"The department will not be cancelling Buddhist art due to low representation of female artists, nor will it 'interrogate' African Art for its relationship to genocidal tribal warfare nor Aztec Art & Architecture for misogyny." in
Beloved western art history course is trashed at Yale. Reasons given are fatuous. New European art course offers to take students through "deconstructive readings" of western art, including its relationship to capitalism and climate change
Yale has discontinued a beloved Western art history course, and the reasons given are weak or at odds with the facts, writes Heather Mac Donald |
Yale against Western Art |
Yale made 'Major English Poets' optional for English majors following a petition which claimed that "a year spent around a seminar table where the literary contributions of women, people of color, and queer folk are absent actively harms all students".
"[Yale's replacement course] will subject European art to a variety of deconstructive readings designed to pull that tradition down from its alleged pedestal. The new classes will consider Western art in relation to 'questions of gender, class, and ‘race’"
"Yale's art history department appears to be eliminating the Western art introductory courses on its own initiative, without the pretext of a student petition or other agitation."
Yale against Western Art "The hermeneutics of suspicion applies only to the Western canon... [T]he department will not be cancelling its Buddhist art and architecture class due to the low representation of female artists and architects..."
THIS: Yale against Western Art - ⁦
Physics was invented and built by politically-incorrect demographics. So physics too might get canceled in institutions where "particlesforjustice" feel offended by historical facts, damaging multiculturalism with their ideological extremism.
"Race, Yale announced in its press release about the Mellon grant, is critically important and indisputably central to the humanities. "Actually, it is not. The humanities are about matters far more compelling than the trivialities of race." []
Yale cancelled the course 'Major English Poets' following a student petition which claimed that “a year spent around a seminar table where the literary contributions of women, people of color, and queer folk are absent actively harms all students".
Do you think colleges can legitimately offer intro-level courses on Western philosophy, for example, or art history? What if the department offers non-Western courses? I feel very both ways about this.