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Comparative Literature & Literary Theory
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We study literary and cultural representation across linguistic and national boundaries.
We approach literary and cultural study with a keen awareness of critical theory.
Literature is news that stays news.
Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.
The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.
Our lives are all different and yet the same.
Spinoza after Marx. Exploring the encounter between the thought of Spinoza and Marx, posing the question of how to conceive the two bodies of thought as a joint project.
May 27, 2021
Spinoza after Marx.
2021 Penn Arts & Sciences Graduate Division Graduation Celebration
May 17, 2021
Please join Dean Fluharty and Associate Dean Wenger for the prerecorded 2021 GRADUAT
Transcreations: The Intersections and Intricacies of Translation and Creative Writing with Achy Obejas and Adrienne Perry
April 28, 2021
MARIA KUZNETSOVA AND THE CHEBURASHKA COLLECTIVE
April 22, 2021
Please join us Thursday, April 22, at 8:00 PM on Zoom, for MARIA KUZNETSOVA AND TH
Rita Barnard writes on "Comparative Thinking in an Age of Corruption"
May 13, 2021
Rita Barnard has edited a volume of Safundi called Trump, Zuma, and the Grounds of US-South A
Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Graduate Student Awards
May 12, 2021
Zain R. Mian receives Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Graduate Student
April 06, 2021
Distinguished Teaching by a Graduate Student
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