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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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Comp Lit Faculty Participate in Andrew W. Mellon Critical Theory in the Global South Project
First Annual Summer Institute: Psychoanalysis and the Media, Paris, June 25-28, 2018
CLS Alumna, Erin Dunbar, spends the year teaching English in Mongolia
CLS Grad Student, Sorrel Dunn, receives TGS Beiling Wu Prize in Writing

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