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“Romanticism and the History of the Future”

BY ANDREW FRANTA | DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH


How do you stay focused during the pandemic?
Biking, being outside and spending time with family

If we weren’t in a pandemic and you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
London or Japan

Favorite beverages?
Coffee, beer

What have you been watching lately? 
Palm Springs ( Hulu), Breaking Bad 

If you could invite 3 people dead or alive to dinner, who would you invite?
Richard Brautigan, Frank Chin, Rickey Henderson

 

Watch Andrew's Work-in-Progress Presentation


 

Taxonomy is Taxidermy: Thinking Clearly About Diagnostic Kinds

By NATALIA WASHINGTON | Department of PHILOSOPHY


What are a few of your hobbies?
Being outside and spending time with the dog, as well as camping, backpacking adventures, drawing, and knitting.
 
Any TV Recommendations?
Naked and Afraid if you’re having a trashy TV night, but my all-time favorite TV series are Deadwood and Firefly.
 
Book Recommendations?
Book series: The Expanse novels
 
Favorite foods?
Foods that are bad for you! Cheeseburgers, fried chicken, mac and cheese or anything you could get at a diner

What kind of music do you like?
70s funk, metal and bluegrass
 
If you could invite 3 people dead or alive to dinner, who would you invite?
Angela Davis, Allie Brosh, Don Hertzfeldt

Watch Natalia's Work-in-Progress Presentation

   

 


 

   

 


 

 

"Decolonizing Publicity: Indigenous Resistance and Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making in the Bears Ears National Monument Controversy"

By TAYLOR JOHNSON | Department of COMMUNICATION


How do you stay focused during the pandemic?
I try to work less, and give my brain space to deal with current issues and events. I organize tasks into categories and try and get one task done from each category each day.
 

What are a few of your hobbies?
Video games, DnD, and reading
 
Book Recommendations?
Matched series, by Allie Condie
 
Favorite TV series?
Sherlock, One Day at a Time
 
What have you been listening to lately?
Sara Bareilles, especially the Waitress soundtrack, as well as the Six soundtrack
 
Favorite SLC places to eat?
Charlotte-Rose's Carolina BBQ, Cupbop
 
If you could have dinner with 3 people, dead or alive, who would they be?
Robert Bullard, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Sierra Boggess

Watch Taylor's Work-in-Progress 

 

“The Transformation of Secrets: Family, Religion, and the Resilience of Mormon Polygamy”

By hannah jung | Department of History, brandeis university


What are a few of your hobbies?
Exploring locally, hiking, camping and skiing
 
TV Recommendations?
Game of Thrones, Fleabag
 
How are you staying focused during the pandemic?
Swimming! And finding space for myself to work and do other things that are important to me.
 
Favorite musical artists?
Mumford & Sons, Arcade Fire, Lana Del Rey
 
If we weren’t in a pandemic and you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
Iceland

Dream dinner guests?
Emma Smith, any of the guys from Queer Eye (particularly Tan France)

Watch Hannah's Work-in-Progress Presentation

   

 


 

 

Last Updated: 4/26/21