As a graduate student in the Department of Comparative Literature, you have the opportunity to develop foundational skills in the study of languages and literatures while exploring an individualized field of specialization. Whether you seek a master’s degree or a doctorate, you have many ways to deepen your breadth of knowledge.
While doing so, you can take advantage of the innovations our department is known for throughout the world—integrating interdisciplinary study into the field of comparative literature. Critical theory is one crucial link enabling cross-disciplinary research and inquiry. We stand out as translators, interpreters, and thinkers who make original connections across geographical, subject area, and temporal boundaries.