Comparative Literature Essay Prize

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The Comparative Literature program is pleased to announce the third annual Comparative Literature Essay Contest.  This contest was established to recognize excellence in graduate student writing about literatures in multiple languages. The award is open to graduate students in Comparative Literature, SLLC, and English. The essay must have been produced for a class or publication during the 2017-2018 academic year.

The paper must be written in English and deal with at least two languages/literatures and demonstrate, through quotations and bibliography, that the texts were analyzed in their original languages of publication.

The deadline for submission is March 15, 2018. The prize carries an award of $500. Announcement of winner will be made by mid April.