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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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Program Highlights


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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Comp. Lit. Lee Edelman Lecture

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Evanston

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Agora: On Queer Theory as Literary Theory A lecture by Lee Edelman, Tufts University An overvi...

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Working with the poet who told us to ‘Praise the Mutilated World’
Congratulations Azadeh Safaeian!

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