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English Department News
Carnegie Mellon's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, Omega Tau, welcomed 16 new members into the International English Honors Society at its induction ceremony on April 28 in the Steinberg Auditorium.
National Poetry Month is the perfect opportunity to revisit Geoffrey Chaucer – the father of English literature who is also considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Middle Ages – and one of his most significant poems – the Prologue to the “Canterbury Tales.”
Four exceptional juniors from the English Department have been selected to be 2015-16 Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences Honors Fellows. The Honors Fellowship Program – in its second year – is part of the college’s Senior Honors Program and is designed to give students a head start on their thesis development.
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