Table of Contents

Introduction. On Trigger Warnings – Emily J.M. Knox

Part I: History and Theory
Chapter 1. Like Trapdoors: A History of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Trigger Warning – Sarah Colbert
Chapter 2. Accessibility on Campus: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Duty to Accommodate, and Trigger Warnings – Holly Taylor
Chapter 3. Contagious Speech: Mediating the Eating Disorder Panics Through Trigger Warnings – Stephanie Grey
Chapter 4. Gender Constructions and Trauma: Trigger Warnings as an Accommodation for Female Students in Higher Education – Jordan Doll
Chapter 5. Walking on the Shards of the Glass Ceiling – Jane Gavin-Hebert
Chapter 6. An “App” for That: The Case Against an ‘Equal Access’ – Bonnie Washick
Chapter 7. Writing Policy About Trigger Warnings: The Experience of the American Association of University Professors and the American Library Association – Barbara M. Jones

Part II: Case Studies
Chapter 8. Institution-Wide Trigger Warnings: A Case Study of a University’s ‘Common Reading’ – Joe C. Martin & Brandi N. Frisby
Chapter 9. On Privilege, Authority, and Abuses of Professional Power – Jami McFarland
Chapter 10. Trigger Warnings, Protectionism, and the Feminist Student Subject – Pinky Hota
Chapter 11. Beyond Trigger Warnings: Handling Traumatic Topics in Classroom Discussion – Kari Storla
Chapter 12. Adapting Trigger Warnings in the Introduction to Women’s Studies Course: A Case Study – Elizabeth Tolman
Chapter 13. Trigger Warning Expectations: Potential Ripples and Ramifications – Susan Stearns
Chapter 14. Lived Experiences of Military Veterans in the College English Classroom: A Case Study – Gretchen Oltman & Kristine Leibhart
Chapter 15. Trigger Warnings to Protect Learning: A Case Study in Public Speaking – Kristina Ruiz-Mesa, Julie Matos & Gregory Langner
Chapter 16. Teaching Disruptive Literature in Precarious Times: A Case Study from Library and Information Science – Davin Helkenberg