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The College of Letters is a three-year, interdisciplinary major for the study of European literature, history, and philosophy, from antiquity to the present. During these three years, students participate as a cohort in a series of colloquia in which they read and discuss works together (in English), learn to think critically about texts in relation […]

TO: Members of the Class of 2018 FROM: Kari Weil, Director of College of Letters The College of Letters cordially invites you to attend our Open House which will be held on Monday, October 13 at 4:15p.m., College of Letters Library, 3rd Floor, 41 Wyllys Avenue. I will speak briefly about the program and a […]

HIST 258 Fall 2014 Certificates: South Asia Studies Pre-modern India is often conceived as the epitome of the Mystic East, a timeless land of fabulously rich maharajas, massive war elephants, sinister yogis, and powerful courtesans. Well, it turns out that pre-modern India did have all these things, and much more besides. But India was never […]

American Jewish History, 1492-2001 The two central questions is this course are these: How did American Jews begin, and continue, to develop a distinct identity from Jews elsewhere? And in turn, how has America been influenced by their presence? While we begin with Christopher Columbus and discuss colonial episodes (for instance, George Washington’s significant letter […]

A three-year, interdisciplinary major combining Literature, History, Philosophy and Foreign Language Study. Applications due in the spring. The College of Letters is a three-year, interdisciplinary major for the study of European literature, history, and philosophy, from antiquity to the present. During these three years, students participate as a cohort in a series of colloquia in […]

Calling all Actors, Singers, Dancers and Musicians! Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the Theater and Music departments’ production of In The Heights since it rocked the Broadway world in 2008. In The Heights started right here on campus, in a Second Stage production at the Patricelli ‘92 Theater! Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda […]

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