It is commonly believed, by parents everywhere, that the quickest road to the poor house (that’s what my parents called it) is for their college-age children to major in Russian history, comparative literature, Kantian philosophy, or some other so-called useless field of concentration that has no practical use whatsoever. However, as it turns out, … » Read on »
Yeehaw! A good time was had by y’all with some “hep” from our friends at Smoke and Fieldwork … if you were present and wanna share your snaps, send’em to complituga AT berkeley. edu and we’ll post’em, podner!
L-R: Tim Hampton, Rachel Park, Madeline Zimring, Vivien Zhu, Tina Guo, Yana Zlochistaya
Comparative Literature graduate student Lida Zeitlin Wu has received the 2016 Oxford Adaptation Award for “Transmedia Adaptation, or Kinesthetics of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World“. Congratulations Lida!
Irina Popescu (Comparative Literature graduate student) wrote this article titled “The Educational Power of Discomfort”, published in the Chronicle of Higher Education
Comparative Literature PhD Ramsey McGlazer is the co-winner of the 2016 ACLA/Bernheimer Prize, awarded to the best dissertation (nationally) in Comparative Literature.
His thesis is titled “Old Schools: Modernisms, Pedagogy, and the Critique of Progress”: » Read on »