UCB Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal

CLUJ’s Fall 2014 Issue is live, submission deadline for Spring 2015 extended to Feb. 15!

For consideration in the Spring 2015 issue, email your paper to berkeleycluj@gmail.com in doc or docx format by February 15. Please include a brief abstract of the piece, as well … Continue reading


Dancing with Myself

BY: Hannah Ayers I love telling people I dance. Dancing, or any form of physical activity/grace, was terrifying to me growing up. I never went to ballet, tap, or jazz … Continue reading

March 29, 2015

Tumbling: The World of Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics

By: Mineru Suzuki When people ask me about my favorite sport to watch (or rather, if—honestly, this is not a topic that oft comes up in conversations I’ve had, but … Continue reading

March 29, 2015

“Rules for Radicals” & Berkeley Protests: A Comparison

By: Anthony J. Miller In the cool and drizzly weeks of December 2014, Berkeley was on fire. For several days between December 6 and December 11, hundreds of residents in … Continue reading

March 28, 2015

Descartes in the Matrix

By Tina Nguyen “You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you … Continue reading

March 28, 2015

Downton Abbey and Culture

By: Dorene Zhou Period drama? England? Pretentious aristocracy? Sign me up! As a self-proclaimed fanatic of the unrealistic romantic settings of high society period dramas, Downton Abbey has become my new-found … Continue reading

March 19, 2015

Un Anno Fa

By : Elena Bellaart One year ago last Wednesday, I ditched my morning Italian course to go to the Vatican’s weekly papal mass. A few friends and I got up … Continue reading

February 16, 2015

Challenge Your Instincts

By: Woo Jung Ko A few years back in high school, I was studying for the International Baccalaureate Diploma. I remember in particular a class that used to confuse me … Continue reading

December 21, 2013

The Travel Section

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