Conservative Speaker at Oberlin Triggers Debate About Feminist ‘Trigger Warnings’: Scholar Accused of Causing Trauma by ‘Denying’ Rape Culture

April 22, 2015

By Valerie Richardson at The Washington Times

You wouldn’t know it to look at her, but Christina Hoff Sommers is apparently the kind of speaker whose very presence on college campuses is so alarming that students require advance notice, also known as a trigger warning.

At least, that’s what happened when the American Enterprise Institute scholar spoke this month at Georgetown University and Oberlin College. Campus feminists kicked into high alert, warning students that her lecture on feminism and criticism of the college “rape culture” could make them “feel unsafe...

Schools: Oberlin College