The recent incident at University of Ottawa concerning Dr. Verushka Lieutenant-Duval’s use of discriminatory and racially-charged language in her ART 3317 Art and Gender course, combined with CAUT’s solidarity of such language under the guise ff academic freedom, is deeply concerning. OCADFA supports the statement of the caucus of the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) Professors and Librarians at the University of Ottawa.

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