Conferences & Publishing
There are a number of Pacific Northwest and Pacific University-affiliated opportunities for students to share their thinking and writing outside the classroom. If you are a current student, consider working with me to develop your course writing to submit to one of these:
At Pacific University
- PLUM: Pacific's Literary Undergraduate Magazine (March deadline)
- Pacific University Undergraduate Research Conference (November deadline; poster presentation)
Outside Pacific University
- Apollon: The Undergraduate eJournal (October deadline)
- Anemoi: Undergraduate Journal of Pre-Modern Studies (rolling deadline)
- Asterism: An Undergraduate Literary Journal (rolling deadline)
- LURe: Literary Undergraduate Research in English (January 31 deadline)
- NCUR: National Conference on Undergraduate Research (December deadline; funding available)
- NUCH: Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (September deadline)
- NUCL: Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (January deadline)
- SCCUR: Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research (October deadline)
- Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle (for creative work; April deadline)
- Sigma Tau Delta Review (for critical work; April deadline)
First Avenue Career Expo
Also consider the First Avenue Career Expo, featuring over five hundred job opportunities to students graduating from Pacific University, Linfield College, Lewis & Clark College, University of Portland, and Willamette University, on March 2, 2018.
Elder, Riley. “'Knowledge is Not for Knowing': Criticisms of Empiricism in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia” (ENGL 340, Fall 2016). 1st place ($150 prize plus publication in PLUM), 2017 Pacific University Awards in Literary Scholarship.Elliot, Charli. “Plastic Paradise: Environment and Implication in William Shakespeare's As You Like It” (ENGL 340, Fall 2016). Honorable mention, 2017 Pacific University Awards in Literary Scholarship.
Dolgin, Tailor. "Detection and Deduction: A study in the history of Sherlock Holmes." Poster presented at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference (PU2RC), Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, 14 November 2017.Ballou, Sienna. "The Dichotomy of Life and Death and Its Effect on Nell in The Old Curiosity Shop." Paper presented at the annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (NUCH), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 4 November 2017.Riper, Kyle. "Hero's Epitaph: Penance and the Politics of Editorial Emendation in William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing." Paper presented at the annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference in the Humanities (NUCH), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 4 November 2017.Elder, Riley. "'Knowledge is Not for Knowing': Criticisms of Empiricism in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia,” Challenging Time: Cultures of Temporality. Paper presented at the annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature (NUCL), University of Portland, Portland, OR, 25 March 2017.
Addison, Kia. @LiteraryArts Event Intern. Literary Arts, Spring 2018.Stewart, Riley. Community Outreach Intern. State Representative Susan McLain, Democratic Party of Oregon, Spring 2018.Riper, Kyle. MFA Residency Intern. Pacific University, Winter 2017.Dolgin, Tailor. @LiteraryArts Event Intern. Literary Arts, Fall 2017.Ballou, Sienna. MFA Residency Intern. Pacific University, Summer 2017.Dixon, Elise. Acting Intern. Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, Summer 2017.McKinnon, Haley. MFA Residency Intern. Pacific University, Summer 2017.
Ballou, Sienna. "Embodiment and the Victorian Novel." BA thesis, Pacific University, 2018 (projected).Dolgin, Tailor. "Fan-fiction and literary theory." BA thesis, Pacific University, 2018 (projected).Elder, Riley. "'Even if everything were to fall from under me, I would still prevail': The Phenomenology of Literary Impressionism in Heinrich von Kleist." BA thesis, Pacific University, 2018 (projected).
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