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Gender studies under attack here…finally

Gender studies under attack here…finally

I concede that, as a “math person,” I don’t see the world the same way as most folks. The Gender Studies people I’d see on campus, always yelling about something, would get a shrug from me. “I favor reason,” I’d think to myself, “but maybe raw emotion is worth something in academia.” I’d give the […] … learn more→

Hungary bans gender studies…not an academic subject

Hungary bans gender studies…not an academic subject

We really are coming to a crossroads in higher ed. A few decades ago, the possibility that a whole department, based on an entire academic subject, would be tossed as “not useful knowledge” would be considered inconceivable. But today, in the United States, this sort of thing is common. Shakespeare is being tossed in exchange […] … learn more→

Gender studies banned at university – the Hungarian government’s latest attack on equality

Gender studies banned at university – the Hungarian government’s latest attack on equality

After several months of tensions between the government and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungarian academics are once again up in arms, after the academy banned two conference presentations on what many are claiming to be purely political grounds. According to the Hungarian Free Press, one of the talks, which looked at the under-representation of women in the computer […] … learn more→