I first saw Sandra at a conference for forensic support services. Everyone had just poured out of a session on offenders with acquired brain injuries to descend on urns of watered-down coffee and plates of sweating cheese. On my way to the bathroom, I passed a table in the lobby where STC Services brochures were fanned out next to a sign inviting you to drop your business card into a fishbowl for a chance to win a bottle of Shiraz. A small TV played scenes of before-and-after trauma clean-up jobs.
Silicon Valley-based Classics scholar. And on November 8th,after enduring years of mockery, months of being told that the arc of the moral universe would never let it win, the Alt-Right scored its first significant political victory: Who are these people? They are younger than the typical conservative establishment, white, and male.
They are antisemitic, homophobic, transphobic, Islamophobic.
Some are self-described Neo-Nazis. They also love the classics. The same texts that are for us sources of beauty and brutality, subjects of commentary and critique, are for these men and they really are almost exclusively men proof of the intellectual and cultural superiority of white maleness.
The Alt-Right is hungry to learn more about the ancient world. It believes that the classics are integral to education. It is utterly convinced that classical antiquity is relevant to the world we live in today, a comfort to classicists who have spent decades worrying that the field may be sliding into irrelevance in the eyes of the public.
The next four years are going to be a very difficult time for many people. Classics, supported by the worst men on the Internet, could experience a renaissance and be propelled to a position of ultimate prestige within the humanities during the Trump administration, as it was in Nazi Germany in the s.
Classics made great again. This is my call to arms for all classicists. No matter how white and male Classics once was, we are not that anymore. In spite of the numerous obstacles that remain, our field is now more diverse than ever, and that is something to be proud of.
These men are positioning themselves as the defenders of Western Civilization. Classicists, when you see this rhetoric, fight back. Just how interested is the Alt-Right in Classics? On the one hand, it is very interested in the cultural capital of antiquity.
I know about this interest from personal experience — that is, from Twitter trolls and comments on Eidolon articles. In that article, they write that the preservation of Western Culture is of monumental importance to the audiences for Alt-Right content:Free Essays on Perfume.
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A specter is haunting the Internet — the specter of the “alt-right.”The forces of white supremacy and toxic masculinity, fueled by a sense of entitlement dwarfed only by their inflated estimation of their own intelligence, have entered into an unholy alliance to remove feminism, political correctness, and multiculturalism from America.
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In August 25, , at the advanced age of 92, passed away the beloved, genial, rugged old pioneer, Juan Murrieta, one of the introducers and earliest growers of avocados in California.