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summer programs:

  • syria archaeological field site
  • menorca archaeological field study
  • chile anthropological cultural study
  • guatemala archaeological field study of the maya

junior year semester abroad programs:

  • university of hyderabad, india- concentration on cultural and religious diversity
  • new delhi- national identity in the arts
mar 27 2011 ∞
apr 19 2011 +
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  • go to museum of science
  • go ice skating in public garden
  • go to MIT/Harvard party
  • go to burlington mall-
  • go to target-
  • go to newbury street-
  • order froyo from prospect cafe
jan 24 2011 ∞
jul 15 2011 +
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  • earplugs-
  • those things that go over your eyes when you're sleeping-
jan 19 2011 ∞
apr 19 2011 +
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  • order family presents-
  • SEE FRIENDS!
  • organize room (including clothes)-
  • clean room-
  • redecorate room walls and remake collages-
  • get nose pierced-
  • read...
    • The Year of Living Biblically-
    • Northanger Abbey
    • The Bell Jar
    • An Abundance of Katherines
    • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao-
    • Water for Elephants
  • go see...
    • little fockers-
    • black swan-
  • watch...
dec 19 2010 ∞
feb 25 2011 +
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  • www.onesentence.org/
  • www.adbusters.org/
  • www.futilitycloset.com/
  • www.goodreads.com/
  • www.spreeder.com/
  • www.unurth.com/
  • www.terribleminds.com/ramble/
  • www.oneword.com/
  • www.hellopoetry.com/
  • www.wearehunted.com/
  • www.thewondrous.com/amazingly-creative-drawing-vs-photography/
  • www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/03/20/the-beauty-of-india-50-amazing-photos/
  • www.8tracks.com/
  • www.educhoices.org/articles/50_of_the_Best_Websites_for_Writers.html
  • www.accent.gmu.edu/
  • www.bookseer.com/
dec 4 2010 ∞
feb 9 2011 +
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M,W, 9:10-10am: UWS (University Writing Seminar)- The Real Tudors

M,W,TH, 10:10-11am: History of Art II

M,W,TH, 12:10-1pm: Human Origins

T,F, 10:40-12pm: The Indian Novel

M,W, 3:40-5pm: Frida Kahlo: Art, Life, Legacy

nov 19 2010 ∞
mar 5 2011 +
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  • Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi-
  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  • On Beauty by Zadie Smith
  • The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan-
  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi-
  • Shit my Dad Says by Justin Halpern
  • The Know-it-all by A.J. Jacobs-
  • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz-
nov 11 2010 ∞
jan 5 2011 +
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  • 30 rock
  • glee
  • modern family
  • coupling
  • parks and recreation
  • true blood
  • brothers & sisters
  • skins
  • dexter
  • real time with bill maher
  • the office
  • outsourced (guilty pleasure, do not judge)
mar 16 2010 ∞
jan 20 2011 +
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inspired by my new ~yiddish magnetic poetry kit!~

  • bubelah- darling, sweetheart, usually a younger person
  • bubkes- nothing, zilch, not a thing
  • chaim yankel- a country bumpkin
  • farblondget- lost, gone astray, confused
  • fartutst- befuddled
  • ferklempt- clenched, overwhelmed with emotion
  • kibitz- chitchat, an informal discussion
  • kibosh- nonsense
  • kishkes- guts, intestines (lol)
  • meshugge- crazy person, nuts
  • oy vey- exclamation, "how terrible!"
  • putz- asshole, dick, literal for "pig penis" (haha)
  • schmuck- detestable person, literal for "penis" (equally funny)
  • sheygets- non-jewish boy, devilish boy, charmer (biased much?)
dec 25 2009 ∞
dec 25 2009 +
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  • bake more than just simple cookies.
  • sew my own clothes (or at least learn how to add vintage-y buttons/decor to all my clothes.)
  • make my own bags (quilted bags?)
  • write using calligraphy.
  • make pottery.
  • play the piano/ read music.
  • write poems/haikus on a daily basis in any of my bazillions of journals.
  • make jewelry.
  • embroider things.
dec 24 2009 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • facebook.com
  • livejournal.com
  • twitter.com
  • tumblr.com
  • listography.com (obvi)
  • stumbleupon.com
  • goodreads.com
  • hulu.com
  • netflix.com (ON DEMAND)
  • pandora.com
  • weheartit.com
dec 22 2009 ∞
jan 4 2011 +
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  • the great gatsby - f. scott fitzgerald
  • pride and prejudice - jane austen
  • 1984 - george orwell
  • lord of the flies - william golding
  • harry potter series - j.k. rowling
  • paper towns - john green
  • the beautiful and damned - f. scott fitzgerald
  • wuthering heights - emily bronte
  • a room with a view - e.m. forster
  • death of a salesman - arthur miller
dec 22 2009 ∞
nov 22 2010 +
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  • go to canobie-
  • go to six flags
  • go to the beach (a lot)-
  • go to portland, ME-
  • go to cape cod-
  • go to vermont
  • go to boston-
  • go rollerskating-
  • go to a carnival-
  • go to the zoo
  • go to the ikea in MA
may 20 2011 ∞
aug 24 2011 +
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  • string of white lights (fairy lights)
  • eye-covers-
  • more hair products-
  • du-ac face stuff (prescription?)-
feb 22 2011 ∞
apr 19 2011 +
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ACTORS:

  • Abhishek Bachchan
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Saif Ali Khan
  • Shahid Kapoor
  • John Abraham
  • Hrithik Roshan (HE HAS TWO THUMBS ON ONE HAND!)
  • Amitabh Bachchan

ACTRESSES:

  • Kajol
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Kareena Kapoor
  • Deepika Padukone
jan 19 2011 ∞
jan 19 2011 +
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  • barnes and noble
  • hampshire hills
    • child care center
    • camp counselor
  • currier museum- curatorial internship
  • gloria jeans
  • the toadstool bookshop
  • whipple hill (again)
  • amherst library
  • babysitter (informal, but very possible)
  • internship at museum (Rose Art, MOFA, etc.)
jan 4 2011 ∞
apr 19 2011 +
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do it yourself projects i would like to do before second semester in january!

  • make a braided scarf -

http://ahyiyi.blogspot.com/2008/03/braid...

  • make brooches/medallions

http://community.livejournal.com/diy_tut...

  • make flower hair clips

http://madewithlovebyhannah.com/WordPres...

  • make piggy bank purse

http://noseynest.blogspot.com/2008/05/pi...

nov 30 2010 ∞
jan 10 2011 +
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films i've seen-

  • (DDLJ) Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge***
  • Amar Akbar Anthony
  • Bobby*
  • Silsila
  • Dil Chahta Hai***
  • Pyaasa
  • Umrao Jaan
  • Dil Se*
  • Sholay
  • Kaminey
  • Omkara***
  • Om Shanti Om**
  • Train to Pakistan (non-bollywood, hindi film)
  • 1947 Earth* (non-bollywood, hindi film)
  • Bride and Prejudice** (fake bollywood film)
  • My Name is Khan***
  • Dostana***
  • Bachna Ae Haseeno
nov 16 2010 ∞
aug 24 2011 +
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in no particular order, jsyk. (and why in parenthesis)

  • james mcavoy (um, he's scottish. and his role in penelope was just adorable beyond belief. and atonement. and becoming jane... and even as a half man-half goat in the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe.)
  • mark wahlberg (old calvin klein underwear model. yes.)
  • lee pace (BECAUSE HE WILL ALWAYS BE THE MOST ADORABLE PIE MAKER. EVER.)
  • ryan reynolds (he is hillarious, and he is unbelievably gorgeous.)
  • jim sturgess (brittish accent. sings beatles songs. enough said.)
  • matthew macfayden (loved him in pride and prejudice, and he was also funny in death at a funeral.)
  • alexander skarsgard (super sexy blonde vampire from true blood. and he played a gay model in zoolander that died from a freak gas accident, so how could he not be on here?)
mar 16 2010 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
  • The Screwtape Letters by C.S Lewis
  • Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genuis: A Memoir by Dave Eggers
  • The Alienist by Caleb Carr
  • Possession by A.S Byatt
mar 12 2010 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • massachusetts
  • new york
  • california
  • england
  • india
  • scotland
  • italy
  • greece
  • russia
  • spain
  • austrailia
dec 24 2009 ∞
oct 24 2010 +
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  • herbal essence shampoo and conditioner
  • rainbath shower gel
  • garnier fructis leave-in conditioner
  • garnier fructis curling creme
  • organix coconut voluminous mousse
  • burts beeswax milk & honey body lotion
  • bath and body coconut lime verbena spray
  • biore pore cleansing strips
  • biore face moisturizer
  • neutrogena grapefruit face scrub
  • victorias secret mint lip balm
  • neutrogena powder foundation
  • maybelline expert eyeliner
  • covergirl lashblast mascara
  • sonia kashuk dark gray eyeshadow
dec 24 2009 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • atonement - ian mcewan
  • the picture of dorian gray - oscar wilde
  • jane austen ruined my life - beth pattillo
  • jane eyre - charlotte bronte-
  • the girl with the pearl earring - tracy chevalier
  • wives and daughters - elizabeth gaskell
  • the lightening thief - rick riordan-
  • vanity fair - william thackeray
  • breaking dawn - stephanie meyer
  • the years of living biblically - a.j. jacobs
  • the hunger games - suzanne collins
  • lolita - vladimir nabokov
dec 22 2009 ∞
jan 4 2011 +
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Maine:

  • Mt. Katahdin (and knife edge)
  • The Owl
  • OJI
  • Doubletop
  • South Turner
  • Traveler Mt.
  • Mt. Coe
  • Sentinel Mt.
  • The Beehive

New Hampshire:

  • Mt. Washington
  • Mt. Monadnock
  • Pack Monadnock
  • North Pack
  • Mt. Jefferson
  • Crotched Mt.

Massachusetts:

  • Great Blue Hill
jul 15 2011 ∞
jul 15 2011 +
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  • new comfy chair for bedroom
  • polaroid camera (and film)
  • new silver necklace-
  • new nose stud (from etsy!)
  • gold nose ring-
  • noise canceling headphones-
  • new laptop cover- plastic
  • vintage acoustic guitar!-
feb 22 2011 ∞
jul 15 2011 +
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  • winter boots-
  • winter jacket-
  • new running shoes-
  • entire earring collection
  • new glee mug
jan 19 2011 ∞
jan 23 2011 +
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  • find a good job-
  • read more for pleasure
    • ACTUALLY FINISH BOOKS I START
  • limit how many shows i watch on hulu/ netflix on demand-
  • learn how to play the guitar/piano
  • go on a road trip (over the summer)
  • continue working out daily
  • keep up with grades for second semester
jan 4 2011 ∞
apr 19 2011 +
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  • 7 page South Asia paper, due monday-
  • 8 page Art History Final, due wednesday at 5pm-
    • finish last 2 page question-
  • 10 page bollywood paper, due tuesday at 5pm-
    • finish conclusion paragraph!-
  • study for anthropology final on tuesday, 9-12-
  • GO HOME!!!-
dec 13 2010 ∞
dec 16 2010 +
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  • bright eyes (first day of my life)
  • tegan and sara
  • the weepies
  • first aid kit
  • little comets (joanna)
  • the cave singers (swim club)
  • edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros (fire & water)
  • noah and the whale (wild thing)
  • two door cinema club (this is the life)
  • panjabi MC- yaaran kollon sikh kuriye
  • King Khan: Songs from the films of Shahrukh Khan- Tujhe Dekha To
  • Om Shanti Om album
dec 4 2010 ∞
feb 3 2011 +
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  • buy toothpaste!!!!-
  • buy more coffeemate
  • buy new headphones-
  • upload music onto ipod touch
  • clean room (possibly organize growing clothes pile on floor)-
  • write bollywood longer paper (by Sunday, 5pm)-
  • write bollywood scene analysis (by Tuesday 11/23)-
  • watch OM SHANTI OM (by Tuesday 11/23)-
  • read cannibalism book for anthropology-
  • go to burlington mall
nov 19 2010 ∞
nov 25 2010 +

required class:

  • University Writing Seminar - The Real Tudors

possible classes:

  • History of Art II -(even though i haven't taken History of Art I... this class focused on renaissance through modern day)
  • DDR -(this class meets once a week, and would count as my second PE requirement)
  • Sexualities throughout US History -(this class is a seminar focusing on issues of sexuality throughout american history. it covers a wide range of subjects regarding gender and sexuality topics and looks really interesting.)
  • Introduction to Drawing -(drawing into sculpture, only meets once a week)
  • Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology -(i want to take this at some point before i graduate, but it meets on tuesday and friday and i really want to have fridays free this semester)
  • Human Origins -(an anthropology class dedicated to ear...
oct 25 2010 ∞
jan 15 2011 +
  • go to barnes and nobles and spend big $$
  • get a new cell phone (buy data plan?)
  • read possession for pook
  • do reading for all the king's men (and finish up other hw)
  • work at least 40 hours on scanning images for work
  • fix laptop...?
  • see alice in wonderlanddd
mar 12 2010 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • three new pairs of earrings
  • $100 gift certificate to "cabelas" from some relatives in maine (i don't know what it is either...)
  • a new knitted scarf
  • a sweatshirt, long-sleeved shirt, short-sleeved shirt, and sweatpants that all say "brandeis"
  • a promise that i will be receiving a macbook pro as my graduation present in the spring
  • more bath and body spray and lotions
  • an extra clicker and key for my car
  • a "yiddish magnetic poetry kit" for brandeis... lol.
  • the "jane austen mini instruction book"
  • "a college education"- from my father
dec 25 2009 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • the sun also rises - ernest hemingway
  • the portrait of a lady - henry james
  • northanger abbey - jane austen
  • anna karenina - leo tolstoy
  • lolita - vladimir nabokov
  • the moonstone - wilkie collins
  • great expectations - charles dickens
  • east of eden - john steinbeck
  • tender is the night - f. scott. fitzgerald
  • mansfield park - jane austen
  • the tale of two cities - charles dickens
  • the hunger games - suzanne collins
  • mr. darcy, vampyre - amanda grange
  • paradise lost - john milton
  • alice's adventures in wonderland - lewis carrol
dec 24 2009 ∞
oct 25 2010 +
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  • possible future careers
  • possible collages i can make for my room
  • my places-to-visit bucket list (even though i still believe i am far too young to be making bucket lists).
  • favorite stores for clothing, hair products, jewelry, etc.
  • do-it-yourself projects i MUST at least attempt before i head off to college.
  • college dorm room wishlist (yes, i am jumping the gun a little)
  • ridiculous tv series i am addicted to
  • my obsessions (or things i have wayy too many of anyway)
dec 22 2009 ∞
dec 22 2009 +