I love desk.
I also love the letter you wrote, Amanda. I think it summed up my feelings exactly. I'm not so gifted in the art of language, so I will not attempt to put my feelings into text, but instead will agree whole-heartedly with the letter Amanda has written. I, too, have learned a great deal about myself, my writing ability, and my learning preferences all thanks to Priya. This class has been amazing and due to the discussion and student participation and involvement will be hard to beat in the future. I would only like to thank Priya for allowing us the opportunity to discover and write about our own passions found within the class. At first, I wasn’t too keen on thinking up an original thesis and then following through with a paper. However, I have learned that some of my best work and participation has been in this class thanks to the free reign provided by Priya. I would also like to thank my colleagues and classmates for creating a safe space in the classroom to talk and express feelings and ideas freely. I never once felt like I was judged by something I said and therefore felt more confident and willing to share insights and opinions.
I will truly miss our unique class and the interesting class experiences we make. Would love to see a reunion in our future, but hopefully it will be during May Term and not next Fall (for purely selfish reasons, I’ll be abroad in
May the road you’re on always lead to a good pub!
(I think I just made that up…if not, let me know so I can credit the witty person!)