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Middle East Studies in the News
Title Publication Date
Waging Lawfare [incl. Noura Erakat, Rabab Abdulhadi] Jewish Currents June 8, 2020
Global Antisemitism Rises as Pandemic Spreads [incl. Hatem Bazian] The Algemeiner April 30, 2020
Mark LeVine Rants Against 'Whiteness' Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) January 9, 2020
Hatem Bazian's Trader Joe's Boycott Flop Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) December 18, 2019
Most Pro-BDS UC Berkeley Students Can't Find Palestinian Territories on Map [on Ron Hassner; incl. Kenneth Bamberger] One News Now December 1, 2019
Anti-Semitism at University of Illinois [incl. Hatem Bazian] The Times of Israel October 24, 2019
Olive Oil: Speaking Appearance of Prof. Lila Adib Sharif (University of Illinois) at UC Irvine Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) September 29, 2019
Clarion Exclusive Report: Foreign Influence Ops on US Universities [incl. John Esposito] Clarion Project September 6, 2019
Muslim Scholar Catches Flak for Serving on New State Department Rights Panel [on Hamza Yusuf] Religion News Network July 10, 2019
UCLA Still Taking Heat Over Rabab Abdulhadi Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) May 31, 2019
Hatem Bazian: The Mossad Planted a Chip in My Brain [incl. Rabab Abdulhadi] Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) May 25, 2019
Shame on UNC and Duke Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) April 20, 2019
In Praise of Judea Pearl [incl. James Gelvin, Mark LeVine] New English Review (The Iconoclast) April 18, 2019
Mark LeVine's Europe Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) March 3, 2019
UC Irvine Screens Anti-Israel Film [incl. Rashid Khalidi, Mark LeVine] Jewish Journal February 27, 2019
UC-Irvine Criticized for Screening Film that 'Demonizes and Delegitimizes' Israel and Jews [incl. Mark LeVine] The College Fix February 12, 2019
The UCI Anti-Israel Film: The College Fix [incl. Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) February 12, 2019
UC Irvine Sponsors Anti-Israel Film Screening [incl. Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) February 3, 2019
SFSU's Rabab Abdulhadi:the Victim Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) February 2, 2019
'Scholar of Religions' Jack Miles Says Allah is 'More Merciful' and 'More Moral' Than God of the Bible Jihad Watch January 23, 2019
'More Merciful Than Yahweh': Jack Miles on God in the Quran Religion News Network January 22, 2019
Illuminating Islam's Peaceful Origins [incl. Juan Cole, Jack Miles] New York Times December 26, 2018
The Case of Rutgers and Biased Reporting from the NY Times [incl. Middle East Studies, Jasbir Puar] New English Review (The Iconoclast Blog) September 14, 2018
Mark LeVine's Obit for a "Salon Revolutionary" Fousesquawk (Blog of Gary Fouse) June 2, 2018
Sohail Daulatzai, Junaid Rana, and Their "Big Book" [incl. Anila Daulatzai, Hatem Bazian, Rabab Abdulhadi, Abdullah Al-Arian, Steven Salaita] Fousesquawk Blog May 22, 2018
Columbia University Fosters Hate and Anti-Israel Incitement [incl. Hamid Dabashi] The Algemeiner May 18, 2018
Roundtable on Political Islam After the Arab Uprisings [incl. John Voll, Abdullah Al-Arian, Asef Bayat, Jillian Schwedler, Nathan Brown, Mark LeVine] Jadaliyya May 2, 2018
Discussion on Zionism at UC Irvine [incl. Noam Pianko, Liora Halperin] Fousesquawk April 17, 2018
What Is the Agenda of the UC Irvine Center for Jewish Studies? [incl. Mark LeVine, Middle East Studies Assocation] The Times of Israel (Blogs) March 30, 2018
How a BDS Panel Was Canceled - Then Reinstated - at Religion Scholars' Annual Meeting [incl. Hatem Bazian, Stephen Zunes, Mark LeVine] Haaretz November 20, 2017
Travel Ban Affects UC Irvine Conference [incl. Middle East Studies Association] KPCC (News of Southern California) November 10, 2017
Amid Rise in Anti-Semitism, UC Irvine to Open Center for Jewish Studies The Orange County Register October 17, 2017
Has Your Kid Gone on an Imaginary Hajj Today? [incl. Mark LeVine, Khaleel Mohammed, John Esposito] American Thinker October 6, 2017
Mark LeVine's Latest Anti-Israel Rant in Al Jazeera Fousesquawk Blog March 29, 2017
History Department Condemns Immigration Ban [incl. Mark LeVine, MESA] The New University (News of University of California, Irvine) February 7, 2017
UC Irvine's New Pro-Arab, Anti-Israel Studies Department Fousesquawk Blog October 19, 2016
A Major Innovation [incl. Mark LeVine] News of University of California, Irvine October 17, 2016
New Batch of 'Terror-Sympathizing' Professors Added to Campus Watchdog's Dossier of Radical College Faculty [incl. John Esposito, Rabab Abdulhadi, Joel Beinin, Mark LeVine, Miriam Cooke] The Algemeiner September 30, 2016
Mark LeVine Thinks Sweden Should Keep Those Gates Open Fousesquawk Blog December 7, 2015
Follow up to Galia Golan Appearance at UC Irvine Fousesquawk October 27, 2015
BDS Professors [on Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk October 19, 2015
Boycott Israel? Faculty Caught Up in BDS Dispute [incl. Mark LeVine, Joel Beinin, Nathan Brown, Rabab Abdulhadi] J. (Jewish News Weekly of Northern California) October 15, 2015
Liberal College Professors Now Actively Supporting Terrorism while Calling for the Destruction of Israel! [incl. Hatem Bazian, Kaukab Siddique,Rabab Abdulhadi] Eagle Rising October 2, 2015
Mark LeVine Defends Matisyahu Boycott at Spanish Music Fest Fousesquawk September 7, 2015
Professorial Tears [on Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk Blog August 2, 2015
Mark LeVine Explains BDS Love for Israel and Why ISIS Does Such Naughty Things Fousesquawk Blog June 30, 2015
Mark LeVine Comments on Jewish Journal Op-ed Jewish Journal June 27, 2015
Should the University of California Adopt the State Department Definition of Anti-Semitism? [incl. Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk Blog June 25, 2015
Academic Vulgarity Highlighted [incl. Mark LeVine, Reza Aslan, Juan Cole, Steven Salaita] Fousesquawk Blog June 23, 2015
Mark LeVine Sheds Tears For Muslim Brotherhood Operative Spared by Egypt Fousesquawk June 8, 2015
A Despicable Op-ed in UC Irvine's New University [incl. Norman Finkelstein, Saree Makdisi, Gabriel Piterberg, and Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk Blog June 2, 2015
Mark LeVine: Blame Capitalism and Blame the West Fousesquawk Blog May 11, 2015
"Friend of Israel" Mark LeVine's Latest Laffer Fousesquawk Blog May 10, 2015
Rabab Abdulhadi's Controversial Ties to Two Palestinian Universities Fousesquawk Blog May 9, 2015
Where Was Rabab Abdulhadi? Fousesquawk Blog May 4, 2015
Mark LeVine: Al Jazeera's New Music Critic Fousesquawk Blog March 9, 2015
Mark LeVine's "Nigerian Spring" Fousesquawk Blog February 7, 2015
Mark LeVine on Charlie Hebdo: Blame Capitalism and the West Fousesquawk Blog January 25, 2015
More "Education" at UCLA [on James Gelvin, incl. Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk Blog December 19, 2014
Professor Mark (Don't Call Me Anti-Israel) LeVine Fousesquawk Blog December 10, 2014
UCLA Professor Strikes Back at Critics of Center for Near Eastern Studies [on James Gelvin; incl. Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk Blog December 2, 2014
Open Hillel by Professor Mark LeVine Fousesquawk Blog November 28, 2014
Was It Something I Said, Professor? [on Mark LeVine] Fousesquawk Blog November 25, 2014
Professor Mark LeVine's Comparison Between Gaza and Ferguson Fousesquawk Blog August 22, 2014
Eight Locals Among Mideast Scholars Calling for Israel Academic Boycott J. (The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California) August 7, 2014
Mark LeVine, Provocative UC Irvine Professor, Proposes "Parallel" Israeli-Palestinian States OC Weekly July 31, 2014
The American Studies Association Responds to its Critics [incl. Mark LeVine, Richard Falk] Commentary Magazine December 29, 2013
Double Standards at University of California [incl. Hatem Bazian] American Thinker May 13, 2013
When Worlds Collide [incl. Deborah Hertz, Herman Wouk, Mark Levine, James Gelvin] News of New University May 22, 2012
Here We Go Again—UC Irvine's Annual Propaganda Parade [incl. Hatem Bazian] The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles May 16, 2011
Think Again: Is Israel dividing American Jewry? [incl. Tammi Rossman-Benjamin] Jerusalem Post May 6, 2011
Student Initiative Vies for Middle East Studies Major at UC Irvine The New University News May 3, 2011
The Reality of Campus Anti-Semitism Contentions (Blog of Commentary Magazine) April 22, 2011
The University of California's Antisemitism Problem Deepens [incl. Tammi Rossman-Benjamin] American Thinker April 5, 2011
30 UC Jewish Studies Profs Defend Radical Muslim Students The Unity Coalition for Israel March 16, 2011
Free Speech, Too, For Israel's Advocates [incl. Daniel Boyarin, David Myers] The Jerusalem Post March 11, 2011
Drop Charges Against 'Irvine 11,' Jewish Faculty Urges [incl. Daniel Boyarin, David Myers] Jewish Telegraphic Agency March 9, 2011
David Horowitz and Mark LeVine (UC-Irvine) Go at it on Hannity Fousesquawk (Blog of Gary Fouse) May 15, 2010
Resolution Addresses Anti-Semitism on Campus The Jewish Exponent April 29, 2010
Are Jewish Students Safe on California Campuses? [incl. Hatem Bazian] American Thinker April 25, 2010
Plastic Surgery for the Muslim Brotherhood: Can Mark LeVine Hide the Wrinkle? News Real Blog February 26, 2010
UCI: Letter to Chancellor Drake from Faculty Member [incl. Saree Makdisi] UC Rebel Radio February 22, 2010
Campus Critics on Trial [on David Theo Goldberg and Saree Makdisi] The American Thinker November 1, 2009
Collaborators in the Campus War against Israel and the Jews: Mark LeVine FrontPage Magazine October 14, 2009
Santa Barbara Professor Compared Israelis to Nazis [on William Robinson, incl. Saree Makdisi] The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles April 27, 2009
Making the Case for Israel on Campus [incl. Edward Said, Rashid Khalidi, Norman Finkelstein] inFocus (Jewish Policy Center) Winter 2008
Welcoming Terror on Campus [incl. Mark LeVine] FrontPage Magazine October 7, 2008
Rock Music Will Bring Peace and End Oppression! [on Mark Levine] The Daily Star (Lebanon) August 22, 2008
Quiet War on Campus: Israel Remains Under Attack Despite Fewer Public Protests [incl. Joseph Massad, Hamid Dabashi, Norman Finkelstein, et al.] The Jewish Journal August 20, 2008
"It's That Old-Time Lennon/Bono Rock Idealism Reimagined for a Post-Cannibal Corpse world" [on UCLA prof. Mark LeVine] Reason Magazine July 21, 2008
Rock the Casbah [on Mark LeVine] New York Times July 20, 2008
Warriors for Zion--in California [incl. Daniel Schroeter] The Nation July 7, 2008
Norman Finkelstein and the Future of Israeli Democracy History News Network May 28, 2008
Berkeley Muslim Conference Versus Western Civilization April 30, 2008
Hezbollah Advocate Challenged at Rice The Jewish Herald-Voice (Houston) April 17, 2008
For Muslim Students, a Debate on Inclusion [incl. Hamid Algar] The New York Times February 21, 2008
University of California, Irvine, Students Cancel Middle East Peace Rally [incl. creation of new Middle East and African studies center, Mark LeVine] The Orange County Register October 17, 2007
Iranian-American Scholars' Forced Confession [on Haleh Esfandiari & Kian Tajbakhsh] OC and the World: The Orange County Register Blog July 17, 2007
Tyranny in Universities [cites Pipes at UC-Irvine] May 4, 2007
Israel Studies Has an Israel Problem [incl. Dov Waxman] Sapir Journal Summer 2022
Campus Watch in the Media
Title Publication Date
New Attack on Free Speech: Pro-Israel Groups Wage War on Campus Freedom September 24, 2016
Another Academic Laffer Fousesquawk Blog December 12, 2014
Campus Watch Response to Chronicle of Higher Education Fousesquawk Blog December 9, 2014
Cinnamon Stillwell: Target Israel Solomonia Blog June 15, 2010
2007-2008: Another Year of Global Academic Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism [incl. MESA, ASMEA, Joseph Massad, Nadia Abu El-Haj, Yinon Conen, et al.] Institute for Global Jewish Affairs October 2008
DeVore to Monitor Controversial Lecture [by Daniel Pipes; quotes Juan Cole] The Daily Pilot (Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, CA) November 28, 2007
Campus Watch Research
Title Publication Date
Campus Watch Weekly Update August 14, 2022
Campus Watch Weekly Update March 1, 2021
Campus Watch Weekly Update June 15, 2020
Middle East Scholars Blame Trump for an Iran Policy 40 Years in the Making The Hill August 20, 2019
The Saudi Arabia-Middle East Studies Love Affair Is Over New English Review March 19, 2018
New Campus Watch Resource: Professors to Avoid Campus Watch, a Project of the Middle East Forum June 23, 2016
Academia Abandons Paris Yet Again FrontPage Magazine December 15, 2015
Bonfire of the Vulgarians: Middle East Studies in Decline American Thinker June 22, 2015
Profs on Paris Attacks: Je Suis NOT Charlie! FrontPage Magazine January 26, 2015
Mark LeVine Unhinged on Facebook FrontPage Magazine December 12, 2014
Profs Blame ISIS on 'Islamophobia' and 'Grievances' FrontPage Magazine November 25, 2014
Defending Salaita: Anti-Israel Profs Unite! American Thinker September 21, 2014
Professor Quotes: On Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood July 20, 2013
Profs on Boston Bombing: Blame Right-Wingers, 'Islamophobia,' and Blowback FrontPage Magazine May 7, 2013
Profs on Mideast Turmoil: Blame America, Israel, and Free Speech FrontPage Magazine October 5, 2012
Profs. LeVine and Zunes Plot to Globalize BDS September 12, 2012
Whitewashing the Muslim Brotherhood FrontPage Magazine May 20, 2011
Anti-Israel Jewish Studies Arutz Sheva: Israel National News April 26, 2011
California's Middle East Studies Profs Target Israel FrontPage Magazine June 15, 2010
Middle East Studies Profs Usurp New Roles to Censure Israel over Gaza Flotilla American Thinker June 13, 2010
Berkeley Conference Whitewashes History in Positing a 'Judeo-Muslim Civilization' FrontPage Magazine May 14, 2010
UC Irvine's Anti-Israel, Anti-American Hate-Fest [incl. Gabriel Piterberg, Mark LeVine, et al.] FrontPage Magazine February 16, 2009
Hamas's Academic Cheerleaders [incl. Hamid Dabashi, Rashid Khalidi, Fawaz Gerges, Joseph Massad, Muqtedar Khan, Mark LeVine, et al.] Front Page Magazine January 20, 2009
Cartoon Muhammads and the Academic Caricature FrontPage Magazine February 6, 2006
Moonlighting: Non-Specialists in the News
Title Publication Date
Prof. Saree Makdisi (UCLA) and the Issue of Campus Anti-Semitism Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) April 4, 2020
The Comical Decline of Norman Finkelstein Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) October 18, 2019
Norman Finkelstein Sighting in Canada Fousesquawk (blog of Gary Fouse) April 1, 2019
Norman Finkelstein Pops Up Again Fousesquawk (Blog of Gary Fouse) August 3, 2018
Freedom of Speech vs. Professionalism [on Steven Salaita] The New University (News of University of California, Irvine) October 14, 2014
Campus Watch Blog
Title Publication Date
Middle East Scholars Blame Trump for an Iran Policy 40 Years in the Making Campus Watch Blog August 21, 2019
UCI Prof Mark LeVine Reacts to Gary Fouse's Criticism with Juvenile Outburst Campus Watch Blog February 13, 2019
Why Do Middle East Studies Profs Suddenly Hate Saudi Arabia? [Mark LeVine Responds] Campus Watch Blog December 5, 2017
UC Irvine's Mark LeVine Calls Trump Administration a 'Dictatorship' Campus Watch Blog February 7, 2017
UC-Irvine's Mark LeVine: Boycott Pro-Israel Singer Matisyahu Campus Watch Blog September 10, 2015
Mark LeVine's Internet Rants Continue Campus Watch Blog June 27, 2015
Mark LeVine's Meltdown Campus Watch Blog November 26, 2014
Profs. LeVine and Zunes Plot to Globalize BDS Campus Watch Blog September 12, 2012
MEF Special Report: A Look Back at the 2012 'Palestine Liberation Week' at UCI Campus Watch Blog May 17, 2012
MEF Special Report: Members of the 'Irvine 11' Speak at UCI's 'Palestine Liberation Week' Campus Watch Blog May 12, 2012
MEF Special Report: Hatem Bazian at UCI's 'Palestine Liberation Week' Campus Watch Blog May 11, 2012
MEF Special Report: Day One of the University of California, Irvine's, "Palestine Liberation Week" Campus Watch Blog May 8, 2012
MEF Special Report, UCI Under Siege: Amir Abdel Malik Ali Among Anti-Israel Speakers at University of California-Irvine May 7-10 Campus Watch Blog May 7, 2012
Anti-Israel Jewish Studies Campus Watch Blog April 26, 2011
California's Middle East Studies Profs Target Israel Campus Watch Blog June 15, 2010
Middle East Studies Profs Usurp New Roles to Censure Israel over Gaza Flotilla Campus Watch Blog June 14, 2010