Film Studies majors are not required to complete senior thesis projects to fulfill their major program of study.
Tina Jung, for example, is working on issues of history and memory for her thesis. Her work is based, in part, on oral interviews. These recently came in from Neuroscience and Behavior: Sam Rispaud also works on schizophrenia, asking how neurocognitive function relates to changes in functional outcome.
And these from Astronomy: Sam Factor took his first astronomy class in the fall of his senior year, and graduated last spring with majors in physics and computer science.
This year he graduates with an MA in astronomy and an impressive thesis that includes an analysis of planet-forming potential in an environment similar to where the Sun is thought to have formed. Jesse Lieman-Sifry has been working since his junior year on understanding the last gasps of gas giant planet formation.
Jesse has done beautiful work on not one but two separate projects with the newly-operational ALMA telescope in Chile, the most powerful and versatile radio telescope ever built, and has been a guest observer at the Submillimeter Array in Hawaii.
Dilovan Serindag is using observations from the Kepler Space Telescope to characterize the atmospheres of planets around other stars. He developed and coded his own modeling algorithm to measure the phase changes as these planets orbit around their stars.
These planets orbit in just a matter of days, and the analysis that Dilovan is doing can tell us the temperature of the planet and how reflective its atmosphere is.
Rotational spectroscopy is shown as a powerful technique to investigate the structure of gas phase complexes and the chemistry of weakly bound systems. Erin Cohn is exploring degradation of lignin, a paper industry waste product, and the most abundant aromatic compound found in nature.
The products of its degradation by enzymes could be utilized in the generation of biofuels. Emma Kemler is working on a project examining how to define and measure citizenship within the context of higher education in Argentina and in Middletown. Alison Goldberg is writing a psychology thesis on anti-Semitism and the relationship between physical and personality stereotypes of Jewish individuals.
Promise, Pitfalls, and Practice. Kehan Zhou, writing in CSS and Economics, analyzes alternative currency movements, in particular crypto-currencies, and in particular Bitcoin, concentrating on the supply of and demand for cryptocurrencies, how cryptocurrencies work, and the operation of the markets for crypto-currencies including pricing fluctuations, security issues, and possibilities for arbitrage.
There are plenty more theses out there, and lots of recitals coming up as part of the work. The first senior thesis art exhibition opens at the Zilkha Gallery on Wednesday, March 25!What groups or activities are you involved with at Wesleyan? I work a lot in Second Stage as an actor and an occasional writer and director.
I also acted in the faculty production last year. I am a member and officer of Alpha Epsilon Pi, the Jewish fraternity. I have acted in and crewed a number of senior thesis films . Film Studies majors are not required to complete senior thesis projects to fulfill their major program of study.
All majors are instead required to take a senior seminar on an advanced topic of study. The Wesleyan Thesis Films - Trailer on Vimeo. behavior of those same individuals? For film industry moguls to take the position that movies are merely entertainment and do not convey messages, seems an extraordinary example of compartmentalization of the brain, in view of the fact that movies have been granted First Amendment Free Speech protection precisely because they do communicate .
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