UNC seminar class ‘Literature of 9/11’ causes debate

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — “Literature of 9/11,” a first-year seminar course offered at UNC Chapel Hill, is causing a major debate at the public university.

According to the university’s undergraduate bulletin, the course aims to “introduce students to college-level critical analysis, writing, and oral communication by exploring representations of the 9/11 attacks and the ‘war on terrorism’ in literature and popular culture.”

The UNC College Republicans are petitioning the course, saying the course readings “offer points of view that justify terrorism.”

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