Summer in Nepal

I got the award! The Summer Language Abroad grant at Notre Dame has generously agreed to fund my language course in Kathmandu this summer, and I couldn’t be more excited. (…or nervous. That’s a lot of language in a small amount of time, but what else would a comparativist do with their summer?) I haven’t…

ASREC Workshop

I went to my first ever workshop earlier this spring – the grad workshop with Association for the Study of Religion Economics and Culture at Chapman University, CA. Honestly, it was just what I was needing to reinvigorate my semester (and spirit!). I don’t know what I was expecting, but I’m surprised at how super hyped…

Hello World!

And so it begins. As much as I tried to convince myself to stay in the healthcare analytics world (a great career with awesome coworkers AND ergonomically sound work spaces [aside: why does it seem like 95% of study spaces for grad students are equipped with unadjustable chairs made for people three feet taller than…