Comparative Literature and English is an interdisciplinary program that studies the power of the written word across national and cultural boundaries. With its emphasis on rigorous research, thoughtful analysis, critical thinking, and clear and articulate writing, it is a versatile degree that provides an excellent foundation for a variety of fields. The flexible, student-centered design of both majors is ideal for students who wish to combine their degree in literature with other majors or minors to develop their special focus of interest.
Students who take a degree in this department move on to a wide array of professions. It is simply impossible to predict what they will do, but our alumni research shows a rich variety of success stories in all parts of the world: Paris, New York, London, Tokyo, Beijing, Florence, Stockholm, Cairo, Bogota... you name it.
Recent graduates of the Department of Comparative Literature and English were accepted for postgraduate studies at a wide range of institutions, for example:
number of them made it into competitive creative writing programs, such as:
Many of our alums have sought a career in academia or education and are now teaching and researching, holding positions at the following institutions:
Publishing is a natural choice for literature graduates, a career path that for our alums often began already during their undergraduate studies through participation in publication projects and professional writing as part of their coursework or internships. Several have found jobs with
Others are writers, critics, literary translators, artists, musicians, actors, , playwrights, artisans, museum curators, or , has turned his love for books into a craft.
There are successful screenwriters and directors, producers, journalists, and media specialists of all kinds.
Some alumni have leading positions in NGOs and international organizations such as the United Nations or the International Red Cross.
A larger group went into business and other more conventional professions, for example:
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