• Three-Minute Thesis Challenge

  • The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Challenge is an academic research competition that helps graduate students build effective presentation and communication skills. Participants are allowed just three minutes and one static slide to explain the breadth and significance of their thesis research project to a non-specialized audience. The challenge was developed by the University of Queensland, Australia, in 2008 and is now held at more than 600 universities in 65 countries around the world.

    The New School for Social Research held its first 3MT Challenge in spring 2019.

    First Place and Audience Choice
    Aysegul Kayagil, Sociology: "From 'Arabs' to 'Afro-Turks': Race in the Making of Hegemonic Turkishness"

    Second Place:
    Alissa Boguslaw, Sociology: "Almost Sovereign: Independence and Indeterminacy in the New Republic of Kosovo"

    Third Place:
    Feng Chen, Sociology: "Visualizing Invisibility: Chinese Visual Artists in New York City"

    The Spring 2020 3MT Challenge will take place Monday, March 30. Stay tuned for more information on how to apply!

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