Berkeley’s Department of Comparative Literature has produced the winner of the Bernheimer Prize for the past 7 years in a row and 10 of the winners over the past 13 years.
In a new program sponsored by Art of Writing, graduate students train undergrads to help their peers become better writers.
With topics ranging from contemporary poetry an With topics ranging from contemporary poetry, Japan studies, and rabbinic literature, Working Groups offer an interdisciplinary space for graduate students and faculty to meet, study, and talk.
Avenali Chair in the Humanities Joseph Koerner examines art that emerges during periods of historical and psychological struggle.
In his look at the War on Terror, Mark Danner probes America’s apparent willingness to accept endless war in the name of security.
Author Greil Marcus and editor Steve Wasserman discuss friendship through book writing.
Peter Sahlins discusses his new book on 1668 French culture, politics, and the fascination with animals.