”You can care about certain scholars, students, material culture, and texts within a field and still want that field to be dismantled and burned so that those elements can be truly saved…
- Sumantra Maitra
- The National Interest
The reason, she explained, is purely to destroy the “privileging” of Latin and Greek in classics.
“I would just like to make it a global antiquity department and to rename it while abandoning Latin and Greek as its core basis.
I am not proposing firing people in the least.
Quite the opposite.
Expanding, combining, and…