October 8, 2020

UT Law School’s New First Amendment Center: A Potemkin Village?

Louis K. Bonham

The new Law and Religion Clinic "will not engage in litigation that can succeed only at the expense of the rights of groups represented in our community." What does that mean?

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October 7, 2020

Vindicate Dr. Bruce Gilley's Personal and Professional Reputation

National Association of Scholars

Dr. Gilley's book and book series were canceled shortly after an online mob deemed his work unacceptable. Click to read and sign the NAS's counter-petition.

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October 6, 2020

Joe Biden’s Plans for Higher Ed

John David

This week, we take a look at Democratic challenger Joe Biden's higher ed. proposals, which center on facilitating socioeconomic mobility via educational flexibility and federal subsidies.

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October 6, 2020

NAS’s Daniel Asia Directs UArizona’s Thirteenth Annual Composers Festival

National Association of Scholars

Professor Daniel Asia, NAS board member, is serving as festival director for this four-day event featuring the music of George Gershwin, Steve Reich, and William Bolcom.

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October 6, 2020

Music Theory, Narrative Constriction, and the Fix We’re In

Erich Korngold

How did the obscure field of Schenkerian music theory become the latest cancel culture battleground?

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October 6, 2020

Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

Peter Wood

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” 

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October 5, 2020

Trump Orders No Federal Funding for CRT and Stereotyping

National Association of Scholars

Last month, the president took two key actions affecting higher ed: a memorandum tackling Critical Race Theory and Executive Order 13950.

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October 5, 2020

Tom Klingenstein on Cancel Culture and 1619

National Association of Scholars

The issues that cancel culture presents are not new, but they are powerful in a way that we haven’t seen in generations. Complacency is, unfortunately, not an option.

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October 2, 2020

Mandarin Trouble at USC

James E. Moore, II

Professor Greg Patton has been canceled and removed from his classes, not for saying a racial slur, but for saying a Chinese word that sounds similar to one. How did this happen?

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October 2, 2020

Episode #53: Race in America Today with Wilfred Reilly

Peter Wood

Dr. Reilly joins us to discuss the campus climate today. What racism is, the 1776 Project, and much more.

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October 6, 2020

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

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A Canceled Music Theorist Responds

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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October 6, 2020

1.

Pulitzer Board Must Revoke Nikole Hannah-Jones' Prize

We call on the Pulitzer Prize Board to rescind the 2020 Prize for Commentary awarded to Nikole Hannah-Jones for her lead essay in “The 1619 Project.” ...

May 15, 2015

2.

Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 5, 2020

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Tom Klingenstein on Cancel Culture and 1619

The issues that cancel culture presents are not new, but they are powerful in a way that we haven’t seen in generations. Complacency is, unfortunately, not an option....