SOURCE: Inside Higher ED
David Roediger, president of the American Studies Association, sent an email to members apologizing for a press release that suggested he and the ASA back Obama’s police reforms
SOURCE: Minding The Campus
by KC Johnson
"In a bit of bad luck for the ASA, the group’s annual conference is in California, a state whose sweeping civil rights law forbids … discriminating on the basis of national origin."
by Alan Wald
The ASA's support of the BDS movement seeks to enhance the academic freedom of Palestinians.
by Scott Laderman
Conservative critics tore into the Transnational American Studies conference in Beirut last month, and my paper on surf culture in particular. Here's why they're wrong.
SOURCE: Times Higher Education
by Howard P. Segal
The ASA's continued boneheaded decision to support BDS.
SOURCE: Sandbox (Blog)
by Martin Kramer
An only slightly tongue-in-cheek parody of the ASA.
by Thomas Doherty
The horrible decision by the ASA to endorse an academic boycott of Israel is destroying the credibility not just of the organization, but the credibility of American studies itself.
SOURCE: The American Interest
by Alan Luxenberg
The vote by the 5,000-member American Studies Association to support the academic boycott of Israel, reportedly by a 2-1 margin, has evoked many responses, but none so far has identified the irony at the core of the matter.
by Gary Kulik
Long a haven for political posturing rather than serious scholarship, the American Studies Association finally goes too far by jumping into bed with the BDS movement.
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