Founded in 1949, indiana university's department of comparative literature is one of the oldest and most comprehensive in the united states we have pioneered developments that have helped to move the discipline beyond its origins in european literary and intellectual traditions, and, with the cooperation of colleagues in other departments and. Inquire: journal of comparative literature go home about people submissions archive neither here nor there: the (non-)geographical futures of comparative literature issue 32: february 2014 in every issue state of the discipline comparative literature and. Instead it demonstrates how this lack of consensus can be a constructive and revitalizing force that will carry the discipline of comparative literature into the twenty-first century — carrie tirado bramen - multicultural review related books. Loyola university chicago loyola ecommons english: faculty publications and other works faculty publications 2-2014 state of the discipline: comparative literature and. Program overview graduate programs in the department of comparative literature possess a long-standing commitment to critical theory and a progressive understanding of the discipline.
Recent theories and pedagogies of alterity such as multiculturalism and postcolonialism have had a significant impact on the discipline of comparative literature and the teaching of world literature. In comparative literature comparative comics examines genre of narrative from a comparative and global standpoint literature and philosophy establishes a dialogue between philosophy and literature—as disciplines, as historical constructions. Undergraduate program welcome to the department of comparative literature on these pages, prospective majors will find information about the discipline of comparative literature, the types of careers that graduates pursue, and how to embark on the major. Clcweb: comparative literature and culture issn 1481-4374 purdue university press ©purdue university volume 2(2000) issue 4 article 2 theory, period styles, and comparative literature as discipline. History and theory of literature through comparative approaches the department accepts candidates for the degrees of bachelor of arts and on careers in literature and reflection on the nature of the discipline 4 comparative literature electives. About the department the department of comparative literature at yale has a long tradition of excellence in the study of literature and literary theory across national and disciplinary boundaries alongside exposure to a variety of complementary disciplines.
In order to obtain the ba degree in comparative literature offered at umass amherst the third track also explores the relation of literature to an extraliterary discipline, such as sociology, history, music or film the major tracks. Comparative literature home about us about us comparative literature is the study of literature and other cultural expressions across linguistic and cultural boundaries they also look at juxtapositions between literature and other arts or disciplines. Overview inherently interdisciplinary, comparative literature begins with the insistence that any artifact of culture—be it a canvas, a poem, a film, o. Graduate program in comparative literature the field and the academic discipline of comparative literature have taken a few turns and made a few shifts in focus since the nineteenth century.
Comparative literature in the age of multiculturalism (parallax: instead it demonstrates how this lack of consensus can be a constructive and revitalizing force that will carry the discipline of comparative literature into the twenty-first century (carrie tirado bramen multicultural review. Home courses college of humanities & fine arts comparative literature comparative literature comparative and also study the relations between literature and the other arts the comparative perspective includes insights from philosophy literature and a related discipline. This book is intended to be a sustained exposition of the principles, practices and standards of comparative literature after a discussion of the origins, definitions and dimensions of the discipline, three chapters address questions of establishing and maintaining a department: staffing, budgeting, selecting students, setting up a curriculum.
World and comparative literature minor at the at the university of alabama the comparative & world literature program is directed by dr emily wittman (english) what is comparative literature comparative literature is the discipline of studying literature internationally: across. The soas centre for cultural, literary and postcolonial studies (cclps) exists to promote the disciplines of comparative literature, cultural studies and postcolonial studies in relation to africa, asia and the middle east.
Areas of specialization course the innovative partnership between comparative literature and african studies means that graduate students can take courses in and discuss the impact of concepts like world literature on the discipline in cmlit 501, a course that introduces. State of the discipline report the american comparative literature association, founded in 1960, is the principal learned society in the united states for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself. / program overview comparative literature is the study of literature, theory, and criticism across the boundaries of language, nation, culture, artistic medium, genre, and historical period faculty in oberlin's program are drawn from the humanities, arts, and social sciences the curriculum emphasizes these important areas of the discipline. Harvard's department of comparative literature is one of the most dynamic and diverse in the country with a faculty that has included such scholars as irving babbitt, albert lord, harry levin, claudio guillén, and barbara johnson, the department has played a crucial role in shaping what remains a polymorphous discipline. Undergraduate course offerings comparative literature is the study and comparison of literary all these considerations govern the intelligibility of the texts we read and it is to this awareness that the discipline of comparative literature responds.
Still from manto (dir nadita das, 2017) faculty expert, aamir mufti standing at the forefront of innovative work in literary, theoretical, and cultural studies, ucla's comparative literature program is one of the most exciting fields in the humanities as a discipline it requires exceptional linguistic ability, theoretical knowledge. Comparative methods in literary studies can be seen as the contribution by the humanities to a broad transformation of university disciplines beginning in the early 19th century a new perception of phenomena in the life sciences (anatomy, psychology), and social sciences (jurisprudence, linguistics, anthropology. On comparative literature elmas sahin department of turkish language and literature, faculty of arts and science, çağ university academic discipline interested in the literature of two or more different languages, cultures or nations keywords. From the days of rené wellek s crisis of comparative literature (1959) through the beginning of the twenty-first century that saw gayatri spivak s provocative death of a discipline (2003), comparative literature as an academic discipline has endured like no other. Students whose primary area of concentration lies within the comparative literature section japan, and the us) theory, histories of literary criticism, and aesthetics also form part of the discipline's focus uc the classics group welcomes students with comparative interests who. Cross cultures, transcend disciplines, and bridge linguistic divides comparative literature explores literatures and cultures across times, languages and media as a comparative literature major at fordham, you will join a vibrant community of international faculty and students with interests in.