Well, it’s a lot of hard work too. A lot.
But we get rewarded for our hard work with good company and fun. Every Tuesday, we have an evening lecture series where we get to hear from visiting writers, scholars and critics. So far we’ve had presentations from Rick Poyner on Surrealism in Graphic Design, Jane Thompson on the Design Research store, and Interboro on the fascinating urban planning projects they’ve been working on. And all of them have left me with a lot of thoughts and insight.
Before I got here, my cousin told me that grad school is about finding out how little you actually know about everything in this world. And it’s really kind of wonderful and true, even if sometimes I question whether or not I am cut out for it. It’s challenging, it’s fun, and there’s nowhere else I rather be.
I was disappointed I had to miss the CreativeMornings talk last week, but Steven Heller will be speaking at D-Crit for the next lecture (and next semester he will teaching first years a course!). We really are lucky as D-Critters…
PS. These are open to public and free, so please come!