Academic freedom

Key Win for Scholar Kept Out of U.S.

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Federal judge says government must say why it won't let Adam Habib, a noted South African sociologist, accept academic invitations in the United States.

David Horowitz Does the MLA

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After years of attacking the group, he gets a chance to address its members, some of whom make clear they objected to the invitation.

MLA's Middle East Moves

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SAN FRANCISCO -- How political should the Modern Language Association be?

Faith, Science and Academic Freedom

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AAUP issues reports criticizing two religious colleges -- one that set limits on teaching by biologist who believes in evolution, and one that fired a professor who tried to preserve traditional theology.

Israel Boycott Movement Comes to U.S.

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Movement to cut academic ties -- subject of intense debate in Britain for several years -- now appears on other side of Atlantic.

Evolving Position at Olivet Nazarene

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Professor involved in evolution dispute says university has lifted limits on his teaching and use of his book.

Too Christian or Too Narrow?

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Wiley-Blackwell suspends sale of four volume, 3,000 page encyclopedia on Christianity, pending post-publication review. Editor sees anti-religious bias; publisher and others see major problems with the substance of the work.

Anti-Israel Prof Loses Post at Bard

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Joel Kovel denounces process to faculty colleagues, but some point to his disorganization or the economy as being more decisive than his politics in the case.

David Horowitz vs. Women's Studies

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When David Horowitz named the "101 most dangerous academics in America," in The Professors, a book in 2006, Bettina Aptheker was among those featured. A professor of feminist studies at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Aptheker was critiqued this way in the book:

Academic Freedom, Christian Context

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An evangelical college tries to define faculty rights to free inquiry in a way that celebrates its institutional mission.

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