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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William Connor Smith
Samuel Pizelo
Jonathan Armoza
Hilary Roseann Bowen
Alexander Catchings

Research - Undergraduate


Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Esther-Maria Tkacz. Under a Spell: The fantastic tale of Orlando, its chronotope and its relation to A Room of One's Own. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Literature

Caitlin Elizabeth Donnelly. Metafictional Dynamics of Grief and Coping in Turn-of-the-21st-Century Literature. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses 21st Century, Literature

Jessie Weiling McMillan. The Woman Problem': Female Internalization of Societal Pressures and the Rise of the New Woman in 19th Century England. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Feminism and Feminist Theory, 19th Century

Amanda Rose Whitbeck. Identity and Agency in The Fourth Century. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Literature

Michael Charles Fulwiler. Baseball and Black Identity: Imagined Community, Baseball Literature, and the Integration of Major League Baseball. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses African American

Sarah Carroll Neumann. Francis and the Perfect Candy. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses
Student Research Profile: Brian Hardison Independent Research English, Medieval, Textual Studies

Brandon Weaver, "Visual Violence: Deconstructing the Romani Myth in Three Films of Tony Gatlif," 2011.

Symposia Global Studies

Michelle Kwon, "Imperial Profiling: Reading Western Figurations of 'Global' Citizenship through Egypt's 'Facebook Revolution'," 2011.

Symposia Digital Humanities

Joseph Frantz, "Donald Justice and New Formalist Poetry," 2011.

Symposia Poetry and Poetics

Jessica Jungwirth, "Tutors as Participant Researchers: How English Language Learners (ELLs) Taught Us Better Ways to Support Writing and Learning," 2011.

Symposia Pedagogy

Kenneth Yuen, "Meaning, Metaphor, and Linguistic Indeterminacy," 2011.

Symposia Linguistics

Brian Hardison, "Contexts of Colonization: The Literary-Historical Treatment of the Anglo-Saxon Settlement," 2011.

Symposia History

Anne-Cecile (Lorelai) Germain, "The Controversy of the Tea Party in Contemporary American Culture in Light of Dissent Theories of Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn," 2011.

Symposia American

Jonathan Armoza, "From France to Arcadia to Louisiana: An Examination of 'Civilizing Discourse' and Materialism in Acadian-Cajun Folk Tales," 2011.

Symposia Comparative Literature

Sarah Poppe, "The Literary Body: Modernist Experiments with Object and Image," 2011.

Symposia Modernism
Student Research Profile: Jessica Jungwirth Independent Research Anthropology, Culture, Global Studies, Language Pedagogy, Multilingualism, Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Pedagogy
Student Research Profile: Robin Jeffrey Independent Research Feminism and Feminist Theory, Film/Cinema, Gender, Science and Technology, Science Fiction
Student Research Profile: Jonathan Armoza Independent Research 19th Century, American, Diaspora Studies, Digital Humanities, History, Literary Criticism

Rebecca Mark, "Trans(form)ative Language: Asian American Poetry and Racial Difference," 2010.

Symposia Race and Ethnicity, Asian American, Language, Poetry and Poetics

Martha Flores-Perez, "ELL Endorsement: Teaching Multilingual Students," 2010.

Symposia Multilingualism, Pedagogy

Ella (Sonja) West, "An Analysis of First Person Narratives by Women Political Prisoners in Apartheid South Africa," 2010.

Symposia African, Women Writers

Brandon Weaver, "No Pain No Gain; Violence and a Critique of American Identity in Contemporary Cinematic Incarnations of the Western," 2010.

Symposia American, Film/Cinema