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Explore the debate and science of Cancel Culture.

September 15, 2020

Tracking "Cancel Culture" in Higher Education

John David

UPDATED: A repository of administrators, professors, and students who have been "canceled" for expressing views deemed unacceptable by the ideologues ruling higher education.

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September 11, 2020

UNT Officials Continue Assault on Academic Freedom

National Association of Scholars

The University of North Texas has continued its harassing investigation of music theory professor Timothy Jackson despite calls to stand down. We have now made our letters to UNT leadership public.

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August 4, 2020

Taking the Fight to Higher Ed Leadership

John David

Higher ed administrators frequently do nothing to prevent, or even actively participate in, a faculty member’s cancelation. NAS will not simply stand by and watch the carnage unfold.

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August 3, 2020

The Case of Tomáš Hudlický—Where now?

Tomáš Hudlický

Professor Hudlický responds to the Orwellian retaliation he received after questioning diversity hiring in a peer-reviewed paper.

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August 3, 2020

A Canceled Music Theorist Responds

Timothy Jackson

What does "systemic racism" have to do with music theory? Some claim that they are deeply intertwined. Dr. Timothy Jackson argued against this view and was promptly canceled.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Lynn Wells, Provost at Brock University

Peter Wood

Brock University should champion academic freedom, for the search for truth, and also for its own legitimacy.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Lyle D. Roelofs, President of Berea College

Peter Wood

Berea College should make right on its promise to provide staff and faculty administrative due process in disciplinary proceedings.

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Eduardo M. Peñalver, Dean of Cornell Law School

Peter Wood

Criticism of Black Lives Matter, rioting, looting, and cultural purging is not tolerated at Cornell Law. Peter Wood writes to ask, why? and defend the character of Professor William Jacobson. 

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July 24, 2020

An Open Letter to Steve Patten, Dean of Arts at the Univ. of Alberta

Peter Wood

The University of Alberta is acceding that truth be suppressed and falsehood or fantasy be privileged.

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July 16, 2020

An Emeritus Professor Under Siege Once Again

David Randall

The case of Stuart Hurlbert is a grim reminder that not even emeritus professors are safe from the continual onslaught of heterodox views by higher ed censors.

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