Alf can’t get too excited about the axing of New Zealand’s first gender studies programme at Victoria University.
Yes, he has heard the wailings from feminist Sandra Coney who says there are still gains to be made in feminist movements where work was “not complete by any stretch of the imagination”.
It was a shame Victoria University was removing courses that catered to a diverse range of people, she said. “You’re really undermining … the concept of what a university is.”
But Alf can’t get too excited.