Princeton Professor Cancels ‘Hate Speech’ Class After Backlash from Offended Students

Students yelled expletives at Lawrence Rosen during class

Patrick NouhaillerRemember the Princeton University professor whose students walked out of class after he used the N-word in order to make an important point about hate speech? The class, “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography,” is now cancelled for the rest of the semester.

“I have reluctantly decided to cancel this year’s offering of Anthropology 212,” Professor Lawrence Rosen wrote in an email to students, according to The Weekly Standard. “This is a time to reach out to all those who came into the course, and beyond—to do what we do: to listen, to converse, to grapple with the categories by which we create our own experience. I wish you all the best.”

Rosen did not respond to a request for comment as to why he decided to cancel the class. A Princeton


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