The concentration in 比较世界文学 expands the study of literature to include the wider world and crosses borders in more ways than one. It emphasizes the study of literature as transnational and interdisciplinary, in recognition of global literature's expansive, intensely interconnected networks and trajectories. It also brings together faculty from 英语, Modern Languages & Literatures, and 经 with the aim of showcasing the exciting breadth and diversity of literary study at Kenyon. 学生们 doing the CWL concentration thus study texts in different languages and literary traditions and across different historical periods and genres. Our courses move between national literatures and explore global and cross-cultural perspectives. Fundamental to the concentration is coursework in two literary traditions. This is world literature in a comparative and collaborative perspective!