Summer Reads 2018: What are Princeton professors reading this summer?
July 9, 2018

Diana Fuss, Simon Gikandi and four other Princeton professors talk about how the books on their shelves relate to their work and share what’s on their summer reading lists. We also have some movie recommendations.

Senior Thesis: Emma Watkins '18 - ‘Trailing Rhiannon’
July 5, 2018

English major, Emma Watkins, who graduated in June, combined her interests in folklore, feminist music theater and environmental studies to write a play about the mythical Welsh figure Rhiannon.

Before Lunch Poems: Alums join faculty for an hour of poetry
June 25, 2018

Each year during Reunions the English Department invites Princeton alums to join us for an hour of poetry and conversation.

English Major, Rasheeda Saka, one of six Princeton students to join Mellon Mays Fellowship to diversify professoriate
June 15, 2018

Class of 2020 members (from left to right) Kenji Cataldo, Rasheeda Saka, Jaylin Lugardo, Oluwatoyin Edogun and Matthew Oakland are among the six Princeton students named as 2018 Mellon Mays fellows. Yousef Elzalabany is not pictured.

Emeritus Professor Alvin Kernan obituary
June 13, 2018

Alvin Kernan, the Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities, Emeritus, professor of English, emeritus, and former dean of the Graduate School at Princeton University, died May 17 in Skillman, New Jersey.

Congratulations to our newly hooded Ph.D.s!
June 6, 2018

Seven students received their academic hoods in the Ph.D. hooding ceremony on Cannon Green.

Eduardo Cadava receives the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.
June 6, 2018

Congratulations to Eduardo Cadava on receiving the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching at Tuesday's Commencement Ceremony. 

Jenny Xie '08 awarded for new collection of poems
June 1, 2018

Alum Jenny Xie '08 wins two major awards for her book of poems Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018).

Senior Krolewski receives Witherspoon Scholarship to study in Scotland
May 29, 2018

Princeton University senior Sara Krolewski has been awarded a Witherspoon Scholarship to study literature at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She is an English major who is also earning a certificate in French.