Events-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Upcoming Events

Kristina Straub's Will & Jane Exhibit Opens 

Date and Time: Now - November 6

Location: The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C.

Carnegie Mellon University Professor of English Kristina Straub and University of Texas at Austin Professor of English Janine Barchas open their much-anticipated exhibit, "Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Literary Celebrity" on August 6. Read more about the exhibit.


Drama Queens! Performances

Date and Time: Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Rauh Studio Theater, Purnell Center, CMU

Performances include: Holly Hughes, Erin Markey, Deb Margolin, Desiree Burch, Carmelita Tropicana and Becca Blackwell. This is a ticketed free event. Tickets will be available at the Purnell box office beginning Monday September 26. Read more about the event.


Dietrich College Fall Fest

Date and Time: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Location: CFA Lawn

Play lawn games, decorate a pumpkin, enjoy apple cider and apple desserts, and more! Learn more about this event.


Visiting Writers Series: Suzanne Buffam

Date: Thursday, Oct. 13

Time and Location TBD


Visiting Writers Series: Katie Chase and Andrew Milward

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 26

Time and Location TBD


Rhetoric Series Featuring Patricia Roberts-Miller

Date and Time: Thursday, October 27

Location: TBD

Patricia Roberts-Miller is a professor in the Department of Rhetoric & Writing at the University of Texas at Austin. Read about her work.