Tag: Cary Nelson

We Defend Academic Freedom, Even for Ideological Foes

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar last week wrote Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to request an investigation into whether University of Arizona programs comply with federal funding requirements. He expressed concern specifically about whether the campus’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) engages in anti-Semitic activities or discrimination. 

Contemporary Academic Antisemitism

This post selects from, and links to, an article in The Journal of Contemporary Antisemitism, “The Devil’s Intersectionality: Contemporary Cloaked Academic Antisemitism,” by our colleague,

AAF/Ameinu Video on How BDS Targets Individuals

A video that AAF and AMEINU have sponsored records personal testimonies of students and faculty from the US who have experienced personal attacks from BDS-allied colleagues and students.  The quality of the filming is high and the stories are compelling.  Please share it widely.  We have people in Britain, Canada, and Israel committed to be filmed as well — if funding can be found. 

New Salvos in BDS Wars

Two colleagues at The Third Narrative, Steven Lubet and Cary Nelson, are front and center in fresh campus skirmishes over the defamation of Israel. Lubet,

Open Letter to University of Cape Town

From: Prof. Cary Nelson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and AAF Chair  To: Mamokgethi Phakeng (Vice Chancellor), Sipho Pityana (Chair of Council), and other members of the