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 being.
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.

PHILOSOPHY, PSYCHOLOGY

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.

LITERATURE/WRITING

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.

SOCIOLOGY/COMPUTER SCIENCE

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.

PSYCHOLOGY/Dance

Preliminary: To create a background in psychology and dance/movement that may support extended research in a specified field of psychotherapy and psychosomatic studies.