Undergraduate Research in the Humanities with G. Mullins


Fall 2015, Winter 2016 and Spring 2016 quarters

Taught by

literature, queer studies

Students of the humanities who are nearing the end of their Evergreen education may wish to pursue a major research project, senior thesis or capstone project in their particular field of interest. Often, the goal is to contruct an original argument around a particular body of literature, set of ideas or historical events. These kinds of projects develop advanced research skills in the humanities, including the ability to read deeply and critically in a particular field, and to discover and engage with important theoretical writings in that field. Students will also gain valuable skills in reading, analyzing, synthesizing, writing and editing long pieces of complex prose. The best kinds of this work will be invaluable for graduate school applications, and will be an asset to those entering the job market directly following graduation.

Greg Mullins (American literature, queer theory) specializes in 20th-century and contemporary literature and comparative American Studies (U.S./Brazil). His broad interests include the crossroads of aesthetics and politics, national versus transnational formations of literary studies, queer gender and sexuality, memory studies and poststructuralist theory. Most of the capstone projects he has supervised in the past have been centrally concerned with literary and cultural theory, including visual culture and queer theory. Students are enthusiastically welcome to work with Greg on his research on cultures of human rights and representations of human rights in literature and film.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

literature, history and the humanities.

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Day

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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning

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Registration Information

Credits: Variable Credit Options

Class standing: Junior–Senior

Fall

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Winter

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Spring

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