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Comparative Literary Studies

Why Study Comparative Literature?


An Indispensable Asset

In our increasingly globalized world, Comparative Literary Studies is an excellent foundation to work in any field where critical thinking, strong writing skills and foreign language comprehension are required.

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Video Testimonials - Comparative Literature Senior Seminar

Watch Comp Lit Seniors share about their Senior Theses

Hear from CLS seniors about their senior theses from Fall 2022!

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William West's book wins the 2022 Calloway Prize!
Kritish Rajbhandari (CLS PhD, 2019) had his article published in Comparative Literature journal
Professor Alessia Ricciardi awarded the 2021 American Association of Italian Studies Book Prize in the category of Literary Studies
Menglu Gao: University of Denver, Assistant Professor, English
Jonas Rosenbr├╝ck has been appointed Assistant Professor of German, Amherst College

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