University of Minnesota
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
cscl@umn.edu
612-624-8099


Department of Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

Undergraduate Studies

Critical Theory and Related Graduate Programs

Brown University, Department of Modern Culture and Media

  • PhD Modern Culture and Media

Columbia University, Department of English and Comparative Literature

  • MA English and Comparative Literature
  • MPhil English and Comparative Literature
  • PhD English and Comparative Literature

Columbia University, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society

  • Ph.D. students may add a concentration or certificate in Comparative Literature and Society

Duke University, Department of Cultural Anthropology

  • Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology
  • JD/MA Cultural Anthropology (through the School of Law)

Duke University, Department of Literature

  • Ph.D. Literature
  • JD/MA Literature (through the School of Law)

Emory, Comparative Literature Department

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Comparative Media Studies

  • MA Comparative Media Studies

McGill, Montreal, Department of Art History and Communication Studies

  • MA Communication Studies
  • PhD Communication Studies

New York University, Department of Anthropology

  • MA Anthropology
    • Subfields in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Linguistic Anthropology
  • PhD Anthropology
  • Joint PhD Anthropology and French Studies

New York University, Department of Comparative Literature

  • MA Comparative Literature
  • PhD Comparative Literature

New York University, Skirball Center for New Media

  • MA Cinema Studies
  • Ph.D. Cinema Studies
  • MA Moving Image Archiving and Preservation

Ohio State, Department of Comparative Studies

  • MA Comparative Studies
  • PhD Comparative Studies
  • PhD Comparative Cultural Studies Minor

Penn State, Department of Philosophy

  • PhD Philosophy

Rutgers, Department of English

  • PhD English

Stanford, Department of Modern Thought & Literature

  • PhD Modern Thought and Literature

University of California-Berkeley, Rhetoric Department

  • PhD Rhetoric
    • Concentrations in: Law, Political and Social Thought, Classical Rhetoric and Ancient Culture, History and Theory, Continental Philosophy and Critical Theory, Gender and Sexuality, Film and Media Studies, Literary and Cultural Studies, Race and Ethnicity

University of California-Berkeley, Department of Comparative Literature

  • PhD Comparative Literature

University of California-Irvine, Visual Studies

  • PhD Visual Studies
    • Emphasis in Visual Studies available PhD and MFA students in all departments

University of California-Irvine, Department of Comparative Literature

  • PhD Comparative Literature

University of California-Irvine, Department of Anthropology

  • PhD Anthropology
    • Focus on Socio-cultural Anthropology

University of California-Santa Barbara, Department of English

  • MA English
  • PhD English
    • Emphases in Global Studies, Medieval Studies, Technology and Society, Women’s Studies

University of California-Santa Barbara, Department of Sociology

  • MA Sociology
  • PhD Sociology
    • With emphases in: Global Studies, Human Development, Language, Interaction and Social Organization, Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Feminist Studies, Technology and Society

University of California, Santa Cruz, History of Consciousness Department

  • PhD History of Consciousness

University of California, Santa Cruz, Community Studies Department

  • M.A. Social Documentation

University of Chicago, The Committee on the History of Culture

  • MA History of Culture
  • PhD History of Culture
    • Emphasis on American Studies and Early Modern Studies

University of Chicago, Department of English Language and Literature

  • MA English
  • PhD English

University of Chicago, Department of Germanic Studies

  • MA German
  • PhD German

University of Michigan, Department of English

  • MFA Creative Writing
  • PhD English Language and Literature
  • PhD English and Women’s Studies

University of Michigan, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

  • MA German Studies
  • PhD German Studies
    • Certificates in: Screen Arts and Cultures, Museum Studies, Women’s Studies

University of Minnesota, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

  • PhD Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society
  • PhD Comparative Literature

University of Minnesota, Department of American Studies

  • PhD American Studies

University of Minnesota, Department of Communication Studies

  • MA Communication Studies
  • PhD Communication Studies
    • Concentrations in: Rhetorical Studies, Communication Theory, Critical Media Studies

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dept of English and Comp Lit

  • MA English
  • PhD English
    • With the following areas of Study: The English Language, English Literature from its beginnings to 1485, English Literature from 1485 to 1660 (including Milton), English Literature from 1660 to 1789, English Literature from 1789 to 1900, American Literature to 1900, American Literature from 1900 to the Present, British Literature from 1900 to the Present, Critical Theory and Cultural Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, African American Literature, Southern Literature

University of Notre Dame, Department of English

  • PhD Literature

University of Rochester, Department of Art and Art History

  • PhD Visual and Cultural Studies

University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts

  • MA Cinema and Television
    • Track in Critical Studies
  • PhD Cinema and Television
    • Track in Critical Studies

University of Texas at Austin, Department of English

  • MA Creative Writing
  • PhD English
    • Concentrations in: English Literature, American Literature, Ethnic and Third-World Literature, Women, Gender, and Literature, Popular Culture/Cultural Studies/Folklore, English Language and Linguistics, Rhetoric, Bibliography and Textual Criticism, Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Computers and English

University of Western Ontario, Center for the Study of Theory and Criticism

  • MA Theory and Criticism
  • PhD Theory and Criticism

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Communication Arts

  • MA Communication Science
  • MA Film
  • MA Media and Cultural Studies
  • MA Rhetoric
  • PhD Communication Science
  • PhD Film
  • PhD Media and Cultural Studies
  • PhD Rhetoric

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of English

  • MA English, Program in Modern Studies
  • PhD English, Program in Modern Studies

Yale University, Film Studies Committee

  • PhD Film Studies is offered in conjunction with one of the following departments:
    • African American Studies, American Studies, Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages and Literatures, French, German, History of Art, Italian, Slavic Languages and Literatures