The University of Kansas offers an “Angry White Male Studies” course.


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The University of Kansas is offering a fall course called “Angry White Male Studies” that will examine the “rise” of the “angry white male” in the United States.

The course will be offered in the fall 2022 term with the aim of teaching about the “prominent figure” that is “the angry white man”, Campus Reform reported.

“This course traces the rise of the ‘angry white male’ in America and Britain since the 1950s, exploring the deep sources of this emotional state while assessing recent manifestations of male anger,” the course description reads. .

The course description explains that students will “employ interdisciplinary perspectives” to examine “how dominant and subordinate masculinities are represented and experienced in cultures that are going through periods of rapid change linked to modernity as well as rights-based movements. women, people of color, gay and trans people.”

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September 10, 2016: Campus scenery shortly before the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Ohio Bobcats played at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, KS.
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The class will be taught by Christopher Forth who is Professor of History and Dean’s Professor of Humanities, serving in the departments of Women’s Studies, Gender and Sexuality and American Studies.

According to the course description, questions that will be answered about angry white men in Forth’s class include: “Where does he come from? Why is he angry? Is his anger misplaced? Is a global phenomenon? And how can we move forward?

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Forth did not immediately respond to a Fox News Digital request for comment.

September 10, 2016: Campus scenery shortly before the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Ohio Bobcats played at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, KS.

September 10, 2016: Campus scenery shortly before the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Ohio Bobcats played at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, KS.
(Photo by Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The class drew criticism on social media and from Kansas Republican Congressman Ron Estes, who in 2019 suggested the class might violate Title IX.

“Instead of a course to unite people and empower women, KU has decided to offer a class that divides the student population and could violate Title IX by creating a hostile campus environment based on gender,” tweeted Estes in 2019.

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The University of Kansas did not immediately respond to a Fox News Digital request for comment.


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