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Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies

2402 Sterling Hall
475 N Charter St
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Jordan Rosenblum
Phone: 608-262-3059
Fax: 608-262-9723
Email: jrosenblum@wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4
Admitting Degree(s):
PhD
MA
Named Option(s):
Comparative Literature (MA/PhD)
Folklore Studies (MA/PhD)

About the Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies Program

2018-19: Admissions are suspended. Graduate study in the Department of Comparative Literature & Folklore Studies emphasizes active theorizing of the comparative, the literary, the folkloric, and the cultural in a global context; investigates cultures within, across, and beyond national and linguistic boundaries; enables the careful and informed study of new and evolving theories and cultural methodologies as well as of prior, present, and emerging literary and cultural practices and phenomena.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.