The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Liberty News Now
Now students at the oldest University of America – Harvard – can now take a special class about feces and waste. What a crappy class!
Graduate students at Harvard are now being offered a four credit course titled “Cacaphonies: Toward an Excremental Poetics,” a course which aims to take “fecal presence seriously” in French literature. Yes, the finest graduate minds of our nation, and even the world, are being offered a class about French poop. The class is being taught by Annabel Kim, Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures. She has a B.A. in French and Art History from Williams College, and a Ph.D. in French from Yale Her parents must be so proud.
The course description reads, “French literature, from the Middle Ages to today, has been consistently and remarkably scatological,” the Harvard course catalog reads. “Fecal matter is omnipresent in works and authors that we consider canonicalpost was originally published on this site