The Modern Language Association (known as MLA) gathers annually in a liberal city of their choice early in the month of January. These professors, graduate students and PhD candidates specialize in language, literature and many…
Seeming to give proof to Orwell’s observation that some ideas are so stupid they could only have been thought of by intellectuals, yet another academic association—this time the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)—has followed the…
In one of the better attended panel discussions, the MLA’s panel on academic boycott of Israeli universities was contentious and one-sided.
When you get right down to it, the institutions that cry the loudest for diversity, particularly in academia, aren’t that diverse themselves.
At least one visiting lecturer got to experience this treatment up close and personal.
The campus “divestment against Israel” campaign is known for its grassroots, media-grabbing student demonstrations, but was the entire movement actually orchestrated by Palestinian government operatives?
Reams of data have failed to establish a convincing and consistent relationship between smaller classes and high achievement.
Two events occurred in Washington, DC, in late February that could foreshadow a significant decline in the independence of American colleges and universities.