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The Dangerous Professors Agenda Recommended Image Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: May 24-July 1 2017

Late last fall, right-wing nonprofit Turning Point USA started a website called the Professor Watchlist, which singles out college professors who "discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda," according to a mission statement on its home page. Curator Ruslana Lichtzier was appalled by the site, so she decided to organize an exhibition in response. She personally asked more than 300 friends and acquaintances to submit works as a counteraction to Professor Watchlist's directives. "The Dangerous Professors," hosted at Triumph gallery in Pilsen (where Lichtzier is codirector), features 154 pieces created by solo and collaborative artists, educators, and writers. Through a variety of visual mediums, the participants advance forms of education increasingly deemed "dangerous" since the presidential election. Continue reading >>

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