Marcel Strobel, Comparative Literature PhD student, wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant award. 

Celebrating excellence in translation, Suzanne Jill Levine has been honored with the PEN/Ralph Manheim Award. Her pioneering work spanning over five decades has redefined the landscape of Latin American literature in English, championing diverse voices and fostering creativity in the field.

Jordan Tudisco (PhD Candidate - Comparative Literature) awarded UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2024-25 at UC Berkeley!

Nabokov from Novel Perspectives 

Virtual Symposium Program 

Welcome! This club is open to all, providing a place of pleasurable reading, conversation and community. All majors are encouraged to join!

Featured guest lecture by Mario Moroni at UCSB.

Associate Professor Thomas Mazanec publishes his first book, Poet-Monks: The Invention of...

Now in its 18th year, UCSB Reads brings the campus and Santa Barbara communities together to read a common book that explores compelling issues of our time. 

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Jody Enders, Professor of French and Comparative Literature, has been honored with the MLA's prestigious Lois Roth Prize in Literary Translation for her exceptional collection of French farces titled "Immaculate Deception and Further Ribaldries