Student quits Cambridge after white lecturer reads n-word from textbook
Indiana Seresin says that as a white student she 'benefited from the structural racism' at the university
Cambridge University has been accused of racism for allowing a non-black lecturer to read aloud the n-word from a passage in class, as a PhD student quits in protest.
The 800-year-old institution was criticised by 26-year-old Indiana Seresin who said that as a white student she had “benefited from the structural racism” of the university.
In a “withdrawal statement” she published online, Seresin explained that she felt she had an “imperative” to leave Cambridge where she had been working on a government-funded doctorate about contemporary American artists and writers...