Category Archives: Personal

Eight Tips For Going Back to School

Last week, I finally graduated from York with an honours bachelor’s degree. Moreover, I graduated in the top 3% of my faculty, and received the the highest honour in the Canadian university system, Summa Cum Laude. After five years of … Continue reading

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A Few More Awards…

On Tuesday, I will be graduating (finally!) from York. This will bring to a close a chapter of my life that was an enormous amount of work but also enriched my life in so many ways. Before I leave the … Continue reading

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More Good News! SSHRC 2015

Applying to graduate school was quite an involved process. There were transcripts, essays, letters of recommendation, and resumes that had to be prepared and sent to every department. In addition to these materials, I also applied for a government scholarship … Continue reading

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Graduate School: An Announcement!

When I returned to university in 2010, it was with the goal that I would go to graduate school. At the time, I saw a lot of people doing really cool work and I wanted to be a part of … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago, a letter arrived in my mailbox from the University notifying me that I had been “selected as the fall/winter 2014-2015 recipient of the York University Faculty Association Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship.” The award was very substantial. However, … Continue reading

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Balkan Vampires at the ASE Conference

Those who study esotericism in North America will will be interested in the upcoming conference of the Association for the Study of Esotericism (ASE). Taking place in June, it’s considered to be the American counterpart to the ESSWE conference, which … Continue reading

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The William R. Coleman Best Essay Prize

Some of you may remember that last year I did a directed reading program on the Hermetica. For those of you who don’t what a directed reading program is, it’s basically a one-on-one course which focuses on a specific subject. … Continue reading

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