Graduate Scholars Forum and Three Minute Thesis

  • Eric Meljac had a presentation titled “Charlie Chaplin and Tenderness: A Barthesian Reading of Chaplin’s City Lights” in the Graduate Scholars Forum, April 6, in Sutton Hall’s Blue Room.

    The Graduate Scholars Forum provides graduate students an opportunity to showcase their original scholarship.

    Forum participation is designed to foster scholarship and collegiality among graduate students and faculty, and to provide a forum for graduate students to discuss their academic work with a community of scholars.

    The 2017 Graduate Scholars Forum and Three Minute Thesis Final Competition will be held on April 5, 2017, in the Hadley Union Building. 

    The program for the 2017 Graduate Scholars Forum is now available.

    About the Graduate Scholars Forum

    Important information about the upcoming Graduate Scholars Forum.

    About Three Minute Thesis

    Graduate students present their original scholarship in just three minutes with the aid of a single, static PowerPoint slide. Learn more about the Three Minute Thesis competition.


    Posters and presentations are judged by IUP faculty and results are compiled across entries within each college. Learn more about the conference awards.

    Call for Submissions

    Proposal submission guidelines are provided for the upcoming Graduate Scholars Forum.

    How to Submit a Presentation

    Here's how graduate students submit a proposal to present research or creative works.