English alumnus Ben Weissenbach '20 one of two awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Feb. 20, 2023

Princeton University alumni Willow Dalehite of the Class of 2022 and Bennett Weissenbach of the Department of English Class of 2020 will head to the University of Cambridge in the fall as recipients of Gates Cambridge Scholarships. Dalehite and Weissenbach are among 23 U.S. winners of the scholarship.

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Professors Autumn Womack and Monica Huerta's Organizing Stories kicks off this semester with ‘Dinner & Dialogue’
Feb. 15, 2023

ORGANIZING STORIES is excited to kick off this semester with Dinner & Dialogue.

We'll be joined by graduate student organizers who will share their stories and experiences of cultivating a self-sustaining praxis and artistic resistance while organizing around labor rights,…

Invitation to Explore: Literature & Fashion Student's Final Virtual Exhibition
Dec. 14, 2022


For students enrolling in the fall 2022 English course "Literature & Fashion," it began with an image.

Co-taught and envisioned by professor Anne Cheng and graduate student Moeko Fujii through the Collaborative Teaching Initiative, the course invited students to explore the intimate relationship between…

Judith Butler talks violence and law at campus lecture
Oct. 27, 2022
The Daily Princetonian reviews the Eberhard L. Faber Class of 1915 Memorial Lecture in Literature "Fury and Justice in the Humanities" with Judith Butler that took place in McCosh 10 on Monday, November 7th.
The Next Chapter: Career Conversations with Princeton English Alumni
Oct. 27, 2022
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 education, publishing, medicine, law, marketing, journalism, arts management, non-profit, tech, and library science.
A Greeting of the Spirit Selected Poetry of John Keats with Commentaries by Susan J. Wolfson
Oct. 26, 2022
October 31, 2022: 227 years ago today, October 31, 1795, John Keats was born! To celebrate, Harvard University Press is publishing A Greeting of the Spirit Selected Poetry of John Keats with Commentaries By Susan J. Wolfson
Remembering Marcia Rosh, 1945-2022
Aug. 16, 2022
Our longtime undergraduate administrator in the English Department, Marcia Rosh, passed away on August 4.
Happy retirement Pat!
Aug. 11, 2022

Sending our best wishes to our colleague Pat Guglielmi on her retirement.