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

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August 24, 2020

Dear Undergraduate Majors,

On behalf of all the faculty and staff in Comparative Studies, we would like to welcome you back to the new academic year.…

August 24, 2020

In a recent episode of the "Voices of Sounds from Arts and Science" podcast Professor Perez is a guest! On the episode she talks about the ethical significance of reading and how fiction shapes a…

August 9, 2020

Congratulations associate faculty member Spencer Dew whose book, The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali, was awarded the 2020 Albert J. Raboteau Prize for Best Book in…

July 10, 2020

This past Tuesday Leighla Khansari defended her dissertation, "Constancy, Race, and Religious Virtue: The Representation of Muslim Women in English Early Modern Drama." Her committee consisted of …

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