Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology (Fordham University Press, 2016)
The Program in Poetics & Theory
Examines the range of literature, its transmission and dynamic traversal of linguistic, geographic, cultural, political, and disciplinary boundaries.
Current Course Offerings
Faculty members offer courses embracing the ancient and modern periods of world literature, exploring critical, theoretical, and historical issues.
The department has a lively array of events, speakers, and conferences each year, hosting guests from across disciplines and fields
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New and noteworthy in the department of Comp Lit.
Department of Comparative Literature
Department orientation for incoming PhDs9:30am-10:30am19 University Place, Room 229
Check here for recent publications by faculty members!
The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas (Fordham University Press, 2015)
Unexceptional Politics: On Obstruction, Impasse, and the Impolitic (Verso Books, 2018)
Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune (Verso Books, 2015)
The Age of the Poets: And Other Writings on Twentieth-Century Poetry and Prose (Verso, 2014)
The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos (Fordham University Press, 2014)
Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon (Princeton University Press, 2014)
Louise Labé, Love Sonnets & Elegies (NYRB/Poets, 2014)
Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability (Verso, 2013)
Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism: An Archive (Fordham University Press, 2013)