A Day of National Forgetting – Scrapping History

Posted: January 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

“The function of the university,” proclaimed W.E.B. Du Bois, the first African-American to receive a doctoral degree from Harvard, “is not simply to teach breadwinning.” In embracing the vocational, universities such as Stevens Point are neglecting the educational.

“There is a foreignness to the past that we must seek to take on its own terms.”

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