Comparative Literature explores exciting approaches to literature and culture in a global context. It also examines global media (print, visual, electronic), and engages with questions of ethics, human rights, and the real-world contexts of literary and cultural production.
- Student-Designed Thematic Concentration
- Foreign Language Concentration
- Foreign Languages
- Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
About the Program
You might like this program if…
- You are curious about other cultures beyond your own and want to learn to think critically and creatively about cultural difference and convergence in our interconnected world.
- You want to acquire important skills such as analytical writing, argumentation, and communication in an international context.
- You are interested in acquiring knowledge of a second language and/or culture, which is a key component to success in the global economy.
- International literature
- Film and Literature
- Graphic Novels Around the World
- Postcolonial Literature
- Ethics and Human Rights in Global Literature
- Video Game Literature Studies
- Penn State Office of Strategic Communications
- Penn State Digital English Studio
- Law school
- Graduate school to study English and library and information science
Library/Information Sciences, Management, Marketing, Research, Service (Teach for America), Sports Operations