Queries for the 'Queering' of Academe; A Few Young Subversives Are Lurking in the Ivy
Byline: Suzanne Fields, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
While most of us were opening the last of our "holiday" presents, basking in the glow of Lancome's "multi-defense protective tinted cream," or deciding whether to wear the new tie with prancing horses or the one with intertwined golf clubs, several hundred Nervous Nellies and Fearful Freddies, many with newly minted Ph.Ds in hand, were busy networking, i.e., job-hunting, at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA) in Washington.
This meant sitting through days of seminars on subjects of interest only to the authors of the learned papers. (Who else could understand what they were talking about?) Their parents had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to educate them, …
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Publication information: Article title: Queries for the 'Queering' of Academe; A Few Young Subversives Are Lurking in the Ivy. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: January 5, 2006. Page number: A17. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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