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Comparative Literary Studies

Why Study Comparative Literature?

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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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Year in Review Newsletter
Learn more about the accomplishments, happenings, and updates from the Comparative Literary Studies Program in our 2018-2019 Year in Review Newsletter.

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Winning Streak: Weinberg College students win the nation's top prize in comparative literary studies for three years running
Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis
CLS Alumna, Nicole Kempis, spends the year in Rwanda with One Acre Fund
Congratulations to CLS PhD Graduates!
CLS Major, Lois Biggs, wins Sam Weber Paper Prize

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