Posts Tagged: emma sulkowicz

Notable NYC: 11/17–11/23

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Big, Ugly Truth

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Conservative pundits have been attacking Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia student who spent the last year carrying around her mattress in protest of how the university handled the discipline hearing after she was raped, labeling her a liar. Most of these criticisms seem to forget that three other women also filed complaints against her attacker, Paul […]

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Emma Sulkowicz: A Rumpus Roundup

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Emma Sulkowicz graduated from Columbia University yesterday. She might have gone unnoticed had she not also been carrying around a mattress. In her sophomore year at Columbia, Sulkowicz was raped. Like many rape victims, Sulkowicz considered her attacker a friend, and he was someone she had slept with twice before. On the night of the […]

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Rolling Stone: A Rumpus Roundup

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Last month, Rolling Stone ran an article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely detailing the gang-rape and attempted coverup of a student at the University of Virginia known as “Jackie.” . Today, Rolling Stone issued an apology. Editors at the magazine did not contact the men Jackie accused of rape. Part of the problem was the fear […]

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