Students who wish to be considered for the Honors Program should apply by their junior year.
Admission to the Honors Program is granted on the basis of the GPA in the college and the major, faculty recommendations, and a written proposal. The honors project will be for two courses during the two semesters of the senior year, normally under the supervision of two faculty members from different departments. Interested majors should consult the director. Check with our office on the specific dates and deadlines.
Recent Honor Students
- Flora Hollifield
- Alisa Yamasaki
- Sophie Richardson – "Shakespeare in the Round: Harmonic Logic of the Globe."
- Nancy Roane – "Misreading the River: Heraclitean Hope in Postmodern Texts"
Reading Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus in a postmodern light, this paper seeks to compare his illusive thought to the actions and reactions to Postmodernity in Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar, Fin de Partie by Samuel Beckett, and AVA by Carole Maso.
- Hannah Varadi – "Reconstructing Seville: Translating Eduardo del Campo’s Translating Eduardo del Campo’s Capital Sur"
A partial translation of the modern Spanish-language novel Capital Sur by journalist Eduardo del Campo, analyzing the cultural implications therein along the way.
- Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit – “La storia mia è breve” : Reading Puccini’s La Bohème beyond the obvious
A comparative close reading of Puccini’s La Bohème, creating alternative readings through exploring the opera’s hidden meanings, resistance to genre conventions, and innovations.