THE DEPARTMENT

Columbia's Department of English and Comparative Literature has played a significant role in the history of literary study in the United States and abroad since its inception.  With a large faculty of renowned scholars and dedicated teachers, our department offers a wide range of courses, recognizing traditional values in the discipline yet reflecting its changing shape. For details about our graduate and undergraduate programs, faculty, courses, and upcoming events, follow the appropriate link on the navigation bar above.

James Shapiro edits new anthology on Shakespeare in America.

Sarah Cole receives 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship.

http://www.gf.org/fellows/17555-sarah-cole

Rachel Adams' Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery (Yale University Press, 2013) has been awarded the 2014 Educators' Book Award from the Delta Gamma Society.