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CLS faculty participate in new Mellon Foundation-funded grant, Critical Theory in the Global South

Northwestern University is leading a new curriculum initiative that will bring together researchers from across the globe and a wide range of disciplines to focus on critical theory in the Global South.

Congratulations to CLS graduate student, Kritish Rajbhandari!

Kritish won a Presidential Fellowship, which is a highly competitive award and is the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University.

Comparative Literature graduate student will participate in Institute for World Literature (IWL) Conference, Summer 2017

Thanks to the generous support of The Gradate School and Weinberg College, third year student, Taymaz Pour Mohammad, will spend a month at University of Copenhagen taking courses with graduate students from around the world, as well as participate in seminars with leading world literature scholars.


"Comparative Literature and the Measures of Modernity: Translating Word, Sense, and Sensibility in Rūḥī al-Khālidī’s Tārīkh ʿIlm al-Adab ʿind al-Ifranj wa-l-ʿArab"
"In Balance with This Life, This Death: Molecular Philology and the Rise of Modern Comparative Literature"