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NY Times featured Film Studies Professor Jon Danziner in "Duchess Goldblatt Is a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Twitter Account"

07/02/2020

NY Times featured Film Studies Professor Jon Danziner in "Duchess Goldblatt Is a Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside a Twitter Account"

Jon Danziger, a film studies professor at Pace University and a longtime Duchess fan, has twice nominated the imagined writer for an honorary degree at Pace. “Her being fictional shouldn’t prevent her from getting a degree,” he said. “There was a moment where I thought, ‘This is the last thing I’m going to do, they’re going to terminate me from the faculty.’ But I thought, ‘If that’s how I’m going out, I’ll take it.’” (“Duchess and I are both quite bitter that she hasn’t been recognized by academia,” her creator said.)

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