News & Events

The Department of English sponsors many events, including events for Creative Writing. Please check the links below for information on the major departmental events and for a calendar of department lectures, workshops, and conferences. We also participate in a lively intellectual scene at the University of Chicago and have a separate set of links below for Humanities Division and University events.

Departmental Events

Departmental Events Calendar

Carpenter Lectures

Annual Graduate Student Conference

Room Calendars

If you would like to reserve Rosenwald 405 or Walker 403, please contact Robert Devendorf, Department Coordinator, by e-mail at Please include the event title, date, time, a contact name and e-mail address. Your reservation will be confirmed by e-mail. Please click here to review the Rosenwald 405 rules.

Rosenwald 405

Walker 403

Humanities Division and University Calendars

Humanities Division Student Calendar (lists events plus registration and grant deadlines of interest to students)

Humanities Division Calendar of Events (lists division-wide events)

University of Chicago Calendar of Events (lists university-wide events)

Departmental News

Recent Faculty and Student News

In Remembrance