Comparative Studies addresses processes of cultural interaction, with particular attention to the dynamics of knowledge, power, authority, and cultural difference.

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January 14, 2022

On December 16, 2021, Dr. Amy Gregg of the Department of Comparative Studies at Ohio State (Newark) was named one of 21 Affordable Learning Exchange (ALX) grant recipients. The program is designed…

January 13, 2022

On December 10, 2021, a project by Ohio State’s very own Isaac Weiner was featured on CBC radio. 

Dr. Weiner, an associate professor of Religious and Comparative studies at OSU,…

November 8, 2021

On Friday, November 5th, Dr. Eric Williams successfully defended his dissertation, “Daddy, What Did You Do in the Great War?  Deconstructing British Visual Media Propaganda in World War I”, at…

November 3, 2021

Last month, Dr. Jolyon Thomas of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania kicked off our Department’s Autumn 2021 Comparative Studies “Comparison” Workshops. The…

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