Recent Articles

Campus PC Rebellion

, Deborah Lambert

Parents aren’t the only ones bristling over campus political correctness battles, and the prospect of paying over $200,000 per child for four years of college. Contributions from alumni have declined steadily over the past several years and now hover around 13 percent.

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Class Notes

, Malcolm A. Kline

Fired essentially for no other reason than acting on her conservative Republican beliefs in her free time, acclaimed sociologist Jean Cobbs has long been a dissident whose tribulations AIA has followed with concern.

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CINO Spotlight on DePaul

, Malcolm A. Kline

Given the school’s propensity to discipline professors who make pro-Israel statements and defend those who attack Church policy and traditions, a case could be made to name DePaul University in Chicago as a college that is Catholic in Name Only.

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Graduation Speeches

, James F. Davis

In the next couple weeks many students will attend their graduations with proud parents and family members. They are likely to hear a liberal speaker.

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Free Muslims March on Washington

, Larry Scholer

While most students hear one view from the Middle Eastern Studies department on their college campuses, another is emerging albeit without the attention that most Middle Eastern Studies departments get.

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Recent Articles

Central Planning & U

, Spencer Irvine

As the U. S. lurches towards a planned economy, it might be interesting to look at the experiences of countries which have already adopted this approach.

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Moment of Truth @MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

When professors drop their guard, you get to realize how decayed education is, higher and lower. “We prefer to pretend that bad students don’t exist,” Gerald Graff of the University of Illinois at Chicago told the panel.

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Visual Aids @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

A professor from George Mason University ran a slide show of naked lesbians to accompany her presentation at the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual convention in Chicago this year.

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Greening Dickens @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

Apparently Rachel Carson no longer provides enough inspiration to environmentalists. They are now going back to find environmental messages written long before the first Earth Day was commemorated.

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Obama Parsed @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

A trio of academics at the Modern Language Association’s (MLA) annual convention took obligatory swipes at conservative critics of the president in a panel on his best-selling memoir, Dreams from My Father. Oddly enough, though, they confirmed the essential facts behind much of the naysayers’ criticisms of that volume.

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Brotherly Love @ MLA

, Spencer Irvine

The recent Modern Language Association (MLA) held a session called, “Vulnerable Expression and the Arab Uprisings” to take a closer look at the post-Arab Spring world.

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2014, MLA Style

, Accuracy in Academia

Find out what English professors are teaching in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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