ESP Biography


Major: 3

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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P12545: Introduction to Tengwar in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
If you're J.R.R. Tolkien, writing a book starts with creating a a whole system of languages for your world. His constructed languages - such as Quenya, Sindar, and Khuzdul - are remarkably complete and use their invented own writing system. This class will teach you the basics of writing Tengwar, the system used by the elves of Middle Earth. We'll be learning how to write and read English transliterations of the standard English form of Tengwar.

X12172: Tengwar Workshop in Spark 2018 (Mar. 17 - 18, 2018)
Have you ever wanted to write like the elves from Lord of the Rings? This workshop will give you the chance. We'll do a basic introduction to the letters (Tengwar) used by Tolkien, and practice writing and reading English transcriptions.

P11686: Are There Gays in Space?: Star Trek and the LGBT+ fandom in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Star Trek has the dubious honor of sporting one of the oldest modern fandoms, from which a variety of tropes has sprung. But it has long been out of step with a component of the fan base; specifically, the LGBT+ fans. Join us for a brief tour of Star Trek's attempts at addressing LGBT+ issues and the fandom's own attempts at LGBT+ representation. Aka, come talk about gay stuff and Star Trek.