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.

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Research - Undergraduate


Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Rebecca Lynne Eskildsen. Flipped: the gender of book covers. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Gender

Emelia Hope Nitz-Ritter. Common Core, Common Tongue? An analysis of the treatment of language in the Common Core State Standards. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Language

Nicole Megan Beckwith. Finding the Sunshine in Sitcom. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Media Studies

Tanya Joy Friedland. Harry Potter and the Violence of Censorship. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Literature
Student Research Profile: William Connor Smith Independent Research Culture, Film/Cinema, Narrative Analysis, Novel/Prose Fiction, Popular Culture, War and Terror
Student Research Profile: Samuel Pizelo Independent Research 19th Century, American, Critical Theory, Literature, Science and Technology, Visual Culture
Student Research Profile: Salwa Tabassum Hoque Independent Research 20th Century, 21st Century, Narrative Analysis, Novel/Prose Fiction, Postcolonial
Student Research Profile: Alexandra Deem Independent Research 19th Century, 20th Century, Critical Theory, Literary Criticism, Narrative Analysis, Science and Technology
Student Research Profile: Jordan Augustine Independent Research Communication, Culture, Digital Humanities, Publics/Public Spheres, Science and Technology, Space/Place

Rachel Schlotfeldt, "Newbook Digital Texts in the Humanities: The Emma B. Andrews Diaries," 2013.

Symposia Digital Humanities, Digital Literacy

Merzamie (Mimi) Cagaitan, "Behind the Veils of Industry: The Filipina Mail-Order Bride as the Ultimate Western Male Fantasy," 2013.

Symposia Publics/Public Spheres

Samuel Pizelo, "Biopower and Heterology: An Examination of Protest and Resistance through the Photographs of Abu Ghraib," 2013.

Symposia Global Studies

Sarah St Albin, "The Fallibility of Post-Enlightenment Virtue in Matthew G. Lewis’ The Monk," 2013.

Symposia Literature

Christopher (Chance) Campbell, "Formal Mimicry as Literary Genre Art: Signs of Performative Authorship in Darko Vukovic's 'Closings' and Katarina Grgic's 'Early April'," 2013.

Symposia Genre Theory

Jordan Augustine, "NSFW: The Subversive Cultural Logic of Anonymous Online Culture," 2013.

Symposia Culture, Digital Humanities

Alexander Catchings, "Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes: The Integrated Audience's Gaze on Black Performance," 2013.

Symposia African American

Jeremy Goheen, "But Will I Be a Man?' The Masculinity Strategy in Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke," 2013.

Symposia Gender

Kali Swenson, "Imagining a Novel Nation: The Indian English Novel and the Indian Independence Movement," 2013.

Symposia Literature, Culture

Alejandro (Alex) Guardado, "Cinema of Loss: Exploring the Role of War and Trauma in Burundian Films," 2013.

Symposia Film/Cinema

Tiffany Loh, "All Up In The Hair: The Significance of Coiffure in Crome Yellow," 2013.

Symposia Literature

Julie Feng, "The Art of Ars Poetica: Exploring the Movement of Metalanguage in Poetry about Poetry," 2013.

Symposia Poetry and Poetics

Anthea Piong, "Education Reform in a Results-Oriented Society," 2013.

Symposia Education

Vincent Quang Pham. Revisiting Linsanity: Understanding the Continued Cultural Significance of Jeremy Lin. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Culture

Jordan Douglas Whitlock. I Wanna Be Sedated: Complicity and Relativism in Coetzee's Progressive Male Subject. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses

Christopher Chance Campbell. Truth, Deception: History and Narrative in Borges' 'Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius.' Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Literature