Harvard Horizons symposium showcases work of GSAS students

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The 2016 Harvard Horizons Symposium will take place on April 5 at 6:00 p.m. in Sanders Theatre. The symposium features brief talks by Harvard Horizons Scholars, highlighting the scholarship of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ Ph.D. students across the disciplines.

The 2016 Harvard Horizons Scholars and their subjects are:

Ashley Anderson, Government
Going Political: Institutions, Labor Mobilization, and Democratic Unrest in the Middle East

Charrise Barron, African and African American Studies
The Platinum Age of Gospel: Contemporary Gospel Music since the 1990s

Henry Bowles, Comparative Literature
Anatomy of “Decadence”

Phoebe DeVries, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Time-Dependent Stress Transfer and Earthquake Triggering along the North Anatolian Fault in Turkey

Chen Liu, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Lasting Ephemera: The Culture of Marginalia in 12th Century China

Carolina Salguero, Molecular and Cellular Biology
To Be, or Not to Be a Knot: The Basis of Translational Recoding in Viruses like SARS and HIV

Ariel White, Government
Voter Behavior in the Shadow of Punitive Policies

Thomas Wisniewski, Comparative Literature
The Rhythm of Prose

The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Memorial Hall transept.