Becky Cooper, 2011, Author: “We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence” (Grand Central Publishing, 2020), “Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers” (Abrams April 2013). Former assistant to the Editor of The New Yorker and contributor. Senior Thesis: “Quo Vadis? The Life and Literary Philosophy of David Foster Wallace”
Founded as a graduate program in 1904 and joining with the undergraduate Literature Concentration in 2007, Harvard’s Department of Comparative Literature operates at the crossroads of multilingualism, literary study, and media history.