My very short take on the Grievance Studies Hoax: “If you have anything of the creator or discoverer within you,…recognize that the rising quasi-religious zealotry from those in Grievance Studies has liberty, creativity, and discovery in its cross hairs.”
"Projects like the hoax reveal character, both good and bad". —
"Even if all of the charges [against] Lindsay, Pluckrose & Boghossian were true, [the trio proved that] leading journals in areas like gender studies have failed to distinguish between real scholarship & intellectually vacuous, morally troubling bullshit"
Academia divided over our demonstration of the vacuity and bias of grievance studies.
Salutary Correction or Reactionary Hit Job? Scholars tell us what the ‘Grievance Studies’ hoax means via
"Any academic who thinks hoaxing as such is unethical or nugatory is a dull and petty functionary." A forum on the Sokal Squared hoax, with , , + Sujata Moorti, , , and
These most recent takes on the "Sokal Squared" Hoax barely mention the projects implicit racism or one of the author's public connection with a white nationalist. Why? .
I wrote a short piece for the ⁦⁩, explaining why the recent hoax is so hollow and uninformative.
Agreed with each of these a little bit
David Schieber, PhD student wrote his first review ever for one of the hoaxer papers and recommended rejection, which they lied about and distorted his comments to the press.
Is the “grievance studies” hoax an effort to spotlight fashionable nonsense in the academy, a salutary correction, or a reactionary hit job?
"whether it’s the philosophical depth of an Angela Davis or the beauty of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s theories, only a rube would believe that [gender studies] has produced nothing of value. - Laurie Essig and Sujata Moorti
Just to cap off the thread, I want to link to where I summarize the peer review issue in a short piece
What the ‘Grievance Studies’ Hoax Means via
"Any academic who thinks hoaxing as such is unethical or nugatory is a dull and petty functionary, and evidently has no interest in participating, or reveling, in the ongoing life of ideas." [email protected]
My hoax post (i.e., my real post about hoaxes) got picked up for a forum in the Chronicle Review.
What the ‘Grievance Studies’ Hoax Means #academia #publishing
What the ‘Grievance Studies’ Hoax Means via