Undergraduate

For general information about research opportunities, see our Humanities Research page.
For examples of specific project types, see Independent Research, Honors Theses., or Undergraduate Research Symposia.

Brian Hardison
Alexander Catchings
Jessica Jungwirth
Danielle VonLehe
William Connor Smith
Alejandro Guardado

Research - Undergraduate

Completed/published

Author/Title Research Type Related Fields
Elise Stefanou.Demonic Liminality: Unsettling an Anthropological Concept Through the Work of Sylvia Wynter, 2018. Honors Theses Anthropology, Culture, Indigenous
Sam Wooley. “We gon’ see the future first”: Subjection, Melancholy, and Queer Utopian Aesthetics in Frank Ocean’s Blonde, 2018. Honors Theses Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Sexuality
Jazzy Hothi. I am Here: Illuminating Black Women’s Resistances to Individualistic Notions of Self-Care“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”— Audre Lorde (1988, A Burst of Light)“We realize that the only people who care enough about us to work consistently for our liberation are us. Our politics evolve from a healthy love for ourselves, our sisters and our community which allows us to continue our struggle and work.”—The Combahee River Collective Statement (1977), 2018 Honors Theses African American, Feminism and Feminist Theory
Collin Sprenkle. Fly Fishing and the Female Form: Meditations and Investigations into the Corporeal Transformations Experienced in the River, 2018 Honors Theses Feminism and Feminist Theory, Gender

John ("Jack") Chelgren, Arista Burwell-Chen, Cali Kopczick, "Tutors' Self-Assessment as a Strategy for Making Work Emotionally Sustainable," 2015.

Symposia Pedagogy

Emily Pierce, "A Qualitative Study of Teachers' Perspectives on Family Literacy Practices: Discovering the Outcomes for Literacy Learning of Children from Diverse Demographic Backgrounds," 2015.

Symposia Race and Ethnicity

Christina Bleu, Katherine Lee, "The Korean Lexicon," 2015

Symposia Linguistics, Language

Arista Burwell-Chen, "How to Be a Good Ally: A Guide to Dismantling Colorblindness, White Normativity, and Everyday Racism without Erasing Oppressed Voices," 2015.

Symposia Race and Ethnicity, Critical Race Theory

Dandi Meng, "After All This Becomes Lit': Becoming and Performativity in Contemporary English-Language Native Poetry," 2015.

Symposia Language, Poetry and Poetics

Danielle Gintz, "Re-Membering Time: Reimagining Deleuzian Memory through Literature and Theoretical Physics," 2015.

Symposia Literature

Elizabeth ("Eliza") Wu, "American Mythology: The Intersection of Shakespeare and the Asian American Body Onstage," 2015.

Symposia American, Shakespeare, Asian American

John ("Jack") Chelgren, "The Anxious Lyric: Subjectivity and Politics in American Experimental Writing during the 1970s," 2015.

Symposia American, 20th Century

Hilary Bowen, "Dance with Horses," 2015.

Symposia Performance Studies

Charlie Jones, "Is the Swan Actually Dying?: Close-Reading Ballet for Detrimental Influences of Commercialization," 2015.

Symposia Critical Theory

Nicole Wright, "The Evolution of Native American Studies," 2015.

Symposia American Indian/Native American

Jinny Park, "The Ideal Soldier': Masculinity in the Military and Sexually Assaulted Female Soldiers," 2015.

Symposia Gender, Sexuality

John "Jack" William Chelgren. "Qu’est-ce que c’est?': Affect, Subjectivity, and Neoliberalism in Talking Heads and John Ashbery.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Maisie Alexandra Leese. "Female Re-Orientation Abroad: Considering the modern woman's potential to reclaim travel in the Middle East.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Feminism and Feminist Theory

Steven Trey Wallace. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses

Alison Wan-Ying Cheung. "Because there is No Elsewhere: Revaluing Conscious Physicality in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Michael Therett Lewis. "Memetic Brick and Mortar: The Architectural Landscape of W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

David Jin Yi. "Too Good to be True: The Unraveling of John Kwang in Native Speaker.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Stephen Joseph Connelly. "Progress, War, and the Eternal Return: Reflections on Time within the Fantasies of J.R.R. Tolkien and E.R. Eddison.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Dylan Teague McDonald. "'The disguise, I fear, is thin. But listen:' Buck Mulligan as Ulysses' master of ceremonies.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Victoria Sinan Duan. "Form and Traumatic Remembrance in Toni Morrison's Beloved: A Percolation on Stream of Consciousness Models of Presenting Interior Monologues.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

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