Undergraduate Research in the Humanities with S. Davis


Fall 2015, Winter 2016 and Spring 2016 quarters

Taught by

European history

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.

Stacey Davis (European history) specializes in French history from the 18th century to the present, as well as the history of French colonies in North and West Africa. Students who wish to study European social, cultural, political, intellectual or religious history from the Middle Ages to the present, including topics in the history of gender and sociocultural aspects of the history of art, are welcome to propose research projects. Students are welcome to work with Dr. Davis on her ongoing research projects on 19th-century political prisoners, notions of citizenship and democracy in modern Europe, memory and the history of aging.

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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