A primer on "Academic #GrievanceStudies and the Corruption of Scholarship," published in by & : helps contextualize the methods, findings and significance of the project
Pretty good rundown by Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship
The "background" section explores, in part, how the #SokalSquared hoax was ultimately brought to light: an essay by sparked to investigate the author/ institute, drawing the attention of
Much like and before them, , & note the strangely religious nature of certain strands of literature & activism. Pragmatist Richard Rorty noted the same in 1998: The more things change...
Thorough overview of the Sokal Squared hoax by of . Includes lots of interesting background information.
Another interesting Sokal Squared write-up, from the indefatigable .
Worked this point into here: Curious of your thoughts.
as usual, the Heterodox Academy coverage of the Sokal-squared hoax is fair, fact-based, and worth reading...
I think the study definitely tells us something important. But I think "what it tells us" is maybe less obvious/ clear than many seem to be assuming
Information no other analysis of #SokalSquared / #GrievanceStudies has been able to offer (literally, it was not possible up to now) -- data on the overall success rate of thier pitches relative to publications:
Many have noted that despite the #GrievanceStudies authors consistently including #sociology in thier discussions, they didn't actually place any papers in that field. Does this mean we're off the hook? Not so fast:
I included & compelling insights on the hoax in my write-up, alongside new information that has just become available: #SokalSquared #GrievanceStudies
Interesting. Heterodox Academy gives poor marks to Sokal Squared.
Interesting that Heterodox Academy gives a relatively sympathetic hearing to the “grievance studies” article given that it seems to stand in opposition to intellectual humility and openness to opposing views, which they otherwise promote.