Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Academic Absurdity: The New Criterion Looks at the Kirkland Project for the Study of Gender, Society, and Culture

With a name like that...well, you can be sure PC-dead-white-European-male bashing will be prominent. In a short but amusing piece, the editors of the New Criterion take a look at the academic follies for the year to date and settle upon this as the cake-taker. The Project is the work of notorious little Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, the school that invited Weather Underground terrorist Susan Rosenberg to teach a month-long seminar.

After (what else?) appointing a committee to look into this and other recent controversies, one resolute recommendation was made - to change the name of the program...

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