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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.
Emily Wilson on Translating the Odyssey: Why and How
March 19, 2019
Emily WIlson on Translating the Odyssey
Your Language My Ear Discussion
March 20, 2019
Join us for Translation as Process and Product
Denilson Lopes, U Rio de Janeiro and Columbia U
March 21, 2019
Denilson Lopes, U Rio de Janeiro; visiting scholar Columbia U
Charles Bernstein wins major literary prize
January 29, 2019
Charles Bernstein wins major poetry prize.
Zain R. Mian publishes essay on Pakistani literature
January 24, 2019
Zain's essay, "Willing representatives: Mohsin Hamid and Pakistani literature abroad," has sparke
INTENSIVE: A Philosophy and Theory Reading Group
December 05, 2018
Intensive, a collaborative reading enterprise.
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