Would you like to know...
- How writers from different traditions and times have addressed the issues of collective identity and their place in the world?
- How literature and philosophy have influenced each other?
- How immigration has transformed Quebec society and its cultural landscape?
- The effects on identity, alterity ("otherness" and the way it is represented) and the political evolution of communities?
For the answers to all these questions and many others, choose a program in comparative literature.
Our undergraduate programs
- BA in Comparative Literature (B.A en littérature comparée)
- Major in Comparative Literature (Majeure en littérature comparée)
- Minor in Comparative Literature (Mineure en littérature comparée)
A degree in comparative literature opens doors to many sectors and organizations:
- Radio, television and other media
- Government departments
- Organizations in the fields of culture, immigration, ethnocultural relations and external affairs
If you hold a degree in film studies and comparative literature, you may also find a job with cultural organizations (National Film Board of Canada, Cinémathèque québécoise, etc.) or in the multimedia industry.
And there’s more! With complementary undergraduate or graduate studies, you can choose a career in teaching, research, journalism or translation.