Archive for February, 2009

So that’s what I’ve been doing wrong

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research


Hello World!

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I am very excited!  In eight days my team and I will be heading to D.C.  On March 7, the first group to leave will catch a flight at 4:15 a.m. (I know, quite early huh?).  We arrive in Managua, Nicaragua around 9:35 a.m., where the friendly and jovial, Dr. Roger will greet us.  Dr. […]



Hello World!

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I am very excited!  In eight days my team and I will be heading to D.C.  On March 7, the first group to leave will catch a flight at 4:15 a.m. (I know, quite early huh?).  We arrive in Managua, Nicaragua around 9:35 a.m., where the friendly and jovial, Dr. Roger will greet us.  Dr. […]



Hello World!

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I am very excited!  In eight days my team and I will be heading to D.C.  On March 7, the first group to leave will catch a flight at 4:15 a.m. (I know, quite early huh?).  We arrive in Managua, Nicaragua around 9:35 a.m., where the friendly and jovial, Dr. Roger will […]



Hello World!

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I am very excited!  In eight days my team and I will be heading to D.C.  On March 7, the first group to leave will catch a flight at 4:15 a.m. (I know, quite early huh?).  We arrive in Managua, Nicaragua around 9:35 a.m., where the friendly and jovial, Dr. Roger will […]



My advisor is in the news

By • Feb 25th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16658-fear-of-heights-linked-to-vertical-perception.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=online-news



Our Colloquium Presentation

By • Feb 22nd, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

Below is the text that accompanied our Honors Colloquium presentation from February 18, 2009. —– The issue of what is and what isn’t postmodern in art history is a difficult one to distinguish, and even though many claim we have left the postmodern era behind in an effort to embrace what is now dubbed contemporary, […]

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Gurinder Chadha? Wayne Wang?

By • Feb 22nd, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hi All, This week was a really interesting week for the Film Festival as well as personal film endeavors. In terms of the festival, it seems that Professor Barnard has officially finalized the schedule for Global Film and Migration. I was working to alter the schedule slightly when I attempted to bring in Gurinder Chadha […]



History versus political science

By • Feb 16th, 2009 • Category: About, Honors Thesis, Research

I have been pondering lately, among other things, the great difference between political science and history.  Partly I am nervous about the Long Wait to hear back about my three grad school applications.  (Should I have applied to multiple programs at UBC Vancouver?  Should I have applied to Berkeley like I wanted to?  And general […]



A journey to sustainability that begins with a billion trees…

By • Feb 13th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

The Green Belt Movement has now planted its 300,000,000th (300 millionth) tree, and UNEP’s Billion Tree Campaign, based largely on the Green Belt Movement, has just planted its 3,000,000,000 (3 billionth) tree.  Between the two of them, that’s almost…half a tree for everyone on the planet now. Today I had the great privilege of meeting […]