The English Department is both inspired by the richness of the humanist tradition and dedicated to innovation. Our graduates enter careers in academia and the professions well-prepared to meet the changing needs of society with creativity, historical perspective, global awareness, and outstanding communication skills.
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grants Carnegie Mellon $2 Million to Transform Graduate Education in Humanities
- Professor of English Kristina Straub to Curate an Exhibit for the Folger Shakespeare Library
- Professor of English Andreea Deciu Ritivoi Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
- Carnegie Mellon University Press Publishes "The Collected Stories of Gladys Schmitt"
- Pavithra Tantrigoda, English Department Ph.D. Candidate in Literary and Cultural Studies, Wins Carnegie Mellon University's Asian Students Association Graduate Fellowship
- Pittsburgh Post Gazette's Mark Roth to Receive First Friend of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition Award
- Literary and Cultural Studies Alumna, Emily Klein, Publishes First Book, "Sex and War on the American Stage: Lysistrata in Performance 1930-2012"
- 2014 IEEE Professional Communication Society Annual Conference, Oct 13-15
- Jim Daniels Reading at the Three Rivers Arts Festival
- Carnegie Mellon and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences To Host "Mapping the Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences"
- Jim Daniels Wins The Mark Gelfand Service Award for Educational Outreach
- Acclaimed Novelist Andre Dubus III To Deliver Keynote Address at Adamson Student Writing Awards