Redistricting: Math Meets Civil Rights

Mathematics/Political Science/Law

There will be opportunities for many different kinds of research to support this project: first of all in pure math, computing, and tool development (e.g., software); but also through connections with urban geography and planning, sociology, social studies of science, and critical race theory.

More about Moon Duchin's project >

American Hagwon

Education/Sociology/Government/Literature/Creative Writing

Research tutoring centers in the local area. It would be great if the student could be a native Korean language speaker from South Korea. I would like to learn more about how South Korean kids prepare to get into elite colleges.

More about Min Jin Lee's project >

Again Not the Same River

Music Composition

THIS PROJECT IS FOR SPRING 2019.

My project "Again Not the Same River" involves composing interconnected pieces for the Mivos Quartet that individually and together reflect upon the dynamic relationship of two constants of experience: recurrence and change.

More about Josh Levine's project >

rescue

Poetry/Cultural Studies/History

I'll be drafting a long poem that takes place in a speculative future, but looks back in several ways to the distant past. It is based geographically in the northeastern US, but involves events in and people from other parts of the globe, especially South Asia.

More about Evie Shockley's project >

The Built Environment: State Presence at Border Crossings in the Modern World

Statistics/Data Science/Political Science/Geography/International Relations/International Law/Anthropology/Sociology

Do international political borders matter in the modern world, and if so, in what ways? The globalization literature suggests that political boundaries between states matter less and less, especially as states have liberalized their markets for goods and services.

More about Beth Simmons's project >

1999: An Unaccompanied Memoir

Poetry/Memoir

I migrated to this country in 1999 as an unaccompanied minor. The year before, the story of Elian Gonzalez captured the US media. I'm interested in borrowing front-page headlines (only) from all major US newspapers in which Elian was mentioned.

More about Javier Zamora's project >