Archive for June, 2011

Truths

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Let me be candid with you for a moment: I am a rising senior in college; I am twenty years old; I like to drink alcohol. Please, hold your gasps of shock and horror until the end. If you can cry silently, feel free to do so. I know you’re all shocked: one doesn’t normally discuss drinking […]

Linchpin

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

This has been a solid, tiring, wonderful week, and I realize that I haven’t even talked the best parts yet! ASE has truly got their summer program down to a science. A run-down of major events: – Monday was our first day of classes: — In the morning I have Jane Austen in Bath with […]

Translating

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Hello again. We are now on day four of our stay in England and our first day of classes. Our tutor (as professors are called here) for “Jane Austen in Bath” is a very lovely man who obviously knows an awful lot about his subject. We talked to him very briefly at dinner, but it […]

Eventualities

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

We have, after a long couple of days, arrived in Bath and been let into our assigned residences! Our journey went something like this: – Our group arrived thoroughly on-time and checked in. Check-in, which I normally like to think of as the least stressful part of the journey on the American one, was probably […]