Also, in Poets.org related news, congratulations to Matthew Rasmussen for winning the 2012 Walt Whitman Award! Matt’s “book-length collection of poems Black Aperture, which will be published in the…More
PEN America's @jzfriedman says a professor's recent suspension over sharing student-made projects deemed offensive should have been "a teaching opportunity rather than grounds for an investigation." Read the full statement here: https://bit.ly/34jrXrV.
United Nations human rights experts have detailed “serious concerns” with anti-protest laws recently adopted in Queensland, which they say are “inherently disproportionate” and criminalise peaceful demonstrations: https://bit.ly/2YJCgnO via @guardian.
Increasingly popular social platform TikTok is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, which has been accused of censoring users, most recently for posting content about issues including the persecution of Uighur Muslims and Hong Kong: https://bit.ly/2YJzHCh via @hyperallergic.