Silencing Speech: New American Free Speech Debates



Słowa kluczowe:

wolność słowa, mowa nienawiści, polityka tożsamości, populizm, represywna tolerancja, milcząca większość


Artykuł poświęcony jest retoryce populizmu w kontekście bieżących debat dotyczących wolności słowa na amerykańskich uniwersytetach. W szczególności dotyczy on dyskursywnej produkcji zbiorowego podmiotu politycznego zwanego „milczącą większością” (silent majority), którego istnienie zasadza się na dychotomii mowy i milczenia. Artykuł analizuje, w jaki sposób retrotopiczne przywołanie świetności narodu amerykańskiego ogniskuje niezgodę i oburzenie na politykę tożsamości i polityczną poprawność.

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Aneta Dybska, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Instytut Anglistyki

Aneta Dybska is an associate professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland. She teaches courses in American Studies, with a focus on the 19th- and 20th-century American culture and social history. Those courses reflect her academic interest in the ideologies of the nation building, class, race, gender, and sexual formation. Her 2016 book Regeneration, Citizenship, and Justice in the American City since the 1970s, engages scholarly debates on urban revitalization and gentrification, theorizations of the “right to the city” idea, as well as grassroots struggles for the urban commons. This research builds on her earlier interest in 1960s urban ethnography on black communities, which culminated in the publication of Black Masculinities in American Social Science and Self-Narratives of the 1960s and 1970s (Peter Lang, 2010).


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Jak cytować

Dybska, Aneta. 2020. „Silencing Speech: New American Free Speech Debates”. "Res Rhetorica" 7 (4):17-32.