Comparative Literature

A STRUCTURED INDIVIDUAL MAJOR

Director: Nolden (German)
Advisory Board: Dougherty (Classical Studies), Hall (Spanish), Rosenwald (English), Silver (Religion), Weiner (Russian), Zimmerman (EALL), Ward (ex officio: Chair for Language Chairs)

Using literary texts as its base of inquiry, “Comparative Literature” promotes the study of intercultural relations that cross national boundaries, multicultural relations within a particular society, and the interactions between literature and other forms of human activity, including the arts, the sciences, philosophy, and cultural artifacts of all kinds.

 

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