Humanities Undergraduate Research Workshops – November 2 & 16, 2017

Published: October 27, 2016

The Department of Comparative Literature presents:


Learn how to do effective research—for any major!

Interested in learning more about research in the humanities – and how to do it properly?

Come to any or all of the undergraduate research workshops! Whether you’d like to learn how to write research papers for classes, or whether you’d like to embark on your own research project or honors thesis, these workshops are for you!

Getting Started with Research

November 2, 2016 | 3:00pm -4:00pm | Humanities 348

What is research in the humanities, and why do it? This workshop covers the nuts and bolts of humanities research, as well as its many benefits. In addition to giving you the chance to learn all about your area of interest, research allows you to gain valuable skills for graduate school or any career path!

Developing a Research Question and Topic

November 16, 2016 | 3:00pm-4:00pm | Humanities 348

Learn how to transform your interests into a research question and project! This workshop will guide you through identifying potential topics and turning your general interests into specific research questions. You’ll also learn how to demonstrate the significance of your research question, and much more!