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Cambridge University students given trigger warnings for Shakespeare plays
Academics say degree of sensitivity will 'curtail academic freedom'

O'Connor, Roisin
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/cambridge-university-trigger-warnings-shakespeare-plays-titus-andronicus-mary-beard-academics-a8008456.html

Publisher:  The Independent
Date Written:  19/10/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article

Warnings to Cambridge students regarding violence in course materials brings about discussion over student development and ultimately academic freedom and censorship.

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Another Cambridge lecturer told Newsnight that trigger warnings had been added to the timetable "without discussion", while another admitted they "self-censored" texts on their course to avoid causing offence to some students.

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