Read about the Martin Hägglund project
For many of us, self-reflection marks the turn of the new year, namely in the form of resolution-making. But few of us ever stop to consider, “What exactly is the ‘self’ I am trying to improve?” A new Yale humanities course, “Selfhood, Race, Class, and Gender” — or simply, the Self Class — is committed to answering the question: What is the “self” anyway?
Marta Figlerowicz, professor of comparative literature and English, and Ayesha Ramachandran, professor of comparative literature, are co-...
Announcing the existence of a new magazine of literature and criticism, Mitos Magazín. It contains short stories, essays, poetry, criticism, etc. The magazine is focused on the Americas and committed to publishing work in all of the languages of the Americas.
It owes its existence primarily to three students in the department: Vanessa Gubbins, Maru Pabón and Camila Vélez. It was partly sponsored by the Yale Program in Ethnicity, Race and Migration.
Please have a look at the website, www....
YALE UNIVERSITY’S COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
March 2-3, 2018
Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208
53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT
Friday, March 2nd
1:00 Welcome Reception & Introductory Remarks
1:30-3:00 Panel 1: Theorizing the Commons
3:15-4:45 Panel 2: (Un)common Everyday
Saturday, March 3rd
11:00-12:30 Panel 3: Contested Commons
1:30-3:00 Panel 4: Common places
3:15-4:45 Panel 5: Performing in Common
We are grateful to the support of our sponsors: The Departments of...
Emily Apter, New York University
“Theorizing in Untranslatables”
Thursday, February 15
The Comparative Literature Library
Bingham Hall, 8th Floor
New initiative at Yale seeks to answer the question: What is the internet?
By Bess Connolly Martell
One of the goals — and challenges — of “Internet Cultures,” a new teaching and learning initiative on campus, is to explore the unknown and unknowable. In fact, the term “internet cultures” often ends up in quotation marks because it is so malleable, according to Yale faculty members Marijeta Bozovic and Marta Figlerowicz, the co-organizers of the initiative.
The initiative, explain the...
The Department of Comparative Literature is welcoming back Professor Pericles Lewis in his new role as Vice President for Global Strategy, Deputy Provost for International Affairs and Professor of Comparative Literature. This is his viewpoint as shared with the Yale Daily News:
LEWIS: Lessons from Yale-NUS
Pericles Lewis Oct 10, 2017
Please allow me to introduce myself. After spending 14 years as a literature professor at Yale, I left New Haven in 2012 to become president of...