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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. 


Women & Business Profile: Sam Garfinkel

Pittsburgh MagazineMA Rhetoric alum Sam Garfinkel is featured in the February 2022 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine after becoming Executive Director of Meta Mesh Wireless Communities.