Literature (CMC), Modern Languages (CMC)
The Canon: Who loads it? Who fires it? Why? These questions have been posed, I believe, to challenge the universalist claims of a eurocentric intellectual tradition in American universities. In the ludic conflation of the homophones: canon and cannon, the organizers of this forum sought, no doubt, to uncover the power politics underlying the intense debate on educational ideology in recent years.
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Shelton, Marie-Denise. "Who is Afraid of the Canon?" Pacific Coast Philology 32.2 (1997): 136-139.