June 15, 2017|Eric GolubThe Algemeiner
Keeping up with anti-Israel buzz words is a full-time job. UCLA's notoriously biased Center for Near East Studies recently held a conference whose title caused a double take: "The Naksa at 50: Nostalgia and Memory in the Middle East and Beyond...
May 09, 2016|Eric GolubJihad Watch
Can Muslim women achieve equality and "social justice" within the traditional confines of Islam? A new program at New York City's Union Theological Seminary (UTS), the Islam Social Justice Interreligious Engagement Program (ISJIE), held an inaugural
June 16, 2014|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
Outside of the United Nations, few institutions are as dedicated to anti-Israel rants as the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES). A recent CNES conference titled "The Settler Colonial Paradigm: Debating...
March 14, 2011|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
In the never-ending quest amongst Middle East studies academics to demonize Israel, a trendy new approach has appeared: employing the Holocaust.A recent lecture co-sponsored by UCLA's Center for Near Eastern Studies, "Traumatic Memory Discourses in
December 24, 2010|Cinnamon Stillwell and Eric GolubAmerican Thinker
The Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) at the University of California, Los Angeles and the UCLA School of Law's Journal for Islamic and Near Eastern Law co-sponsored a lecture (podcast available here) last month by Khaled Abou El Fadl, chair...
October 31, 2010|Eric GolubAmerican Thinker
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) is a delightful contradiction of incompatible notions. On one hand, the professors take hard-left stances on sexuality and gender issues, claiming to staunchly
April 30, 2010|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
A conference at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on April 16, 2010, offered "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror." Co-sponsored by the UCLA International Institute, the Critical...
February 01, 2010|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
[Ed. note: This version differs somewhat from than that posted at FPM.] A lecture last week at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) offered a delightful mixture of intellectually deficient material mixed with a dash of bigotry. It was
November 10, 2009|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
Last week, the Center for Near Eastern Studies (CNES) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) co-sponsored a seminar with the ungainly title, "Invasion Is a Structure, Not an Event: Settler Colonialism Past and Present." It was billed...
February 02, 2009|Eric GolubFrontPage Magazine
[Editor's note: The podcasts for several of the speakers at this symposium are available here.] A "Gaza and Human Rights" symposium hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)'s Center for Near Eastern Studies instructed attendees...