Campus Culture Wars Have Come for Camille Paglia
She’s been compared to Hitler. The feminist, trans-identifying academic has long provoked anger, most recently by deriding long-delayed rape accusations. Tenured at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts, she’s facing a student-led movement to deny her public forums and mandate “alternatives” to her classes.
Is the debate over? One faculty member called the dispute “pure tribalism,” and conservative pundits and websites have praised the university for backing Paglia, whose case has renewed the clash between the ideals of confronting shocking opinions and demanding protection from hearing them.
Read OZY’s look at a campus newspaper ban.