Arts and Humanities Concentrations

Classics

Brief Description of Concentration

Classics - StatueThe study of the Classics is an interdisciplinary enterprise involving critical engagement with the literature, art, material culture, and history of the Greco-Roman world. A concentration in the Classics equips students with all the tools...

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Comparative Literature

Brief Description of Concentration

booksComparative literature is the department for students who want to cross boundaries -- between languages, between cultures, between disciplines. We welcome students who are interested in studying literature in more than one national and linguistic...

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East Asian Studies

Brief Description of Concentration

east asian studiesTo study East Asia is to be exposed to diverse forms of political activity and social relations, religious traditions of great depth, philosophical schools with enduring insights, and literatures of tremendous range and power...

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English

EnglishBrief Description of Concentration

Humans use stories to cope and thrive, from oral poetic traditions to novels, screenplays, and hip hop rhymes. The English Department hones your expertise as a maker and interpreter of stories. By studying English literature, you will learn how to analyze...

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Folklore and Mythology

Brief Description of Concentration

people dancingFolklore and Mythology is a liberal education in and of itself. The program encourages the study of any given community through its language and culture, offering an array of choices for drawing on a variety of disciplines in the...

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