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Sofonisba Anguissola and Her Self-Portrait at the Easel

Art History
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Xingzhi is from Hangzhou, China, where she attended Hangzhou Foreign Languages School The Research: Sofonisba Anguissola was one of the pioneering professional female artists of the Italian Renaissance. Xingzhi researched her painting Self Portrait at the Easel to highlight its religious and feminist significance in the 16th century. In Self […]

The Application of the Buddhist Idea of “Non-Self” to Western Psychotherapy Practices

Philosophy
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Elijah grew up in the United States and Italy. He attended New Paltz High School in New York The Research: Elijah researched one of Western psychology’s most popular new tools: Buddhist mindfulness and meditation practices. His paper explains that although Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy has become popular in the last several […]
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Structures for Women’s Empowerment: A Metaethical Analysis of Institutional Sexism in Modern History

Philosophy
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Lobna, originally from Africa and currently a student at Dartmouth College. The Research: Comparing philosophy as the head and religion as the heart, Lobna argues that modern philosophers, often liberal in their approach toward other topics, espouse a clear delineation between the sexes in a supposedly rational manner, and then […]

The RAISE Act: Shutting the doors to the land of immigrants

Economics
About the Scholar: Junming Ren grew up in Hong Kong and attends The Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA. The Research: The proposed RAISE Act would greatly reduce the number of visas available to immigrants to the United States and add a skills-based points system to increase the average immigrant skill level, assuming that […]
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