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CompLit Major Eliav H. Ehrenkrantz elected to Phi Beta Kappa

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Comparative Literature Department is pleased to announce the election of our major, Eliav H. Ehrenkrantz, to Phi Beta Kappa and congratulate him on this distict success.

Professor Catherine Portuges presents at Stanford University

Monday, March 27, 2017

Professor Catherine Portuges (Comparative Literature/Film Studies) presented a lecture, "From Shoah to Son of Saul: an Intergenerational Dialogue," on March 16 at Stanford University comparing...

Gentzler publishes new book

Thursday, November 10, 2016

On Nov. 10, 2016, Edwin Gentzler's new book, Translation and Rewriting in the Age of Post-Translation Studies (London: Routledge) has officially been published. In it, he argues that rewritings of...

Cicely Buckley Donates Literary Translations

Monday, October 17, 2016

Cicely Buckley, who completed a PhD in CompLit here in the 1970s, working primarily with Prof. David Lenson, recently donated a half dozen titles of literary translations published by Oyster River...

Welcome Prof. Gürses!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Starting in the Fall 2016, the UMass Comparative Literature Program is proud to welcome Hande Gürses as a new lecturer in comparative literature. Prof. Gürses did her Ph.D. in Literary Studies at...