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University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences
Comparative Literature & Literary Theory
M.A. Reading List
Theorizing Colloquium Series
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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.
Theorizing guest speaker Melissa Sanchez
November 28, 2018
Presents talk, "On Erotic Accountability"
Martin Premoli receives the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities award
November 13, 2018
Rising Waters Graduate Project Intern for 2018-19
Michael Shea's translation of Argentine author to be published.
October 12, 2018
Michael Shea's translation of Liliane Ponce's work is to be released later this year.
Deanna Cachoian-Schanz's book review in the Armenian Review
October 03, 2018
Deanna Cachoian-Schanz published her first book review,
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