This Professor Was Fired for Saying ‘Fuck No’ in Class

July 1, 2015

By Michelle Goldberg at The Nation

Last fall, David Samuel Levinson, the author, most recently, of the literary thriller Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence, taught a course called “Introduction to Fiction” at Emory University, part of a two-year fellowship he’d been awarded there. Blunt and scabrous, he prides himself on being frank with his students. “My class is like a truth-telling, soothsaying class, and I tell them no one is going to talk to you like this, you will never have another class like this,” he says...

Schools: Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge