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English Department in the News



Who's Responsible for Student Debt?

Salon: Literary & Cultural faculty member Jeffrey Williams published an article entitled “Who’s responsible for student debt? The One Percent deserve much of the blame” in August. 


The Best Poetry of 2020

The New York Times Book Review: Associate Professor of English Lauren Shapiro's collection of poetry, Arena, is featured in "The Best Poetry of 2020."


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. 


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.