On April 3 and 4, Mary Madigan attended a conference at New York University called "Academic Freedom in an Age of Permanent Warfare."
Her report on what she heard, commissioned by Campus Watch, was published today at FrontPage Magazine. Madigan's title captures the spirit of the conference: "Victims on Parade at NYU 'Academic Freedom' Conference." Here's a sample:
The poster advertising New York University's "Academic Freedom in the Age of Permanent Warfare" conference featured a scolding Statue of Liberty pointing an accusatory finger and stating: "YOU! Stop Asking Questions. You're Either With US or You're With the TERRORISTS!"
The speakers and attendees gathered around the pastry-laden table at NYU's new Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center last week didn't appear to be oppressed or under attack. But once they wiped the sugar from their mouths and stood up to speak, they assured the audience that they were, in fact, victims in an "age of permanent warfare."
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