Archive for December, 2009

Berkeley, Part 3

By • Dec 29th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hey folks,
This is the third in a series of retrospective posts, taking you back to my time in Berkeley, California, where I took part in the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Linguistic Institute and sought to advance my research. This post covers the last 2 weeks (out of 6) of my time in Berkeley, in […]



Berkeley, Part 2

By • Dec 21st, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Hey folks,
This is the second in a series of retrospective posts, taking you back to my time in Berkeley, California, where I took part in the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Linguistic Institute and sought to advance my research. This post covers the middle 2 weeks (out of 6) of my time in Berkeley, in […]



Publicity!

By • Dec 20th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

For any faithful readers out there, you are getting all the most exciting information straight from yours truly.  However, I’m pleased to report the research has gotten some extra publicity this past semester.  Most exciting for me was being interviewed for a William & Mary News story about 2009 Dintersmith Fellows.  I spoke with Mr. […]

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Hello….long time

By • Dec 19th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Well it’s been a very long time since I’ve updated this long.  Senior year has taken its toll on me much more than I could have ever suspected.  But the semester is over, and I have no excuses now to just buckle down and finish this thesis! Since the summer, I’ve developed an outline of […]

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Welcome to SuRGe!

By • Dec 16th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Welcome to SuRGe, the blog spot for Charles Center Student Research Grant recipients!
This is a great space to share your research thrills and woes with fellow SRG recipients and interested readers.
Start by telling us about your project. Then let us know about the research process– your methodology, what happened in the lab, or how excited […]



Where’s the Silver?

By • Dec 15th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

It’s been a while!  After the summer ended it took me a little while to get back in the swing of things with a new courseload.  I always forget to appreciate how relaxing the summertime is.  Recently, I’ve been hard at work applying to graduate school.  It’s a pretty straightforward process, but it bogs down […]

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So it’s been a while…

By • Dec 8th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I know I haven’t updated in a while. To be honest, it’s mostly because I hate blogging. But here’s an update on where I am…(if you’ve forgotten/I don’t know if I ever told you, but my thesis is on Best … Continue reading



documentary!

By • Dec 8th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Here is the first version of the documentary that Sewon and I created from the footage of our trip to the border, spring 2009! part one: part two: bloopers! This past semester (fall 2009), Sewon shot some new footage and re-edited the documentary, with amazing results! Here is one version…  http://ow.ly/1942W

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Mining and Economic Development

By • Dec 5th, 2009 • Category: Economics, Final Projects, history, Honors Thesis, Research

Is extracting natural resources inherently harmful for a country’s economic development? Bolivia, home of the once-largest-in-the-world silver mine of Potosi, is now the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere (after Haiti). Nonetheless, when we take a careful look at the dynamics of colonial silver mining, particularly mining’s labor institutions, there are a lot of […]

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