Cary Nelson

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June 12, 2018
Rather than establish an official definition of anti-Semitism, the U.S. Congress should consider legislation that would focus investigative departments on harassment of students, argue Cary Nelson and other members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom.
February 15, 2016
As a rallying cry, intersectionality aims to resist the possibility that the structural relations between the forms of power and discrimination in different times and places might not be the same, argues Cary Nelson.
July 31, 2015
When departments hire outside their areas of expertise, criticism can be no surprise, writes Cary Nelson.
October 10, 2014
Cary Nelson writes that the calls for civility on campus are appropriate -- and need not squelch academic freedom, strong advocacy or unpopular views.
September 2, 2014
Not all BDS supporters are bigots, but the movement should reflect on its ties to groups and ideas that promote hatred of Jews, writes Cary Nelson.
August 8, 2014
Cary Nelson writes that the chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign did the right thing in blocking a faculty appointment for Steven Salaita.
February 11, 2014
The association can take a stand for academic freedom without singling out countries or ignoring the flaws of nations such as the U.S., writes Cary Nelson.
January 9, 2014
Cary Nelson writes that the MLA is the wrong entity to judge Israeli-Palestinian disputes, and would be better off focusing on the many challenges to the humanities and academe in the U.S.
November 15, 2013
Just because an idea is worthy doesn't mean faculty members should be forced into it, writes Cary Nelson.
April 2, 2013
Florida Atlantic University's handling of public attacks on one of its faculty members featured plenty of doublespeak and not much principle, writes Cary Nelson.

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June 12, 2018
Rather than establish an official definition of anti-Semitism, the U.S. Congress should consider legislation that would focus investigative departments on harassment of students, argue Cary Nelson and other members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom.
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