? Princeton students entering the Department of English or the Department of Comparative Literature
When? Fall of junior year (September 2015)
Where? University College London Apply now! Deadline has been extended to April 6, 2015

Dec 10
McCosh 22 4: 00 PM

Twenty-page thesis draft submitted to advisor. Please sign in at the front office.

Sep 19
McCosh 40 3: 00 PM

Blair Labatt ’69 will talk to interested English majors about what kind of businesses would be worthwhile for them to consider as career options.  He will discuss what kind of skills English majors should expect to use, and what sorts of quantitative skills might be needed to augment communication and writing skills. He will also discuss what kinds of summer internships juniors should pursue as a way of evaluating possible places to begin a career.

2013-2014

May 13
McCosh 22 (All day)

Deadline to submit all written work. 

May 06
McCosh 22 9: 00 AM
Apr 15
Thorp Library, 22 McCosh Hall 10: 00 AM

No appointment necessary. Meetings scheduled for April 15-24 are as follows:

Tuesday, 10-12p; 1:30-4:30p
Wednesday, 10-12p; 1:30-4:30p
Thursday, 10-12p; 1:30-4:30p

Sep 09
Frick Chemistry Lab 9: 00 AM

2012-2013

Jun 04
n/a (All day)
Jun 03
McCosh 50 1: 30 PM

Reception to follow -- McCosh Courtyard

May 16
May 15
n/a (All day)
May 15
May 07
English Office, 22 McCosh Hall 4: 00 PM

 

May 07
n/a 4: 00 PM
May 06
n/a (All day)
May 03
n/a (All day)
Apr 18
22 McCosh Hall 4: 00 PM
Apr 10
10 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM
The topic of the colloquium this year is "Literature and Madness" (chosen by the students) and Michael Wood, Daphne Brooks, Zahid Chaudhary and Bill Gleason have graciously agreed to speak.
Apr 09
28 McCosh Hall 4: 30 PM

Refreshments will be served afterwards.  Come chat with other majors.

SOPHOMORE SIGN-IN TIMES:

APRIL 16-18TUESDAY - THURSDAY10:00-12:00; 1:30-4:30
APRIL 22            MONDAY                               10:00-12:00
APRIL 23-24TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY10:00-122:00; 1:30-4:30

 

Apr 02
22 McCosh Hall 12: 00 PM

Senior Thesis Due - Two Copies, one bound, one unbound, no binders (approximately 80 pages).  Due in English Office 22 McCosh by noon.

Mar 25
n/a (All day)
Mar 18
n/a (All day)
Mar 11
n/a (All day)
Feb 04
n/a (All day)
Jan 16
n/a (All day)
Jan 15
22 McCosh Hall (All day)

NEITHER YOUR ADVISOR NOR THE DEPARTMENTAL REPRESENTATIVE IS EMPOWERED TO GRANT EXTENSIONS.
LATE JPS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE DEAN OF YOUR RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE AND YOUR ADVISOR IS TO BE NOTIFIED.

Jan 08
22 McCosh Hall (All day)

NEITHER YOUR ADVISOR NOR THE DEPARTMENTAL REPRESENTATIVE IS EMPOWERED TO GRANT EXTENSIONS.
LATE JPS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE DEAN OF YOUR RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE AND YOUR ADVISOR IS TO BE NOTIFIED.

Jan 07
n/a (All day)
Jan 07
n/a (All day)
Dec 17
n/a (All day)
Dec 14
n/a (All day)
Dec 13
22 McCosh Hall (All day)
Nov 22
n/a (All day)
Oct 22
n/a (All day)

Midterms

Oct 11
22 McCosh Hall (All day)
JP topic sheet due.
Oct 10
22 McCosh Hall (All day)
Topic sheet-proposed thesis topic, brief description including reading list, submitted with advisor's signature.