Department of Comparative Humanities

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What is Comparative Humanities?

Comparative Humanities is an integrated, interdisciplinary learning experience with flexible curriculum that broadens the scope of the traditional humanities by examining the historical and contemporary diversity of cultures, religions, literatures and languages across a variety of media, geographic areas and historical periods.

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Programs and Minors

Jewish Studies (minor)
Choose from two minor tracks that involve themes and materials relevant to the Jewish experience.

Linguistics (minor, MA concentration, endorsement)
Study the history and variations of language structure to understand how it impacts world cultures.

Religious Studies (minor, BA concentration)
Study the various disciplinary approaches to religious traditions and phenomena.

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Department of Comparative Humanities

Bingham Humanities 303
2211 South Brook
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am to 4:00 pm


tel (502) 852-6805