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Open Letter to Amy Pistone, Ph.D. Student in Classical Studies at the University of Michigan: The Articles Will Stop When The Exploitation Stops

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There’s been some firey debate on the interwebz these past few days.. Rebecca Shuman pwns Amy Pistone in a very well written and entertaining article. Recommended reading!


[updated 4. May 2013 6:00 pm. Edited for length and excessive vitriol.]

Dear Amy,

First of all, I am very sorry if the following missive hurts your feelings. Your ad hominem attack under the official and ordained masthead of the University of Michigan certainly hurt mine, and that was not at all fun, so I know how it feels. That said—girl, you trolled me. So now this is happening.


I see you one Contemplatively By a Book and raise you a Glasses!

Granted, my target is not you personally, but the institutional ideology that empowered and emboldened you to make the command—one I am aware that many of your fellow graduates students are taking as gospel—that I, along with my partners in crimes against the Humanities, William Pannapacker, Sarah Kendzior, et. al., should just shut up already.

It’s not sufficient that you get off the…

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Written by universityoflies

May 7, 2013 at 00:32

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  1. Thank you for reblogging this since it meant that I could read and comment! Fiery debate is the correct phrase!


    May 7, 2013 at 07:31

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