All candidates for honors in history & literature prepare a senior thesis of between 10,000 and 20,000 words focused on a topic of interest to the student the senior thesis is a work of scholarship that makes an argument through analysis of relevant primary and secondary sources. Professor of history of art and architecture senior thesis advisor director of the aga khan program of islamic architecture at harvard. No application to the department of the history of science will be considered complete unless accompanied by a sample of the student’s recent written work (eg, term paper, senior thesis, master’s essay). Seniors interested in writing a senior honors thesis: if you are interested in writing a senior thesis, we will provide both individual supervision and a community of like-minded students to support you.
For the harvard community, this event is an opportunity to learn from new research and findings on diverse social science topics related to europe moreover, for those students considering writing a thesis and applying for a ces senior thesis grant, this conference helps to illustrate what to expect in preparing and writing a thesis as well as . At harvard the anthropology department is divided into two programs: archaeology and social anthropology senior thesis tutorial history 99 or anthropology 99 . Boston (ap) — while other harvard university students were writing papers for their senior theses, obasi shaw was busy rapping his shaw is the first student in harvard’s history to submit a rap album as a senior thesis in the english department, the university said the album, called “liminal . Harvard university is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally harvard university is made up of 11 principal academic units.
Awards summer research travel grants for harvard undergraduates in the humanities or social sciences for research and/or fieldwork in japan, relating directly to a senior honors thesis in an area of japanese studies. Senior thesis (2 courses) students who wish to pursue a joint concentration in east asian history must write a senior thesis, which also requires enrollment in one of two year-long senior thesis seminars: either history 99 or east asian studies 99 students may select either seminar. The summer between junior and senior year i was trying to get data for my senior thesis in lab and writing draft after draft of essays for my primary application (which gets sent to all medical schools) and my secondary applications (which are specific to each medical school). Senior english concentrators at harvard often submit screenplays, memoirs, novels, a collection of poems or short stories for their creative writing thesis shaw wrote a rap album it is the first rap album ever submitted as a senior thesis in the english department, said lauren bimmler, undergraduate program administrator. Guidelines for the senior thesis some types of history, and sociology) to a particular problem in east asian studies will choose two readers from among the .
Home academics undergraduate program senior essay senior essay resources us history, 19th century following graduation from harvard college in . A guide to writing a senior thesis in social studies answers many of the common questions students have about the thesis-writing processwe suggest that you read this guide once through before beginning your thesis process, so that you know what’s in store for the year ahead. Students who complete the thesis will be eligible for honors the department in which the student chooses to take the senior tutorial will be responsible for making the final determination of honors two types of courses count toward ancient history (greek and roman) concentration requirements:. History of science & medicine history of law history - divided by countries.
Every year, approximately 45%-55% of senior history concentrators choose to cap their harvard careers by writing a senior honors thesis the senior thesis tutorial is a two-semester sequence comprising hist 99a and hist 99b. Senior thesis (2 courses): students who wish to pursue a joint concentration in near eastern history must write a senior thesis, which also requires enrollment in one of two year-long senior thesis seminars: either history 99 or near eastern studies 99 students may select either seminar. Undergraduate research in classics theses 2010–2015 an asterisk () indicates a thesis that won a hoopes prize, harvard’s highest honor for undergraduate writing 2015 petronius in the 1920s: eliot, fitzgerald, and the invention of a modern arbiter by william dingee, concentrator in classical languages and literaturesadvisor: professor leah whittington asst advisor: amy koenig.
Developing a thesis skip to main content maxine rodburg and the tutors of the writing center at harvard university senior thesis tutoring. The department of philosophy at harvard university is pleased to announce the appointment of selim berker to the position of alford professor of natural religion, moral philosophy, and civil polity. A handbook for senior thesis writers in history | 7 date material due 1 september 2010 thesis prospectus due (in class) week of 20 september 2010 annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources.