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This collection comprises links for graduate students in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature. Academic links include links to the Comprehensive Examination Reading List, the Dissertation Defense, the Handbook of Graduate Studies in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, as well as links to the web sites of professional associations and societies.

Click on links below:

Graduate Student Handbook

Comparative Literature Ph.D. Literary Theory and Criticism Reading List

Cover sheet for Ph.D. CLT reading list

Sample Comparative Literature exam lists:

Cover sheet for M.A. CLT reading list

Cultural Studies Ph.D. Cultural Theory Reading List

Cover sheet for Ph.D. CST reading list

Sample Cultural Studies exam lists:

Cover sheet for M.A. CST reading list


Dissertation Defense Information

The Doctoral Defense Announcement form is available on the Graduate School Web site.

Forms and Program information:

CLT Independent Study Form (pdf)

CST Independent Study Form (pdf)

Graduate School at Stony Brook University

"New Student Road Map"


Professional Organizations

American Comparative Literature Association

Cultural Studies Association

International Association for Philosophy and Literature

International Comparative Literature Association

Modern Language Association

Society for Cinema & Media Studies


Research Links

 Under research links you will find links to other university libraries and to e-text archives.

Call for Papers Archive

Columbia University Libraries

Etext Projects (former E-text Archive)

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Harvard Film Archive

Project Gutenberg E-text

Yale University Library



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