WHAT THEY LEARNED: Hina Fathima ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Hina Fathima ’15

“Shit Talk: Culture, Open Defecation, & Development in Rural India” explored the political science major’s interest in poverty and development in her home country through the issue of open defecation.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Sydney Jones ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Sydney Jones ’15

The English major examined how author Charles W. Chesnutt embedded racialized tensions into architectural structures in his 1899 short story “Po Sandy.”

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Olivia Rauss ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Olivia Rauss ’15

The East Asian languages and cultures major and Chinese language minor researched a specific piece of Chinese jade artwork for her thesis, “What is in a Date? The Implications of Misdating a Jade Camel.”