Splash Biography



AKSHAJ DWIVEDULA, ESP Teacher




Major: Economics

College/Employer: UChicago

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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L1904: Exploring the World of Norse Mythology in Droplet Fall 2022 (Nov. 12, 2022)
Is your favorite Marvel character Thor? Do you like stories about medieval times? Are you a general mythology buff? Well if any of those sound like you, and even if they don't, join this class to take a dive through some of the greatest hits of Norse Mythology. We'll talk about wars, magic, and even the Apocalypse. We'll even see how Norse myth has impacted our world.


L1889: How to build a World: Myth and Legend in Cascade 2022_Spring (Apr. 21 - May. 19, 2022)
The greatest speculative fiction stories come from a strong sense of world-building. The greatest world-builders can be found in our ancient history, and the mythologies we love to read about. In this class, we'll explore ancient myths from the Norse, the Greeks, and the Egyptians before exploring the mythology of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth. All the while, we'll be working on building out own worlds, culminating in you having your own mini-world build to use however you want.


X1826: Exploring the world of Norse Mythology in Droplet Droplet 2021 (Jan. 16, 2021)
Is your favorite Marvel character Thor? Do you like stories about medieval times? Are you a general mythology buff? Well if any of those sound like you, and even if they don't, join this class to take a dive through some of the greatest hits of Norse Mythology. We'll talk about wars, magic, and even the Apocalypse. We'll even see how Norse myth has impacted our world.