College of Letters & Sciences

History Research Symposium

Monday, April 29, 2019

  • Showcase Senior Research -- a forum for sharing historical or related humanities and social science research
  • Promote Historical Conversation -- a venue for researchers to receive constructive feedback on their project.
  • Build a Research Community – a way for History and related majors to learn from each other; and especially to get a better understanding of the research process and how to prepare for your own senior research project.
CONFERENCE FORMAT:
  • Concurrent Sessions (multiple panels will take place at the same time).
  • Panels of three presenters (senior seminar & undergraduate research students).
  • Presentation should be limited to 12-15 minutes each; addressing – your research topic and question, research process, research sources, thesis, samples of supporting evidence, research triumphs & tribulations.
  • Panel Chair-Commenter (faculty member) will introduce each presenter and lead post-presentation Q & A
ELIGIBILITY:
  • Students currently enrolled in Senior Seminar or a faculty-mentored undergraduate research project.
BENEFITS FOR PRESENTERS:
  • Great Resume Builder.
  • Opportunity to share your excitement, expertise, and research findings with other undergraduate researchers and history enthusiasts.
  • Gain feedback that will help you improve your final research paper.

For More Information

2019 History Research Symposium Program
Symposium Proposal Form
Visitor Information
Past Senior Research Conferences