This an invitation to nominate students to present their scholarly work in this year’s Richard A. Harrison Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences, which will be held on Saturday, May 16th, 2020.

The Harrison Symposium, named for former Dean of the Faculty Richard A. Harrison, gives students the opportunity to present work they produced in an advanced seminar, tutorial, independent study, or Senior Experience.  Students present in a setting similar to a professional meeting, with 20 minutes for a paper presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions. Sessions are moderated by Lawrence faculty members. Participating in the Harrison Symposium is an honor, and families are encouraged to attend and to join the presenters for a catered lunch in the campus center after the symposium.

Please consider nominating one or two students whose work deserves this recognition. Once the nominations are received, I will issue a call to the nominated students, inviting them to submit proposals for paper presentations to an audience of fellow students, faculty, and members of the Lawrence and Appleton communities.

So that we may fill the symposium and organize the sessions thematically, please send your nominations to Chloe Armstrong ( no later than Friday, March 13th, 2020, the last day of winter term classes. Thank you for supporting and helping us recognize the outstanding work of our students.