NEW: In a letter, 150+ writers, academics, and advocates call on to reinstate Asheen Phansey, a professor fired over a satirical blog post. Read our press statement here
Phansey should be reinstated. I hope gracefully does the right thing. Writers, Academics, and Free Speech Advocates Call on Babson to Reinstate Professor We must push back at threats to free expression. Via
Panelists at #aacu2020 discussing academic freedom, delving into the problem of professors being punished for posts on Facebook. Very apropos of our letter to released today for Professor Asheen Phansey.
When Judith Butler, Joyce Carol Oates, J. M. Coetzee, Steven Pinker, and Salman Rushdie are on one side and a handful of administrators are on the other, it's pretty clear who's right.
Local partner institution fires professor for satirical tweet due to pressure from external forces. offers powerful letter to president seeking reinstatement. Honored to join this effort. #FreedomOfExpression
Writers, Academics, and Free Speech Advocates Call on Babson to Reinstate Professor