Kudos to Reed College, which has, under repressive conditions, found a way to continue to educate its students.

[Reed College professor] Kambiz GhaneaBassiri, a professor of religion and humanities, declined to lecture alongside [protesting] students who, he said, equated [his humanities] course — and by extension him — with white supremacy. He invited interested students to visit his office, and approximately 150 of them did so … resulting in an impromptu lecture.

Hidden in out of the way places, packed into private offices, the determined students of Reed pursue the life of the mind. It is the Polish Flying University system again. An underground system that has found its way – has had to find it way – to America.

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3 Responses to “The Flying University at Reed College.”

  1. charlie Says:

    What the hell? If any of these jackhole’s want to see where the real white male supremacy resides, why don’t they storm the Regent meetings? Better yet, when the admins are talking to Wall Street bond palaces in order to get more debt for some useless building project, show up and annoy the hell outta those white guys….

  2. Jonah R. Says:

    Wow. Indeed nothing says “white supremacy” like a professor with the name Kambiz GhaneaBassiri teaching a class that begins with the epic of Gilgamesh…

  3. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Jonah R. I know! I considered noting that – Im glad you did.

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