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ALM Thesis Symposium: Master's Theses Presented in the Humanities and the Social, Biological, and Behavioral Sciences

Maxwell Dworkin G115
33 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA
Wed., May 17, 2017, 6 – 9 p.m.

ALM Thesis Symposium: Master's Theses Presented in the Humanities and the Social, Biological, and Behavioral Sciences

This event showcases the master’s degree theses of eight graduates of the Harvard Extension School’s Master of Liberal Arts degree program in a series of 12-minute presentations with Q & A following each presentation. Presentations are from the following fields:

  • History
  • Anthropology & Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Government
  • Literature & Creative Writing
  • Legal Studies
  • English
  • International Relations



Gazette Classification: Humanities, Science, Social Sciences, Special Events
Organization/Sponsor: Harvard Extension School, Office of Graduate Degree Candidate Advising & Program Administration
Speaker(s): Rüdiger H. von Kraus (History), “Artisans and Nobles: The von Kraus Family across 350 Years of War and Social Change in Eastern European History”, Kristi May Feinzig (Anthropology and Archaeology), “Tracing Sixteenth-Century Beads in South America to Understand Their Impact on Indigenous Ritual Practices and Material Culture at the Time of the Spanish Conquest”, Sunil Lala (Biology), “Evaluating the Roles of ACTL6A and ACTL6B in the Pathogenesis of Polyomavirus-driven Merkel Cell Carcinoma”, Daniel K.M. Yamashiro (Government), “Religious Influences on Crisis Presidential Decision-Making: A New Belief in the Operational Code Analysis of George W. Bush”, Haley M. Hemen (Literature & Creative Writing), “Readings from Resolve, a Novel-in-Progress”, Erich R. White (Legal Studies), “The Public Trust Doctrine: Going Underground to Meet Societal Needs”, Lauren C. King (English), “Passing, Covering, and the Role of Authenticity in Marvel’s X-Men Universe”, Karthik Iyer (International Relations), “The Case for Institutionalizing Nuclear Munitions: A Probabilistic Game Theory Analysis”
Cost: Free Admission to Harvard community
Contact Info: Chuck Houston, Harvard Extension School, [email protected], 617 495 9417

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 18:00