For information regarding Course 21L UROP Opportunities, please see the UROP Coordinator or check the UROP Project Openings page. Once you've found your UROP, follow all UROP procedures for pay or credit.
Faculty Research Descriptions
Below are select faculty research descriptions for Course 21L faculty. See the Faculty directory on the Course 21L site for a complete list of faculty and their research interests.
- Prof. James Buzard, 14N-407, x3-7649, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nineteenth and early twentieth century novel (Scott to Joyce) and anthropology. Library research; reading and summarizing articles in literary criticism, sociology, anthropology.
- Prof. Ruth Perry, 14N-415, x3-8876, email@example.com
- The research project is about the significance of ballads and song in eighteenth-century British culture--and the life of one particular Scotswoman, Anna Gordon Brown, who learned her ballads in the middle of the eighteenth century and was "collected" later in the century. This UROP involves research and bibliographic work in Boston libraries in addition to Harvard and MIT libraries. It means tracking down articles in musical and social history, historical sociology, anthropology, economic history, either to photocopy or to read and summarize; checking citations and quotations; reading microfilm; checking computer databases, etc.