One lecture, two classes. Two lectures, one preceptorial. The Department of English and the Council of the Humanities invite you to a rehearsed reading of Colm Tóibín’s Pale Sister by Lisa Dwan. Two lectures, one preceptorial. A study of Chaucer's art with reference to the intellectual, social, and literary conventions of the Middle Ages. One three-hour seminar. Students apply to Princeton University, not to individual departments, programs or schools. Emphasis will be on each play as a work of art and on Shakespeare's development as a poet and dramatist. Students will be able to talk with majors and chat socially about Department Courses, the major, and meet with Professors Jeff Dolven (DUS) and Rebecca Rainof (Outreach Coordinator) to learn more about what the Department of English can offer you! Among the major figures to be studied are the Shelleys, Byron, and Keats. Two 90-minute seminars. Creative Writing: students accepted to the certificate program in Creative Writing may cognate two CWR courses as departmental courses in English and may substitute a thesis in CWR for the thesis in English. The Education Department demanded that Princeton produce a range of records about its nondiscrimination policies, among other things, within 21 days and also agree to make university … One three-hour seminar. The English Department has many concentrators with a strong interest in Creative Writing and Theater, and offers special programs for students pursuing certificates in those closely related subjects. Courses offered under this rubric will investigate ethical questions in literature. A study of major figures from the Augustan Age through the Age of Johnson: Swift, Pope, Fielding, Boswell, Johnson, Sterne, and Blake. The department's ranks include historicists and formalists, theorists and poets, and postcolonialists and feminists; the faculty teach not only poetry, prose, and drama, but film, music, art, … At stake: translatability of language and ideas, processes of immigration, dynamics of economic development, history and memory, heroism and maturity, and notions of the future itself, in societies of rapid change. Major figures to be studied include Wollstonecraft, Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge. Two lectures, one preceptorial. Once enrolled, students may pursue either the Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) Two lectures, one preceptorial. Students learn to write clear and persuasive criticism in a workshop setting while becoming familiar with a variety of critical practices and research methods. Among writers read will be Defoe, Smollett, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, the Gothic novelists, and Jane Austen. The latest University guidance for students, faculty and staff is available on the University’s Emergency Management website.. Statement on Anti-Racism How do the works of a new generation of writers from Africa and the Caribbean transform theories of globalization? An intensive study of particular aspects of British Romanticism, which may include individual authors, genres, experiments, and legacies. A single course cannot be used to satisfy two distribution requirements simultaneously. Public Writing The focus will be on a group of related plays falling within a specific historical period, the developing work of one playwright, or the relationships among thematics, characterization, and structure. Emphasis on relationships between gender and genre, and on historical, cultural, and theoretical issues raised by a female literary tradition. Novels of the Romantic and Victorian periods, beginning with Jane Austen, including the Brontës and the major Victorians, and ending with Hardy. Information about the GRE and English language testing requirements can be found here. Princeton Plasma Physics: Optional/Not required (Changed for fall 2021) Subject test in Physics - Optional/Not required (Changed for fall 2021) Princeton School of Public and International Affairs: MPA - Required; Ph.D and MPP - Optional/Not required (Changed for fall 2021) Psychology: Optional/Not required: Quantitative & Computational Biology The Junior Seminar instructor advises each member of the seminar on class selection for the spring. Nineteenth- and 20th-century literature by American women, with particular emphasis on their historical, cultural, and critical contexts. Princeton University is actively monitoring the situation around coronavirus (Covid-19). An introduction to English literary history. A study of the development of the epic romance from Vergil to Spenser through a reading of the. When registering for the test, you must request that your scores be sent to Princeton University, Office of Graduate Admissions (institution code 2672, no department code is required). Honors are decided by each cohort and not a set number. Two 90-minute seminars. This survey of 19th-century British poetry will explore the ways in which Victorian poetry and poetic form influenced and were influenced by national movements: education, empire, voting reform, gender relations, and the rise of technology. An investigation of issues outside the scope of traditional surveys of American literature. An investigation of issues outside the scope of traditional surveys of American literature. Course material will include poetry, prose, and fiction, with emphasis on close reading as well as cultural contexts. The Junior Paper. Centered on four great writers--Chaucer, Spenser, Milton, and Pope. This page collects recent public-facing writing by English Department alumni, faculty and current students (undergraduate and graduate) that addresses urgent contemporary topics, including the pandemic, the national reckoning with racism, the environment, and the role of arts in times of crisis. If your scores are more than five years old, you must retake the test. An examination of some of the best literature written for the stage since the Second World War. A study of the young writers who defined English literary culture, especially the Romantic movement, in Regency and late Georgian England. Recent topics have emphasized problems of poetic language, metrics, poetry and social life, poetic influence and canonization, and the relations between poetry and other art forms. In total: there are 6 required distributions, plus the Junior Seminar (ENG 300), plus 3 additional English courses, for the 10 required courses for the major. Assistant Professor Monica Huerta addresses "Anti-racism and the Problem of the Soul" at the Los Angeles Review of Books. What is the role of the imagination in the rethinking of identities lived across boundaries? The exception to this is the English Department's UCL semester: students may count two classes plus the Princeton seminar. A close study of the works of one or two authors. Nadia Leonard, 3rd-year graduate student in the Chirik lab; and Jessica Frick, 3rd-year joint graduate student in the Bocarsly and Cava labs, talk about the academic program of the Department of Chemistry at Princeton University. Certificate Programs. Use space bar to activate menu; arrow keys to navigate; Escape to close; and enter to activate menu links. An exploration of the connections and disconnects of our ever-smaller world, viewed through English-language novels and films of the last 25 years. Two 90-minutes seminars. This course studies the literature of the last decades of the Victorian era, often referred to as the. Literary and Cultural History (LCH) courses ask questions about tradition and transmission over longer periods, and provide background for more specialized study. Princeton University Library; Princetoniana; Public Policy. Honors in English are computed at graduation according to the following percentages: Note that in English, it is not permissible to drop the lowest-graded departmental course from your average; all departmental courses are counted. It will consider how the afterlife of 19th-century poetry haunts our interpretation of early 20th-century poetry, and re-historicize Victorian poetics amid the vibrant and complicated tapestry of the 19th century. Students considering study abroad should consult the departmental representative at an early stage. The department encourages students to consider studying abroad. The Modern movement in English fiction, from Conrad and Joyce to the present. Readings will be chosen from verse romance, drama, political and religious writings, romance and/or lyric. Two lectures, one 50-minute preceptorial. This course will survey the diversity of writings by American women in relation to questions of canon formation, immigration, race and ethnicity, genre, aesthetics, modernism, and postmodernism. Students will become familiar with a wide variety of biblical interpretations, from the Rabbis to Augustine, Kafka and Kierkegaard. The department cultivates a common critical vocabulary and joins in debating enduring questions about art, language, and society. The study of 16th-century literature, both prose and poetry, in order to define the achievement of the English Renaissance. Cinematic commentary will be included--Bible films, from the campy to the sublime. Two 90-minute seminars. Two 90-minute seminars. For policy details and guidance please see Princeton University’s Spring 2021 website. Departmental courses (excluding the Junior Seminar): 50%, Junior Independent Work: 7.5% Junior Paper; 7.5% Junior Seminar, Comprehensive Exam/Common Works Exam: 10% percent. The department's ranks include historicists and formalists, theorists and poets, and postcolonialists and feminists; the faculty teach not only poetry, prose, and drama, but film, music, art, architecture, and technology. Monica Huerta addresses "Anti-racism and the Problem of the Soul" at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Walter Benjamin. Topics may include: definitions of "America," literature of the South, contemporary poetry, New Historicism, America on film, the Harlem Renaissance, the Vietnam War, the sentimental novel, colonial encounters, literature of the Americas, fictions of empire. program is limited to 12 one-term courses (plus independent work) in a given department, plus up to two departmental prerequisites taken during the first year or sophomore year. The course will consider rural-urban interaction; forms of pastoral and anti-pastoral; representations of plant or animal life; images of place and region; influence of geography, ecology, and evolutionary biology on modern literary expression. This course will at different times deal with particular currents of literature and thought in the 18th century, or with individual authors. Prospective students can contact the Graduate Admissions Office with questions via email or by calling 609-258-3034. Princeton University Press is headquartered in the United States. Two 90-minute seminars. This course will explore the works of contemporary authors of the African and Caribbean diaspora in Europe and North America in relation to the changing historical and cultural context of migration and globalization. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness this amazing performance. Special emphasis on the development of a language and imagery of social criticism. The development of women's writing from the 18th century to the present with readings in poetry, fiction, and drama. Over four conversations, the symposium will help to unfurl the legacies of trans organizing, scholarship, art practices, and histories, and how we might consider this history as we move forward into a precarious future. THE PRINCETON CLASSICS DEPARTMENT investigates the history, language, literature, and thought of ancient Greece and Rome.We use the perspectives of multiple disciplines to understand and imagine the diversity of these civilizations over almost two thousand years and to reflect on what the classical past has meant to later ages, and to our own. The department is united by a passion for works of the imagination and for thinking about what they mean and the difference they make in the world. Our Core Faculty Associated Faculty Faculty Emeritus Fellows Two 90-minute seminars. Welcome Sophomores and First-Year Students! Two 90-minute seminars. Over four conversations, the symposium will help to unfurl the legacies of trans organizing, scholarship, art practices, and histories, and how we might consider this history as we move forward into a precarious future. English concentrators graduate as incisive readers, cogent thinkers, and persuasive writers. A study of the Middle English texts that span the period from the Norman Conquest to the Tudor Renaissance, with attention paid to Middle English as a language. One three-hour seminar. Topics may include sex and gender in the Renaissance, Shakespearean comedies, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, Renaissance lyric poetry. For a full list of faculty members and fellows please visit the department or program website. The department offers courses that cover more than two millennia of literature and culture, in settings ranging from large lectures to small seminars to one-on-one advising. Two lectures, one preceptorial. Theater: students accepted to the certificate program in theater may cognate two THR courses as departmental courses in English. Listing of programs offered by Princeton University department of English and Literature.Full Program description, admission criteria, tuition fee, application deadlines and post studies career options. English encourages students with interdisciplinary interests to bring them to the Department, and to pursue connections with literary and cultural studies. The Senior Thesis. We especially invite students to consider the department's term at University College London. Throughout, the intersections between state policy and individual lives will be considered, such that while the course is premised on grand geopolitical questions, attention will focus on localized examples: specific texts, close reading. An introduction to the cross-cultural study of American literatures, with special attention to the multiple points of connection, conflict, dialogue, and exchange that characterize American writings. The second day poses questions on period, genre, and theory. Each section will pursue its own topic; students are assigned according to choices made during sophomore sign-ins. The Junior Seminar (ENG 300). A close study of the works of one or two authors. Michael Jennings serves as the general editor of the standard English-language edition of Benjamin’s works. Placed on deposit in the Princeton University Library in 1972, and received as a bequest in 1985, the Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 rare books and 3,300 manuscripts illustrating the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1920's. A study of modern American writings, from Faulkner to Diaz, that emphasize the interplay between formal experimentation and thematic diversity. This course introduces students to the range of the essay form as it has developed from the early modern period to our own. An intensive introduction to the English language spoken and written in the British Isles approximately 500 to 1100 C.E., leading to a critical survey of the literature. The class will be organized, for the most part, chronologically, beginning with the likes of Bacon and Hobbes, and ending with some contemporary examples of and reflections on the form. The first day consists of 15 to 20 passages from the full range of genres, periods, and geographies taught in the department; students write about three. Topics may include: definitions of "America," literature of the South, contemporary poetry, New Historicism, America on film, the Harlem Renaissance, the Vietnam War, the sentimental novel, colonial encounters, literature of the Americas, fictions of empire, Jewish American writers. One 90-minute lecture, one 90-minute preceptorial. Cross-listed courses do not count against the Rule of 12 so long as the home department is not English. May include Austen, Dickinson, Wordsworth, George Eliot, Dickens, Melville, Faulkner, James, Stevens, or Woolf, among others. Selections include a wide range of literary types from. An intensive study of various aspects of Renaissance literature. A few rules regarding departmental courses: The Rule of 12. Readings in Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Spenser, Donne. Theses are 60-75 pages in length, on a topic chosen in collaboration with the thesis adviser. A study of Shakespeare's plays, covering the first half of his career. The course will survey writers from Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor to Irving and Cooper, with emphasis on the influence of Puritanism and the Enlightenment. A close examination of fairy tales and fantasies written for children but also addressed to adults. Courses taken abroad may, with approval, receive both departmental and distribution credit (in general, the department can accept two courses for study abroad). In the Department of English, students read widely across the genres and periods of British, American, and Anglophone literature and explore approaches to literary study with a distinguished, internationally renowned faculty. Two lectures, one preceptorial. The course will also consider the relation of contemporary criticism to movements and issues such as deconstruction, feminism, psychoanalysis, and cultural materialism. Two lectures, one preceptorial. Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth as the College of New Jersey, Princeton is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. Two lectures, one preceptorial. A study of particular developments in criticism and theory, from Aristotle to Nietzsche. Departmental distribution requirements ensure breadth in each concentrator's program of study. Placed on deposit in the Princeton University Library in 1972, and received as a bequest in 1985, the Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4,000 rare books and 3,300 manuscripts illustrating the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 1920's. Two lectures, one preceptorial. Two 90-minute seminars. Within these degree programs, students can choose from among 37 concentrations (computer science offers both A.B. Robert H. Taylor Collection. Statement on Anti-Racism; Poetry at Princeton; Follow Us on Facebook; Follow Us on Instagram Approaches to the connections between literature and nationality, focusing either on literatures outside the Anglo-American experience or on the theoretical issues involved in articulating nationality through literature. Required of all English majors. Princeton University has an extensive history of supporting both the study of English and, later, creative writing. For most English concentrators, this means only 12 courses primarily designated as English courses (ENG courses or cross-listed courses where ENG comes first--e.g., ENG 327/GSS 332). The department also encourages concentrators who wish to pursue interdisciplinary work through certificate programs. Classes are exclusively for Princeton students. One chapter or 20 pages of the thesis is due in December. Students who will receive a certificate in another discipline, and who can show (in their coursework or independent work) vital connections with their studies in English, may count one course in that discipline toward their studies in English, by permission of the Departmental Representative. Emphasis will be on each play as a work of art and on Shakespeare's development as a poet and dramatist. A study of major plays by Ibsen, Strindberg, Jarry, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, and Beckett. May include Austen, Dickinson, Wordsworth, George Eliot, Dickens, Melville, Faulkner, James, Stevens, or Woolf, among others. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness this amazing performance. Department of English University of Pennsylvania Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 127 3340 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104-6273 Phone: (215) 898-7341 British poetry from the end of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th--from the height of empire to its dissolution. Two lectures, one preceptorial. Authors include Jonson, Herbert, Donne, Marvell, Hobbes, Milton, Dryden, and the Cavalier Poets. The Princeton German Department explores the language, literatures, intellectual history, arts and media of Germany and German-speaking cultures from the Middle Ages to the present. CLASS OF 2021: Comprehensive examinations are set at the end of the senior year, in two four-hour parts on consecutive days. and B.S.E.) Two lectures, one preceptorial. 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