ESP Biography


Major: History, Middle East, South Asia

College/Employer: University of Pennsylvania

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Past Classes

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H12273: The Making and Unmaking of the Middle East in HSSP Summer 2018 (Jun. 30, 2018)
Do you want to know what it means for Trump to reject the Iran deal? Do you want to understand the Syrian crisis? Do you want to know where the Middle East could go next? Then join this class, as we understand the Middle East through the history and politics of two regional powers, Iran and Saudi Arabia.

H11313: What is Art? in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
Have you created art? Have you looked at art? Now let me ask: Do you think you have created art? Do you think you have looked at art? Let's journey in the realm of art, and explore a question that has kept philosophers, artists, and mathematicians awake. We will look at art; we will read art, and then discuss art.

H10662: Let's Go East! A Journey in the Ottoman Empire through Coffee and Music in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Do you like coffee? Do you like music? Yes? Let's look at both of them. We will do this by tracing their journey within the Ottoman Empire, and discussing how they came to influence our lives today. We will do this through a couple of ways: Food, music, and art. Turkish delight will be served in class.

H10663: What is Happiness? in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Have you thought about happiness? Have you thought about happiness in terms of success? Have you thought what success might mean? We will look at happiness through different forms -- art, music, and short readings. We will approach the topic through Eastern as well as Western philosophy.