Commentary: An open letter in solidarity with Satyel Larson and in support of academic freedom

August 18, 2023 1 min read

Guest Contributors
Daily Princetonian

Excerpt: In light of the right-wing Zionist attacks on Professor Satyel Larson’s plans to teach Dr. Jasbir Puar’s “The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability” in NES 301, we, the undersigned, stand in solidarity with Professor Larson, whose teaching and scholarship we value and admire greatly.

We are deeply troubled by the attempt to censor Professor Larson, ban Puar’s book, limit intellectual inquiry, and silence faculty-student exchange within and beyond the classroom, particularly on issues of such political, moral, and philosophical significance.

[Please refer to the article to see the signatures under the open letter].

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