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Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

, Larry Scholer

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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Long-Distance Indoctrination

, Malcolm A. Kline

Distance learners beware. If you sign up for “United States History II: 1865 to Present” with Mary Buggie-Hunt, you may get a perspective on America’s past that you had not bargained for.

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David Deming Fights Back

, Larry Scholer

After months of persecution by the administration of the University of Oklahoma, geophysicist David Deming answered back with more than a letter-to-the-editor or inter-office memo. He has sued OU officials in federal court.

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Democracy Codes

, Larry Scholer

Stefan Braun’s analysis of speech codes in Democracy Off Balance: Freedom of Expression and Hate Propaganda in Canada, is not relevant only to the situation in the author’s country.

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Christmas Makes a Comeback

, Malcolm A. Kline

Although the American Civil Liberties Union and its hand-maidens have been doing their level best to keep the Christmas spirit extinguished, the Catholic League reports that the spirit of the season is alive and well.

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Kwanzaa U

, Malcolm A. Kline

We are reminded in December by television commercials and billboards that this time of year, people not only celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah but also the African feast of Kwanzaa. But how African, or for that matter, how African-American is Kwanzaa?

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Recent Articles

Occupy the MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

Seattle, WA—  At the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual meeting last week, English professor Joseph Ramsey pretty much said that when college activists in the faculty and the student body are finished hibernating, they will go back to doing the one thing that we know collegiates for decades have been trained to do—protest.

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Senseless in Seattle

, Malcolm A. Kline

Seattle, WA—  At academic conferences, you can get a pretty good idea of trends in higher education not only from the presentations of tenured professors but also from the offerings of Ph.D. candidates.

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Moving Off Campus

, Malcolm A. Kline

“I did not understand—and failed to do the necessary research on—how the nonacademic work force operated, what its expectations were, and most important, how I could persuade nonacademic employers to hire me, a historian of…

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Gaming Higher Education

, Malcolm A. Kline

Seattle, WA—  One of the remarkable things about college today is the degree to which professors and students engage in activity, that for the cost of admission, they could pursue off campus for next to nothing.

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Obama U

, Accuracy in Academia

Find out how many veterans of the Obama Administration are coming to a classroom near you in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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MLA Preview

, Malcolm A. Kline

As is our custom here at Accuracy in Academia, we are kicking off the new year by bonding with thousands of English professors from around the country and around the world at the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual convention.

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