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.

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Danielle VonLehe
William Connor Smith
Hilary Roseann Bowen
Samuel Pizelo
Alexei Rasputin

Research - Undergraduate

Completed/published

Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Alejandro Les Guardado. The Drama of Reproduction: The Family Unit as a Site for Gender Performance in Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Gender

Chris Brent Mulder. Dorian, Delano, and Deity: Worship in The Portrait of Dorian Gray and Benito Cereno. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Literature

Emilie Virginia Smith. What's in a name? George Washington Gómez and the civil war of (linguistic) identity. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Linguistics

Thomas Teancum Gunn. Amazing Stories: Wonder as a Reader Response in the Contemporary Novel. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Literature

Catherine Cooke Opie. Resisting Pedagogical Oppression:The Cultivation of Identity Through Memory and Experience in Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Pedagogy

Andrea M. Squires. You are welcome to it if you like:" Seeing and Being Seen, While Reading History from Within the Margins: A Look at Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy." Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses

Shelby Morgan Handler. [Un]covering Mirrors and Healing Backwards: Reclaiming Histories and Reframing Queer Jewish Anti-Zionist Resistance. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Jewish Studies, Queer Studies

Geoffrey Aaron Paul. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses

Sarah Lucinda St Albin. The Mechanics of Desire in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses 19th Century, Literature

Lucas McKinley Barash-David. House of Leaves as Emergent Literature in the Digital Age. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Literature
Student Research Profile: McKenna Princing Independent Research American, Feminism and Feminist Theory, Film/Cinema, Gender, Narrative Analysis, Novel/Prose Fiction, Popular Culture, Sexuality, Women Writers
Student Research Profile: Melanya Materne Independent Research Communication, Education, Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Pedagogy
Student Research Profile: Noah Lee-Engel Independent Research 20th Century, 21st Century, Decolonial, Narrative Analysis, Philosophy
Student Research Profile: Alejandro Guardado Independent Research African, Culture, Film/Cinema
Student Research Profile: Alexander Catchings Independent Research 20th Century, African American, Literature, Race and Ethnicity
Student Reserach Profile: Merzamie Sison "Mimi" Cagaitan Independent Research Diaspora Studies, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Sexuality, Women Writers

Melanya Materne, "Literature in the Common Core State Standards: A Critique," 2012.

Symposia Education

Stephanie Whitney, "Exploring the International Student Experience: Improving the University's Response to a Changing Student Population," 2012.

Symposia Education

Alexander Catchings, "Pastiche and Humor in the Neo-Slave Narrative," 2012.

Symposia African American

Sher-Min Yang, "The Literature of Sexuality: Evolving British Attitudes through the Later 20th Century into Contemporary Times," 2012.

Symposia Sexuality, 20th Century

Sarah Poppe, "Circles within Circles: George Herbert’s Poems around Poems, ad infinitum," 2012.

Symposia Poetry and Poetics

Merzamie (Mimi) Cagaitan, "Soft Slips of Flesh: The Female Body as a Place of Sexual Violence and Site of Economic, Social, and Cultural Exchanges," 2012.

Symposia Sexuality, Feminism and Feminist Theory

Jon Volkman, "Through the Eyes of the Mongoose: The Intent of Audience," 2012.

Symposia

Alexander Catchings. Look Who's Laughing: Self-Making, Humor, and Subjectivity in the Neo-Slave Narrative. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Postcolonial

Cherry Cui Hua Liu. The Internalization of Social Values in the Modern World: Tess of the D'Urbervilles and George Washington Gómez. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Culture

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