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Congratulations Mandy!

This fall, Comp Lit Grad Madeleine Cohen will begin a position as Preceptor in Yiddish at Harvard University in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. She will also continue as editor of In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies. Madeleine received her PhD in Comparative Literature with a Designated Emphasis in Jewish Studies in December 2016.

Comp Lit Cal Day 2017

Over 100 people came to the Comparative Literature table and to hear Tim Hampton’s discussion on Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize for Literature; the video of which provided by Comp Lit alum Rachel Park (for those wanting more Professor Hampton, he will be teaching Comp Lit 20 this Fall on “Shakespeare and the World”). » Read on »