Author: Mark Mercer

Mark Mercer is a philosophy professor at St. Mary's University, Nova Scotia.

Bad Words at Ottawa U

How should academic administrators respond when offended students complain to them about their professors or courses? In late September, in her course Art and Gender, Verushka Lieutenant-Duval mentioned the word “nigger” as an example of a word used to denigrate a class of people that was then taken up by that same people. Dr. Lieutenant-Duval […]

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