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.

Jonathan Armoza
Alexander Catchings
Alexei Rasputin
Salwa Tabassum Hoque
Robin Jeffrey
Jordan Augustine

Research - Undergraduate


Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Katie Alexandra Kowalski. A Double Consciousness: Fabricating Narrative Worlds in Percy Bysshe Shelley's Alastor; or, the Spirit of Solitude and George MacDonald's Phantastes: A Fairie Romance for Men and Women. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Gender

Samara Lynn Surface. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses

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

Katherine Sarah Tacke. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses

Sarah J. Cole. 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

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

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

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

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

Symposia History
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

In progress

Author/Title Research Type Related Fields
Cen Wei, undergraduate author Honors Theses Culture