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Congratulations to graduate student Matthew Ritger
Feb. 18, 2019

English Department graduate student Matthew Ritger, along with three other students, has been awarded the Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton’s top graduate student honor.  The fellowships support the final year of study at Princeton and are awarded to one Ph.D. student in each of the four divisions (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences…

Annabel Barry '19 named Pyne Prize winner
Feb. 15, 2019

Congratulations to Annabel Barry, co-winner of the University’s 2019 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize.

Calling all rising juniors! UCL Information Session
Feb. 8, 2019

If you are considering declaring either English or Comparative Literature and would like to study abroad in Fall 2019, then please join us on Wednesday, Feb. 13th for lunch and conversation.

Black Poetry: A Conference
Feb. 7, 2019

“Black Poetry: A Conference” — a historic gathering of 42 poets — will open with a gala reading at 7 p.m Thursday, Feb. 14, at McCarter Theatre Center’s Matthews Theatre. The reading, free and open to the public, features nine award-winning poets.

The conference…

GARRETT STEWART Council of Humanities Professor Winter-Spring 2019
Jan. 30, 2019

With a brilliant career in several, frequently overlapping fields--Dickens (first, last, always); Victorian, Modern (and some contemporary) fiction; (micro)stylistics in prose and poetry; narratology; film/cinema/media studies; art history; book history--and an irrepressible curiosity about everything, Garrett Stewart promises great company…

A. Scott Berg Fellowship - Accepting Applications in SAFE
Jan. 14, 2019

Deadline for applications (extended): Deadline is Friday, March 8th, 2019 @ 11:59 PM via SAFE.  OPEN to English majors only, current juniors (2020) and rising juniors (2021).

Goodbye to London
Dec. 13, 2018

Last outing for University College London students; high tea at the Wallace Collection followed by final evening at the theatre (Kit Harrington in True West for some students, and A Christmas Carol for others).

Our majors never stop surprising us with their talents! Thank you, Hannah Chomiczewski '20, for allowing us…

Eduardo Cadava feature in McGraw Center Distinguised Teaching Series
Dec. 5, 2018

On November 28, Professor of English Eduardo Cadava was featured in the Profiles in Distinguished Teaching series organized by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College and the Office of the Dean of the Faculty. Cadava, one of four recipients of the 2018…

Recent faculty talks at Labyrinth Books
Nov. 30, 2018

Labyrinth Books feature department Professors Dolven, Wolff and Chihaya in recent book talks.