The Symposium is open to all undergraduate students at the University of Chicago, in any major, in any class year. Students who have presented their work in other contexts are encouraged to participate to share their work with the University of Chicago community. Both oral presentations and poster submissions will be accepted.
Applicants need to submit the following information:
- An abstract/summary of your work of 250 words or less. This abstract should summarize your research and indicate how it contributes to existing literature or knowledge in your field. Your audience will consist of people from a wide range of academic disciplines so you should make sure your abstract is accessible to an intelligent person not in your field of specialty. At the top of your abstract page, include: Your name, department and graduation year—and those of any co-authors; Your faculty adviser’s name and department; The title of your project; Whether you are applying to give an oral presentation or poster.
- The origin of your project, i.e. BA paper, class paper, research assistantship, independent project, etc.
- Your resume or cv
- A brief note of support from a faculty member—may be submitted separately via email.
The application deadline is April 15th.
Students will be notified by April 25th.