Professor Susan Wolfson reflects on the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus in a recent edition of the Princeton Alumni Weekly.
The 2016-17 Haarlow Prize was awarded to Gunnar Rice ’17 and Tali Pelts ’20 for the two best papers submitted to a 200-level Humanistics Studies course.
Graduating senior Lance Rutkin sat down for a wide-ranging and candid conversation with poet Paul Muldoon, Princeton’s Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor and Founding Chair of the Peter B. Lewis Center for the Arts. One of "the most significant English-language poets born since the second World War” (TLS), Muldoon spoke with Rutkin about his recent sea voyage around the world, his months-long drive across the United States, and his time in Ireland participating in the centenary events of the 1916 Rising, Easter Week.
Aaron Hostetter, an English professor at Rutgers-Camden, is teaching a course on consumption. He aims to help students relate abstract theory to their personal lives and the world around them.
At the end of September, I arrived in the city of Jishou in Hunan Province, China to begin teaching for the first time ever. I have about 135 students who are depending on me to improve their oral English skills, so I've had to make the daunting transition from student to teacher pretty quickly.
Congratulations to former Princeton English major and Rhodes Scholar Jeffrey Miller '06, who has unearthed the earliest known draft of the King James Bible.