Events-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Upcoming Events

Discover Dietrich

Date and Time: Thursday, March 23, starting at 11:30 a.m.

Location: Baker Hall Coffee Lounge

Open to the entire campus community, all of the Dietrich College’s academic departments, in addition to the Humanities Scholars Program (HSP) and Quantitative Social Science Scholars (QSSS) Program will be on hand with project poster presentations on projects from faculty and students and information about upcoming courses, majors and minors. There will also be refreshments and a chance to win a prize from the CMU bookstore for any student who attends.

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Carol Brown Lecture

Date and Time: Thursday, March 23, 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Location: Doherty Hall A302

University of Maryland's Kellie Robertson's lecture "Premodern Nature and Postemodern Ecology" will discuss the ethics of speaking in nature's voice.

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Conversation with Bhaskar Sunkara, Founding Editor of JACOBIN Magazine

Date and Time: Monday, March 27, 4:30 p.m.

Location: Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall

Carnegie Mellon University's Literary and Cultural Studies Colloquium invites the founding editor of Jacobin magazine, Bhaskar Sunkara, to CMU for a lecture, "Politics Is the Solution." With Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, many intellectuals are moving towards technocratic visions that call for the retreat of the democratic sphere. We need to do the exact opposite; we need more socialists to win the battle to defend and expand democracy.

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Adamson Visiting Writer- Danielle Pieratti and Marci Calabretta

Date and Time: Wednesday, April 5, 7 p.m.

Location: Steinberg Hall (Baker Hall A53)

Visiting Speaker- Sam Lipsyte

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.

Location: Cohon University Center, Peter/McKenna Rooms

Rhetoric Colloquium

Date: Wednesday, April 12

Time and Location: TBD

Senior Reading

Date and Time: Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m.

Location: The Glad (Baker Hall 260)

Adamson Awards

Date: Thursday, May 4

Time and Location: 4:30-6:15, Kresge Theater CFA