Campus Watch reports the following from April 19 - May 10, 2021:
We Couldn't Have Said It Better
"Middle Eastern Studies to a certain extent looks like the emperor's new clothes: everybody knows the emperor is naked, but nobody will say it."
Wang Xiyue, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and doctoral candidate at Princeton University who spent 40 months in an Iranian prison on false espionage charges, on the willful blindness of Middle East studies professors to the realities of life in the Middle East, including the brutality of the regime in Tehran. "'Inform the World How Brutal this Regime Is': Scholar Detained for Three Years in Tehran Recounts Lessons from Captivity"; The Algemeiner, April 23, 2021.
Campus Watch Research
Prof's Ramadan Rant: An 'Islamophobe' Beind Every Bush (Andrew E. Harrod): https://www.meforum.org/campus-watch/62324/dalia-fahmys-ramadan-rant
Campus Watch in the Media
Is Musa Al-Garbi the Last Academic Who Can Tell the Truth?: https://www.meforum.org/campus-watch/62327/is-musa-al-gharbi-the-last-academic-who-can-tell
Middle East Studies in the News
On recent developments in the case of Oberlin prof/Iranian agent Mohammad Jafar Mahallati (incl. Seyed Hossein Mousavian):
New Recommended Professor
Stephen J. Shoemaker
Professor of Religious Studies
University of Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Early devotion to the Virgin Mary, Christian apocryphal literature, and the relations between Near Eastern Christianity and formative Islam.