Category Archives: Postmodernism

Ring the Butler

As I’ve noted before, oftentimes it’s difficult to tell apart a real pomo article vs. something spit out by the Postmodern Generator (simply refresh the page for a new pomo abstract.) NY Mag has a profile of Judith Butler, the “radical theorist … Continue reading

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Paglia on PC’s Origins

In her own inimitable and highly erudite style, Camille Paglia opines on the P.C. menace across campuses, focusing on the decades-long complacency of the professoriate as a contributing factor (“Free Speech & The Modern Campus”). What is political correctness? As … Continue reading

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CFP: Chapter Proposals for “Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment”

Once in a while, I’ll plan to post a current CFP, to showcase the navel-gazing lunacy that is the humanities today, 95% academic postmodernism… still limping along: Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies contact email: dvakoch@ciis.edu Chapter proposals are … Continue reading

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PCC: Whiteness History Month

WaPo has a brief piece on planned events for “Whiteness History Month” at Portland Community College in Oregon. The focus will be a pomo-sounding, white-guilt-laden project in April called “Whiteness History Month: Context, Consequences, and Change”. WaPo has a great … Continue reading

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Looking Anti-White Academics in the Face

The JYT’s series called ‘The Stone’ are philosophical ruminations (or, sometimes, pseudo-philosophical ruminations) about things. The current column is titled “Looking ‘White’ In the Face“. Oh boy… It features a discussion between white, leftwing, postmodernist, Syracuse/Villanova philosophy professor John Caputo … Continue reading

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On the Pomo Mess in Academia

In “On Loving Literature”, William Giraldi comments on the collective death of English Departments across academia, 45 years in the making: All English professors, alas, are not created equal. To have studied under Lionel Trilling or F. R. Leavis is … Continue reading

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Slavoj Žižek: Plagiarist

Astonishing evidence that PoMo superstar Slavoj Žižek has completely plagiarized an AmRen review of Kevin MacDonald’s The Culture of Critique. I can’t emphasize enough how much Žižek is a PoMo, leftwing darling. To this story, all I can say is… … Continue reading

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Working at the Intersection

Sometimes, life imitates parody. Here’s how a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education begins: As a critical theorist working at the intersection of Continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, and feminist and queer theory, I make observations about human life that … Continue reading

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Detail

From the hilariously leftist and pomo world of academia, as reported by the NYT: The philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, known for his wide-ranging and accessible writings on cosmopolitanism, identity and global ethics, will be leaving Princeton for New York University … Continue reading

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PoMo Article on Black Sexuality

Sometimes, reality is more absurd than parody. “Who’s Afraid of Black Sexuality?” is a Chronicle article chock full of standard-issue, postmodernist, race/class/gender language: Marlon M. Bailey rose to give a talk at a meeting this year to celebrate Ph.D programs … Continue reading

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