Academic Questions author David French and his wife Nancy were interviewed on the 700 Club last month (8-minute video), discussing their new book, Here and Away, about their experiences during his tour in Iraq. Human Events also ran a review of the book here. David French's article, "American Legal Education and Professional Despair," appeared in the recent issue of Academic Questions on law schools (Summer 2011).
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 Questions:
The Hartford Seminary rapidly “turned from being the premier Protestant seminary for missions to the Muslim world into an institution promoting Islamization.”
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 end up distorting history through an overemphasis on group identity. In it Rothstein cites The Rise of Early Modern Science, a book by 2009 Academic Questions author Toby Huff:
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A new essay on campus feminism is now available online at NAS.org. Authored by Karin Agness, founder and president of the Network of enlightened Women (new friends of NAS), the article will appear in the forthcoming "Student Culture" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23, no. 2). Agness documents the rise of feminism in higher education and recounts her own encounter with feminism as an undergrad at UVA:
At the end of the tour, I asked her, “Would the Women’s Center consider cosponsoring a group for conservative women?” She looked at me as if I were crazy, chuckled, and said, “Not here.” I thanked her and decided to start a club for conservative women on my own.
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