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  • 2020 Zantop Lecturer Laura Wexler on Photography's Afterlives

    This years Zantop Lecturer Laura Wexler, Yale University will lecture at a Photograhy's Afterlives Conference in conjunction with the School Photos and Their Afterlives Exhibit, January 16-April 12, 2020, Hood Museum of Art. Lecture on April 2, 2020, Hood Museum of Art. Loews Auditorium 5-6:30 pm. Free and open to the public.

    Photography After Lives
  • Pray to the Empty Wells by Iryna Shuvalova

    Iryna Shuvalova COLT MA Graduate D'14 published a new book. Pray to the Empty Wells is a prayer that overflows. Shuvalova's lyric poetry is thick with beauty, memory and sorrow; with folklore, story and song. Congratulations!

    Iryna Shuvalova
  • Comparative Literature Master of Arts Program

    We seek innovative and inquisitive scholars who share our passion for languages and cultures,western and non-western literatures, and for critically thinking about different types of textsand aesthetic expressions. Application deadline is January 15th.

  • Eastern Europe Unmapped

    Comparative Literature professors, Irene Kacandes and Yuliya Komska, recently published Eastern Europe Unmapped

  • Faculty, Students, and Staff Honored for Their Work

    Antonio Gomez receives New Directions in Humanities Scholarship and Arts Practice grant to study how Italian Marxist philosopher Antonio Gramsci’s cultural and political thought was received in Spain.

  • In English we trust

    In English we trust: Can we be global citizens without knowing foreign languages? Will speaking foreign languages finally become an asset in the U.S.?

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Recent Publications

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  • Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals Arab Culture in the Digital Age

    Tarek El-Ariss

    Princeton University Press , December 2019

  • What It Takes to Win in the Fairy Tale: Trickster Heroes in 'The Boy Steals the Ogre's Treasure

    Cambridge Companion to the Fairy Tale. Ed. Maria Tatar. New York: Cambridge UP, forthcoming

  • Postcolonial Hauntologies: African Women’s Discourses of the Female Body

    Ayo A. Coly

    University of Nebreska Press June 2019


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