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.

Upcoming Events

New Irish Fiction

Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027 The Lantern (Eighth Floor)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM