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What the new course on the MeToo movement at University of Toronto entails

The syllabus mainly focuses on North American media, but the diversity of the students brings a wider perspective to the discourse

Indira Kannan 

For the past few weeks, over a hundred students, mostly female, have been taking classes in a huge lecture hall at the University of Toronto for a unique course.

Titled “#MeToo and the Media”, the half-year course that is part of the Books and Media Studies programme at St Michael’s College, is a new effort to give academic shape and heft to a phenomenon that has changed the social, legal and media landscape in many countries around the world, including India. The course is being taught by two Canadian journalists, Jessica Johnson, executive editor of The Walrus ...

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First Published: Sat, November 23 2019. 00:43 IST
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