Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Good idea …

 If you don’t want to study white writers, don’t major in English | New York Post.

The petition’s implicit contention is that the major poets are too circumscribed by their race and gender to speak to today’s socially aware students, when, in point of fact, it is the students who are too blinkered by race and gender to marvel at great works of art.

1 comment:

  1. More evidence that (1) the inmates are now running the asylum (i.e., the poorly educated have taken over higher education); (2) higher education needs to change its admissions standards by actually having admission standards.