Announcing the Third Annual CMLT Essay Contest

April 4, 2014

The deadline for submission is May 1, 2014. The prize carries an award of $500. Announcement of winner will be made by mid May. If you have any questions, please direct them to the Director of Comparative Literature, Sheila Jelen (

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 either the 2012-2013 or 2013-2014 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.

Please upload your submission at: