A consensus has emerged from a growing pile of scholarly research: Trigger warnings don’t work.
On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by Carleton College associate professors Amna Khalid and Jeffrey Snyder to explore what the latest research says about the efficacy of trigger warnings. We also discuss one of the more contentious debates surrounding academic freedom: the rising prevalence of so-called diversity, equity, and inclusion statements for college faculty job applications and evaluations.
- Podcast transcript
- “How to Fix Diversity and Equity” by Amna Khalid and Jeffrey Snyder
- “The Data Is In — Trigger Warnings Don’t Work” by Amna Khalid and Jeffrey Snyder
- Why We Don’t Use Trigger Warnings — An Animated Guide
- Amna’s podcast, “Banished”
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