Salaita Updates

Steven Salaita (previously) will be speaking at a press conference today at 12:30 pm at the University YMCA in Urbana, Illinois. Details here. UPDATE: The text of Salaita’s remarks are here.

The boycott of UIUC  has been joined by over 5000 academics, and appears to be having some effect. At least one university trustee has broken ranks.

Gerald Dworkin has a thoughtful and nuanced post at 3 Quarks Daily on the Salaita case, siding with Salaita on procedural grounds but raising some questions about other arguments that have been used to defend him.

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