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



The list of sensitive material I can think of include almost all the authors I love and certainly poetry as a full cultural enterprise.

On Apr 3, 2014, at 2:24 PM, Helena Worthen <helenaworthen@gmail.com> wrote:

> There's voter suppression and then there's education suppression.
> 
> Helena Worthen
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> On 4/3/14 9:56 AM, "David Preiss" <daviddpreiss@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> 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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