Trial by Fire: Reflections on a first TA assignment.

Today’s post is the last in a series from our fall semester TA, Molly, who was a first year MA assigned to the project with little to no background in our areas of focus. Here are her thoughts on surviving her first semester of grad school and her first TA…

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Mystery History Theatre 3000: how to raise funds and get your professors to say silly things at the same time!

On November 19th, From Stone to Screen shared with the world (okay, Vancouver…okay, fine, UBC…okay…fine…the CNERS department and a couple of innocent bystanders) a film, NAY, an EXPERIENCE which can be described only as the finest 1955 Roman-themed movie/musical/synchronized swimming extravaganza humanity has ever known. There was romance, there was…

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Number One on the Charts

It might come as a surprise that one of the first tasks I jumped on when I started as the From Stone to Screen TA was taking a bunch of big, confusing, and largely unlabeled pieces of old (but not ancient) paper and attempting to put them into some kind…

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