Patrick Nouhailler’sYou’d think that students who sign up for a class on “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography” might have understood what they were getting themselves into.
But no, several students in Lawrence Rosen’s Princeton anthropology class walked out last week, and made formal complaints, after Rosen provided examples of supposedly offensive speech. Among other things, the instructor asked which was worse: a white man punching a black man in the face, or a white man using the N-word. Rosen, who is Jewish, used the actual slur several times.
According to The Daily Princetonian:
Students began to argue with Rosen, demanding he apologize. Holliday and Salter both said that the students argued with Rosen for the duration of lecture, because he would not give an apology.
According to Salter, Rosen allegedly said in the class, “I don’t think I need to apologize; I did not oppress anyone.”…