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Wait, I thought we were done.  Can you move this stuff off-list?


Larry Cooperman wrote:
> On Feb 14, 2005, at 10:11 PM, Richard Zvonar wrote:
>> At 7:48 PM -0800 2/14/05, Larry Cooperman wrote:
>>> an MFA is an artist's doctorate
>> I've always thought the DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) degree was an 
>> artist's doctorate. My partner has one of these from Stanford, where 
>> it typically takes four years of study beyond a Bachelor's degree. My 
>> assumption was that a Master's degree (either MA or MFA) is a one or 
>> two year program and that doctoral programs usually take four or five 
>> years.
> let me see here good dr.
> i spent 3 years smoking pot with most of my instructors for my mfa.  i 
> ran my first mfa year consecutive with my last year of bfa work or pot 
> smoking with some of my instructors.  when they told me i had to get a 
> high school diploma before getting my bfa there i toyed with the idea of 
> leaving.  as you can maybe see i have very little respect for a 
> comprehensive education that someone anoints you with.  no shit, i went 
> through my undergraduate as a high school drop out.
> how anyone can stand doing a dma is beyond me except for killing time.  
> i went to the only school i could go to and used college as a way to 
> drain money from the system and not get a job.  they told me that my mfa 
> was a terminal degree when i was grabbing it.  it was curious that it 
> was terminal to me.  i wasn't having a heart attack.
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