Middle Eastern studies

Middle Eastern studies

Aug 11, 2020
Brown establishes what it says is the first endowed professorship in Palestinian studies at a U.S. research institution.

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August 11, 2020
Brown establishes what it says is the first endowed professorship in Palestinian studies at a U.S. research institution.
September 25, 2019
Education Department inquiry into Middle East studies program jointly operated by Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises academic freedom concerns.
May 31, 2017
Why did Fresno State cancel a search for a professorship named after Edward Said? University says procedural errors occurred, but scholars say it didn't like the pool of Middle Eastern finalists with Palestinian research portfolios.
November 21, 2016
Lawrence Summers disavows term "political correctness"; Columbia president says Trump victory challenges "central idea of a university"; Jewish historians call for support for immigrants; and more.
June 17, 2016
Author discusses his new book on the evolution of Middle East studies in specific and area studies more broadly.
June 14, 2013
Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
June 13, 2012
President-for-life used to be a steady job. Now it makes you a target. Scott McLemee considers a book on the Middle East's bad old days.
August 17, 2011
Jewish group disavows letter issued with AAUP on difference between anti-Israel and anti-Semitic campus activity.
March 29, 2011
Dickinson looks to infuse liberal education into military training -- and to get similar colleges to build ties to the armed forces.
February 1, 2011
Following debate over academic freedom and job qualifications, Brooklyn College will let grad student teach course on Middle Eastern politics.

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