Why Won't Politically Correct Professors Teach English and American Literature?

Publication Date: April 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Elizabeth Kantor

Research Area: Education

Keywords: Education; politically correct professors; authors

Type: Speech

Coverage: United States


The great authors of Western literature explored the "permanent things" that conservatives are supposed to be defending. Politically correct professors, however, teach students to look at life as if there is nothing in human experience beyond one particular kind of injustice: certain groups of people maintaining their positions of privilege over other groups of people.