Prof spoofs Feminists with buzzword Mein Kampf text...

Titles of the papers (from the Wikipedia page on the affair)

Accepted and published
  • Helen Wilson (pseudonym) (2018.). "Human reactions to rape culture and queer performativity at urban dog parks in Portland, Oregon". Gender, Place & Culture: 1–20. doi:10.1080/0966369X.2018.1475346. (Retracted)
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity) (2018.). "Who Are They to Judge? Overcoming Anthropometry and a Framework for Fat Bodybuilding". Fat Studies. 7 (3): i–xiii. doi:10.1080/21604851.2018.1453622. (Retracted)
  • M. Smith (pseudonym) (2018.). "Going in Through the Back Door: Challenging Straight Male Homohysteria and Transphobia through Receptive Penetrative Sex Toy Use". Sexuality & Culture. 22 (4): 1542. doi:10.1007/s12119-018-9536-0. (Retracted)
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity) (2018.). "An Ethnography of Breastaurant Masculinity: Themes of Objectification, Sexual Conquest, Male Control, and Masculine Toughness in a Sexually Objectifying Restaurant". Sex Roles. 79 (11–12): 762. doi:10.1007/s11199-018-0962-0. (Retracted)
Following the discovery of the hoax, all four papers were retracted.

Accepted but not yet published
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "When the Joke Is on You: A Feminist Perspective on How Positionality Influences Satire". Hypatia.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Moon Meetings and the Meaning of Sisterhood: A Poetic Portrayal of Lived Feminist Spirituality". Journal of Poetry Therapy.
  • Maria Gonzalez, and Lisa A. Jones (pseudonyms). "Our Struggle is My Struggle: Solidarity Feminism as an Intersectional Reply to Neoliberal and Choice Feminism". Affilia.
Revise and resubmit
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Agency as an Elephant Test for Feminist Porn: Impacts on Male Explicit and Implicit Associations about Women in Society by Immersive Pornography Consumption". Porn Studies.
  • Maria Gonzalez (pseudonym). "The Progressive Stack: An Intersectional Feminist Approach to Pedagogy". Hypatia.
  • Stephanie Moore (pseudonym). "Super-Frankenstein and the Masculine Imaginary: Feminist Epistemology and Superintelligent Artificial Intelligence Safety Research". Feminist Theory.
  • Maria Gonzalez (pseudonym). "Stars, Planets, and Gender: A Framework for a Feminist Astronomy". Women's Studies International Forum.
Under review
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Strategies for Dealing with Cisnormative Discursive Aggression in the Workplace: Disruption, Criticism, Self-Enforcement, and Collusion". Gender, Work and Organization.
Rejected
  • Lisa A. Jones (pseudonym). "Rubbing One Out: Defining Metasexual Violence of Objectification Through Nonconsensual Masturbation". Sociological Theory.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "My Struggle to Dismantle My Whiteness: A Critical-Race Examination of Whiteness from within Whiteness". Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Queering Plato: Plato's Allegory of the Cave as a Queer-Theoretic Emancipatory Text on Sexuality and Gender". GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). ""Pretty Good for a Girl": Feminist Physicality and Women's Bodybuilding". Sociology of Sport Journal.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Grappling with Hegemonic Masculinity: The Roles of Masculinity and Heteronormativity in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu". International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Hegemonic Academic Bullying: The Ethics of Sokal-style Hoax Papers on Gender Studies". Journal of Gender Studies.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Self-Reflections on Self-Reflections: An Autoethnographic Defense of Autoethnography". Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
  • Brandon Williams (pseudonym). "Masculinity and the Others Within: A Schizoethnographic Approach to Autoethnography". Qualitative Inquiry.
  • Helen Wilson (pseudonym). "Rebraiding Masculinity: Redefining the Struggle of Women Under the Domination of the Masculinity Trinity". Signs.
In fairness to some of the journals, their reviewers clearly thought ‘what a load of...’ and rejected the papers outright, and I suspect that the one under review had at least one reviewer arguing the piece was nonsense.

From what I remember, he kept his job (many students [i.e. providers of fees and possible future donations] supported him, as well as the likes of RIchard Dawkins), but gained the enmity of many of a ‘woke’ persuasion...
 
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Chef

LE
The 'grievance studies' area is a humour free zone and having held them up to ridicule I suspect the Prof is going to find employment in the future hard to get.

Some areas of 'research' are now so far up themselves that it is difficult to satirise them.

If Prof' Boghossian had played it seriously he might have been looking at a large grant for further study. He could have milked it until his retirement then let people know what he'd done. If he'd run a parallel serious study that would've been the icing on the cake.
 
The 'grievance studies' area is a humour free zone and having held them up to ridicule I suspect the Prof is going to find employment in the future hard to get.

Some areas of 'research' are now so far up themselves that it is difficult to satirise them.

If Prof' Boghossian had played it seriously he might have been looking at a large grant for further study. He could have milked it until his retirement then let people know what he'd done. If he'd run a parallel serious study that would've been the icing on the cake.
I'd imagine Prof Dawkins might find room for him at Oxford...
 
I imagine some people read Titania McGrath's opus "Woke: A Guide To Social Justice" and take it literally
 

Yokel

LE
Titles of the papers (from the Wikipedia page on the affair)

Accepted and published
  • Helen Wilson (pseudonym) (2018.). "Human reactions to rape culture and queer performativity at urban dog parks in Portland, Oregon". Gender, Place & Culture: 1–20. doi:10.1080/0966369X.2018.1475346. (Retracted)
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity) (2018.). "Who Are They to Judge? Overcoming Anthropometry and a Framework for Fat Bodybuilding". Fat Studies. 7 (3): i–xiii. doi:10.1080/21604851.2018.1453622. (Retracted)
  • M. Smith (pseudonym) (2018.). "Going in Through the Back Door: Challenging Straight Male Homohysteria and Transphobia through Receptive Penetrative Sex Toy Use". Sexuality & Culture. 22 (4): 1542. doi:10.1007/s12119-018-9536-0. (Retracted)
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity) (2018.). "An Ethnography of Breastaurant Masculinity: Themes of Objectification, Sexual Conquest, Male Control, and Masculine Toughness in a Sexually Objectifying Restaurant". Sex Roles. 79 (11–12): 762. doi:10.1007/s11199-018-0962-0. (Retracted)
Following the discovery of the hoax, all four papers were retracted.

Accepted but not yet published
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "When the Joke Is on You: A Feminist Perspective on How Positionality Influences Satire". Hypatia.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Moon Meetings and the Meaning of Sisterhood: A Poetic Portrayal of Lived Feminist Spirituality". Journal of Poetry Therapy.
  • Maria Gonzalez, and Lisa A. Jones (pseudonyms). "Our Struggle is My Struggle: Solidarity Feminism as an Intersectional Reply to Neoliberal and Choice Feminism". Affilia.
Revise and resubmit
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Agency as an Elephant Test for Feminist Porn: Impacts on Male Explicit and Implicit Associations about Women in Society by Immersive Pornography Consumption". Porn Studies.
  • Maria Gonzalez (pseudonym). "The Progressive Stack: An Intersectional Feminist Approach to Pedagogy". Hypatia.
  • Stephanie Moore (pseudonym). "Super-Frankenstein and the Masculine Imaginary: Feminist Epistemology and Superintelligent Artificial Intelligence Safety Research". Feminist Theory.
  • Maria Gonzalez (pseudonym). "Stars, Planets, and Gender: A Framework for a Feminist Astronomy". Women's Studies International Forum.
Under review
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Strategies for Dealing with Cisnormative Discursive Aggression in the Workplace: Disruption, Criticism, Self-Enforcement, and Collusion". Gender, Work and Organization.
Rejected
  • Lisa A. Jones (pseudonym). "Rubbing One Out: Defining Metasexual Violence of Objectification Through Nonconsensual Masturbation". Sociological Theory.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "My Struggle to Dismantle My Whiteness: A Critical-Race Examination of Whiteness from within Whiteness". Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Queering Plato: Plato's Allegory of the Cave as a Queer-Theoretic Emancipatory Text on Sexuality and Gender". GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). ""Pretty Good for a Girl": Feminist Physicality and Women's Bodybuilding". Sociology of Sport Journal.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Grappling with Hegemonic Masculinity: The Roles of Masculinity and Heteronormativity in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu". International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Hegemonic Academic Bullying: The Ethics of Sokal-style Hoax Papers on Gender Studies". Journal of Gender Studies.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Self-Reflections on Self-Reflections: An Autoethnographic Defense of Autoethnography". Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
  • Brandon Williams (pseudonym). "Masculinity and the Others Within: A Schizoethnographic Approach to Autoethnography". Qualitative Inquiry.
  • Helen Wilson (pseudonym). "Rebraiding Masculinity: Redefining the Struggle of Women Under the Domination of the Masculinity Trinity". Signs.
In fairness to some of the journals, their reviewers clearly thought ‘what a load of...’ and rejected the papers outright, and I suspect that the one under review had at least one reviewer arguing the piece was nonsense.

From what I remember, he kept his job (many students [i.e. providers of fees and possible future donations] supported him, as well as the likes of RIchard Dawkins), but gained the enmity of many of a ‘woke’ persuasion...
Go Woke - Go Broke!

Did nobody think to look at the titles? I mean just look at them.

I was hoping that ARRSE University would be a solid STEM type place of learning, with exceptions for things like History, English, and Psychology. Not forgetting Business and Law....

But Gender Studies? What the **** is that?
 
This thread brings to mind the work of the Center for Improbable Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Improbable Research

They began their work 30 years ago to honor academics for research that either cannot or should not be replicated. They focus on research that makes you laugh and makes you think.

For years they have awarded IgNobel prizes to the honorands. Each year they present the award at a ceremony that was once held at Kresge Auditorium at MIT but now is held at Sanders Theatre at Harvard as Sanders is more spacious. The individuals presenting the awards to the winners are actual recipients of the real Nobel Prize. (Nobel Laureates are thick on the ground in Cambridge, the last time I looked there were 30 either living or working in Cambridge).

Some recent IgNobel winners had researched such topics as:
(anatomy prize) "Thermal Asymmetry of the Human Scrotum"
(physics prize) "How do wombats produce cubed poo"
(Medicine) “Validation of a Functional Pyelocalyceal Renal Model for the Evaluation of Renal Calculi Passage While Riding a Roller Coaster,”

The website above, when listing the winners, provides links to the actual research papers. This is helpful if any of you, for example, wish to understand why wombats do indeed produce cubed poo, or read about the measurement of scrotal temperature of French postal workers.
 
Titles of the papers (from the Wikipedia page on the affair)

Accepted and published
  • Helen Wilson (pseudonym) (2018.). "Human reactions to rape culture and queer performativity at urban dog parks in Portland, Oregon". Gender, Place & Culture: 1–20. doi:10.1080/0966369X.2018.1475346. (Retracted)
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity) (2018.). "Who Are They to Judge? Overcoming Anthropometry and a Framework for Fat Bodybuilding". Fat Studies. 7 (3): i–xiii. doi:10.1080/21604851.2018.1453622. (Retracted)
  • M. Smith (pseudonym) (2018.). "Going in Through the Back Door: Challenging Straight Male Homohysteria and Transphobia through Receptive Penetrative Sex Toy Use". Sexuality & Culture. 22 (4): 1542. doi:10.1007/s12119-018-9536-0. (Retracted)
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity) (2018.). "An Ethnography of Breastaurant Masculinity: Themes of Objectification, Sexual Conquest, Male Control, and Masculine Toughness in a Sexually Objectifying Restaurant". Sex Roles. 79 (11–12): 762. doi:10.1007/s11199-018-0962-0. (Retracted)
Following the discovery of the hoax, all four papers were retracted.

Accepted but not yet published
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "When the Joke Is on You: A Feminist Perspective on How Positionality Influences Satire". Hypatia.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Moon Meetings and the Meaning of Sisterhood: A Poetic Portrayal of Lived Feminist Spirituality". Journal of Poetry Therapy.
  • Maria Gonzalez, and Lisa A. Jones (pseudonyms). "Our Struggle is My Struggle: Solidarity Feminism as an Intersectional Reply to Neoliberal and Choice Feminism". Affilia.
Revise and resubmit
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Agency as an Elephant Test for Feminist Porn: Impacts on Male Explicit and Implicit Associations about Women in Society by Immersive Pornography Consumption". Porn Studies.
  • Maria Gonzalez (pseudonym). "The Progressive Stack: An Intersectional Feminist Approach to Pedagogy". Hypatia.
  • Stephanie Moore (pseudonym). "Super-Frankenstein and the Masculine Imaginary: Feminist Epistemology and Superintelligent Artificial Intelligence Safety Research". Feminist Theory.
  • Maria Gonzalez (pseudonym). "Stars, Planets, and Gender: A Framework for a Feminist Astronomy". Women's Studies International Forum.
Under review
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Strategies for Dealing with Cisnormative Discursive Aggression in the Workplace: Disruption, Criticism, Self-Enforcement, and Collusion". Gender, Work and Organization.
Rejected
  • Lisa A. Jones (pseudonym). "Rubbing One Out: Defining Metasexual Violence of Objectification Through Nonconsensual Masturbation". Sociological Theory.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "My Struggle to Dismantle My Whiteness: A Critical-Race Examination of Whiteness from within Whiteness". Sociology of Race and Ethnicity.
  • Carol Miller (pseudonym). "Queering Plato: Plato's Allegory of the Cave as a Queer-Theoretic Emancipatory Text on Sexuality and Gender". GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). ""Pretty Good for a Girl": Feminist Physicality and Women's Bodybuilding". Sociology of Sport Journal.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Grappling with Hegemonic Masculinity: The Roles of Masculinity and Heteronormativity in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu". International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Hegemonic Academic Bullying: The Ethics of Sokal-style Hoax Papers on Gender Studies". Journal of Gender Studies.
  • Richard Baldwin (borrowed identity). "Self-Reflections on Self-Reflections: An Autoethnographic Defense of Autoethnography". Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
  • Brandon Williams (pseudonym). "Masculinity and the Others Within: A Schizoethnographic Approach to Autoethnography". Qualitative Inquiry.
  • Helen Wilson (pseudonym). "Rebraiding Masculinity: Redefining the Struggle of Women Under the Domination of the Masculinity Trinity". Signs.
In fairness to some of the journals, their reviewers clearly thought ‘what a load of...’ and rejected the papers outright, and I suspect that the one under review had at least one reviewer arguing the piece was nonsense.

From what I remember, he kept his job (many students [i.e. providers of fees and possible future donations] supported him, as well as the likes of RIchard Dawkins), but gained the enmity of many of a ‘woke’ persuasion...
See to me, the titles seem to be filled with mostly made up words?
 
This thread brings to mind the work of the Center for Improbable Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Improbable Research

They began their work 30 years ago to honor academics for research that either cannot or should not be replicated. They focus on research that makes you laugh and makes you think.

For years they have awarded IgNobel prizes to the honorands. Each year they present the award at a ceremony that was once held at Kresge Auditorium at MIT but now is held at Sanders Theatre at Harvard as Sanders is more spacious. The individuals presenting the awards to the winners are actual recipients of the real Nobel Prize. (Nobel Laureates are thick on the ground in Cambridge, the last time I looked there were 30 either living or working in Cambridge).

Some recent IgNobel winners had researched such topics as:
(anatomy prize) "Thermal Asymmetry of the Human Scrotum"
(physics prize) "How do wombats produce cubed poo"
(Medicine) “Validation of a Functional Pyelocalyceal Renal Model for the Evaluation of Renal Calculi Passage While Riding a Roller Coaster,”

The website above, when listing the winners, provides links to the actual research papers. This is helpful if any of you, for example, wish to understand why wombats do indeed produce cubed poo, or read about the measurement of scrotal temperature of French postal workers.
That's about the level of the former Prime Minister Gordon Browns PhD in history, The Labour Party and politcal change in Scotland 1918-1929.
 

JackSofty

Old-Salt
Entire careers have been based on such similar baseless bollox along with, more annoyingly, University courses and streams of supposedly academic study within respected institutions turning them into playgrounds for self-interested and lonely charlatans for too many decades.
I am still trying to decide. Do I utilise a short rope and a long drop, two bottles of decent Scotch (well, they will be my last) with a large quantity of the strong, prescription painkillers that I need daily or whichever firearm that I have closest to hand? Chucking myself under a train (London Underground or mainline) is out of the question, that is too selfish.


Sent from my karzi while losing several pounds
 
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