Events-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Upcoming Events

Paul Mellon Distinguished Professorship Ceremony Honoring David Kaufer

Date and Time: Thursday, February 11, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: Posner Center, Carnegie Mellon University

Richard Scheines, Dean of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, cordially invites you to a celebration honoring David Kaufer, as he receives the Paul Mellon Distinguished Professorship of Rhetoric and English and Wendy Goldman as she receives the Paul Mellon Distinguished Professorship of History. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 4, 2016. This event is by invitation only. Questions? Contact joanneu@andrew.cmu.edu.

Visiting Writers Series Presenting Emily Pettit

Date: Monday, February 15, 4:30 p.m.

Location: The Gladys Schmitt Creative Writing Center, Baker Hall 260

Don't miss poet Emily Pettit do a reading! A Q+A session will follow. This event is free and open to the public.


LCS Colloquium Series: Working Papers

Date and Time: Monday, February 22, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: The Swank Room, Baker Hall 255B

The "LCS Colloquium Series: Working Papers" continues with a discussion on two CMU Department of English faculty members' research in progress. Marian Aguiar and Peggy Knapp's research will be featured. This event is free and open to the public.


Visiting Writers Series Presenting Claire Vaye Watkins

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 23, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Steinberg Auditorium, Baker Hall A53

This event is free and open to the public.


Visiting Writers Series Presenting Carl Adamschick

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 23

Location: TBD

This event is free and open to the public.


Carol Brown Lecture Series: Illah Nourbakhsh

Date and Time: Thursday, April 21

Location: TBD

The annual Carol Brown Lecture Series continues with a talk by Illah Nourbakhsh of Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute. The lecture series has brought numerous distinguished scholars to campus over the years. The event is free and open to the public.

Carol Brown, former President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and a Life Emeritus member of Carnegie Mellon's Board of Trustees, endowed this annual lecture.