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Jacqueline Campbell wins Graduate School Teaching Award
May 19, 2022
Congratulations to Jacqueline Campbell, a 5th Year PhD student in the Department of English, has won the Princeton Graduate School’s 2022 Teaching Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and has been further recognized as the best Assistant in Instruction in the Division of the Humanities.
Arts in the Invisible City
May 9, 2022
This team-taught course was led by D. Vance Smith, professor of English, and Nyssa Chow, an oral historian and lecturer in theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts and the Humanities Council. It was supported by the David A. Gardner ’69 Magic Project in the Humanities Council. Cross-listed in English, humanistic studies, theater and urban studies, the course is also part of the Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES).
2022 Class Day Celebration
May 4, 2022

The Department of English at Princeton University warmly invites the Class of 2022, their parents, family, and friends to attend the

2022 Class Day Celebration

Monday, May 23, 2022  at 1:30 p.m. EDT 

McCosh Hall 50  with refreshments to follow in McCosh…

Anne Cheng's ‘The Human Ornament’ visits Art Museum Study Room Study Room
May 4, 2022

Professor of English Anne Cheng’s spring 2022 course “The Human Ornament,” which is interested in the confusion between persons and things, was able to go to the Art Museum’s off-site study room where they studied and were able to be in the same room with original artworks from contemporary artists such as Lorna Simpson, Hannah Wilke,…

Josh Kotin's ‘Special Studies in Modernism: 1922’ explore Princeton Library's Special Collections
May 4, 2022

Joshua Kotin, associate professor in the Department of English, offers his class, “Special Studies in Modernism: 1922,” a chance to explore James Joyce’s work as well as contemporary publications from T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, and Claude McKay in consideration of their influence 100 years later. 

“This class presents a way to…

Four Undergraduates Awarded the A. Scott Berg Fellowship for Summer Study
April 27, 2022

Each year the Department of English’s Undergraduate faculty select from a pool of rising junior and senior concentrators to determine the winner of the A. Scott Berg Fellowship, a scholarship endowed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg `71 h.c. '03. This year's selection provided four exceptional projects: co-winners Cassy…

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…

The Messy Humanity of Leo Bersani
March 8, 2022
Two friends and colleagues remember the late Leo Bersani.