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USA: Cancel Culture and Wokeness


Friday 31 December 2021, by siawi3


Cancel Culture and Wokeness

10 sept. 2021

internationales literaturfestival berlin

The linguist, comparatist, publicist, and author John McWhorter [via live stream] has been involved in socio-political debates in the USA for many years, drawing attention to himself through critical comments on concepts such as ›white fragility‹. Currently, he sees the freedom of academic teaching as being threatened by ideological bans. A lecture on cancel culture and wokeness, followed by a discussion.

Host: Matthew Karnitschnig

Video here 1:08:30