The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke University and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed in the curriculum.
Caitlin FlanaganIt’s like a water slide at Atlantis - down, down, down...
Possibly mitigated by fact that the program has some kind of outreach to local schools.
The viral writer wants to galvanize young people with her new book, How to Start a Revolution. But past controversies — and a new complaint filed by her New York University students — threaten to undermine her message.
Caitlin FlanaganOf course the kids got ripped off. “Feminist” journalism is the problem. “Journalism” is the answer. Take a course in Orwell, read “She Said” and get out there and fight like Hell for the truth. You are needed.
The spineless school bureaucrats who fired tennis coach Aaron Persky because of his lenient ruling in a sex assault case when he was a judge is helping turn the quest for justice into mob rule, the law into a popularity contest and the independent...
Caitlin FlanaganWoah, @latimes - didn’t know you had this in you.
@nytimes - the gauntlet has been dropped. You guys have the stones to tell the truth on this?
EXCLUSIVE: Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s hot summer New York Times bestseller Fleishman Is in Trouble has been scooped up by ABC Signature Studios after a 10-way bidding war that included such part…
Caitlin FlanaganOur favorite novel is in good hands. The team that made “Unbelievable” - Sarah Timberman and Susannah Grant - are adapting “Fleishman.” those two together with @taffyakner could levitate the pentagon. And then get breakfast.
In her day Susan Sontag was America’s most famous—and most glamorous—literary intellectual. She was hard to pin down, and so could not be dismissed by her detractors nor wholeheartedly embraced by her friends.
Caitlin FlanaganShe was lighthearted as a summer afternoon, an absolute treat at dinner parties. Who can forget her decision to stage a reading of “Waiting for Godot” during the Siege of Sarajevo?
What the world needs now is more guidance from our public intellectuals.