Esther Schor receives 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship
April 8, 2022

Congratulations to Esther Schor, chair of the Humanities Council and the Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Professor of American Jewish Studies and Professor of English, on receiving the 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship in the field of intellectual and cultural history.

Cameron Lee '22 "Inking Movements into Moments for Col(LAB) 3.0"
March 8, 2022

Senior concentrator, Cameron Lee '22, penned the article, Inking Movements into Moments for Col(LAB) 3.0, sharing her experience as a participant with the Col(LAB) 3.0: (Collective) Self-Portraiture: Autobiography and its Discontents led by two New…

The Messy Humanity of Leo Bersani
March 8, 2022
Two friends and colleagues remember the late Leo Bersani.
Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa '86 receives Woodrow Wilson Award on Alumni Day
Feb. 21, 2022

Ressa, a member of the Class of 1986 who received her bachelor’s degree in English and a certificate in the program in theater and dance, received the Woodrow Wilson Award. This award was presented on Alumni Day, held on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022.  

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The Next Chapter 2022: Career Conversations with Princeton English Alumni
Feb. 16, 2022

An English Alumni panel to share how majoring in English shaped their career experiences in theatre, tech, medicine, finance, marketing, publishing, and library science. Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. Learn more here.  

The Netherlands: Culture and Global History. 1500 - 1700
Feb. 4, 2022
An interdisciplinary conference exploring the place of the Netherlands and its culture in the later 16th and 17th centuries as it began to exert influence across the globe and as it acted as a distinctive conduit for the transmission of American, African and Asian elements back into Europe.
Assistant Professors Monica Huerta, Paul Nadal, and Autumn Womack speak on the legacy of bell hooks
Feb. 1, 2022
An Inclusive Teaching at Princeton event: Honoring bell hooks: Reflections on her pedagogical legacy
MLA's William Sanders Scarborough Prize awarded to Ph.D. alum Joshua Bennett
Dec. 7, 2021

The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its twentieth annual William Sanders Scarborough Prize to Joshua Bennett, department alum and professor of English and creative writing at Dartmouth College, for his book Being Property Once…

Assistant Professor Paul Nadal awarded the 1921 Prize for Best Essay in American Literature from the American Literature Society
Dec. 1, 2021

The Advisory Council of the American Literature Society has awarded the 1921 Prize to Professor Paul Nadal for his essay, "Cold War Remittance Economy: US Creative Writing and the Importation of New Criticism into the Philippines,” in American Quarterly. The 1921 Prize is awarded annually for "the best article in any field of American…