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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Hilary Roseann Bowen
Jordan Augustine
Mimi Cagaitan
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Research - Undergraduate


Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Dustin Cody Hansen. Imagination and the Role of Literature in Moral Progress During the Victorian Era. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses 19th Century, Literature

Greta Christine Pittenger. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses

Tyler Leigh Britton. Woolf's The Waves: On Words. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Literature

Stephanie Yi-Farng Hsieh. Perception, Creation, and the Space Between: A Consideration of Reality-Generating Devices in Science Fiction. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Science Fiction

Bailey Elyse Rahn. Trolls, Transition and Tradition: Rewriting Norwegian Identity in Immigrant and Homesteading Literature. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Literature

Merzamie Sison Cagaitan. Transcending Fractured Geopolitical and Metaphoric Borders: The Mobile Trajectory of the Grotesque Female Body's Transformation from Object to Subject. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2012.

Honors Theses Feminism and Feminist Theory
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

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

Symposia History

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
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

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

Symposia African, Women Writers

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

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