AcademicsSample Plan Application Entries
Cross-disciplinary Plan Objectives & Projects
VISUAL ARTS/Gender Studies
Preliminary: An investigation of gender politics in American society through visual works such as photography and other mixed media; with a special focus on the representation of the female figure.
Final: (VISUAL ARTS) A study that explores daily routines of domesticity
and the mundane through the making of art as a ritualistic activity.
Also, an exploration of the visual discourse of how the art object
affects an individual’s emotional, physical, and cultural
Project: An exhibition of mixed media artwork that creates a visual dialogue in which the work made explores the everyday creative process.
PHOTOGRAPHY & LITERATURE
Preliminary: Work in photography that examines self-portraiture, to be informed by a study of memoir in literature.
DANCE & ANTHROPOLOGY
Preliminary: A study of dance and movement therapy, (with a focus on) international/traditional dances that originated as a means of healing, and (comparison of) those theories with more Western dance and movement therapy theories.
PHYSICS & PHILOSOPHY
Preliminary: A study in physics and philosophy in order to explore where these two disciplines interact, with special emphasis on quantum mechanics.
Preliminary: My Plan will involve psychology, philosophy, and education. I will look at mental health and explore the various ways of curing neurosis — psychotherapy, religion, and specifically education.
POLITICAL SCIENCE & BIOCHEMISTRY
Preliminary: A study in the fields of biochemistry and political science with a specific focus on health organizations and their effectiveness.
Preliminary: A study of parentless children and adult-child relationships in contemporary adult and children’s fiction.
HISTORY and POLITICAL SCIENCE
Preliminary: To research and write about the founding treaties of the European Union, its system of law, structure, and its relationship to member nations and other inter-governmental organizations.
Preliminary: I plan to gain a comprehensive understanding of the gothic subculture and how it has evolved via the Internet. I plan to use Internet programming as one means of accomplishing this.
Preliminary: To create a background in psychology and dance/movement that may support extended research in a specified field of psychotherapy and psychosomatic studies.