This past year I’ve served as a PAGE fellow (Publicly Active Graduate Education) within the Imagining America consortium. A little while back in the midst of presidential candidate debates, PAGE hosted a tele-conference to discuss the importance of the university experience and Arts & Humanities education to push back against some of the candidates’ views. After the call, I sketched out a quick piece on the train and soon after transformed it into the short comic below (with text input from IA’s communications manager Jamie Haft). While not a page from my dissertation – some of the themes and the tetrahedrons will be rearing their heads in chapters to come…  – Nick