One of the Left’s anti-free speech tactics is the use of “cancel culture” to publicly shame, ridicule, or isolate people for various actions or words. In addition to going after people these days , the…
New Jersey Politicians: We Don’t Want ‘Huck Finn’ in Schools
Two state legislators in New Jersey do not want the Mark Twain book, “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” to be used in schools due to the use of the N-word.
Student Activists Unhappy over Western Civilization Curriculum due to Ignoring ‘Voices of People of Color’
The Western civilization curriculum must better represent the “voices of people of color,” claimed ‘Reedies Against Racism’ student activists at Reed College.
Literature Assaulted @MLA
In our latest visit to the Modern Language Association, we discover, once again, that if you love literature, you may want to avoid most English courses.
Virginia School District Removes Huck Finn, To Kill a Mockingbird from Classrooms
From the Heartland Institute: A group of community members gathered to protest a Virginia school district’s decision to remove two classic novels from a public school’s classrooms. Accomack County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Holland banned The…
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…
Reading Room at CSUN has Pictures Changed due to PC Concerns
From the College Fix: “The English Reading Room at California State University Northridge is undergoing a facelift in the name of diversity.”
Springfield College Cancels ‘Men in Literature’ Class due to Too Much Content about Men
Yup, this is an actual story.
Patchwork Girl @ the MLA
Growing old is hard enough without a cadre of pedagogues telling you what it means. “Critical aging does not toss the baby out with its ideological bathwater,” LaSalle professor Emily Mattingly said at this year’s…
California High School Teacher Offended by Shakespeare
Obviously, this person doesn’t understand the value of classical English literature. The bad part is that this person is a high school teacher in Sacramento, California whose teaching subject is English.