The Carleton collection of Comps, Honors Papers, and Prize-Winning Works is a collaboration between academic departments and the library. Students self-submit their work with the guidance of their departments and programs. Descriptive information about each comps, honors paper, or prize-winning project is available to search or browse. Access to the full text of projects is limited to current Carleton affiliates with faculty permission. Learn more about the collection, including how to submit and how to request access to the full text of works.

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Awarded in 2010

Mark William Hagemann, Geology (GEOL) 2010, Assessment of potential seasonal climate signals preserved in a late Pleistocene stalagmite from central Texas

Marjorie Harrington 2010, Trewe Techynge: Authority and Intermediaries in the Revelations of Divine Love

Erika Marie Huckestein, History (HIST) 2010, I'll Never Change. I'll Always Wear Green: New Representations of Erin in Irish Nationalist Political Cartoons, 1900-1921

Samuel A. Kanner, Geology (GEOL) 2010, Using Low and High Frequency Subbottom Surveys to Locate Cretaceous and Quaternary Sediments in Block Island Sound: an Analysis to Estimate the Cost of an Offshore Wind Farm

Caroline Aurelia Rosenfeld Millington 2012, Food and the Fall

Charlotte Grace Muzzi, English (ENGL) 2010, Poems from the North and West

Becky Jean Patrias, Matthew Bernard Cordes, Beatrice Burlingame White, and Zheng Zhu, Mathematics (MATH) 2010, Shadows of the Cantor Set

Allison Pfeiffer, Geology (GEOL) 2010, Effects of soil disturbance on aggregation and mineral-associated carbon and nitrogen storage

Jordan Buchanan Smith, History (HIST) 2010, More Rude and Anticque than 'ere was Sodom: Piracy and the Tavern Community in Port Royal, Jamaica, 1680-1692

Smith Stuart Alan Sweeney, Geology (GEOL) 2010, Characterization of two atypical refractory inclusions from separate CV3 chondritic meteorites: Petrogenesis in the early solar system

Awarded in 2009

Rosalind Brayfield, Linguistics (LING) 2009, Daa gweyn Aa gweyn: questions and foci in the Belizean Creole

Andrew Edwin Chambers 2010, How to be a good Knight/Lady/Christian/Person : the lesson of social obligation in Chretien de Troyes The Knight with the Lion (Yvain)

Bonnie Cope 2009, La Vielle in the City of Ladies: an analysis of social, cultural and money capital in the narratives of Christine de Pizan and La Vielle

Rebekah Frumkin, Undeclared 2012, Stephen Dedalus attends a small liberal arts college

Temara Holt, Women's and Gender Studies (WGST) 2009, Learning, performing, and embodying respectability in an all girls African American Catholic school

Leah C. Karels 2009, A new record

Thuy Le, Economics (ECON) 2009, Wrinkles in fiscal policy: an examination of the effects of aging demographics on public expenditures and revenues

Emily Litwin, History (HIST) 2009, Nationalism, feminism, and the women of Ireland's Revolutionary Period

Caitlin Magnusson, Cinema and Media Studies (CAMS) 2009, The animated feature film: encoding and decoding across cultures

Alexander Persaud, History (HIST) 2009, Rodney, history, and the dialectic: rethinking Walter Rodney's Marxist methodology

Kelly Williams 2009, The artist at work: Vermeer's Art of painting and Rembrandt's Artist in his studio

Awarded in 2008

Annelise Lawson, Theater Arts (THEA) 2008, Edward Albee's "Seascape"

Emily Schulman 2008, The Brazilianization of Brasilia : the relationship between center and periphery in the Brazilian Federal District