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

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July 7, 2022

Following up on last academic year's virtual ceremony, the Department celebrated this year's Department awards recipients in hybrid form, with many in-person attendees present. The rescheduled…

June 24, 2022

On Wednesday, June 15th, the Department of Comparative Studies sponsored an online discussion of Canadian-British artist and filmmaker Zev Robinson's documentary The Scottish Breed. The event,…

June 15, 2022

Please join us in congratulating our newest successful Ph.D. candidate, Dr. Sarah Craycraft, who defended her dissertation yesterday!

As noted by her advisor, Katherine Borland, Sarah's…

April 28, 2022

In a recent Ohio State News article by Franny Lazarus, Comparative Studies alum and Ohio State Fulbright Scholar Dr. Jasmine Stork recounts her involvement with humanitarian efforts in Poland amid…

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Sarah Iles Johnston
College and Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Religion, Departments of Classics and Comparative Studies
Ethan Knapp
Associate Professor, Department of English
Ignacio Corona
Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Yana Hashamova
Professor, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures