Social justice is a hot topic right now, and it’s commanding a lot of attention both on- and off-line.

Terms like trigger warning, safe space, and micro-aggressions are erupting into the public awareness. So what’s behind these terms?

Ji-Soo Kweon joins Daniel and Ben on this episode of Talk the Talk.


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There’s a Philly Sign Language Accent
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/theres-philly-sign-language-accent-180957459/?no-ist

UPenn linguist researching Philly ‘accent’ in American Sign Language
http://www.phillyvoice.com/penn-linguist-researching-accent-american-sign-language-philadelphia/

Auslan choir translates Handel’s Messiah into sign language
http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/auslan-choir-translates-handels-messiah-into-sign-language-20151202-gldew9.html

The Coddling of the American Mind
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/

Hazards Ahead: The Problem With Trigger Warnings, According to the Research
http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/hazards-ahead-problem-trigger-warnings-according-research-81946

Free Speech or Safe Spaces? What college campuses need is dialogue and empathy.
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2015/11/campus_protests_need_dialogue_not_safe_spaces_and_offense.html

6 Reasons Why We Need Safe Spaces
http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/08/we-need-safe-spaces/

Geek Feminism Wiki: Safe space
http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Safe_space

Safe spaces aren’t about you: Why the anti-P.C. crusaders completely miss the point
http://www.salon.com/2015/11/13/safe_spaces_arent_about_you_why_the_anti_p_c_crusaders_completely_miss_the_point_partner/

People Don’t Hate Safe Spaces, They Hate The People They Protect
https://www.slantnews.com/story/2015-11-10-people-dont-hate-safe-spaces-they-hate-the-people-they-protect-missouri

The 2016 Pirelli Calendar May Signal a Cultural Shift
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/03/fashion/the-2016-pirelli-calendar-may-signal-a-cultural-shift.html?_r=0

Evolving English II: Some herstory of sheroes
http://evolvingenglish.blogspot.com/2014/07/some-herstory-of-sheroes.html

The Rise Of The ‘Shero’ In Culture And Advertising
http://www.forbes.com/sites/onmarketing/2015/05/07/the-rise-of-the-shero-in-culture-and-advertising/


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