Sienna Brancato

Unshelved: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

Unshelved: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

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06/20/2018

I’ve always had a really close relationship with my dad. We have the same bizarre sense of humor and love of music and movies. I have vivid memories of falling asleep in front of the TV leaning on his shoulder, struggling to keep our eyes open after watching our third movie. I was raised on…

Unshelved: The Power of Speech in Pygmalion

Unshelved: The Power of Speech in Pygmalion

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06/15/2018

So I clearly had a lot of thoughts about Pygmalion. In another article, I wrote about whether I consider Eliza Doolittle to be a feminist role model. But now I want to talk about the politicization of speech and the imposition of behavioral constraints in this novel. Speech plays an essential role in Pygmalion. Eliza,…

Unshelved: Is Eliza Doolittle A Feminist Role Model?

Unshelved: Is Eliza Doolittle A Feminist Role Model?

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06/15/2018

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a bookshelf full of books in your room at home just begging to be read. For holidays and birthdays, family members and friends contemplate gifts and immediately think “book.” You’ve done a fair bit of collecting yourself over the years, as used bookstores seem to be your weakness….

Finding Catharsis Through Entertainment

Finding Catharsis Through Entertainment

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06/14/2018

Ross Geller opens the door and says, “Hey. I just got my teacher evaluations. Check out what this one student wrote. ‘I loved Dr. Geller’s class. Mind-blowing lectures. Dr. Geller, you are definitely the hottie of the paleontology department.’” Chandler Bing responds, “Ah, hotties of the paleontology department. There’s a big-selling calendar, eh?”   It’s…

<i>She Runs The World</i>, Episode 7: Jenn Wiggins on Engaging Minority Voices on Sexual Assault

She Runs The World, Episode 7: Jenn Wiggins on Engaging Minority Voices on Sexual Assault

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04/29/2018

On this episode of She Runs The World, Kaei Li, Emily Jaster, and Sienna Brancato sit down with Jenn Wiggins of Health Education Services to talk about how to open up campus spaces, especially clubs, to discussions on predatory behavior and how to engage minority students in those conversations. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/SRTW-Jenn-Wiggins-42918-7.19-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes…

<i>Fresh Voices</i>: Lizz Pankova on Existentialism, Absurdism and the Eric Andre Show

Fresh Voices: Lizz Pankova on Existentialism, Absurdism and the Eric Andre Show

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04/06/2018

In this episode of Fresh Voices, Voices Editor Sienna Brancato talks with Assistant Voices Editor Lizz Pankova about her column, “On the Brain.” In her latest article, Lizz writes about the Eric Andre Show and Absurdism, so the two tackle these topics, touching on Albert Camus and the psychology of humor. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Fresh-Voices-Lizz-4618-12.04-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…

<i>Fresh Voices</i>: Rebecca Zaritsky on Open Access, Euthanasia, and Mental Health

Fresh Voices: Rebecca Zaritsky on Open Access, Euthanasia, and Mental Health

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03/31/2018

In this episode of Fresh Voices, Opinions Editor Sienna Brancato talks with Rebecca Zaritsky about her recent entry to her column, “Open Access.” The article discusses her grandmother’s death, which leads into a conversation about her experiences with the American public health system, her thoughts on assisted suicide, and chronic illness. Rebecca’s column, “Open Access: On…

<i>The Reel Pulpit</i>: Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i>

The Reel Pulpit: Marvel’s Black Panther

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02/21/2018

In this episode of The Reel Pulpit, hosts Graham Piro and Dajour Evans are joined by Sienna Brancato to discuss Marvel’s latest film, Black Panther. One of the most talked about and successful films from the studio, it has met acclaim for both its cultural significance and role within Marvel’s cinematic universe. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Reel-Pulpit-Black-Panther-22018-11.37-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…

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