After the Orgy, Episode 9

The Discreet Charm of the Academe

  
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In 2018, Harvard fellow Nimrod Reitman filed a lawsuit against NYU, alleging that his PhD advisor, academic superstar Avital Ronell, had sexually harassed him. The media painted the case as an inverted #MeToo, asking the question, "What happens when a feminist scholar is accused?" The truth, as it turned out, was much stranger than the clickbait headlines made it seem.

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