This is the first part of a two-part interview featuring a charged dialogue between controversial cultural critic and humanities/media studies professor Camille Paglia and legal studies expert and sociologist Laura Beth Nielsen on the topic of free speech on the college campus. Host Paula Marantz Cohen navigates this vexed subject, while Paglia and Nielsen explore a range of related themes including the role of higher education administration in students' personal lives and social choices; fostering... [see more] dialogue around cultural transgression; the evolution of social activism on the college campus; racial/ethnic profiling; the state of higher education; and the implications of Title IX policy with regard to gender and sexual assault/harassment.
The Drexel InterView is a half-hour, original series featuring interesting people and interesting talk. Hosted by best-selling author, critic and Drexel University Distinguished Professor of English Paula Marantz Cohen, each episode features an interview with a noteworthy figure. Guests reflect a diversity of opinions and backgrounds and come from fields including art, politics, science and business.