With keynote speech by Professor Frank Bezner and undergrad student Madeline Zimring’s strong leadership, the 6th annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium was a great success, including many interesting presentations by students from NYU, Oberlin, Stanford, and even University of Oxford.   Comp Lit graduate students participated as well, discussing their experiences as grad students.

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L-R:  Kevin Milyavskiy (UC Berkeley), Amber Gallant (UC San Diego), Madeline Zimring (UC Berkeley), Anatole Soyka (UC Berkeley), Nicole d’Alessio (seated, NYU), Yana Zlochistaya (UC Berkeley), Didi Chang-Park (Stanford), Miguel Samano (Stanford), Sean Lambert (Oberlin), Eleanor Van Buren (Oberlin), and Alayna Mills (San Jose State U).

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Graduate student panel, from L-R:  Jon Cho-Polizzi (UC Berkeley German), Paul Hoehn (UC Berkeley German), Dinah Lensing-Sharp (UC Berkeley Comparative Literature), Kevin Stone (UC Berkeley Comp Lit), and Simone Stirner (UC Berkeley Comp Lit).