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Letter to Brandeis University President

Apr 10, 2014 by Jay Bergman |

NAS board member and Brandeis alumnus Professor Jay Bergman, expresses his disappointment in the decision not to honor Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

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The Trouble with Multiculturalism

Jul 06, 2012 by Clifford D. May |

A new book by Salim Mansur, born an Indian Muslim, argues that multiculturalism propagates the false notion that all cultures are equally good.

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A Thought-Provoking ‘Is the West Best?’ Discussion with Ibn Warraq

Mar 29, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

At a lively panel discussion on Wednesday at Saint Francis College, authors Ibn Warraq and Paul Berman, and journalist Sohrab Ahmari reflected on the worth of Western civilization.

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Harvard Prof Loses Summer Session Courses Because of “Offensive” Op Ed

Dec 09, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |

We learn from this IHE piece that Harvard economist Subramanian Swamy was apparently pretty distressed by last summer's hotel bombing in Mumbai, India by Muslim extremists. Swamy gave full vent to his feelings in a… Continue Reading | 5 Comments >

Daniel Pipes Quotes AQ Author Andrew Bieszad on NRO

Jul 05, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

In a National Review Online article describing the decline of Middle East Studies in American higher education, Daniel Pipes quotes from Andrew Bieszad's recent article, "Islamo-Correctness at Hartford Seminary," in Academic… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

A “Gentlemen’s Agreement” at Yale?

Jun 08, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

Questions arise about Yale's decision to close an interdisciplinary program on anti-Semitism.

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“Islam in Scholarship and Education” AQ Issue in Print

Mar 28, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

The spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions looks at the ways Islam and higher education interact today.

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Video: Academic Questions Author Zuhdi Jasser Discusses Radical Islam Hearings

Mar 10, 2011 by |

Zuhdi Jasser, who wrote "Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture" for the spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions, testified at the Peter King hearings in Congress.

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Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture

Mar 07, 2011 by M. Zuhdi Jasser |

This article on the growing influence of Islam on American charter schools appeared in the "Islam in Scholarship and Education" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 24, no. 1).

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Islamo-Correctness at Hartford Seminary

Feb 28, 2011 by Andrew Bieszad |

Andrew Bieszad tells how Hartford Seminary's insistence on "tolerance" for Muslims led to threats and discrimination (intolerance) against him when he disagreed with Islamic teachings. This article appeared in the "Islam in… Continue Reading | 2 Comments >

AQ Author Toby Huff Cited in New York Times

Jan 18, 2011 by Adam Kissel, Ashley Thorne |

The New York Times recently ran an article by Edward Rothstein ("To Each His Own Museum, as Identity Goes on Display") about museum exhibitions that seek to vindicate certain groups' historical roles but… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Penn State Censors Criticism of Islamic Extremism

Sep 28, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

From the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education:

A new short film by FIRE documents the experience of Penn State student artist Joshua Stulman, whose "Portraits of Terror" art exhibit was censored… Continue Reading | 3 Comments >

Too Little, Too Late

Sep 20, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

Wellesley, Mass.'s head of schools has publicly apologized after learning middle schoolers participated in a Muslim prayer service during a field trip last spring. During the outing the students visited the… Continue Reading | Leave a Comment >

Common Reading Controversy at Brooklyn College

Aug 27, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Is Brooklyn College using freshman reading for ideological goals?

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Inconsistent—Nay, Contradictory—Kagan

Aug 10, 2010 by Candace de Russy |

On the one hand, she militantly opposes the U.S.'s ban on homosexuality. On the other, with like fervor she embraces Islamic Shariah law that mandates death for homosexuality.

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