Main Contact Info

2015 Tisch Hall
435 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003

Phone: 734.763.2351
Fax: 734.764.8503


The Career Center's Career Guide for Comparative Literature

Each Career Guide highlights curriculum requirements, as well as skills and abilities that may be developed and applied through each course of study. To complement the academic information, a range of interesting occupational opportunities are listed as a starting point for considering how academic experiences may translate to professional work settings. The Career Guide series represents a collaborative effort between The Career Center and numerous academic units.

Comparative Literature Major Advising

Prospective majors should consult the Comparative Literature department advisor as early as possible about developing a challenging and unified interdepartmental program of study.

Translation Studies Minor Advising

The Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature will designate a faculty member to serve as Translation Studies advisor. 

During their first meeting, the student and the Translation Studies advisor will devise a plan to satisfy the requirements. Any changes to the plan must be approved by the Translation Studies Adviser, who will provide ongoing advising regarding course selection and planning for the capstone project.

The role of the advisor will be:

  1. to provide information for students who are interested in applying for the minor
  2. to meet at least once a term with students who are accepted to the minor to discuss progress on their approved course plan
  3. to review changes and petitions for approval in individual course plans
  4. to help coordinate plans for capstone translation projects.

Comparative Literature Faculty Listing

Faculty listing for the Department of Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature Departmental Information

Comparative Literature is a discipline which examines literature across national, historical, and linguistic boundaries.

Undergraduate Comparative Literature Association

a group dedicated to creating a community for undergraduates in which they can explore critical theory, attend coffee hours with professors, ...

Canon Translation Review (Comparative Literature)

Canon Translation Review is the University of Michigan’s online literary magazine dedicated to promoting and publishing undergraduate and graduate translation. Although we are based within the Comparative Literature department, we hope to draw students from all areas of the university.

Comparative Literature Undergraduate Handbook

his handbook is designed to introduce you to our department and our undergraduate program. It outlines the requirements for graduating with a concentration in Comparative Literature and it provides ideas on how to select courses and design your individualized program of study . It also lists various policies, procedures, and services for students in Comparative Literature.

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