Working Groups Related to Literature

The History of the Book working group discusses a wide variety of topics related to reading practices and the materiality of the text.

Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley is an organization comprised of doctoral students engaged in the study of medieval literature, history, art,...

The Frankfurt School working group traces the works of the Frankfurt School.

The Francophone Studies Working Group fosters interdisciplinary conversation on the French colonial empire and its aftermath.

The Early Modern Studies working group brings together students and faculty with an interest in the "long seventeenth century" (approximately 1550-1689) in Britain, Europe, and the Americas.

The Contemporary Poetry and Poetics working group reads old books of poetry and new books of poetry, but mostly the newest ones.

The Consortium on the Novel encourages cross-pollination of ideas on topics pertaining to the novel that transcend particular national traditions.