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Oct 29, 2019
Parwana Fayyaz, one of our Comparative Literature alumna, is the winner of the Forward Prize 2019.   She has won the 2019 Forward Prize for the best single poem for ‘Forty Names,’ which portrays the collective experience of struggle and sacrifice of 40 women who jump off a cliff to preserve their honour. The Forward Arts Foundation promotes poetry and supports talent in the UK and Ireland through the National Poetry Day, the Forward Prizes for Poetry and the Forward Book of Poetry.   Read more:
Oct 17, 2019
Two DLCL undergraduates, Isabelle Carpenter (Comparative Literature and International Relations) and Clara Romani (French and History), have been named Hume Humanities Honors Fellows at the Stanford Humanities Center for the 2019-20 academic year.   Every year, eight Hume fellows are selected by a Stanford Humanities Center committee after being nominated by their faculty advisors. Each fellow receives a stipend for research funding and an individual desk in the Humanities Center office; most importantly, fellows participate in specially tailored group activities both with their...
Oct 11, 2019
The Department of Comparative Literature is considering applicatins for a tenure-track or Tenured faculty position. To submit an application visit:
Oct 17, 2016
Please join us in congratulating Professor José David Saldívar, the 2016 winner of the American Literature Society’s highest honor, the Jay B. Hubbell Medal.  The medal is sponsored by the American Literature Society, an allied organization of the Modern Language Association, and is awarded annually to one “scholar whose lifetime of scholarly work has significantly advanced the study of American literature.” More information, and a list of previous medal awardees can be found HERE. The medal will be presented at the 2017 Modern Language Association conference in Philadelphia....
May 13, 2015
Humanities + Digital Tools recently published a video clip featuring DLCL project Lacuna Stories, an interactive academic online ecosystem developed by Comparative Literature and German Studies professor Amir Eshel, MTL Ph.D student Brian Johnsrud, and DLCL Academic Technology Specialist Michael Widner. Watch the clip here: