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  • COLT 10.20 Revolutionary Genres W19 @ 10 hour

    This course is a survey of the main aesthetic trends and genres that rose to prominence in Africa, Asia and Latin America during the Age of National Liberation i.e. the 1940s-1960s. The seminar will explore the relationship between literature, politics and the creation of national identity.

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  • 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.

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  • Welcome new COLT Graduate Students

    Dartmouth welcomed nine new Comparative Literature Master students in the class of 2018-2019.  This year's class contains students from Kazakhstan, UK, China, Egypt and the US. 

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  • COLT Translation Studies Minor

    Consider a minor in Translation Studies! It is interdisciplinary area within the humanities. It combines the practice of transferring texts from one language to another with theories of meaning and comparison.

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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

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


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