Finally, since this is a blog about academia and not journalism, I’ll forgive the commenters for not understanding that it is not my job to read entire dissertations before I write a 500-word piece about them. I read some academic publications (as they relate to other research I do), but there are not enough hours in the day or money in the world to get me to read a dissertation on historical black midwifery. In fact, I’d venture to say that fewer than 20 people in the whole world will read it.
Black Studies, Part 2: A Response to Critics - Brainstorm - The Chronicle of Higher Education
In other words, “I’m a frequently-published white lady. I can say whatever I want about black scholarship because nobody is actually going to read that bullshit, and lots of people will read what I write and never think to question it because I’m a frequently-published white lady!”
(via robot-heart-politics) Ugh. The chronicle is kind of the worst. (via clearwithsparkles)
This woman is fucking vile, and the Chronicle is SPECTACULARLY failing at accountability for giving her a platform.
The bolded covers the more-than-likely logic behind Naomi Riley’s comment.
And, is it me or am I’m the only one getting Satoshi Kanazawa flashbacks regarding this situation?