Carnegie Mellon University

Media Coverage

The Department of English makes news in media outlets far and wide, from local stories on how we are impacting the humanities in Pittsburgh to our professor's award-winning work to faculty experts who weigh in on important national and international issues.

Below is our recent media coverage:

Golf Digest | June 7, 2016
Why Hasn't Anyone Broken The Record Johnny Miller Set At Oakmont?

The Washington Post | June 3, 2016
Mark your calendars for the summer’s best in theater, dance, art and music

The Washington Post | June 3, 2016
‘Cult of Celebrity’ exhibition explores similarities between Shakespeare, Austen

The Irish Times | May 28, 2016
Nothing on Earth by Conor O’Callaghan: an original story, brilliantly told

The New Yorker | May 3, 2016
The Darcy Shirt, a Tour Rider

New York Times | March 8, 2016
Mr. Darcy’s Shirt Is Coming to America

Mashable | March 8, 2016
Thirsty Mr. Darcy fans will soon be blessed with seeing THAT shirt up close

Jezebel | March 8, 2016
This Summer You Can Visit Mr. Darcy's Translucent Shirt

Inside Higher Ed | January 27, 2016
Turn and Face the Strange

Pittsburgh Today Live | January 18, 2016
Local Students Honored For Poetry & Prose Writings

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | January 17, 2016
The Next Page: Ciara Bailey explores her never-ending battle with racism in her essay ‘Making sense of what killed me’

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | December 27, 2015
The Next Page / Six degrees of Francis Bacon

Slate | December 18, 2015
Five More Digital History Projects We Loved in 2015

NPR | November 11, 2015
CMU Maps The Social Network Of Elizabethan England

Kuwait Times | November 9, 2015
GUST Hosts Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Kuwait Conference [pdf]

Gizmodo | October 28, 2015
Mapping 16th Century Social Networks with Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

Mental Floss | October 19, 2015
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon Shows Links Between Your Favorite Historical Figures

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | October 3, 2015
First Person: Remembering Hilary Masters

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | September 27, 2015
The Next Page: The storied life of Hilary Masters

TribLIVE.com | September 27, 2015
Heyl: CMU to recognize void left by death of one of its brightest educators 

TribLIVE.com | August 22, 2015
Rockers find welcome reception, new gigs in today's culture

Huffington Post | August 19, 2015
Work and Play(s)

American Public Media | August 8, 2015
The Writer's Almanac: "Last Night I Drove My Son Home"

The Buffalo News | July 5, 2015
Poem of the Week by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram (Alumna)

New York Times | June 18, 2015
Hilary Masters, Novelist and Son of American Poet, Dies at 87

Pittsburgh City Paper | June 17, 2015
Hilary Masters, 1928-2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | June 15, 2015
Obituary: Hilary Masters / Writer, teacher called ‘a true man of letters’

Pittsburgh Quarterly | Summer 2015
timeless & unremembered, The Work of Outstanding Pittsburgh Writer Gladys Schmitt is Restored to Life [pdf]

American Public Media | May 30, 2015
A Prairie Home Companion

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | May 22, 2015
Newsmaker you should know / CMU professor knew his calling as a child

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | April 27, 2015
Pulitzer-winning poet Smith turns to memoir but seeks same result — discussion

Pittsburgh City Paper | March 31, 2015
Inaugural Pittsburgh Humanities Festival Wraps

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | March 22, 2015
Art, philosophy, history and more at the first Pittsburgh Humanities Festival

Michigan Radio | March 9, 2015
"Eight Mile High:" Short stories zoom in on scrappy Warren neighborhood in 60's and 70's

Fast Company | March 2, 2015
What It’s Like To Go Without Complaining For a Month

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | February 1, 2015
'The Collected Stories of Gladys Schmitt': A teacher and exquisite fiction writer from Pittsburgh is ready for her close-up

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | January 28, 2015
Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to host humanities festival