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The Big Chill

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Two veteran professors from both coasts gave Campus Report radio listeners an idea of the chill on free speech of politically correct norms in academia particularly on issues relating in any way to race.

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Little Churchills

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Americans were understandably upset to learn that University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill compared the victims who died in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center to “Little Eichmans,” likening them to the infamous Nazi war criminal. These same Americans should know that there are a platoon of “Little Churchills” in colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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Very Human Humanities

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A Humanities curriculum should promote and foster human rights across the globe, according to three professors who convened at the Modern Language Association conference to discuss “The Future of the Humanities in a Fragmented World.”

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Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

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The Modern Language Association convened December 27-30 in Philadelphia for its 120th annual conference. The conference, known for its often unorthodox and lurid panel discussions, had a more serious tone this year, as academics considered the future of the humanities in this country. Academe of today, however, still finds itself gravitating towards low culture and trends, if not absurdity.

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