The Daily Eastern News

Presentation discusses white male privilege, Kavanaugh

Tim Engles, an English professor, speaks at an event on Tuesday night called “White Man, Listen!” The event was held in room 4440 in Booth Library. “Angry white men… That’s basically my topic here,” Engles states after mentioning how he studies white masculinity. Engles spoke about white life novels, and read about Savage Holiday, a book by Richard Wright.

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Eastern professor Tim Engles highlighted Richard Wright’s diagnostic of the resentment fueling white men in his novel “Savage Holiday,” citing the parallels between an angry white character and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh at the “White Man, Listen!” presentation at the Booth Library...

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