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Explore the debate and science of Cancel Culture.

July 8, 2021

Tracking Cancel Culture in Higher Education

David Acevedo

UPDATED: A repository of 181 professors, administrators, and students who have been canceled for expressing views deemed unacceptable by higher education ideologues.

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May 24, 2021

An Open Letter to Belle S. Wheelan, President of SACSCOC

Peter Wood

SACSCOC threatened Florida State University's accreditation after FSU named Richard Corcoran a candidate for university president. This may have been a politically motivated intervention.

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May 24, 2021

The Jay Bergman Debacle: An Extended Study in Academic Cancel Culture

Peter Wood

CCSU Professor of History and long-time NAS Board member Jay Bergman is under fire from colleagues, school superintendents, and the local media. His crime? Criticizing the 1619 Project.

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April 30, 2021

Cancel Culture in the Sciences: A Case Study

John E. Staddon

A reproduction of an email exchange between Professors John Staddon and Jonathon D. Crystal, published to provide a succinct example of how a cancellation occurs in real time.

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April 28, 2021

Responding to Claims of Archaeological Racism

James W. Springer and Elizabeth Weiss

A response by Dr. Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer, who recently came under fire after presenting a paper at the Society for American Archaeology (SAA).

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April 28, 2021

Open Letters to Lesley Hallick, President of Pacific University (And Response)

Peter Wood

Professor Paxton told a story about his colleagues’ perceptions of gender outside a bar in New Orleans, a story he has told every year. This time, he found himself on the chopping block.......

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April 2, 2021

University Sued for Violating Music Prof’s Free Speech

Thomas K. Lindsay

Music theorist Timothy Jackson has filed a lawsuit against the University of North Texas, which violated his First Amendment rights in response to baseless claims of racism.

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March 29, 2021

Seussian Freedom

Peter Wood and David Randall

NAS's Peter Wood and David Randall comment on the recent cancellation of Dr. Seuss, as well as how it relates to the broader issues of academic cancel culture.

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March 12, 2021

NAS Condemns PSU-AAUP’s Defamation of Professor Bruce Gilley

National Association of Scholars

Professor Bruce Gilley has been canceled—again. This is now the third time that he has been censured by the academic community for his work on anti-colonialism.

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February 16, 2021

France Hangs Up Its No-Vacancy Sign

David Acevedo

French politicians, intellectuals, and journalists are warning of the nefarious, radical-left ideologies originating on American campuses and causing divisions in their home country.

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