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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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Program Highlights



Erin Dunbar (Comp Lit, '18) teaches English in Mongolia through Princeton in Asia
After receiving the Comp Lit Studies Program's 2018 Best Honors Thesis award for her work on the documentaries of Agnès Varda, Erin Dunbar is teaching English in Ulan Bator, Mongolia this year through the "Princeton in Asia" program.

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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
CLS undergraduate student, Max Rowe, awarded the American Comparative Literature Association Presidential Prize for Best Undergraduate Essay

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