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Why Would an Entire MFA Class Quit School in Protest?

There’s been a lot of discussion around this in the past couple of days, of course, but to get a better idea of the big picture, please read Carolina A Miranda’s piece in the LA Times.

It’s impossible to grasp a story like this and not consider the implications for MFA programs here and across the country, and the state of and expectations for advanced art degrees today. This particular story is new, but then not really new to those of us who’ve had intimate knowledge of the academic wranglings, funding decisions, faculty shake-ups and insider politics at universities with art programs.

 

also by Christina Rees
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