University of Minnesota
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature

Department of Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

Shaping the World

Welcome to the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

With the inauguration of our new University president, Eric Kaler, we look forward to taking a central role in his foremost objective for his presidency, “improving what we do best.” Building on our long-time strengths and distinctions, we will be taking a leading role in moving the College of Liberal Arts toward the goals envisioned in its 2015 Plan.

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News & Events

  • New Courses! - CSCL/SCMC 1201: Cinema & 1202W: MEDIA (Word, Image, Sound)

    Check out the new courses we are offering for Fall 2015!

    Both courses fulfills the liberal education requirement of Arts/Humanities.

    July 14th, 2015
  • New Position for CSCL Alum Thomas Haakenson

    Thomas Haakenson (Ph.D. CSDS, 2006) is now Associate Provost at the California College of the Arts.

    September 3rd, 2014
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