Category Archives: Batshit Crazy Professors

What the Hell Are These Colleges Talking About?

Maybe I’m the dumb one for not understanding what this lecture was supposed to be about. The description on the University of Texas at Austin’s website says:

In the wake of renewed attacks on Muslim and Muslim-adjacent communities, the hijab and turban continue to be enveloped as important material objects in the racialization of Muslim and Sikh bodies.

Okay, so far I think I understand. The sight of turbans and hijabs triggers racists (religionists?).

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Female Prof: Let’s Pay Female Professors More For Their ‘Emotional Labor’

A female professor at The University of San Francisco is promulgating an idea that should enrage feminists, but probably won’t: she wants colleges to compensate female faculty members for their “emotional labor.”

According to hard-core feminists, there’s no difference between men and women, so this is really confusing.

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Howard University Professor: School Choice Is Racism.

On Friday, Natalie Hopkinson of Howard University wrote a piece for Huffington Post suggesting that school choice was — you guessed it — racist. Why, pray tell, is it racist to remove your children from failing public schools and attempt to place them in schools where they are likely to receive a better education? Because the real reason you want your kids out of those schools is to avoid black and brown people. Or something.

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Sydney university lecturer cancels a class due to be held in church in case it offended his gay students

Dr Timothy Laurie – Soy Advocate

A university lecturer has cancelled a class due to be held in a church for fear it would offend his LGBTQI students.

University of Technology Sydney communications lecturer Dr Timothy Laurie emailed his students two days before lectures were due to begin saying class was cancelled due to ‘the suitability of a church as a venue’.

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Expression, Identity, and the Corruption of the Academy

In this episode, Steyn talks to Lindsay Shepherd, a young Teaching Assistant at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada who became a cause célèbre across the Internet at the end of 2017, when three members of the faculty attempted to destroy her life for having the temerity to show a short Jordan Peterson public television clip to her students. Miss Shepherd pushed back, with great success, and has since become a popular speaker across North America on issues of freedom of expression.

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How the reproductive justice framework counters ideologies of white supremacy and male supremacy

This is not a joke.

“The University of Southern Maine is hosting a lecture next month on “reproductive justice in the age of Trump” and how supporting abortion counters “white supremacy and male supremacy.”

According to the university’s website, the lecture will be delivered by controversial feminist professor Loretta Ross, who teaches a class at Hampshire College called “White Supremacy and Appropriate Whiteness in the Age of Trump.”

Do the parents footing the bill for their idiot offspring know about this?

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‘Absolutely surreal’: Student mob smashes window in protest against Jordan Peterson

KINGSTON, Ontario, March 6, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — A mob disrupted a presentation by bestselling author and freedom-of-speech hero Jordan Peterson yesterday afternoon.

Dr. Peterson and Professor Bruce Pardy addressed a packed lecture hall at Queen’s University on the subject of free speech. Their presentation was entitled “The Rising Tide of Compelled Speech in Canada.”


More… Woman with garrotte arrested after rally against Jordan Peterson


(COMPILATION) MADNESS during Jordan Peterson event at QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY

Campus Activism: A crowd of mostly pampered white kids attending an expensive and once respected university chant “Fuck White Supremacy”.


Jordan Peterson Protest at Queen’s University: “Lock ‘Em In and Burn It Down”  Gee, that sounds like hate speech.

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It’s OK To Call Them Demented Hate Mongers

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What Can’t Be Debated on Campus

Pilloried for her politically incorrect views, University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax asks if it’s still possible to have substantive arguments about divisive issues.

There is a lot of abstract talk these days on American college campuses about free speech and the values of free inquiry, with lip service paid to expansive notions of free expression and the marketplace of ideas. What I’ve learned through my recent experience of writing a controversial op-ed is that most of this talk is not worth much. It is only when people are confronted with speech they don’t like that we see whether these abstractions are real to them.

The op-ed, which I co-authored with Larry Alexander of the University of San Diego Law School, appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Aug. 9 under the headline, “Paying the Price for the Breakdown of the Country’s Bourgeois Culture.” It began by listing some of the ills afflicting American society:

Too few Americans are qualified for the jobs available. Male working-age labor-force participation is at Depression-era lows. Opioid abuse is widespread. Homicidal violence plagues inner cities. Almost half of all children are born out of wedlock, and even more are raised by single mothers. Many college students lack basic skills, and high school students rank below those from two dozen other countries.

We then discussed the “cultural script”—a list of behavioral norms—that was almost universally endorsed between the end of World War II and the mid-1960s:

Get married before you have children and strive to stay married for their sake. Get the education you need for gainful employment, work hard and avoid idleness. Go the extra mile for your employer or client. Be a patriot, ready to serve the country. Be neighborly, civic-minded and charitable. Avoid coarse language in public. Be respectful of authority. Eschew substance abuse and crime.

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They do want your children: UMich presentation appears to ‘dignify and redeem’ sex between men and boys

A presentation at the University of Michigan will deal with the subject of pederasty, or sex between men and boys, with the professor giving the speech apparently hoping to “dignify and redeem” what he calls “intergenerational modern pederastic relationships.”

The workshop, scheduled for today and titled “Pederastic Kinship: Deidealizing Queer Studies,” will be presented by Kadji Amin, assistant professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University, according to an event listing on the University of Michigan’s website.

Hosted by the university’s Doing Queer Studies Now “interdisciplinary workshop,” it will explore the “kinship form” of “modern pederasty.”

h/t Exile

 

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‘White Racism’ Course Prof: ‘No Such Thing As Black Racism’

A professor who teaches a “white racism” course said there is “no such thing as black racism,” in an article Monday.

Florida Gulf Coast University professor Ted Thornhill teaches a course entitled “White Racism” and defended both the course and his assertion that black racism did not exist, in an op-ed republished on The Conversation.

Thornhill quoted American Sociological Association President Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, who said that racism constituted power plus systemic privilege.

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Lack Of Diversity In Video Games Is Like Experiencing ‘Everyday’ Racism, Claims Canadian Study

A study conducted at the University of Saskatchewan claims that a lack of diversity in video games has a negative effect on players that’s akin to facing “everyday” racism.

CBC reported on Sunday that Cale Passmore, a researcher at the university’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab in Saskatoon, believes that a “lack of diversity” in racial and ethnic representation in video games has a negative impact on players. To that end, he released a 92-question survey to “almost 300 Americans” to solicit feedback for his study.

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