Published on February 2nd, 2015 | by ASC


Episode 57: Warning: Triggers Ahead

This week on the podcast, producers Alexandra Sastre and Debora Lui bring you an exploration of trigger warnings. The source of much recent debate, trigger warnings are alerts- often standardized, sometimes not- designed to flag potentially triggering content. Their contested use in the classroom brings up critical questions on how free speech, safety and pedagogy intersect.

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Featured Music: 

Todd Terje “Preben Goes to Acapulco” [intro]

Yo La Tengo “The Sea Horse”

The Smiths “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore”

Yo La Tengo “The Love Life Of The Octopus”

Yo La Tengo “Hyas and Stenorhynchus”


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