Nearly all Reedies take Hum 110, the year-long humanities conference that serves as an introduction to the Reed education. Max decided to go back to Hum 110 to study how students engage with social justice for their linguistics thesis.
Reed community members can read Max’s thesis, “Just Saying(s): Discursive Practices and Social Justice in a Humanities 110 Conference,” online in the Electronic Theses Archive.
Gabri’s thesis focused on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and a response novel written two hundred years later by Jeanette Winterson called FranKISStein. We also get to hear a bit about one of Gabri’s favorite classes at Reed and why you might want to throw a blanket over your desk sometimes.
Reed community members can read Gabri’s thesis, ““What is your substance, whereof are you made?”: Gender, Sex, Bodies, and Love in Frankenstein and FranKISStein,” online in the Electronic Theses Archive.
I’m sure you’ve read joke books, but have you read ancient joke books? Let’s go back to our comedic roots with Jake Buck and his translation of one of the oldest Chinese joke books.