Archives for the ‘Thesis’ Category

Berkeley Research Update

By • May 19th, 2017 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

I’ve begun the research that will underscore my thesis’s conclusions. Over this past Spring Break, I conducted research in the University of California Berkeley’s Bancroft Library Special Collections. The City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco was a central hub from which Beat poets and other important figures operated. In fact, the pocket version of Howl…
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A Mad Dash to Finding Staff!

By • Sep 28th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

So for the past few weeks I’ve been scrambling to fill my production staff for my play which is going up in March of 2017. First place I looked was the open house for freshmen and transfers interested in getting involved with the theatre/dance program. I found my properties master Katie there. She was interested…
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I have plans!

By • Aug 24th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

Stop the show, guys.  I have a thesis and an outline.  It’s actually working.  (OK I know that might be a pretty basic accomplishment, but I spent a whole lot of time this summer wracking my brains to figure out how to say something different from “she’s a woman so she writes about women and…
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The Final Update

By • May 16th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

The last few steps have been taken, and I am now officially and Alumna of the College of William & Mary. I am so thankful for the opportunity to be an Honors Fellow, and I have learned so much from the process (as you may have noticed from my blog posts). The last few weeks…
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It’s Turned In!

By • May 16th, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, results, Thesis

Yes, everyone, it’s done. I can hardly believe it! After almost a year of working toward this finished project, the results are in, the thesis edited, and the only thing left to do is defend it to my committee. Before I let you know how that went, I wanted to share a quick review of…
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Lucky Number Fifteen

By • Mar 21st, 2016 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

I am happy to announce that my study has reached fifteen participants! Though this number may not seem worthy of that much excitement, trust me, it is. As I mentioned in one of my earlier blog posts, the population I am trying to reach for participation in my honors thesis is one that is hard…
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Ready to go into the field

By • Jun 5th, 2013 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

I leave for Utah tomorrow to start fieldwork, and I’m so excited! We’ll be there for almost a month mapping the area and collecting data for my thesis. I won’t have access to Internet (we’ll be camping for the rest of June), so this will be the last time you’ll hear from me until July.…
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Lately… (Summer Research and Classes)

By • Jun 2nd, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

So I’ve been granted free research housing at the College for the summer (an easy process that requires turning in a 1 page form). I, however, seem to be the only person here for the summer that is attempting to do both research and classes (who knew?)! I’m finishing up my final science GER (by taking…
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Thesis Chapter 5 Draft

By • Jan 13th, 2011 • Category: From the Blogs, Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

CHAPTER 5 DO NOT CITE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF AUTHOR 5.0 | Overview Chapter 5 will begin by discussing an interview held with Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Judge James Walsh that affirms many of the arguments presented in this thesis and provides…



Thesis Chapter 4 Draft

By • Jan 10th, 2011 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

CHAPTER 4 DO NOT CITE WITHOUT AUTHOR’S PERMISSION 4.0 | Overview In light of linguistic complications that cannot always be considered in court, as well as legal and pragmatic concerns for the DoFE’s workability, the DoFE should be abolish…