And her defenders’ work, too
College Fix: One of the debates within #MeToo is how to handle the teaching of material by scholars who have been accused of sexual misconduct at any level, whether the alleged conduct is relatively new or decades old.
New York University’s fallen feminist scholar, Avital Ronell, is the latest whose work may be quietly shelved by instructors who have previously included it in their syllabi. Also the chopping block: work by her initial supporters.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the “blowback” to Ronell in college classrooms, including how students and fellow scholars are responding to professors who initially defended Ronell against sexual-harassment allegations by her former grad student, Nimrod Reitman. MORE