"There is an obvious difference," [Provost Peter Lange said,] "between strippers performing at a private party and a group of artists touring university campuses across the country to present a show with political discussion, musical theater, and displays of sexuality."Graphic descriptions of the art show at the link.
So people who take off their clothes and dance for money while others watch are not mere strippers, but rather "artists," if they go on tour, call it "musical theater," and toss in scatological and vulgar political effusions?
As if the nation's campuses were not sufficiently steeped in such stuff already.
February 11, 2008
Stuart Taylor is not about to let Duke University palm off this distinction: