Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference

An annual opportunity for undergraduate students to share their significant research, the Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference brings students and mentors together from universities and colleges throughout the Midwest for lively presentations and discussion.

Conference Information

The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences will host the 28th annual Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference in Fall 2021 at the Purdue University Northwest Campus.

The conference will include a new Graduate School and Career Fair. We will host workshops, panel discussions, and activities to introduce students to graduate study and the different careers available in the humanities and social sciences.

Call for Papers

Posters and papers written by undergraduate students in following disciplines will be considered:

  • Anthropology
  • American History
  • American Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Communication Studies
  • Comparative Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Foreign Language Studies
  • Human Development Family Studies
  • Humanities
  • Linguistics
  • Literature & Literary Criticism
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Rhetoric
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • Women’s Studies
  • World History

Please note this list is not exhaustive. Have questions about your discipline? Contact undercon@pnw.edu.

Abstract Submission & Guidlines

Abstracts will be reviewed and selected by faculty with appropriate expertise. Deadline for 2021 to be announced soon.

The abstract should describe the problem or issue you are working on, your approach (for example, close reading of a text, comparative study, analysis of data, etc.), and the significance or impact of the work.

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words.

Abstracts must be a Microsoft Word™ document (.doc or .docx ending).

Purdue’s Human Research Protection Program ensures that all human subjects research conducted under the auspices of Purdue University is conducted ethically and in a manner that promotes the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects. For more information about this protocol, please visit Purdue’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).

We are unable to provide assistance with the use of software programs, including Microsoft Word™, email or any other technical issues.

Registration

Details and cost to register for the Fall 2021 Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference will be announced soon.

Have questions? Contact us at undercon@pnw.edu or 219-989-2401