ESP Biography


Major: 6, 21W

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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H12115: Science journalism in HSSP Spring 2018 (Feb. 24, 2018)
How would you tell your grandpa about the newest particle discovered by the Large Hadron Collider? How would you explain gravity waves to your American Literature teacher? Come learn about science journalism, and create some of your own! During the class, you'll read science journalism, talk about what's important when communicating science to the public, and work on your own science journalism project.

H11231: Storytelling & writing in HSSP Spring 2017 (Feb. 18, 2017)
Do you like stories? Do you want to write your own? In this class, you’ll write, critique each other’s work, and talk about stories that you love and how they work. You can write part of your first novel, write the outline for your next game, or write a script for a TV show - we’ll talk how different mediums work to tell a story, and what tools you can use to make a story powerful.

H10927: Worldbuilding: Crafting Narrative Experiences in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Why do the worlds of The Matrix or Mad Max feel real when the world of Harry Potter feels flaky compared to the characters and plot? Why does playing Bioshock feel cohesive when playing Bioshock Infinite feels disconnected? Come learn about what makes a fictional world good or bad, and come up with your own weird worlds!