"Although Adamo initially did nothing wrong, he compromised himself when he allowed himself to be cowed by the students... By caving, Adamo elicited neither sympathy nor understanding, but contempt."
This is a very good piece on an issue by someone very well qualified to speak on it
"As Adamo stated in his own defense, there is 'a distinction between use and mention. To use the word to inflict … harm is unacceptable. To mention the word in a discussion of how the word is used is necessary for honest discourse.'"
Since when is reading James Baldwin out loud in class an academic crime?, asks Randall Kennedy
A development many predicted. Reading ⁦⁩ sociologist Elijah Anderson at Brown causes uproar. Reading James Baldwin is now an “academic crime.” How are professors to teach classic and important topics related to race?
An intelligent account of the disturbing trend corroding academic freedom from within by collaborators of unfreedom. How a Dispute Over the N-Word Became a Dispiriting Farce via
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How a Dispute Over the N-Word Became a Dispiriting Farce - The Chronicle of Higher Education #SAHElaw
"This dispiriting farce discredits those who have played a role in it and undermines Augsburg’s claim to be a serious institution of higher learning".