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[Xmca-l] Re: Fwd: Things Fall Apart listed as "trigger warning"



There's voter suppression and then there's education suppression.

Helena Worthen

On 4/3/14 9:56 AM, "David Preiss" <daviddpreiss@gmail.com> wrote:

>This is disgusting. Aren't college students adults? They could carry a
>gun, drive a car and vote for president of the main military power in the
>world but they have to be protected from "sensitive material"? And what
>is that? I doubt faculty is using tenure (if they have it) to disseminate
>offending material... This will destroy university life. Those faculty
>voting that should read a bit of Philip Roth (The human stain, may be).
>David
>
> 
>On Apr 3, 2014, at 1:40 PM, mike cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Subject: Things Fall Apart listed as "trigger warning"
>> 
>> I hope the story below does not upset you, so if you are concerned, I
>> hereby excuse you from reading it. On the other hand, if you teach at an
>> institution of higher learning, you might brave the text.
>> 
>> take care
>> mike
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-trigger-warnings-20140331
>>,0,6700908.story#ixzz2xkhRnkSo
>> 
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