antiacademic

antiacademic

(ˌæntɪˌækəˈdɛmɪk)
adj
(Education) opposed to education
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Their antiacademic campaign would culminate in an assault on the very root of cognitive development.
The free and antiacademic spirit of the early Fluxus concerts supported these artists' search for a new mode of expression.
There are fewer academics writing for the National Post (9.1%) than Le Devoir and The Globe and Mail, something not surprising given the antiacademic bent of National Post's neoconservatism and the left-liberal leanings of academics (Nakhaie and Brym 1999).
This regularization of the spirit of artistic experimentation, antiacademic but no longer rebellious and destructive, is in my view the greatest expression of independence and national stability that the Brazilian intelligentsia has yet achieved.
(43) Said strongly rejected this distortion of his work, however, and nativism can be challenged as illogical and antiacademic. While Said has a point in questioning the self-proclaimed objectivity of Western scholarship, it does not imply that non-Westerners will be objective or accurate, or uninterested in using knowledge to further power interests.
Is it any surprise that antiacademic peer groups could exert enough pressure on gifted students to cause them to hide their talents?
Realizing that there was a new kid on the block, and that the new kid was wearing a skirt, arts and science faculty lost little time in putting aside their differences and uniting in opposition to this antiacademic affront to the bastions of intellectualism.
Morse himself thought the publication a massive achievement and declared, in his characteristic antiacademic fashion, "[t]hese four books are the most unlikely of all 20th century projects to achieve actual publication, especially in the face of the dry, stodgey sort of academic 'Professionalism' that is now stereotyping modern literary and doctoral research" (Shiel in Diverse Hands 491).
Stasov's four characteristics of Russian music--the la ck of preconceived notions (antiacademic and anti-Western), orientalism, program music, and the incorporation of folk music ("search for a national character" [p.
The Communist takeover of China and the resulting Cultural Revolution severely restricted the development of career services due to an anti-intellectual and antiacademic sentiment.
Wilson next examines the "antiacademic police ethnographies" of Wambaugh, an ex-cop whose fiction reflects the besieged nature of 1960s policing.
There is much here that might be labeled pulp literature, and the language employed is simple, unadorned, and frequently coarse or even vulgar, consciously antiacademic, antitraditional, and naturalistic.