antiacademic

antiacademic

(ˌæntɪˌækəˈdɛmɪk)
adj
(Education) opposed to education
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The free and antiacademic spirit of the early Fluxus concerts supported these artists' search for a new mode of expression.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Posited in opposition to the academic New Critical tradition, these antiacademic experimentalists believed fervently in constituting their countercultural literary community through publishing as a cadre (minus the political implications of the word).
In a society dominated by this modern mind-set, we might expect religious practitioners to return the favor: perceiving academic scholarship as necessarily reductive and secular, they may define their own religiosity as antiacademic.
Universities developed programs to teach creative writing and welcomed poets of the antiacademic mold into the classroom; the two opposing schools of poetry merged.