Comparative literatureabout the department of comparative literature differs from most national literature departments while it seeks to prepare its students for reading and research in the languages and histories of different societies and periods, it is also dedicated to critical and cultural analysis literary. [nb the ideas expressed in this document are mine and they are not meant to reflect the department's views as always the best course of action is to consult with your advisor on all matters relating to the formation of your research questions] students writing dissertations in cmlit face a number of. The comparative literature (cmlt) department of the university of georgia offers a master of arts (ma) and a doctor of philosophy (phd) in both will read beyond the course requirements to obtain adequate background for their studies, and will conduct independent research in the writing of the thesis or dissertation. My dissertation traces the formation and growth of the reader of the bengali novel in nineteenth century bengal through a close study of the writings by bankimchandra chattopadhyay that comment on—and respond to—both the narrating the national future: the cossacks in ukrainian and russian literature . You should think about what you like to read about the most first narrow it down to a genre and then research what is known about it once you've done that, think about what you'd like answered or explored, but hasn't been answered or explored b. Comparative literature honors thesis writing an honors thesis allows you to explore a topic in greater depth than is possible in a standard undergraduate paper it provides a valuable training in research skills and in sustaining an argument over a significant number of pages this training can be very useful in.
The topic of the dissertation must be comparative or interdisciplinary in nature it may build on or take inspiration from modules studied earlier on in your degree, but it must contain a significant proportion of independent work beyond that done in other modules students reading for a ba in comparative literature (single. Comparative literature marla zubel literary reportage and the poetics of cold war internationalism (2017) advisor: timothy brennan akshya saxena “ vernacular englishes: language and democratic politics in post-liberalization india” (2016) advisor: shaden m tageldin timothy august “postcolonial appetites. Transgressing space and subverting hierarchies: a comparative analysis of street theatre groups in sri lanka, india, and the united states, kanchuka n dharmasiri pdf arthur's heirs: situating medieval welsh, spanish , and scandinavian texts in their literary and historical contexts,.
Compulsory modules litcg003 – comparative literary studies 30 credits litcg001 – modern literary theory (30 credits) litcg099 - dissertation (60 credits) or litcg098 - dissertation research pathways (90 credits. Combining core courses with optional courses, training in research skills, methods and problems, and a dissertation, will help you understand the practice and context of comparative literature, as well as developing your independent research skills to publication standard many of our graduates have. Classics thesis pa3000, uris communication thesis lb413, mann community service education thesis tx295, mann comparative biomedical sciences thesis sf610, veterinary comparative literature thesis pn38, uris computational biology thesis qh312, mann computer science thesis qa70, engineering. Recent dissertation titles david collins “all that is solid melts into spirit: autonomy, fluidity, and impersonality in hegel, emerson, and eliot” andrew ascherl “to have done with finitude: transnational mexican narrative after 1968” myrto drizou “the politics of necessity: negatiating the future in american literary.
Honors in comparative literature students may earn honors in the concentration by successfully presenting a thesis, for the preparation of which they will normally enroll in colt 1990 in either or both semesters of their senior year these courses may not be used to satisfy the standard requirements for a concentration. Preparing: after passing their oral exams, students must promptly begin working on a dissertation proposal under the guidance of their dissertation committee this committee must include two u chicago faculty members, of which at least one should be a comparative literature faculty. At least one of these examiners, the committee chair, must be on the faculty of the department of comparative literature after concluding the examination, the student, in consultation with the director of graduate studies, selects a committee of advisers to direct the dissertation again, at least one of the dissertation.
The thesis should be written in correct and clear english subject to approval by the programme coordinator students in the comparative literary studies programme may be permitted to write their thesis in french, german, italian, or spanish if this is appropriate to their topic and specialisation the thesis will normally be. The phd requires a minimum of 61 hours of course work (including work completed for the ma), six of which are for the dissertation and including the comparative literature proseminar, cl 180k the distribution of these requirements builds on the core established in the first four semesters of graduate study so that the. Recent dissertations 2017, andres amerikaner, market realism: latin american literary movements after the boom 2017, max jensen, archaic modernism and spanish poetry, 1898-1975 2017, kelly lehtonen, the heroic sublime in renaissance epic: tasso, spenser, milton 2017, lea pao.
Dissertation and phd candidacy x certificate programs and the certificate in comparative literature xi pedagogical training and tatto xii progress towards degree and annual review xiii funding links xiv department committees for graduate program xv fellowships and prizes xvi grievance policy for the. The department offers both the phd and a two-year, thesis-based ma program phd students study three literatures in the original languages and have the option of being examined on a special topic of their own choosing instead of their third literature the ma program combines core courses on the theory and practice of. Admission requirements only open to comparative literature and literary theory students description the final component of the ma programme consists of writing a master's thesis once the thesis has been approved, it must be defended orally choosing a topic students are encouraged to select the topic of their. Comparative literature dissertations put our doctoral students in dialogue with disciplines across the university, and the dissertation committees they assemble reflect the rigor of their specialist training and the interdisciplinary reach of their thinking click on the buttons below for the authors, titles and faculty committees of.
Useful links barricade graduate literary journal brio undergraduate literary journal feminist reading group comp lit courses current course offerings faculty profiles faculty officers & administration contact us. Courses in comparative literature for 2017-2018 view all courses in print friendly format level 1 (heroic women) complit1002 comparative literature 1c: heroism in slavonic cultures complit1011 comparative literature dissertation complit4001p infidelities complit4016. “orestes would become hamlet”: crisis, subjectivity, and form in modernist literature adleen crapo punishment and embodiment: an examination of gender and disability in early modern literature david j dagenais governmentalization, desubjugation, and the crisis of humanism in the essais. Comparative means that the thesis should discuss at least two texts from different linguistic groups, historical periods or genres or texts from different media, for example, literature and film or literature and music the theoretical component means that thesis writers should demonstrate a knowledge of literary criticism and.