Dec
07

Semester Success!

After these past few months, I have 20+ pages of my thesis completed! Plenty of work lies ahead for next semester, but I’ll be able to get a head start over winter break.

Dec
04

November Update

Wow, what a crazy month! Up until Thanksgiving break, I was nonstop working on running more photochem experiments. As per usual, that meant timepoints and late nights in lab for me. Luckily, the experiments turned out well, so I get to hold off on more photochem for a while. Instead, I’m turning my attention back…
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Nov
29

November Update: Completing a Draft of my Film Chapter

Since my October update, I have completed the rough draft for one of my chapters for my honors thesis. Although it is not my first chapter, I decided to work on the chapter focusing on film representations of the Royal Flying Corps because I was most familiar with these sources and had thorough notes prepared…
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Nov
27

November Update

After a restful Thanksgiving break at home in Massachusetts, I’ve returned to campus ready to finish tackling my data collection over the last few weeks of the semester. I have my 75th, 76th, and 77th participants lined up for this coming weekend, so I am planning to push my advertising efforts one last time to…
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Nov
21

Dreaming of Hands

It has been a while since my last post, so a few updates on my thesis progress are definitely in order. The last few weeks have been rich, challenging, exciting and exhausting. They have also crucially re-angled my thesis. Here are a few essential new details about my project: