"Bridges and Borders" Conference
A Graduate Student Virtual Conference presented by the Department of English Colloquia
Brings free arts education and creative learning opportunities to Black and Brown communities in Pittsburgh
In layers of meaning, in the midsts of the creative process, in intellectual breakthroughs, in rigorous research, in unique careers across disciplines, in a rapidly changing world in which empathetic, deep-thinkers are sorely needed...English is here.
Situated at the heart of Carnegie Mellon University, an exciting hub of cutting-edge research and inquiry, the Department of English offers students a place to explore vital questions with humanistic complexity and creativity.
Research and Education Innovation
Our faculty are passionate scholars, tough-love mentors, and leading minds in their fields. The Department of English at CMU is at the forefront of humanities-based research and educational innovation in the English discipline.
14 Academic Programs
From Freshman Writing to Doctoral Research
12:1 Student Ratio
Our intimate class sizes define us
100+ Years of English
The English B.A. was first offered at CMU in 1919
Spotlight: Short Story Machine
The Department of English debuts Short Edition, a short-story vending machine dispensing the work of CMU creative writing faculty.