This isn’t a joke. The Columbia University-affiliated (and all-female) Barnard College could reduce their language and science requirements and replace it with a diversity one.
Topic: Columbia University
Women’s Rights Professor Arrested for Beating Her Boyfriend on Valentine’s Day
Joann Baney, who teaches at Columbia University, also teaches the New York City Police and Fire Departments peacekeeping tactics and skills. Oh, the irony.
Columbia Students could Dance or Write Poetry to Prevent Sexual Assaults
It’s a ridiculous on-campus campaign, to think that writing poetry or dancing can help stop sexual assaults. This is the PC culture we live in, folks. It lacks common sense, but why not actually attack…
All-Women College blames Patriarchy in Refusing to Participate in Sexual Violence Program
Barnard College, an all-women college affiliated with Columbia University, said they won’t participate in sexual violence programs because of the influence of patriarchy.
Feminists, Gays and Crip[ple] Theory
In one of the few crowded roundtable discussions at the recent MLA conference in Vancouver, which was far from a discussion, four female professors went over their papers on feminist, queer and disability theory (the…
Standardized Test Time Suck
Why are classrooms silent right before summer break arrives instead of buzzing with uplifting and educated conversation? The answer can usually be found taped to the closed classroom door: “Do not disturb. Test in progress.”…
Academic Wisdom Unboxed
As one blogger notes, it is an academic tradition for professors to “try to one-up their colleagues by exchanging unintentionally hilarious sentences from students’ exams and final papers.” In a similar spirit, I will be providing some of the more striking statements made by professors discussing at the 2009 MLA Convention.
Sec of Ed to attack school today
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is planning to attack teacher training programs in a speech he will give at Columbia University today. In the advance copy of Duncan’s remarks, Duncan states that many colleges do…