(THE COLLEGE FIX) – Faculty at Cornell University’s English Department have voted to change the department’s name so as to avoid the “conflation of English as a language and English as a nationality.”

According to The Cornell Daily Sun, the move came at the department’s first faculty meeting of the school year, and follows a proposal by “faculty members of color.”

Profs decided on the (new) moniker “The Department of Literatures in English.”

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