May
21

Summer Research Week 1

Hi everyone! I am beginning my summer research by reading background information on Charlotte Bronte’s life, and I have just finished my first biography by Elizabeth Gaskell. So far, I have found the biographical information to be especially relevant to my thesis topic, specifically the stories from her childhood and her experiences as a school…
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May
20

Week One: Off to a Good Start

Going into this first week of research, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Since my research is for a thesis in the philosophy department, I don’t need to travel or take interviews, much less test with chemicals or plants or something of that sort. My main goal this summer is to read a great…
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May
18

And so it begins…with a lot of books!

As this post’s title might suggest, I’ve spent the past week and a half finding books, buying books, and reading books that provide background information to the primary sources I’ll read in the coming months, citations referencing even more primary sources, and generally illuminate the influence of women in 1790s America. As of today, I’ve…
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May
15

Let’s Set the Scene: Why Mentors & Parental Incarceration?

Hello everyone and welcome to my blog! Throughout the summer I will be posting weekly-biweekly to update y’all on my honors thesis project.

May
12

May ’19 Update 1: Finally Home!

After a year of challenging courses, long-lasting friendships, lengthy applications, and countless people swinging into the academic and dorm hallways back and forth, I AM FINALLY HOME!