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HONOR 297: Special Topics

HONOR 297: Overview

HONOR 297: Special Topics (Philadelphia)


Select a topic relating to Philadelphia and create a 3' x 4' poster that explains your thesis and conclusions and highlights your research.

For example:

Locate at least two scholarly sources to help back up your explanation. Use the APA-citation format. For example:

  • Rogers, S. (1985). Sarah Josepha Hale: A New England Pioneer, 1788-1879. Grantham, N.H: Tompson & Rutter.

  • Sommers, J. M. (2010). Godey's Lady's Book: Sarah Hale and the construction of sentimental nationalism. College Literature, 37(3), 43-61. doi:10.1353/lit.0.0120

Each poster must have:

  • Penn State Wilkes-Barre Logo
  • Title
  • Student name, course name, instructor name
  • A clear description of the thesis of the poster
  • Concise explanations of arguments or concepts
  • A conclusion based on your research
  • At least 2 images
  • At least 2 references

Poster Templates

NOTE: Intent to Participate in Celebration of Scholarship form is due FEBRUARY 10, 2017!