I understand that there’s lot of distrust around people cynically finding reasons to use the word, but this is not a reason to fire a professor or ruin their career.
It's incredibly depressing the way professors don't really get any breaks from crazy people on either side Another professor under fire for using N-word in class while discussing James Baldwin
“As writers, words are all we have,” Sheck said. “And we have to give [James Baldwin] credit that he used the word he did on purpose.” via #NewSchool
Sheck spoke with about the investigation and explained her pedagogical decision: “As writers, words are all we have,” she said. “And we have to give [Baldwin] credit that he used the word he did on purpose.”
If a conservative tried to reverse-engineer a story about the absurdities of the liberal academy, they’d come close to something like this.
Another professor under fire for using N-word in class while discussing James Baldwin
Another professor is under fire for using the N-word in class while discussing a work by James Baldwin. Should universities pursue cases against instructors who use the word in a teaching context, not as a weapon?
N-Word at the New School Another professor is under fire for using the slur in class while discussing a work by James Baldwin. Should universities pursue cases against instructors who use the word in a teaching context, not as a weapon? #SAHElaw
Another professor under fire for using racial slur in class while discussing James Baldwin at the New School
“What’s remarkable and frightening about this social moment isn’t just the dismantling of free speech/intellectual freedom on...
Come on, people. You can teach about the n-word without actually using it! You can even lead a discussion about why you're not using it, while not using it! For crying out loud! #academictwitter
Another professor under fire for using N-word in class while discussing James Baldwin