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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Comparative Literature (Graduate Program)


 

Program Overview

Comparative literature at LSU is an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to approach literary studies from multiple perspectives. A core curriculum grounded in the history of literary criticism and theory and training in at least three languages and national literary traditions prepares students in the PhD program to undertake comparative, interdisciplinary research. With the guidance of faculty, students develop their own degree plans and research agendas meant to combine the study of literature, literary theory, language, philosophy, art, history, and other cultural phenomena including science and social science in exciting, fruitful, and innovative ways.

Administration

Adelaide Russo, Director
TELEPHONE 225-578-4252
FAX 225-578-5074
E-MAIL

complitlsu@lsu.edu

frruss@lsu.edu

WEBSITE www.lsu.edu/complit/

Admission

Applicants for admission to the PhD program are required to submit GRE scores to the Graduate School before their applications can be considered. Applicants should submit three letters of recommendation and a writing sample.

Financial Assistance

Graduate assistantships and fellowships are available. Contact the program director for information. Most assistantships require teaching one course each semester.

Graduate Faculty

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The graduate faculty for the PhD in Comparative Literature is drawn from departments across the university. Contact the director for specific information.

Frank Anselmo (3A) • Department of French Studies         
Jacob Berman (M) • Department of English
William Q. Boelhower (EM) • Department of English
Kevin Bongiorno (3A) • Department of French Studies
Brett Boutwell (M) • School of Music
Elena Castro (7M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Paulo Chirumbolo (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Kevin L. Cope (M) • Department of English
Alejandro Cortazar (3A) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Lake Douglas (M) • School of Art
Femi Euba (M) • Department of English
Kristopher Fletcher (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Carl H. Freedman (M) • Department of English                     
Andreas Giger (M) • School of Music
Gundela Hachman (6A) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Dorota Heneghan (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Katherine Henninger  (M) • Department of English
Jan Herlinger (EM) • School of Music
J Gerald Kennedy (M) • Department of English
Christine J. Kooi (M) • Department of History
Joseph Kronick (M) •  Department of English
Jeffrey Leichman (6A) • Department of French Studies
Alexandre Leupin (M) • Department of French Studies
Qiancheng Li (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
John Lowe (EM) • Department of English
Wilfred Major (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Suzanne L. Marchand (7M) • Department of History
Laura Martins (7M) •  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Patrick McGee (M) •   Department of English
Andrea E. Morris (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Anna Nardo (EM) • Department of English
Pius Nkashama Ngandu (M) • Department of French Studies
Solimar Otero (7M) •  Department of English
Christian Fernandez-Palacios (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Jeffrey Perry (M) • School of Music
Rosemary Peters (M) • Department of French Studies
John Pizer (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
John Protevi (M) • Department of French Studies
Francois Raffoul (M) • Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Pallavi Rastogi (7M) • Department of English
Joseph Ricapito (EM) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Adelaide Russo (M) • Department of French Studies
Keith Sandiford (7M) • Department of English
Mary Sirridge (7M) •  Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Darius A. Spieth (M) • School of Art
Gregory Stone (M) • Department of French Studies
Mark Wagner (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Sharon A. Weltman (M) • Department of English
Sunny Yang (6A) • Department of English
Jack Yeager (M) • Department of French Studies
Michelle Zerba (7M) • Department of English
Gang Zhou (M) • Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Programs

    Doctor of Philosophy