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The Thesis Symposia

Every November and April, seniors in the Plan II Honors Program present their original thesis research in a series of oral presentations. The Senior Thesis Symposium is comprised of multiple sessions covering a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including literature, science, history, creative writing, music, healthcare, engineering, philosophy, business, and politics. The complete program will be published here one week prior to the event.

Spring 2022 Symposium: Sunday, April 24

Plan II's Spring 2022 Thesis Symposium will take place on Sunday, April 24, on the 0 & 1 floors of Patton Hall (RLP).

Refreshments will be available in the Glickman Conference Center (RLP 1.302B) from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  

Symposium is open to the public. All Plan II students, faculty, and family members are especially welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • For student presenters & faculty moderators: check-in will be in the lobby of the Glickman Conference Center. 

See the full Spring 2022 Thesis Symposium Program here

SESSION ONE, 10 AM - 11:30 AM
1.1 Music & Fandom
RLP 0.128

1.2 Identity & Belonging at University
RLP 1.108

1.3 Healthcare & Technology
RLP 1.302E

1.4 Visual & Material Culture
RLP 0.112

1.5 Economic Lessons, Past & Present
RLP 0.102

1.6 Equal Under the Law?
RLP 1.106

1.7 Conservation & Adaptation
RLP 1.104

SESSION TWO, 11:30 AM - 1 PM
2.1 Addiction & Substance Abuse
RLP 1.106

2.2 Economic Futures: Policy & Innovation
RLP 0.112

2.3 Vaccination & Disease in 2022
RLP 1.108

2.4 Target Audiences & Effective Campaigns
RLP 1.302E

2.5 The Art of Storytelling
RLP 1.104

2.6 Gender & Sexuality Studies
RLP 0.102

2.7 Conversations About Race & Diversity
RLP 0.128

SESSION THREE, 1:30 PM - 3 PM
3.1 Eye of the Storm: Facing Climate Change
RLP 0.102

3.2 The Human Mind
RLP 1.108

3.3 The American Healthcare System
RLP 1.106

3.4 Education at Home & Abroad
RLP 1.302E

3.5 Influencers: Wielding Social Media
RLP 0.128

3.6 Urban Studies & the Built Environment
RLP 1.104

3.7 Populism: Politics & Personalities 
RLP 0.112

SESSION FOUR, 3 PM - 4:30 PM
4.1 Cultivation to Compost: The Food Cycle
RLP 1.302E

4.2 Healthcare Inequity 
RLP 1.106

4.3 Literature & Theatre
RLP 0.128

4.4 Athletes & Agendas
RLP 1.108

4.5 Philosophy & Religion
RLP 0.112

4.6 International Relations & Foreign Policy
RLP 0.102

4.7 Natural Resources & Renewable Energy
RLP 1.104

 


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