Events-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Upcoming Events

Book Launch! Author: Associate Professor Chris Warren

Date and Time: Friday, December 4, 12:30 p.m.- 2 p.m.

Location: MA Lounge, Baker Hall A-60G

Associate Professor of English Chris Warren's recent book "Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680" will be presented by University of Pittsburgh Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law Vivian Curran and University of Pittsburgh Director of the Program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Associate Professor Jennifer Waldron.

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with the author and a book signing. Lunch will also be served. This event is by invitation only. RSVP by November 25 to

Read the CMU news story on Warren's new book.

Learn more about "Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680."

Dinner with the Department Head

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 15, 5:00 p.m.

Location: Department Head Andreea Deciu Ritivoi's Office, BH 259

Undergraduate students: enjoy a Mexican meal with our Department Head, Andreea Deciu Ritivoi, all while discussing your concerns! Have the ability to freely make suggestions and/or ask questions, too! RSVP by December 11 here.

17th Annual MLK Jr. Writing Awards

Date and Time: Monday, January 18, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location: Cohon University Center, Rangos Ballroom 1-3 (CMU)

Local high school students and college students will read personal narratives dealing with individual experiences with racial difference and discrimination. The students are recipients of writing awards sponsored by the Carnegie Mellon University Department of English and Student Affairs.

Musical performances will be featured from the School of Drama and various multicultural student performance groups. Light dinner will be served. Learn more about the MLK Jr. Writing Awards.