Performing Death (or not)

Performing Death (or not)

  This summer I’ve gotten the opportunity to begin research for my thesis– in other words, I’ve surrounded myself with books, occasionally digging my way out of the sea of pages to watch a performance only to return again. One large body of scholarship that...

Saturday Morning Reading

I’m drinking my morning cup of coffee before I get down to reading. I’ve been studying how the physical environment impacts deviance. Recently the research has turned to anthropology. Right now I’m reading “Pul Eliya” by Edmund Leach....
Geoffrey of Monmouth- History or Fiction?

Geoffrey of Monmouth- History or Fiction?

This summer, I’m researching the ways that history was created and used politically in 12th-century England. Pretty exciting, right? Don’t worry, it’s less dry than it sounds. In this post, I’ll talk a little bit about the main text that I’ve been working with:...