Carnegie Mellon University

English Department in the News


The Lessons of 'Areopagitica'

"Pittsburgh Post-Gazette": David Shribman op ed on Literary & Cultural faculty member Chris Warren's work with other CMU researchers, discovering who originally printed the 375-year-old political tract by John Milton.


Carnegie Library, CMU help Book Fairies in fight against banned books

"Pittsburgh Tribune" article on Banned Books Week, Sept. 22-28, 2019: Discussing Carnegie Mellon University’s English department partnering with the ACLU and the Book Fairies of Pennsylvania, to shed light on the topic of book banning.


Banned Books Week Celebrates 'Freedom to Read'

"The Confluence": Interview on WESA with Kitty Shropshire, Ph.D. student in the English Literary and Cultural Studies program at Carnegie Mellon University, and instructor of a course on banned books. 


‘Short Edition’ dispenses words of wisdom at Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh Tribune article on CMU's Department of English "Short Edition" story dispenser machine.