Comparative World Literature
Welcome to the Comparative World Literature Program!
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Comparative World Literature studies
- World literatures in translation and the relationships among those literatures
- The relationship between literature and other fields such as art, music, history, philosophy and theatre
CWL @ CSULB has strong focuses in
- Cultural Studies and Mythology as bases for understanding literature and for the ways we see ourselves in a multicultural and global environment
- Health Humanities–our new Health Humanities Minor is coming in Fall 2021!
- Visual Studies: Comics and Graphic Novels (CWL 213), Science Fiction and Global Technologies (CWL 305), Digital Literature and Culture (CWL 205), Theatre Today (CWL 324), Global Fantasy (CWL 405), Art & Literature (CWL 412), Film & Novel in Society (CWL 451)
CWL is a Practical Liberal Arts Major:
- Develop your critical thinking skills
- Develop your critical writing skills
- Understand civilizations & cultures around the world
- Cultivate your aesthetic sensibility
- Develop your moral sensitivity
- Improve your self-expression
- Learn to analyze issues from multiple perspectives
If you are interested in going to Grad School, please contact an Advisor.