WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND LANGUAGES!
Our department offers undergraduate majors in Literatures, Languages, and Linguistics, and a Ph.D. program in Comparative Literature, tailored to the needs of students and their interests.
Our faculty teach courses about art, literature, languages, linguistics, philosophy, poetry, film, photography, queer and gender studies, critical theory, critical race studies, postcolonial studies, and other areas.
Our undergraduate majors train students in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Greek, and Latin, and we also offer majors in Comparative Literature, Classical Studies, Comparative Ancient Civilizations, Languages, and Linguistics.
Our language programs in Arabic, Cahuilla, Chinese, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, and Vietnamese provide an opportunity to learn and study in a supportive environment that focuses on a communicative approach to language learning.
Reach out to one of our Advisors to set up a meeting to find out more: Suzy.Sharweed@ucr.edu or Gerardo.Sanchez@ucr.edu.
Reach out to our Language Placement Exam Coordinator to find out about placement exams: Britteney.Testino@ucr.edu.
Reach out to our Graduate Advisor with questions about our Ph.D. program: John.Kim@ucr.edu.
Get in touch with the Chair, Jeff Sacks, to chat about our department, programs, and course offerings: Jeff.Sacks@ucr.edu.