Featuring CL alumna Madeline Zimring and Professor Frank Bezner; filmed/produced by CL undergrad Alessia Belsito-Riera.
2013 Distinguished Teaching Award recipient and new Townsend Center Director Tim Hampton will teach “Shakespeare and the World” this fall; his Cal Day presentation on “Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize” last April was well received by a packed house! The CL20 class meets MWF 10-11 in 160 Kroeber Hall along with a 1 hour discussion section. The course can meet either the Arts & Literature or Historical breadth.
Comparative Literature professor Judith Butler gives a lecture in Barcelona in 2016.
by Dora Zhang
Comparative Literature Professor Dora Zhang gives us a brief overview excerpted from her presentation at the November 29 symposium on the subject.
The origins of free indirect discourse are disputed. Cases in classical and medieval literature have been proposed but they are usually subject to debate. The history of the style, however, seems to gain greater clarity as it goes on. (more…)
“A line of thinking we could really use to hear right now”
Featured resource: Michael Lucey’s translation of Eribon’s memoir, Returning To Reims
Three prominent French intellectuals and writers recently visited the Department of Comparative Literature, along with the French Department and the Program in Critical Theory. (more…)
Listen here to the words spoken by Dean Anthony Cascardi upon presenting the award, along with a few words from Barbara… (more…)