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Nomad Speaker Series

Tuesday, April 29
5:30 p.m., CHI 128

Michael Allan

"Out of Frame: Orientalism and Early Cinema"

Andréa Gilroy

"Image/Text: The Problem of Translating Comics"


Faculty News

Professor Forest Pyle (English, and a member of the comparative literature participating faculty), who will be teaching a graduate seminar in poetics for Comparative Literature in spring of 2015, has published Art's Undoing: In the Wake of a Radical Aestheticism (Fordham University Press)"

Art's Undoing


GRAD NEWS

Anna Baumeister will be presenting "The Tragicomedy of Climate Change. Environmentalism and the Question of Genre." at 2:30 on Wednesday, April 16, in the Fir Room of the EMU

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Ying Xiong and Susi Gomez presented papers at the UO Graduate Student Research Forum in March.

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Amy Leggette and Emily McGinn, with Paul Bellew and Matt Hannah, published "a case study of small-scale digitization" in the online peer-reviewed journal Scholarly Editing.

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Welcome to the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon. We have the oldest doctoral program in Comparative Literature on the West Coast, as well as a unique major for undergraduates, and a dynamic faculty representing disciplines across campus. Oregon is also the home of the principal journal in the field, Comparative Literature, which recently celebrated its sixtieth anniversary.


SPEAKER: Comparative Literature co-sponsors Amitav Ghosh visit

 

Amitav Ghosh poster


SPEAKER: Comparative Literature co-sponsors translation event

WHY I KILLED MY BEST FRIEND poster


FACULTY NEWS

Comparative Literature JournalComparative Literature features Michael Allan as guest editor

Prof. Michael Allan served as guest editor for a special edition of the Comparative Literature journal:

Reading Secularism: Religion, Literature, Aesthetics Volume 65, Number 3, Summer 2013

 

 


GRAD STUDENT NEWS

immortal"Living Dead Girls" featured in Cascade magazine

Rachel Eccleston's Comparative World Literature (COLT 211) course "Living Dead Girls" is featured in the Winter edition of the College of Arts and Science's magazine Cascade.

"The death of a beautiful woman is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world." —Edgar Allan Poe

Eccleston TeachingThis shocking sentiment is perhaps not so shocking, considering the source. Who better than Poe, the master of macabre storytelling, to ponder—in characteristically creepy fashion—the intersection of beauty, death and poetic expression? But the beauty of the dead woman is not the romanticized obsession of a lone nineteenth-century writer...read more