I once arrived at Duke to teach Marxism and they said, “If you teach Marxism here they will flock to your classes, you won’t even be able to get in the door. If you teach it five miles down the road, they’ll shoot you through the head.”I don't think this is really a UNC joke, but that "five miles" gets you most of the way between campuses.
02 August 2011
Eagleton at Duke.
David Sessions scored an interview with Terry Eagleton and (for some unexplained and probably inexplicable reason) sat on it for months. But it's up at Patrol Magazine now. I'd just like to point out the possibility that Eagleton might have missed a joke at my alma mater's expense: