Australian Professor Quits Amid Furor on Leaked Email

December 18, 2014

Barry Spurr has resigned as a professor of poetry at the University of Sydney following leaks of email messages in which he used slurs about Aboriginal Australians, Asians and women, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. Spurr has said that the comments were part of a "linguistic game."


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