Calling all PhDs: get your dancing shoes on

And dance your dissertation!

By far the highest score, though, went to student category winner Brian Stewart, an anthropologist. Dressed only in a loincloth, he ritualistically pursued a graceful antelope (portrayed by Giulia Saltini-Semerari). This pure showmanship was bound to get the popular vote, but personally I’d have gone for Ruth Gruetzbach’s tango interpretation of a small galaxy (Gruetzbach) orbiting a big galaxy (Jesus Varela) until she is eventually subsumed by his supermassive gravity.

There will be another competition in 2009. There must be some twinkle-toed historians out there, surely?

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3 Responses to Calling all PhDs: get your dancing shoes on

  1. Lou says:

    I’m pretty sure Professor Bob could shake down a mean ‘Crime, courts and community’ in that special Early Modern Way.

  2. Sharon says:

    Well, I’m not going to ask him…

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