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.

Mimi Cagaitan
Jordan Augustine
Robin Jeffrey
Noah Lee-Engel
Melanya Materne
Alejandro Guardado

Research - Undergraduate

Completed/published

Author/Title Research Type Related Fields
Sam Wooley. We gon’ see the future first”: Subjection, Melancholy, and Queer Utopian Aesthetics in Frank Ocean’s Blonde Honors Theses Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Sexuality
Elise Stefanou.Demonic Liminality: Unsettling an Anthropological Concept Through the Work of Sylvia Wynter, 2018 Honors Theses Anthropology, Culture, Indigenous
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

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

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

Symposia Literature

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

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

Symposia American, 20th Century

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

Symposia Language, Poetry and Poetics

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

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

Symposia American, Shakespeare, Asian American

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

Elizabeth Ann Strehlo. "The aloe that flowers once in a hundred years': Identification and idealization in Austen & Brontë.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Aaron Douglas Huebner. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses

Elizabeth Li Tao. "Keeping up with the beat: The inclusion of slang terms through hip hop music into the American-English lexicon.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses American, Language

Stephanie E. King. "The Author as Editor: Examining the Role of the Gladiator and the Amphitheater in Nineteenth-Century Historical Novels.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature, 19th Century

Maya Devery Trachtenberg. "California: a modernist utopia.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Modernism

Michael Warren Bagby. "Rhetorical Devices as Social Action: Great Expectations as a Performative Text.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Adam Nathan Kirstein. "Tarzan Of The Apologists: The Burroughsian Evolutionary Paradox, and Anthropocentric Contradictions Fuelling Cultural, Iconographic Prevalence of The Ape-Man.". Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses Literature

Rourke David van Zile. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2015.

Honors Theses

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

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