Department of English
Monday, December 10, 2018
With support from Pitt’s Department of English and the Center for Creativity, Jeanne Marie Laskas sifted through hundreds of citizens’ letters to President Obama, resulting in an acclaimed magazine story and full-length book.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The 18-year-old founder, president and CEO of The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute, Ashley Priore, is coming to Pitt as an English major this fall, bringing with her the message that the skills of the game are the skills of life.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Pitt’s award-winning daily student newspaper, The Pitt News, is celebrating its latest issue of Silhouettes — an annual special edition that profiles interesting characters around campus.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Pitt Prison Education Project puts undergraduates in the classroom with inmates — not as teachers or assistants, but as fellow students taking the same college course.
Monday, February 26, 2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Yona Harvey, an assistant professor of English, co-authored two spinoff series for the "Black Panther" comic book franchise and has dedicated much of her career to creating art with women and children of color in mind.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
English's Dawn Lundy Martin Awarded Creative Writing Fellowship From National Endowment for the Arts
Friday, January 26, 2018
Undergraduate student Kate Koenig created the "I Am_" Project to chronicle the lives of transgender young people through in-depth Q&A interviews and photos. Her work was awarded the Iris Marion Young Award for Community Engagement.