Sample Departmental Honors Theses and Capstone Projects

FRENCH

  • King, Tracy. "Dualités dans les contes de Charles Perrault/Dualities in the Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault."
  • Slattery, Laura. "A Comparative Study of the French and American Educational Systems."
  • Troxell, Christine. "La Société française du 17e siècle comme représentée dans les Oeuvres de Molière/Seventeenth Century French Society as Represented in the Works of Molière"

GERMAN

  • Dianna Altmiller, The Representation of Female Roles in the Grimms' Fairy Tales (2005)
  • Brian Caughie, Perspectives on Jewish Life in the Work of Heinrich Heine (1999)
  • Shana Semler, Austrian Theater at the Turn of the Century/Millennium: Arthur Schnitzler and Robert Wolf (1999)
  • James Martin, Doppelte Motive als sinngebende Strukturen in Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan (1995)
  • Daniel Manailovich, The Search for Art in Franz Kafka's Works, Das Urteil, Der Prozess and Die Verwandlung (1994)
  • Timothy Jennison, Drei Studien zu Wolfram von Eschenbachs Parzival (1988)

SPANISH

  • Bok, Mara. “Shining Path and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation: Similarities and Differences.” ((also submitted as a Baccalaureate Honors Program thesis)
  • Duggan, Caitriona. “Ángeles de perdición: la heroína en el teatro español romántico.”
  • Pettek, Denise. “Meeting the Standards in Elementary Spanish Classrooms.”
  • Teixeira, Marianne. “Miguel de Unamuno’s Allegorical Interpretation of the Holy Trinity as Applied to the Mortal Struggle Against Extinction.” (also submitted as a Baccalaureate Honors Program thesis)