Comparative Literature & Languages

  • Welcome, Postdoctoral Fellows!

    • …to Jolie Chea, UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, and Amanda Batarseh, UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, who will be joining us for the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Congratulations and welcome back!

Apply to our Ph.D. Program in Comparative Literature

The application period for our Ph.D Program in Comparative Literature is open. Priority will be given to students whose completed applications are received by December 8, 2018; the official deadline for admission for Fall 2019 is January 5, 2019.

To apply please click here.

Assistant Professor in Classical Studies (tenure track)

The Department of Comparative Literature and Languages at the University of California, Riverside, invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Classical Studies at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a scholar with a Ph.D. in Classics or a comparable field, with (1) strong abilities in Greek language, literature and culture and (2) expertise in Latin/Roman language, literature and culture or another literary, linguistic and cultural area of the ancient Mediterranean, including North Africa, or area of the comparative study of antiquity. Expertise that extends the boundaries of what has traditionally encompassed Classical Studies, including intersections between Classics and Asian Studies, Medieval Studies, Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies, critical theory and translation studies, and modern reception studies of the Classical world, is especially welcome.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian and Comparative Literature

The Department of Comparative Literature and Languages invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Italian and Comparative Literature.

For more information please click here.

Lecturer in Southeast Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

The Department of Comparative Literature and Languages invites applications for a Lecturer in Southeast Asian Studies and Comparative Literature. Minimum requirements are an MA in Southeast Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, or a related field. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Southeast Asian Studies and Comparative Literature at an American university.

For more information please click here.