An associate English professor position is open at Texas A&M University-Commerce, but it requires applicants to have experience in social justice and “queer” subjects.
English and Language Professors Wonder About Falling Enrollment for Their Classes
English and language professors wondered how to increase enrollment in face of plunging enrollment.
ACT Math & English Scores Down
If you can add up the columns on this page and read the text, odds are you’re probably not a recent high school grad.
Concerns about Xenophobia leads to Effort to ‘Decenter English’ as Academic Language
Academics may be pushing to remove English as the lingua franca of academia due to allegedly rising xenophobia.
Michigan Professor: ‘The English language is Sexist’
An English professor at the University of Michigan claimed that “the English language is sexist” in a lecture at Iowa State University.
Penn’s English Department Replaced Shakespeare Portrait with Gay Poet, then a Collage of Writers
Is this the right time to tell the Penn English department to ‘get thee to a nunnery’? From The College Fix: Early this month a group of University of Pennsylvania students removed a portrait of…
10th Grade Students Performed Donald Trump Assassination Skit for English Class, Get Reprimanded
The two students weren’t suspended for their actions, which was a demand of some parents, from Marshall High School in San Antonio, Texas: Two 10th grade students at Marshall High School in San Antonio, Texas…
Yale Students Think English Classes Teach about Too Many White Male Poets
Oh, gender inequality in history! Outrage mob assemble at Yale!
Students at Yale wants to “De-Colonize” English Dept Curriculum
What does that even mean?! De-colonizing English courses is apparently a thing: “The petition “calls for the abolishment of this prerequisite and for the pre-1800/1900 requirements to refocus and include literature relating to gender, race and sexuality.”
Aging at the MLA
One way in which the world’s largest conclave of English professors—the Modern Language Association (MLA)—lives up to its name is to leave attendees at its annual conferences with a new vocabulary that they cannot shake….