Inside Insights

Qualia students, teachers, alumni, and families are an active, engaged, thriving, curious, inventive bunch of mavericks with plenty to say. Here’s what’s going on in their worlds.

Wednesday Hobson – Qualia Teacher: Philosophy, Advanced Language Analysis

A Qualia Deep Dive: “Do Feelings Matter?’ That’s the question one of Qualia School’s Great Ideas classes has been pondering, but over the course of this year-long philosophy course, they have been considering it through the lens of affect theory and phenomenology, subjects that their teacher, Wednesday Hobson, a Ph.D. student in Cultural Studies at

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JC Wright Qualia Faculty

JC Wright – Qualia Teacher: Great Ideas, History and Band

Where did you grow up and go to college?  Richmond, Virginia. I earned a bachelor’s and a master’s at Virginia Tech, then did some Ph.D. work at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. What did you study? Philosophy. In undergrad, I also had a jazz minor. Why philosophy?  I enrolled in college with the goal of

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Jiyen, Graduation, Qualia Graduate, Arete Graduate, Senior Quote

Jiyen – Qualia – Senior, Class of 2022

How long have you attended Qualia? Four years. What are your plans after Qualia?  Definitely college. My plan is to start off by studying engineering, but I also plan to be pretty broad in what I experience in college. I want to take classes in really interesting and wide-ranging subjects, which may help me discover

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