Huffington Post
| by Claire Fallon

Jacquelyn Ardam, visiting assistant professor of English, lent her voice to an Oct. 27 Huffington Post article titled “When Booting Dead White Guys Off Reading Lists Is A Good Idea.” The story stems from a recent tabloid scandal in the U.K. involving student recommendations to Cambridge University about including diversity in their curriculum. “For example, many teach courses on modern American poetry by focusing on the biggest figures, say: Eliot, Pound, Stevens, Williams, Frost. Maybe they throw in Langston Hughes or Marianne Moore as a nod to ‘diversity,'” Ardam told HuffPost. “But white man’s modernism is just one version of modernism.”

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