Comparative Studies Undergraduate Colloquium Call for Papers

January 14, 2016

The Department of Comparative Studies invites its undergraduate majors to present and discuss their work with peers and faculty members in a colloquium, which will be held on Friday April 1, 2016. Students with completed papers, a thesis project, as well as works-in-progress are welcome to submit proposals. This is an opportunity to share and celebrate the variety of work being done in the department as well as to gain presentation experience and feedback on your current research. 

For those who are interested, Proposals have a 300 word limit and should be submitted by Monday, February 15 at If you would like advice on how to submit a proposal, please contact one of the colloquium organizers below before the deadline.

Presenters will be provided with a faculty advisor who will help them prepare. Group practice sessions with graduate student mentors will also be planned to help first-time presenters rehearse their material.

The colloquium is intended as a forum for Comparative Studies undergraduates from all years to share their work. Students sharing a thesis or completed papers will be given 20 minutes to present. Students sharing works-in-progress will be given 10 minutes to present.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Marisa Wieneke (undergraduate organizer)

Eleanor Paynter (graduate organizer)


Philip Armstrong (faculty organizer)