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In the News: “Literature and film help teach students to understand the brain”

Published: August 15, 2016

UCLA Newsroom recently published an article on the General Education Cluster course entitled “Mind Over Matter”. The Department’s own Professor Efrain Kristal and Romy Sutherland each contributed their expertise to broaden students’ understanding of representations of mental illness in literature and film. The full story, originally published on July 26, 2016, is available on the UCLA Newsroom […]

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COM LIT Alumna Receives Prestigious International Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Published: March 11, 2016

Sanna Alas (B.A.S., Human Biology & Society, Comparative Literature ’15) has been selected as one of 35 US scholars to receive the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Sanna will begin her Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine program in the Cambridge University Department of History and Philosophy of Science this Fall. […]

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In the News: “Teaching fellow explores identity through language, literature”

Published: January 20, 2016

Comparative Literature doctoral student and current Teaching Fellow, Malik Chaudhary, was featured in the January 19, 2016 edition of the Daily Bruin. The article (available in full on the Daily Bruin website) highlights Malik’s distinct personal history and its impact on his approach to teaching the Department’s undergraduate General Education seminar courses.

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Professor Efrain Kristal Delivers 118th Faculty Research Lecture

Published: June 17, 2015

Professor Efrain Kristal presented the 118th Faculty Research Lecture on May 13, 2015. He shared his enduring fascination with Jorge Luis Borges and explored the sphere of the revered Argentinian’s writings, particularly on the themes of war. To learn more about Professor Kristal and the lecture, please read this article on the talk. Also, to download […]

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