undergraduate research


What is Humanities Research?
Abstracts from UW English majors presenting at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
UW English Honors Student Thesis Projects

Student Profiles

UW English Undergraduate Student Research Profiles:

UW English majors at the 2013 Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities:

Vedran Jankovic, Vincent Pham, Samuel Pizelo, Rachel Schlotfeldt

UW English majors at the 2014 Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities:

Danielle Gintz, Dandi Meng



UW English Studies librarian, Faye Christenberry
English Studies: UW Libraries Research Portal
Research Competency Guidelines for English Majors
Publishing Your Scholarly Work
UW Undergraduate Research Program
GEN ST 391: Research Exposed! Approaches to Inquiry (1 credit course)
English Department Honors Program
UW Libraries Research Commons


Modern Language Association (MLA)
Project Gutenberg (large repository of e-texts)
Voice of the Shuttle (portal for humanities research)
E-server (digital humanities archive)
Literary Index at Vanderbilt (resources for literary scholarship)
U.S. Library of Congress Digital Collections (including newspapers, images, and American culture)
Research Competency Guidelines for Literatures in English (Association of College & Research Libraries)

Conferences, Symposia, Research Funding

Mary Gates Research Scholarships (Awarded for autumn and winter quarters.)
UW McNair Post Baccalareate Program (Applications accepted annually in early spring.)
UW Libraries Undergraduate Library Research Award (Annual prize, apply in early spring.)
Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awards (Apply after having had your work accepted for presentation at a conference or symposium.)
UW Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (Held in early May. Submit abstract/application in winter quarter.)
UW Summer Research Institute in the Arts & Humanities (Apply in early spring for the summer quarter program. Includes funding through a Mary Gates Research Fellowship for those selected to participate.)
Rutgers English Diversity Institute (REDI) (Week-long funded research program held in early June. Apply in early winter quarter.)
The Leadership Alliance SR-EIP (Funded summer research at various universities, both public & private. Application deadline in early winter.)
Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) (Funded summer research at various universities, public & private. Application deadline in early winter.)
Other Summer Research Programs Beyond UW (Application deadlines vary.)
UW English Department Scholarships (Apply in winter quarter.)

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Images from the annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

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