2023 A. Scott Berg winners announced
May 4, 2023

Each year the Department of English’s undergraduate faculty select from a pool of rising juniors and seniors and award the A. Scott Berg Fellowship, a scholarship endowed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg `71 h.c. '03.

2023 Clio Hall Award recipient Meredith Martin to be honored at GradFUTURES Forum
April 14, 2023

Meredith Martin is the Faculty Director of the Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton which started under her leadership in 2014. She is one of the strongest advocates for GradFUTURES and for diverse careers for graduate students, and frequently partners with GradFUTURES and other campus…

English Major & 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Maria Ressa '86 Book Selected as the Class of 2027's Pre-read
April 7, 2023

“How to Stand Up to a Dictator: The Fight for Our Future” by Maria Ressa ’86, an English major and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner, will be the Class of 2027's  pre-read for the university. Maria Ressa, Class of 1986, received the 

2023 Clio Hall Award Recipient Andrew Finn to be Honored at the GradFUTURES Forum
April 6, 2023

Andrew Finn recently finished a Ph.D. in English, focusing on late medieval religious literature and critical theory. During his PhD, Andrew was also a dedicated campus leader, working closely with a wide range of faculty, administrators, and staff to develop programs, policies, and initiatives that support graduate students across the…

‘Who will Dry My Tears?’ Reflections on the History of a Lynching with Sarah Gaultieri
April 4, 2023

Date: 4/17/2023 at 4:30 pm

Location: Henry House 15

Nola Romey, a Syrian grocer, was lynched in Lake City, Florida in 1929, and his wife was murdered by Florida police. Prof. Sarah Gualtieri revisits the oral histories and archival methods she used to write the history of these events. She brings to the fore previously…

Susan Wolfson with Maria DiBattista on Mary Wollstonecraft's ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Woman’
April 4, 2023

April 20th, 2023 @ 6pm

Labyrinth Books @ 122 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542,

and Online streaming @

This event is co-sponsored by

Princeton University's Humanities

Council and English Department.

North-East Milton Seminar
March 13, 2023

The North-East Milton Seminar's 2023 keynote lecture, "Milton and Monism, Yet Once More" will be presented by Stephen M. Fallon, John J. Cavanaugh Professor of the Humanities, Notre Dame University. This year's seminar is scheduled for …

2023 Sophomore Open House
March 7, 2023

Every year the English Department welcomes rising sophomores interested in concentrating in English to come together for food and conversation to learn more about the department and those students who are drawn to English. This year the department extends an invitation to those students in the Class of 2025 to come join…

'Let the archive tell you what the story is'
March 2, 2023

Autumn Womack, assistant professor of English and African American studies, was not a big reader growing up. But she was assigned a book for English her junior year at Central High School in Philadelphia that she couldn’t put down. She read it after school, waiting for her best friend to finish her piano lessons at Settlement Music School. She…