“From Greatness to Inclusivity”
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“From Greatness to Inclusivity”

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Mark Bauerlein for First Things:

When a humanities department selects its materials because they reflect identity groups, it no longer functions as a humanities department. It becomes a project of social group affirmation. The proper criteria of selection—beauty and sublimity, wit and insight—fall behind a work’s representative value.

See also this piece from the NYT.

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