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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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Jennifer Croft receives Man Booker International Prize

Congratulations! Jennifer Croft, CLS/Slavic PhD alum and translator, along with Polish writer, Olga Tokarczukwho, win Man Booker Prize for "Flights", a philosophical rumination on modern-day travel. 

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Maziyar Faridi awarded Ferdowsi Tusi Award in Persian Literature and Culture
CLS/Slavic PhD alum, Jennifer Croft receives Man Booker International Prize
CLS graduate student, Scott Newman, awarded inaugural Buffett Institute Graduate Student Fellowship
CLS PhD alum, Frederika Tevebring, awarded Frances A. Yates Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Warburg Institute in London

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