Winter Break Contact Information and Updates

Tue, 09/01/2020

The Department of Comparative Literature is working remotely, but we still want to hear from you!

How can we help?

For questions about courses, add/drop, or general questions about our department, please contact our Department Coordinator, Sue Besemer, at

Sue is available to meet via phone call or zoom by appointment.

For questions about the department spaces, facilities, or financials, please contact our Administrative Manager, Laura Kipfer, at

Laura can be reached by phone from 9am - 5pm at 607-255-2445.

To reach our Department Chair, please contact Tracy McNulty at

To reach the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Philip Lorenz, please contact

To reach our Director of Graduate Studies, Patty Keller, please contact

Winter Break runs from Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Friday, January 1, 2021. During this time, Sue Besemer will be unavailable and Laura Kipfer will be checking email only intermittently. Please send any emails that need immediate attention to and mark the subject line as "Urgent".

Staff will be back in their virtual office on Monday, January 4, 2021 and will response to any other queries as soon as possible.

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