The Need for Honest Discussion at American Colleges

It's really very difficult to understand what goes on in Poughkeepsie, New York.  Few people could comprehend the point of the question asked by Gene Hackman in the film The French Connection: "Did you ever pick your feet in Poughkeepsie?" Even fewer can understand the gibberish expounded, and paid for, at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie on February 3, 2016. Eight of the Vassar academic departments sponsored a lecture by Jasbir Puar, an associate professor in the Women and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers University, whose academic specialty is reported to be queer theory.  She was introduced as the author of a book that deals with "homonationalism," which she defined for us dummies as a Western tactic "to shore up and re-invigorate existing hierarchies of race, gender, and sexuality towards the end of furthering military initiatives like the U.S. war on terror." She is perhaps less known as a fashionable postmodernist...(Read Full Article)

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