The American Dissident: Literature, Democracy & Dissidence

Tufts University Experimental College (Medford, MA)—Free Speech in Peril

My course proposal for an experimental course, "Literature, Democracy & Dissidence," was scorned and rejected by Tufts University Experimental College.  Indeed, I quickly discovered the Experimental College was hardly experimental at all.... just another form of business as usual in academe.  For a detailed account of my interview with Christiane Zehl Romero and an analysis of the courses offered by the Experimental College, see