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 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
  • New Position for CSCL Alum Stephen Groening

    Stephen Groening (Ph.D. CSDS, 2008) is now Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature (Cinema and Media Studies) at the University of Washington, Seattle.

    September 3rd, 2014
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