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Scholars for academic freedom

This open letter is widely available, as it should be. We reproduce it here as a matter of record, where some of the world’s leading scholars and many of the new generation of scholars, including those who research and write on Thailand, express strong support for academic freedom and for Dr. 2,973 more words

Cornel West Cancels Thulin Lecture in Protest of Salaita Firing

The Center for Constitutional Rights is reporting that Cornel West is boycotting, in solidarity protest, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign over the firing of tenured Associate Professor Steven Salaita for extramural utterances on Israel’s bombardment of Gaza last year: 364 more words

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Kirk, "Rebellion Against Boredom," 1969

SOURCE: Russell Kirk, “Rebellion Against Boredom,” in Frederick Wilhelmsen, ed., SEEDS OF ANARCHY: A STUDY OF CAMPUS REVOLUTION (Dallas, TX: Argus Academic Press, 1969), 26-37.

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A Political Attack on a North Carolina Center

The Center for Poverty, Work, and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s law school has been eliminated by the Board of Governors… 611 more words

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Faculty comments needed on WMU interim sexual misconduct policy

In January, President Dunn announced a new interim sexual misconduct policy and asked for feedback from faculty and staff.

After reviewing the interim policy, linked… 242 more words

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Confused about Copyright and Fair Use? That's Understandable...

The folk singer Woody Guthrie would frequently attach a serious warning regarding copyright to copies of his lyric sheets. This sobering statement informed one and all that: 1,478 more words