The Department of Romance Studies offers a gateway for research in the Humanities, including the various fields that make up Romance Studies. Research activities include the Honors Thesis, summer research fellowships, or engaging in mentoring projects with professors which lead to opportunities to present papers at conferences or for publication in the University’s undergraduate research journal.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Research in Romance Studies

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Department of Romance Studies

  • Write an Honor’s Thesis with one of our Faculty Advisors
  • Submit an abstract to the Carolina Conference for Romance Studies: http://ccrs.unc.edu
  • Talk to individual faculty about research internships and collaborative projects; e.g. Lucia Binotti’s┬áDigital Humanities projects: lbinotti@email.com and Rosa Perelmuter’s MURAP program: murap@unc.edu

SURF (Summer UG Research Fellowship)

  • Students work with ROMS faculty mentor during summer – 9 weeks for 20 hrs per week, sponsored by the Office for UG Research
  • Typical award: $3,000
  • Application deadline in February

Celebration of UG Research

  • A pan-university UG research conference sponsored by the Office the UG Research
  • Students can present at poster and panel sessions
  • Takes place in April

JOURney UNC Journal of UG Research

  • Students submit articles for publication in peer-reviewed UG journal, sponsored by the Office for UG Research

Undergraduate Opportunities and Resources for Research & Academic Enhancement include:

Talk to your professors today about their research activities and your research interests!