Last night a a number of past and present colleagues began discussing the pro’s and con’s of the already infamous “new student letter” sent out to the University of Chicago’s incoming class yesterday about trigger warnings. In the letter Dean Ellison tells students that UChicago, because of it’s commitment to academic freedom… … does not […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Thoughts on the UChicago Trigger Warning Letter from a ‘Chicago Ph.D.
Recent events at Mizzou remind me of parts of my experience at the University of Michigan that are pretty painful. As a student activist on campus, I often pushed back against institutional and student-body racism in a way that left me feeling vulnerable and exposed throughout undergrad. One evening I was walking down State St. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Thinking About Mizzou and Remembering Racism at the University of Michigan
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