Michael Goldman, scholar of Shakespeare and Ibsen, and ‘uniquely gifted person,’ dies at 87
Sept. 8, 2023

"A brilliant teacher, an original and inspired scholar/critic ... the most wittily congenial of colleagues,” said Joyce Carol Oates.

English goes major and minor in fall 2023
Aug. 8, 2023

What’s in a name? A lot, according to Dean of the College Jill Dolan.

Summer Reads 2023: Gene Jarrett
June 30, 2023

 Gene Jarrett, dean of the faculty and the William S. Tod Professor of English, shares what’s on his summer reading list.

William Howarth, eminent Thoreau scholar, pioneer in the environmental humanities and ‘remarkable mentor,’ dies at 82
June 20, 2023

Howarth served on Princeton’s faculty for 51 years. He was among the cofounders of the Princeton Environmental Institute (now High Meadows Environmental Institute).

English celebrates Class Day 2023
June 6, 2023

On Monday, May 29, 2023 at 1:30 p.m., the Department of English celebrated the 31 graduates of the Class of 2023 who majored in English.

Tamsen Wolff recognized for outstanding teaching
May 30, 2023

Wolff is one of four Princeton University faculty members who received President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies Tuesday, May 30.

Kinohi Nishikawa honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
May 18, 2023

Nishikawa, associate professor of English and African American studies, is one of four faculty members named recipients of Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate School.

English's Jeewon Yoo is one of ten graduate students honored for excellence in teaching
May 18, 2023

Yoo, recognized with the Collaborative Teaching Initiative (CTI) Graduate Teaching Award, served as the lead instructor for “Art of Comedy” and as an AI for “Sally Rooney and Her Contemporaries.”

An English major bound for med school? There’s a thesis topic for that.
May 18, 2023

Rachel Sturley came to Princeton with a curiosity about biology and a love for literature that started, respectively, in the tide pools of coastal Massachusetts and the New York subway.