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If, as Fish puts it, they "academicize" in this way, the fear that universities are centers of radical indoctrination, widespread among parents and politicians, will soon disappear.
If you try to academicize hip-hop or gospel music, that kills it.
To academicize a topic is to detach it from the context of its real-world urgency, where there is a decision to be made, and re-insert it into a context of an academic urgency, where there is an analysis to be performed.
Always academicize, never explain-that is Stanley Fish's solution to the modern university's political and financial woes.