Steven Salaita Brings His War on Civility (and His Pity Party) to Stanford
The notion that words such as "civility" and "divisive" have clear definitions is under attack by academic moral relativists who grant themselves the right to twist words to mean whatever aids their quest for power. In the latest Campus Watch research
, Cinnamon Stillwell and Rima Greene report on a recent Stanford University lecture
the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and titled "Academic Freedom in the Context of the Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Talk by Steven Salaita"---that illustrated the point. Their article appears today at Jihad Watch
The mostly professorial crowd of about sixty, including several sporting keffiyehs, crowded around a long table and spilled into the hallway. . . . Salaita—the former Virginia Tech professor and author of Israel's Dead Soul currently suing both the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and unnamed donors after his offer of a tenured professorship in American Indian studies was withdrawn due to his vitriolic, Israel-bashing, anti-Semitic tweets—delivered another in a series of nationwide lectures in which he portrayed himself as a martyr, valiantly battling the forces of "civility."
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Related Topics: Stanford University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Cinnamon Stillwell
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