Thursday, February 17, 2011

Present your research or creative work in a new venue sponsored by Pitt

Presenting Scholarship, Research and Creative Work in the Humanities and Social Sciences Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 4pm-6pm, William Pitt Union Ballroom

Call for Presenters

Dr. John Twyning, Associate Dean for Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Studies, invites all undergraduates in the social sciences and humanities to submit abstracts of projects to SHOWCASE, an inaugural event that recognizes original work in these disciplines.

We are looking for scholarly, research or creative work in the social sciences or humanities disciplines that was completed by undergraduates currently enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences and that was supervised or evaluated by University of Pittsburgh faculty.

Students selected to present at SHOWCASE on the basis of their abstracts may select one of two forms of presentation:

* Poster Presentation
* Oral Presentation (15 minutes). This may be a paper, reading of
original creative work, short performance, or talk accompanied by PowerPoint slides or displayed works.

Submission Guidelines

* Applicants must be undergraduate students currently enrolled in the
School of Arts & Sciences.
* Each submission must include an abstract and a Nomination Form.
Your abstract is to be on 1 page that includes your name as author, the title, the abstract (usually between 250-300 words, but no more than 450 words using Times New Roman, size 12 font), and the faculty sponsor's name. Submit your abstract with the Nomination Form, completed and signed by the student and the sponsoring faculty member under whose guidance the original work was produced.

The Nomination Form is available in the Office of Experiential Learning in
B-4 Thaw Hall and at

Submit your abstracts and Nomination Forms to OEL, B-4 Thaw Hall,
by Friday, March 4, 2011.

Send any questions to Dr. Bender (,
Dr. Fudeman ( or Dr. Heely (

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