This is Banished.

Banished is a show about our reassessment of the many people, ideas, objects and even works of art that conflict with modern sensibilities. What can we learn about our present obsession with cancel culture by examining history, and what might it mean for freedom of expression? And how do we reconcile opposing points of view without turning on each other?

Growing up under a series of military dictatorships, host Amna Khalid has a strong interest in issues relating to censorship and free expression. She speaks frequently on academic freedom, free speech and campus politics at colleges and universities. Her essays and commentaries on these same issues have appeared in outlets such as the Conversation, Inside Higher Ed and the New Republic.

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Explores censorship in the past and present. Hosted by Amna Khalid.


Amna Khalid 

Amna Khalid is Associate Professor of history at Carleton College.

Jeffrey Aaron Snyder 

Associate Professor at Carleton College. Writes about K-12 schools and higher education in the past & present. Especially interested in race, culture wars and free expression. More at: and @JeffreyASnyder.