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Millennials Are Dangerous, and We Made Them This Way
February 10, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Mark Bauerlein joins the Martin Center on Thursday, February 10th for a presentation about how the growth of students’ power and moral authority on campus has led to both a decline in academic rigor and the elevation of social justice in American higher education. Bauerlein argues that the fault lies not with the students, but with the faculty members who have willingly ceded their own authority.
The presentation will take place during a luncheon at the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Mark Bauerlein is Emeritus Professor of English at Emory University and an editor at First Things magazine. He served as Director of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts (2003-05). His commentaries and reviews have appeared in New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education, www.cnn.com, and many other national periodicals. His more than 400 interviews have included spots on CBS News, NPR, CNN, Fox News, ABC’s Nightline, and 20/20. His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997), The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (2008), Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (2001), and his new book The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adults. He lives in Washington, DC.