I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it here yet, but I’ve been formally accepted into the LLM (Master’s in Law) program at Queen’s, where I’ll be pursuing a combination of courses and mini-thesis writing with a focus on the concept of puffery — the legal conceit that makes extravagant exaggeration a legal form of speech for advertisers.
I’m excited! It’s going to mean a lot of work, of course — I feel confident I can handle it, but it’s going to be a load.
This also puts me on the clock for a few other projects, because as of September I’m going to be turning into a law-studying pumpkin.
On review, I think the thing I’m most passionate about is the book I mentioned a while back, and frankly, if I bring a higher level of attention to that, I’ll probably be better equipped to start thesis and course work in September. So it makes a lot of sense to start focusing on that as the big project for spring and summer of this year.