Consent and our Curriculum

When we consider rape culture, football programs (and athletics generally) and student parties are often lightning rods for our scrutiny. Within school walls, advocates for change seek to update dress codes and sexual health education. All this is vital, but I am an English teacher, and I feel compelled to consider how the texts and approaches to literature I teach reinforce the same rape culture we are hoping to cast out from other areas of…

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Will Arndt

Will Arndt

Is an English teacher living in Salem, MA. When not grading essays, he can be found strolling with his lovely fiancée and adorable puppy. Life is good.