After a student is sexually assaulted during a semester in Costa Rica, the faculty members who assisted her lose their jobs, the study abroad provider shuts its doors, and the student says the wrong people have been punished. What happened?
The Middle East Studies Association isn't backing a boycott, and while it regularly raises concerns about academic freedom in Israel, it also draws attention to issues throughout the region and the United States.
MLA Delegate Assembly narrowly approves controversial measure criticizing Israeli decisions on travel of scholars to the country and the West Bank. Should the meeting have been chaired by someone who backs boycott of Israel?
A growing chorus of university chiefs condemns American Studies Association for endorsing boycott of Israeli universities, but at some campuses, the presidential statements have been a source of tension.