A homosexual group urges students nationwide to “take a vow of silence to peacefully protest the discrimination and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in schools.”
Administrators at Bucknell argue with a civil libertarian over whether the university’s policy on “bias-related harassment” constitutes a speech code.
A Georgetown professor offers this analysis of America’s war on terrorism: “I believe that John Ashcroft woke up one day and saw that white people were dwindling in the United States and panicked.”
A Villanova student takes a look at the wave of anti-American propaganda she sees around her.
While many of their peers were watching the NCAA Tournament, California professors mobilized their students to demonstrate against the governor’s proposed budget.
In Professor Winsome Jackson’s comparative government class at Sierra College, students received 20 bonus points for attending a play not exactly known for its geopolitical insights.
When the United States government subsidizes Islamic schools abroad, it may be feeding with a hand that gets bitten.
A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire
A California professor who claimed to have been the victim of a “hate crime” was placed on paid leave last month after police determined that she herself had been the perpetrator.
When a golf hat worn by an Ohio high school senior ended up getting him expelled, Michael Moore did not rush to his side.
To conceive of a better education system for the struggling classrooms of the United States, Andrew Coulson of the CATO institute invited education experts from Sweden and Chile to share thoughts on their success.
Late last year, a law school professor weighed in on the wikileaks controversy over the reams of government documents, some confidential, which were published on the internet.
When an academic claims that a law is too vague, you know you must be dealing with the legal equivalent of London Fog.
Is there a government in recent history that inherited runaway government spending, massive debt, entitlements and interference in the economy and turned it around? Yes, Chile in 1973.
A panel on “Queer Ecology” was featured at the 2011 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA).
While those casually aware of the Modern Language Association (MLA) might assume that a panel on “Queer Studies and the Future of the Profession” would deal primarily with LGBTQ issues, this year, those people would be wrong.
At almost any gathering of the self-described intellectual elite, it seems that irrationally celebrating hatred of Sarah Palin is practically mandatory. The 2011 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention was no different.
Law Prof mangles history of U. S. Constitution and George Washington’s teeth.
By the dozen.
At the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Conference earlier this year, the Dickens Society partnered with the American Psychoanalytic Association to put on a panel entitled “Dickens and Psychoanalysis.”