[Smt-talk] Gender Terminology in Music

Jennifer Bain Jennifer.Bain at Dal.Ca
Wed Apr 30 10:21:17 PDT 2014

Dear Dimitar,

You wrote:

>I think that nobody gets personally offended when they read authors who
>use the general category of "man" to imply all human beings.

I am offended. And there is a whole large group of men and women currently
discussing this on Facebook who are offended. It is not difficult to
adjust your language, and to do so eloquently.

I am astounded that this conversation is taking place in 2014, and I can
assure you that I am not alone.


Jennifer Bain, Ph.D.
Chair, Dept. of Music

bainj at dal.ca

Dalhousie University
6101 University Avenue
Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2

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