All the World’s a Stage: Process, Irony, and Trying on Shoes

When given this blog assignment, I was asked to discuss the process of my research in order that you might become a part of my “intellectual journey.” To that end, I want to share with you what it looks like for a nineteen-year-old undergraduate to be a religious studies professor’s  research assistant. While my next post will primarily deal with some compelling findings from the content I studied this week, I can’t help but share a little bit of it with you now. Otherwise, you won’t understand how amusing and deeply ironic it is that I’m being asked to focus on the “process” of my research.

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