Carnegie Mellon University

English Department in the News

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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

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