Trigger Warnings and Tough Topics in the Classroom

When: November 10, 2014 at 12:00 pm–1:30 pm

Where: 311 Denney Hall

Should instructors warn their students about explicit violence, sex or inflammatory content in class materials? Debates over “trigger warnings” have been intensifying across college campuses and in the media. In this session, OSU faculty, staff, and students share their positions on teaching and learning about controversial topics.

Speakers:
Susan Hanson, Associate Director, LiteracyStudies@OSU
Sandra Macpherson, Associate Professor of English
Koritha Mitchell, Associate Professor of English
J. Brendan Shaw, English graduate student
Natalie Spiert, Sexual Violence Support Coordinator, Student Advocacy

This is an event in the series “Promoting Classroom Inclusion,” sponsored by the Department of English Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

TriggerWarnings flyer 2014