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Autumn comes to Oxford

After finishing the integral course on October¬†9th, our program had a brief pause before heading into Michaelmas term. Each of the three Oxford terms (Michaelmas in the fall, Trinity in the winter, and Hilary in the spring) is eight weeks long. During each term, most undergraduate students take one major and one minor tutorial. For […]

School and Other Things

The first month of CMRS has seen us occupied with writing a 6,000 word research paper on a topic of our choice. And until the evening of October 9th, that paper has occupied about half of my working time (I’ve also been preparing applications for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships, as well as various graduate […]

First Days in Oxford

It’s difficult to believe I’ve been in Oxford for four days now. I’m here to study at the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS), a program in association with Keble College. The program is housed in St. Michael’s Hall, a cobbled-together building which runs between Shoe Lane and Queens Street in the centre of […]