October 31, 2018|Mitchell BardAmerican Spectator
The University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center and Department of English organized a panel of seven academics to discuss Professor Amy Kaplan's "Our American Israel: The Story of An Entangled Alliance."
December 18, 2017|Cinnamon StillwellThe Algemeiner
[Text differs slights from the Algemeiner's.] Hackneyed predictions that the Middle East will "go up in flames" following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital—and subsequent plans to move the U.S. embassy—have yet to
December 13, 2016|Cinnamon Stillwell and Michael LumishAmerican Thinker
Nowhere was the hysteria, panic, and fearmongering attending Donald Trump's win in the 2016 presidential election felt more strongly than on college campuses -- and Middle East studies academics were no exception. Rather than acknowledging that...
September 11, 2016|Daniel PipesHistory News Network
Christopher Bail, a rising academic star, boasts a Ph.D. from Harvard and holds the Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professorship of Sociology at Duke University. In 2015, Princeton University Press published his Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe
September 07, 2016|Middle East ForumChange.org
We, the undersigned, petition San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Leslie Wong to take immediate action to end SFSU's memorandum of understanding (MOU) with An-Najah University in the West Bank. Described by Hamas as a "greenhouse for
July 19, 2016|Philip Carl SalzmanThe Daily Caller
In the decades after WWII, anthropologists carried out ethnographic field research in the Middle East inspired by a scientific spirit to discover the cultures of the region and their dynamics. Among those who produced sound, grounded research were
July 14, 2016|Cinnamon StillwellAmerican Thinker
Following Omar Mateen's massacre of forty-nine people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, professors of Middle East studies reacted predictably by blaming guns, American homophobia, Christians, Deep South bigotry – anything but Islamic terrorism.
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
April 30, 2016|Caleb JephsonAmerican Thinker
Dictatorships have an interest in magnifying minor problems in liberal democracies in order to divert attention from their own oppression and brutality. One wonders if this interest played a role in facilitating a recent panel titled "Anti-Muslim
March 02, 2016|Andrew HarrodFrontPage Magazine
Ellen McLarney, who teaches Asian and Middle Eastern studies at Duke, would have you believe that a "pacifist struggle for civil jihad" led by Islamic feminists offers a benign "alternative kind of jihad" to that practiced by Islamist terrorists