The Theses Talks

The Theses Talks5

The Theses Talks explores the research process as well as the future plans of published authors in our special Senior Thesis Edition.

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Isabella Smeets

The Theses Talks #5: William Horvath

Isabella Smeets discusses "The 1950s War on Narcotics: Henry Aslinger, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and Senator Daniel Price's Probe" with its author, William Horvath. Isabella Smeets (IS): First off, I was wondering what inspired you to study the federal narcotics policy in the 1950s? William Horvath (WH): It wasn’...

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The Theses Talks #4: Christina Figlus

Isabella Smeets talks with Christina Figlus about her thesis, "Our emperor and empresse." [https://www.yalehistoricalreview.org/our-emperor-and-empresse-how-queen-elizabeth-is-complex-gender-identity-allowed-her-to-appropriate-the-image-of-the-christian-divine/] Isabella Smeets (IS): First, I was wondering what inspired you to write about Elizabeth I? Did you always have an interest in Elizabeth I or English history in general? Were you always...

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The Theses Talks #3: JJ Borja

Isabella Smeets sits down with John "JJ" Borja, author of Absinthe, Alcoholism, and the Asylum in France, 1870-1918 [https://yalehistoricalreview.ghost.io/absinthe-alcoholism-and-the-asylum-in-france-1870-1918/]. Isabella Smeets (IS): Firstly, I was just wondering what inspired you to write about Absinthe, Alcoholism, and Asylum in France from 1870-1918? John Borja (JB): I think...

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The Theses Talks #1: Bebe Thompson

Isabella Smeets sits down with Bebe Thompson, author of Statues of Liberty: Willy Meyer, William Halsted, and the Development of the Radical Mastectomy from 1880 to 1920 [https://yalehistoricalreview.ghost.io/statues-of-liberty-wily-meyer-william-halsted-and-the-development-of-the-radical-mastectomy-from-1880-to-1920/] . Isabella Smeets (IS): To start off, I was wondering what inspired you to write about the development of...

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The Theses Talks #2: Kelsea Jeon

Isabella Smeets speaks with Kelsea Jeon, author of "This 'Order' Must Be Annihilated: How Benjamin Austin's Call to Abolish Lawyers Shaped Early Understandings of Access to Justice, 1786-1819 [https://yalehistoricalreview.ghost.io/this-order-must-be-annihilated/]. Isabella Smeets (IS): Kelsea, I was wondering what inspired you to write about Benjamin Austin in the...

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