Louisiana State University

College of Arts and Science

Comparative Literature


Graduate Admissions Office,114 David Boyd Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Comparative Literature

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Comparative Literature at Louisiana State University is an interdisciplinary program that encourages students to approach literary studies from multiple perspectives. The Ph.D. program is built around a core curriculum grounded in the history of literary criticism and theory. With the guidance of faculty, students develop their own degree plans and research agendas, meant to combine the study of literature, literary theory, language, philosophy, art, history, and other cultural phenomena in exciting, fruitful, and innovative ways.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Locale: Midsize City

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