News and Events


We are pleased to announce exciting news regarding our students and faculty in Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture!

Congratulations to Ana Lee for receiving the 2014 PhD Achievement Award! In the Fall, she will begin a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Tulane University, and in July 2015, Lee will begin her tenure-track position in the Latin American and Iberian Cultures Department at Columbia University.

 Congratulations to Seth Michelson on his appointment as Assistant Professor of Spanish at Washington and Lee University!”

Congratulations to Professor Natania Meeker for receiving the 2014 USC Mellon Mentoring Award in the category of "Faculty mentoring graduate students!" The USC Mellon Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty for helping build a supportive academic environment at USC through faculty-to-student and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. In addition, the USC Mellon Culture of Mentoring Award recognizes a mentoring program or faculty development strategy in an academic unit that provides a vital resource for faculty growth and success. Professor Meeker’s thoughts on receiving this award can be found here