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Modern Language Assn split verdict: Adopts watered-down Israel visa resolution, rejects pro-ASA boycott resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 6:36pm 1/11/2014 at 6:36pm

The Modern Language Association House Delegates voted on two anti-Israel Resolutions today. (The Resolutions are at the bottom of this post.)

The main resolution, asking for the State Department to contest Israeli denials of entry visas to traveling academics: “Be it resolved that the MLA urges the US Dept of State to...

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California Chapter of ASA refuses to apply anti-Israel academic boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 9:19am 2/25/2014 at 9:19am

I noted yesterday that the Executive Committee of the American Studies Association has told its Regional Chapter Officers not to communicate with me substantively regarding whether the Chapters will apply the anti-Israel academic boycott adopted by...

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Incoming ASA President plays “homophobia” card on boycott critic

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 9:30pm 2/4/2014 at 9:30pm
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On January 14, 2014, Richard Behar, an investigative reporter for Forbes, wrote a lengthy, devastating and widely read column about the American Studies Association anti-Israel academic boycott, Open Letter To NYU’s President: Why The American Studies Assn.’s Israel Boycott Makes Me Ashamed To Be An Alumnus.

Among other things, Behar detailed the...

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Middlebury American Studies Program: Israel boycott violates ASA’s Constitution and Mission

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 2:53pm 1/8/2014 at 2:53pm

The President of Middlebury College issued one of the most stinging rebukes to the American Studies Association anti-Israel academic boycott: “the vote is a sad reflection of an extreme and hateful ideology of some members of the academy …. I urge others in the academic community to condemn the ASA boycott and...

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ASA issues member talking points to counter university pushback over Israel boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 16, 2013 at 10:24pm 12/16/2013 at 10:24pm

The decision of the American Studies Association to boycott Israeli academic institutions is a discriminatory, malicious action which ranks with the odious Zionism is Racism resolution passed by the U.N. General Assembly in 1975 and later rescinded.

Former Harvard President Lawrence Summers correctly calls it anti-Semitic in effect, if not intent, and...

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ALERT – University Presidents called upon to prevent rogue faculty from implementing Academic Boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9:30pm 12/5/2018 at 9:30pm

In December 2013, the American Studies Associations passed an academic boycott of Israel, part of the international Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The ASA boycott, which is the subject of ongoing litigation, was undertaken by anti-Israel faculty who methodically took over key ASA committees and National Council. Though only about 20%...

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American Association of University Professors: Don’t boycott the anti-Israel academic boycotters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 9:10pm 8/8/2018 at 9:10pm
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The academic boycott of Israel, part of the broader Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been endorsed by approximately 1400 university and college faculty members in the U.S. alone.

So far, the only major academic association to endorse the academic boycott was the American Studies Association (December 2013), though there have...

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California travel ban over out-of-state LGBT policies keeps team out of NASA rocketry event in Alabama

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 9:14pm 3/17/2018 at 9:14pm

California isn’t just at war with Donald Trump. It is conducting a culture war against several red states in the form of Assembly Bill 1887.

The measure prohibits state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Alabama and several other red states Thursday due to laws that could discriminate against the LGBTQ community...

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Court allows expanded lawsuit against American Studies Association and lead faculty activists over Israel Boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 5:30pm 3/10/2018 at 5:30pm

The American Studies Association (ASA) adopted the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) academic boycott of Israel in December 2013.

The academic boycott, which is considered a violation of academic freedom by the American Association of University Professors, was condemned by over 250 university presidents and numerous university associations.

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New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty withdraws support for academic boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:00am 5/10/2017 at 7:00am
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We previously reported on the growing controversy surrounding newly appointed Dartmouth College Dean of Faculty N. Bruce Duthu, due to his prior endorsement of the academic boycott of Israel, New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty endorsed academic boycott of Israel, here’s what that entails.

In that post, I questioned how Duthu could fulfill the...

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New Dartmouth Dean of Faculty endorsed academic boycott of Israel, here’s what that entails

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:45pm 5/8/2017 at 8:45pm
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There is a mini-firestorm that has erupted slowly over the appointment of Professor N. Bruce Duthu to be Dean of the Faculty at Dartmouth College.

The first flames appeared in late March 2017 at the Dartblog, run by Dartmouth alums. After noting Duthu’s alleged lack of academic and professional qualifications for such a...

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Israel Boycott vote at Modern Language Association on January 7

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 8:30am 12/22/2016 at 8:30am

The Modern Language Association is at it again: at this year’s annual MLA meeting in Philadelphia, academic boycotts of Israel are on the agenda. Thus continues the Settler Colonial attempt by the Boycott, Divestment,...

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Another anti-Israel academic boycott professor who plays victim

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/29/2016 at 7:00pm
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Saree Makdisi, professor of English and comparative literature at UCLA, has endorsed and is a vocal advocate for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel, as demanded by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The American Association of University Professors considers systematic academic boycotts, such as the BDS academic boycott of...

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Still no calls for boycott as Turkish academic purge continues

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/5/2016 at 8:30pm
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The purge of Turkish academia has been extensive, as we documented in several posts since the July 15, 2016 failed coup.

That purge met with some letters of criticism from American academic groups, but no calls for boycotts of Turkish academia of the sort that are pushed aggressively against Israel. We noted...

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Israeli filmmaker disinvited at Syracuse U: “BDS faction on campus will make matters very unpleasant”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 10:42am 9/1/2016 at 10:42am

I was aware of this situation of faculty supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement getting an Israeli filmmaker removed from a campus conference at Syracuse University, but had to wait for The Atlantic to report on it.

It’s one of the most outrageous examples I have seen of how the...

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Internet hunt: Find anti-Israel academic boycotters also boycotting Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 7:15pm 7/23/2016 at 7:15pm

The Turkish purge of academia, which has been ongoing long before the recent failed coup, has accelerated since the coup attempt.

Over 1500 university Deans were dismissed, travel for faculty restricted, and faculty abroad ordered home.

On Saturday, July 23, 2016, President Erdogan expanded the purge, as we reported earlier.

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American Studies Association discussing possible academic boycott of Turkey, but why stop there?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 6:20pm 7/21/2016 at 6:20pm
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Yesterday I asked the question, in light of the academic purge in Turkey, Will anti-Israel academic boycotters now also boycott Turkish universities?

As noted in that post, over 250 university presidents and major university associations have condemned the academic boycott of...

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