February 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Joshua Bennett

Joshua Bennett is the author of The Sobbing School, which was a National Poetry Series selection and a finalist for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Poetry, as well as ... View >

January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Cristina Garcia

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, King of Cuba, and the recently published Here in Berlin. She has edited... View >

November 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Jackie Wang and Bhanu Kapil

Bhanu Kapil is the author of a number of full-length works of poetry, including The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers, Incubation: A Space for Monsters, humanimal [a project for future children... View >

October 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of a story collection, Happiness, Like Water, and a novel, Under the Udala Trees. In 2017, she was named one of Granta’s Best of Young... View >

September 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
PCWS presents: Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an American essayist whose work has appeared in GQ, The Paris Review, The Believer, and The New York Times Magazine, among others. “If He Hollers Let Him... View >

April 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

Dear Friends and Colleagues,


On April 21st the reading series WTAW (Why There Are Words) Pittsburgh http://www.... View >

April 20, 2018 - 3:30pm
Celebration of Research

The Archival Scholar Research Award recipients will be participating in the Office of Undergraduate Studies' Celebration of Research on Friday, April 20th.  There, OUR will host over one-hundred... View >

April 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
Sociology presents: Seeing with the Hands

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April 18, 2018 - 7:30pm
Disability and Literature

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Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist.  She is the author of two poetry... View >

April 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
Discussion: Grading and Evaluating Student Work

Join us for a discussion of the practical and ethical quandaries of grading and evaluating student work. What is contract grading? Are rubrics actually useful? How much should students collaborate... View >

April 11, 2018 - 4:30pm
CMU presents: Thora Brylowe

April 11, 2018 - 4:30pm

The Literary and Cultural Studies... View >

April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
Digital and Handmade Showcase

Spring semester's Digital and Handmade Student Showcase will be held on Thursday April 19 from 12PM-2:30PM, in CL501. The... View >

April 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
Events at Standing Rock

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Media, Mapping, Surveillance, and Survivance

Events at Standing Rock created new ways to... View >

April 4, 2018 - 4:30pm
Faculty Book Talks: Michael Heller

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April 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
Spectacles The Film Series

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